Bachelor of Business

Institute of Technology Carlow
UniHaven Pathway Access

The Foundation in Business, Management and Study Skills is run online and provides direct entry to the Bachelor of Business.

Programme Overview

This three-year degree course equips students with a broad skill-base ensuring graduates have a wide range of career options. The first two years provide students with a foundation in business and subjects are common for all students. After two years, students separate into their chosen specialist area from a choice of five areas: Business Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Supply Chain Management, and Marketing.

“Play by the rules, but be ferocious.” – Phil Knight

Why do this Programme?

By choosing “CEY” Common Entry applicants apply for a place on the course but postpone their choice of business speciality until the end of Year 2. This allows students time to explore the future career choices open to graduates in the different specialism streams. Expert guidance will be available from lecturing staff and ultimate choices can then be considered in light of academic performance across a range of business subject areas. Work Placement is an integral part of the course in Year 3. Exit award – Higher Certificate in Business (NFQ Level 6) is possible after Year 2.

Career Prospects

Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and competencies demanded in a modern business environment. Career opportunities include:

  • The creative world of advertising and design;
  • The commercial world of sales and building market share;
  • The technological side of web design, SEO & SEM;
  • The analytical use of data to devise successful marketing strategies;
  • Human Resource Management;
  • Specialist HR roles;
  • Learning Coordinator;
  • Roles within international companies and much more.