Bachelor of Business / Gnó

The minimum entry requirement for this course is a Higher Certificate (NFQ level 6) with pass grade in a cognate area (or equivalent qualification).


Note: A QQI FET Level 6 Advanced Certificate will not meet the entry requirement for this course. 

This Bachelor of Business degree programme builds on knowledge and competencies developed at the higher certificate (NFQ level 6). Knowledge, skills and competencies across a wide variety of areas will be further developed focusing on the roles and functions of business administrators and managers. The ordinary degree programme includes organisational psychology, operations management, finance, marketing and enterprise development. Graduates of this programme will have further developed the ability to integrate concepts into working and professional environments and will develop diagnostic and creative skills allowing them to operate at advanced levels in organisations. Emphasis will be placed on the exercise of judgement in planning, design, technical and/or supervisory functions at the operations level of the organisation.

The Bachelor of Business programme facilitates employment opportunities at an operational level in corporate organisations.

Semester 1

  • Financial Management 1
  • Business Psychology and Behaviour 1
  • Operations Management
  • Business Systems Analysis
  • Global Business Environment
  • Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Semester 2

  • Management Accounting : Cost Accumulation, Planning and Control
  • Business Psychology and Behaviour 2
  • Operations Management
  • Databases for Business
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • Enterprise Development

Classes will be delivered in blended mode; mainly remotely online, and where required, some class contact

  • Tuesday 6pm-10pm
  • Wednesday 6pm-10pm (Online, except for four evenings per semester when classes takes place on campus instead)
  • Thursday 6pm-10pm

To facilitate students who are working, two subjects per semester will be a blended delivery of a live online classroom, along with face to face lectures. Students can also access recordings of the on line lectures at their own convenience

Please note: Examinations are held during the day.

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On successful completion of the Bachelor of Business (NFQ level 7), students are eligible to progress on to the Bachelor of Business (Honours) (NFQ Level 8).

Graduates of higher certificate and ordinary degree programmes can avail of exemptions from the major accountancy bodies.

TU Code



NFQ Level 7


Bachelor of Business


1 year

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery

Classroom, Online

Commencement Date

September 2020





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