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    • Dublin City University Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL Bachelor of Business Studies The essential toolkit for the world of business CAO Code: DC111 Duration: 3 – 4 years Minimum cut-off points 2009: 425 Places: 175 Special Entry Requirements for this Course: Leaving Certificate Grade C3 at Ordinary Level or Grade D3 at Higher Level in Mathematics Why Study Business Studies at DCU? to think strategically – a highly valued asset that will help you to respond effectively to tomorrow’s business challenges. The Bachelor of Business Studies degree (BBS) gives you a thorough grounding in the many skills required to pursue a successful career in business. The BBS degree is one of the Course Structure: Flexibility and Choice most widely recognised and highly valued business degrees You can opt for either a three-year or a four-year degree in Europe. The greatest strength of the programme is its within this programme. The degree is structured around four entrepreneurial focus and relevance to management elements: core subjects, options, skills and specialisms. practice. Core modules provide a solid foundation in the key You’ll find that employers of business graduates now disciplines of business, while options in the first, second and assume that all applicants will be intelligent and ambitious, final year offer the opportunity to acquire extensive with excellent analytical skills as well as a good grasp of the expertise in a range of topics, including proficiency in a fundamentals of business administration. The most sought European language. Throughout the course you will develop after graduates are those who display personal qualities vital business skills in areas such as communication, over and above these now basic requirements. computing, team working, and problem solving. In your final year you will be able to specialise in one of five key areas of Our BBS programme seeks to develop your imagination and business: Finance, Human Resource Management, eBusiness, spirit of enterprise as well as a sense of commercial realism. Marketing, or Law. Since innovation and creativity are key to business success, we have incorporated elements such as business simulations and If you decide on the four-year option, you will also undertake new enterprise development projects to develop your ability an INTRA work placement for one year.
    • Bachelor of Business Studies (CAO Code: DC111) The INTRA Work Placement taken, you may qualify for significant exemptions from the examinations of professional bodies in Marketing, Difference Finance and Accounting.* Towards the end of second year, you will choose whether This course is also suitable for those who ultimately wish to move directly to final year or to take a 12 month work to pursue a career in teaching as it is recognised by the placement. INTRA (INtegrated TRAining) is the DCU work Teaching Council for the purposes of teaching placement programme. The objective is to provide you Accounting, Business and Economics. with practical work experience that is relevant to your studies and enriches your academic experience. Recent employers of BBS graduates include: Accenture, AIB, Bank of Ireland, Citigroup, Diageo, Fidelity Participating companies are drawn from a variety of Investments, IBEC, Intel, Irish Dairy Board, Kerry Group, business sectors and range from large multinational Lansdowne Market Research, Nestlé, Owens DDB organisations to small indigenous companies. Graduates Communications, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. find that this period of work experience is an enviable addition to their C.V. and helps to distinguish them in the So, whether you want to pursue an industrial, graduate employment market. Some graduates choose commercial or public career, or whether you want to to return to their INTRA employers following graduation. start your own business, there’s no better place to start than at DCUBS. A Future Career As a graduate of the Bachelor of Business Studies Contact Details programme, your employment prospects are second to For more information go to www.dcu.ie/dc111 or contact none. While demand for graduates with general the School Office at: tel: +353 (0)1 700 5265 management skills remains strong, your career choice is or email: dcubs@dcu.ie likely to be influenced by your choice of final year *All exemptions awarded to graduates are subject to annual review specialism. Remember, depending on the specialism and revision by the various professional bodies. What Will I Study? Year 1 Year 2 INTRA Year Core Modules: Core Modules: (For those opting for a 4-year degree) Economics Commercial Law in Ireland 12-month work placement Accounting Production and Operations Management Psychology in Organisations Financial Management Information Systems (Foundation) Human Resource Management Final Year Business Mathematics Business Statistics Core Modules: Marketing Information Systems (Advanced) Strategic Management Management/Business Game Industrial Relations New Enterprise Development Law Applied Market Research 2 Optional Subjects Industrial Economics Final year students specialise Optional Modules: Organisation Theory and Practice in one of the following areas: Communications Skills Creativity and Discovery Optional Modules: Marketing Skills for Success International Trade Human Resource Management or US Business and Society Law French (Intermediate Level), German Business Ethics or eBusiness Management (Beginner or Intermediate Level) or Spanish French (Intermediate Level), German (Beginner Finance (Beginner or Intermediate Level) or Intermediate Level) or Spanish (Beginner or Intermediate Level) The INTRA Work Placement Advantage My year-long work placement at Anglo Irish Bank has been a hugely positive experience. I held a position in Lending, which is an area that I was interested in but I didn’t have a huge amount of knowledge as to what actually happened day-to-day in this business. In my opinion the biggest indication that my placement was a success is the fact that it has helped me choose my subjects for final year. Following my placement, which was quite a numerical job, I now have no doubt that the financial specialism is the best option for me. I also believe that the industry experience I have gained through the INTRA programme will make me a much more desirable prospect to potential employers.” Daniel Kenny, Year 4, Bachelor of Business Studies INTRA Placement: Lending Services Team, Anglo Irish Bank, Dublin www.dcu.ie/dc111