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Bachelor of Business (honours) Add on

Discipline: Business

Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 8

Programme Duration: One year add-on

Mode of Study: Full time

Application Route: Apply direct to GMIT

Places: 200

Why Study?

This programme provides students with the opportunity to examine in more depth subject areas previously studied, with specialist streams in marketing, human resource management, management, economics and finance, and rural enterprise and agribusiness.

There is a strong emphasis on the current business environment and acquiring the skills and knowledge required for employment in business. Case studies and practical projects are used to further develop students’ analysis, communication and professional business skills.

Programme Modules

Mandatory: Strategic Management, Irish Economy, Enterprise IT

1. Economics & Finance: International Money & Central Banking, Irish Taxation Policy: Issues & Context, Financial Services, Managerial Finance, Management Accounting & Decision Making, Finance & Capital Markets

2. Human Resource Management: Employment Law in Practice, People Management, Organisation Theory,Workplace Issues, Business Communications & Negotiations, Supply Chain Management

3. Management: Strategic Marketing, Organisation Theory, People Management, Innovation & Creativity, Supply Chain Management, Business Communications & Negotiation

4. Marketing: Strategic Marketing, Global Marketing Management, Services Marketing, Marketing Practice, ICT for Marketing, International Sales Strategies

5. Rural Enterprise and Agri-business: Rural Resource Planning & Policy, People Management, Entrepreneurship, Business Communications & Negotiations, Rural Resource Management & Research, Innovation & Creativity

Electives: Specified modules from above streams plus Systems Analysis, Dissertation and Language and Culture: Spanish, French, German, Gaeilge

Post-graduate Studies: 

GMIT Honours (Level 8) qualifications are recognised world-wide for post-graduate entry. Graduates from the Bachelor of Business (Honours) programme can also apply for the Master of Business in Strategy and Innovation Management.

Essential Information: 

The Bachelor of Business (Honours) Degree is recognised by the Teaching Council for progression to the Post Graduate Diploma in Education, subject to the complete programme of study being undertaken at GMIT.

On completion of this post-graduate diploma, graduates are eligible to teach Accounting and Business to Leaving Certificate in second level schools.

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