Course Description

Course Title : BA (Hons) in Business Studies

Griffith College Limerick

Want a career in management or want to develop your own business? The BA (Hons) in Business Studies, is right for you.

The QQI validated BA (Hons) in Business Studies will enable learners to fully appreciate the vital business roles played by finance, accounting, marketing, human resource management and information technology, all of which are important to ensure a successful career in business

Why Study Business at Griffith College?

This three year BA (Hons) in Business Studies programme is available through three modes: full-time, part-time and a blended learning approach. The content and assessment is identical for all three modes of programme delivery. The blended learning approach encompasses a combination of online and classroom-based learning. The purpose of the BA (Hons) in Business Studies programme is to give students the business skills that are in demand by companies, large and small.

  • Students will learn about the ever-changing business environment and how it is influenced by political, legal, economic, social and technological factors on both a national and international scale.
  • Students will learn to recognise the key characteristics governing a particular company and then identify the factors that are critical to its success in preparation for the business world.
  • flexible study model and blended learning approach gives learners the option of adjusting their degree choice, if necessary, after year one, or to specialise in their degree in their 3rd year.
  • unique course syllabus reflects the multiple requirements of today’s business world.
  • You will receive lecturing from vastly experienced professionals from a wide range of industries.

Course Highlights

  • Recognised by Teaching Council of Ireland*
  • Offered in full, part-time and blended study
  • Access programme offers module flexibility
  • Up to 6 ACCA exemptions
  • Specialise in HRM or Marketing in the final year


College Name Griffith College Limerick
Course Category Business, Business Studies
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Limerick City, Limerick, Ireland
Course Start Date 17th September 2018
Course Fee 2900
Course Duration 3 years part-time
Course Times 2-3 evening per week 18:30 - 21:30
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Honors Degree
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate 2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) and Maths. English Language If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact a member of the Admissions Team. pplicants under 23 years Applicants under 23 years of age on 1st of January, 2018 must apply through the CAO system Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for 2018 applications. Mature Students Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January 2018 must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility on the website homepage. Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport.
Career Path Academic Progression Upon successful completion of their honours degree course, graduates may wish to continue their studies with a postgraduate qualification in Griffith College or with one of the many third level institution in Ireland or abroad. The Griffith College Graduate Business School offers a portfolio of programmes which may be of interest. The following programmes prepare graduates for the world of international business; at MSc and MBA levels, and in full and part-time modes The following programmes prepare graduates for the world of international business; at MSc and MBA levels, many of which are delivered in full and part-time modes The MBA in International Business programme is divided into three stages, taking one year to complete full-time and approx. two years part-time. Professional Accountancy Exemptions Graduates of the BA (Hons) in Business Studies at Griffith College can obtain excellent exemptions from the ACCA. You can qualify for up to 6 ACCA exemptions (subject to electives chosen). Teaching Council of Ireland Recognition The BA (Hons) in Business Studies at Griffith College is a recognised programme by the Teaching Council of Ireland. This recognition is necessary in order to apply for a HDip to become a Secondary School teacher. Career Progression The varied and in-depth content of this programme means that graduate prospects and opportunities are virtually endless. Many graduates of the BA (Hons) in Business Studies have gone on to specialise in areas including management, HRM, finance and marketing. The programme also holds a distinguished record of entrepreneurial graduates who went on to develop their own successful businesses, with some winning prestigious Entrepreneurial Awards.
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Griffith College Limerick

Griffith College Limerick Campus O’Connell Avenue, Limerick City, Ireland, Limerick, Republic of Ireland

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