Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business
Agriculture, food production and environmental management are just a few of Irelands key industries, and gaining a degree in this area opens up a host of career options. This programme will enable the learner to improve their knowledge and understanding of general business and to develop business skills, particularly as they apply to the rural enterprise and agri-business sector.
The aim of the BB (Hons) in Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business is to provide the learner with a business education that emphasises the importance of rural enterprise and agri business by developing an understanding of the theory, concepts and methods as well as the practical implementation of a range of skills and tools in these areas.
Graduates will be well prepared to operate in a variety of managerial and administrative positions in rural and agri-enterprises, or to become self-employed. Graduates can progress to a variety of work in agri-business and agricultural services: for example, in marketing, information processing, administration and management posts; as well as various employment opportunities in rural development.
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Why Study this course?
Students go on a full semester Agriculture or Agribusiness work placement in year 2
Students get the best of both worlds with classes split between Mountbellew Agricultural College and the main GMIT campus
Small class sizes mean a more focused learning environment