Bachelor of Business Studies

University of Limerick
Limerick, Ireland
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Contact the university / college
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 24,926
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 12,807

About this course

Utilising a mixture of core business areas such as Accounting, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Risk Management and Business Mathematics, develop profound and balanced approaches to the business practicality and explore many theories to further widen the range of applicability to be tested during cooperative education.

*Also includes BS with French, BS with German, BS with Japanese, where students will study the chosen language stream alongside regular business modules.

Entry Requirements

CAO Minimum Points Entry 2017: 419

Leaving Certificate (or an approved equivalent) with minimum 6 subjects

  • Two H5 grades
  • Four O6 (Ordinary Level) grades; OR
  • Four H7 (Higher Level) grades
  • minimum Grade H3 in French or German or Irish or Spanish
  • O4/H7 in Mathematics
  • H4 in language (except Spanish and Japanese)

*Subjects must include Mathematics, Irish or another language, and English.

Curriculum

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Microeconomics
  • Management Principles
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Business Information Management
  • Communications

Semester 2

  • Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Organisational Behavior
  • Manegerial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Elective (choose 1)
    • Broadening: Social and Civic Engagement
    • Broadening by Understanding and Confronting Crisis and Risk
    • Broadening: Social Media for Social Good
    • Broadeing Through Creativity and Proactivity
    • Broadening through Awareness, Activism and the Arts (undergraduate)
    • Broadening: Exploring the Brain and Understanding Behaviour
    • Broadening: Active Body, Active Mind
    • Broadening through Sustainable Development

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Principles of Risk Management
  • Principles of Human Resource Management
  • Finance
  • Economics for Business
  • Applied Business Mathematics

Semester 2

  • Entrprenuership and Innovation
  • Employment Relations
  • Applied Business Statistics
  • Major Option 1
  • Major Option 2

Year 3

Semester 1

  • International Management
  • Financial Information Analysis
  • Major Option 3
  • Major Option 4
  • Minor Option 1

Semester 2

  • Cooperative Education 1

Summer

  • Cooperative Education 2

Year 4

Semester 1

  • International Political Economy
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Major Option 5
  • Major Option 6
  • Minor Option 2

Semester 2

  • Strategic Management
  • Company Partnership and Law
  • Major Option 7
  • Major Option 8
  • Minor Option 3

Accounting and Finance Major Option

Year 2

Semester 2

  • Auditing and Accounting Frameworks
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Corporate Finance
  • Taxation Theory and Finance

Year 4

Semester 1

  • Management Accounting 1
  • Advanced Financial Reporting

Semester 2

  • Management Accounting 2
  • Corporate Taxation

Economics and Finance Major Option

Year 2

Semester 2

  • International Economics
  • Applied Economic Analysis

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Corporate Finance
  • Econometrics

Year 4

Semester 1

  • Industrial Economics
  • Manegerial Economics

Semester 2

  • Public Finance
  • Monetary Economics

Human Resource Management Option

Year 2

Semester 2

  • Human Resource Development
  • Applied Organisational Behavior

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Human Resource Practice
  • Critical Perspectives on Employment Relations

Year 4

Semester 1

  • Contemporary Issues in Organisational Behavior
  • Management Consulting

Semester 2

  • Contemporary Human Resource Management: Context and Strategy
  • Employment Relations Practice

Marketing Major Option

Year 2

Semester 2

  • Consumption & Consumer Culture
  • Marketing Communication

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Marketing Research
  • Digital Marketing

Year 4

Semester 1

  • Marketing Intelligence
  • Strategic Brand Management

Semester 2

  • Marketing Leadership
  • Marketing Relationships and Networks

Risk Management and Insurance Major Option

Year 2

Semester 2

  • Insurance Law and Claims
  • Life Insurance

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Risk & Insurance
  • Risk Analysis

Year 4

Semester 1

  • Insurance Organisations and Markets
  • Governance and Risk

Semester 2

  • Reinsurance/ ART
  • Risk Control and Underwriting

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