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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business

Programme Purpose

The BA (Hons) in Business is a three year full-time or four year part-time programme (180 ECTS) credits. In this honours bachelor degree programme, learners study common subjects in first year, followed by considerable flexibility in second and third year subject choice. This allows learners in years 2 and 3 to orientate their studies towards preferred subjects or to choose disciplines in which they have demonstrated strength in years one and two. This knowledge is then synthesised in a final year capstone research project. The programme is designed with an interdisciplinary focus. This is reflective of the opportunities and challenges that await graduates as well as the changing needs of today’s business environment. Modules comprise of formative and summative assessment as well as group work and presentations. This programme is aimed at both domestic and international learners who seek an underpinning in key business theories, concepts as well as business processes, strategies and skills. The programme ensures learners acquire an integrated, balanced, and dynamic business education enabling the development of business knowledge, including previously acquired knowledge and experience. The programme engenders an awareness of the importance of transferable and cross enterprise skills required of competitive organisations and which stimulate sustainable and diverse careers in business. The programme is designed for graduates of a Level 8 honours undergraduate degree who aspire to enter the business world and work towards management roles. Graduates will be eligible for junior management roles or higher administrative roles within a specific subfield of business complementing their previous experience and learning. The BA (Hons) in Business also permits entry to further higher education institutions or to a number of Level 9 DBS business programmes such as the MSc Management Practice, MSc Marketing, MSc in Digital Marketing, MSc in International Accounting and Finance or DBS’s Master of Business Administration.

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Centres offering Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business

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Dublin Business School Exams Office, 13/14 Aungier Street,, Dublin 2 , D02 WC04. 01 417 7500