3 Academic Years
Bachelor of Business
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The Bachelor of Business is awarded by Galway Business School on behalf of Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This programme is designed to give you a clearly structured, yet innovative education in business which will provide you with a solid foundation for success in your future career. You will develop the employment-focused, transferable skills necessary to perform in a business environment. In doing so, you will learn to effectively communicate information, ideas and solutions. The Bachelor of Business will equip you with the ability to critically analyse and comprehend the latest thinking and best business practice through real world scenarios.
Awarded by the Galway Business School on behalf of Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). This programme is designed to give you a clearly structured, yet innovative business education.
3 Academic Years
60 ECTS per year, 180 ECTS over 3 years
23rd September 2019
Quality and Qualifications Ireland
National Framework of Qualifications Level 7
Continuous Assessment & Exam
IELTS Level 6.0 or equivalent
The key to success is creativity and innovation. This course reflects both best practice in business education and relevance to the real world. As a graduate of our programme you will emerge confident and work-ready. Business graduates are in high demand worldwide and the diversity and multitude of careers with this business degree underlines its appeal for many students.
During this undergraduate programme you will;
• Learn to Learn
• Computer Applications
• Introduction to Business & Management
• Principles of Economics
• Quantitative Methods
• Introduction to Marketing
• Introduction to Accounting
• Business Communications
• Consumer Behaviour
• Business Information Systems
• Contemporary Business Management
• Entrepreneurship or Digital Marketing
• Market Research
• Business Law
• Financial Accounting
• People & Change Management or Sales Management
• Marketing Management
• Project & Service Management or International Marketing
• Strategic Management
• Financial Management
• Human Resource Management
• Business Research Project
This course is delivered in both a full-time (Day) basis. Students will benefit from Blended Learning which incorporates both Face-to-Face lectures and online activities. In addition to this, throughout the semester workshops and demonstrations will lead you towards a better understanding of your coursework.
The course places an emphasis on the practical application of theory. This is supported by problem based learning through various mediums, such as case studies and group activities, and research based learning such as business research projects.
On-line business simulations and new business planning projects, will foster imaginative thinking among you and your classmates.
Applicants require a minimum of 5 passes in the Leaving Certificate O6 /H7 or a High School equivalent for more information visit the CAO website.
GBS welcomes Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Holders and applicants who hold a full FETAC Level 5 award (8 modules). Please apply in the normal way through the CAO system, course code GB001.
Mature students who wish to apply using their Leaving Cert results can do so through the CAO system.
However, mature students can also be considered on the basis of their previous education, work experience and demonstration of their competence to undertake the programme.
Mature applicants must have qualifications and experience deemed equivalent by the College’s QQI approved Recognition of Other Learning (ROL) and Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) policies.
If you wish to apply based on these requirements please contact the college directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will be assessed through a combination of continuous assessment and examinations throughout the programme. Continuous assessment can take the form of written examinations, individual or group projects, mock interviews and presentations.
On successful completion of the course you can continue on to our one year Bachelor of Business (Honours) with International Business, Level 8, degree programme. Or you may choose to apply for courses in other higher level colleges based in Ireland and worldwide
The roles that are open to graduates after completing their Bachelor of Business are Management positions in Marketing, Business Development, Finance, HR and IT roles in multinational and small to medium-sized enterprises in Ireland and around the globe.