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Bachelor of Business (Hons) International Business

  • Course Code

    TA_BITNL_B

  • Type of Qualification:

    Honours Bachelor Degree

  • Field of Study

    Accounting and taxation,Business & Administration,Combined Arts,Economics,Finance, banking, insurance,Foreign languages,General Programmes,Humanities,Management and administration,Marketing and advertising,Political Science and civics,Travel, tourism and leisure

  • Type of Study:

    Full Time,Part Time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

The International Business degree is designed to create a Business Ready graduate. Students will be dynamic and resourceful business people who are multi skilled, culturally sensitive and internationally aware. You’ll study a range of business and cultural topics and develop essential business skills in services, selling, international trade, communication, information technology, teamwork and problem solving—all vital for success in today's global business environment.

In your final year, you’ll study a range of business and industry specific topics and develop essential business skills in business planning, strategy, market management, law and export management. The International Business Project allows you to showcase your work, talents and abilities. You will gain knowledge, become creative, innovative and build your executive skills through teamwork and problem solving—all vital for success in today's internationally integrated business environment and economy

Accreditations/Outcomes

The program has been designed to reflect a modern and contemporary approach to business. There are 5 core pathways for students that evolve over the course of degree. These are International Business, Personal Development, Business Practice, IT for Business and Finance & Performance Management. In addition you can choose to specialize your Elective choice in Business modules or in a Language.

Semester 6 comes with a placement opportunity in an international business setting- giving you the chance to apply your learning and hone your skills. In addition, the program is supported by guest lecturers from a wide range of industries – keeping your learning engaging and current.

We offer the ability for our students to customize their Honours degree so that they can play to their strengths. The International Business Honours degree is designed to create dynamic and resourceful business people who are multi skilled, strategically capable and internationally aware. In your final 

you will study 3 Core Pathways (Your International Business Project and  International Business modules)  and have the choice of 2 Electives in modern business subjects such as Management, Marketing and Tourism.

Smaller class sizes coupled with a vibrant team of approachable and engaging lecturers that possess expert and practical industry experience, provides a more personal and engaging classroom dynamic between students and lecturers. The Personal Development pathway ensures you get the opportunity to grow as a person, develop your C.V. and ensures you enter the job market as a capable and confident graduate.

What do I Need?

You need a Leaving Certificate examination which must include Mathematics and English or Irish with a minimum of two subjects at Higher Level H5 or better and a minimum of four other subjects at Ordinary Level Grade O6 or better.

Career Opportunities

The International Business Honours programme will enable you, give you the ability to look at a project or situation from different perspectives, gain an understanding of diverse issues and provide the skills, knowledge and confidence to excel in an increasingly internationally focused job market. Your combination of business experience, awareness, international knowledge and practical up to date transferable skills will present a particularly attractive package to employers. You’ll be able to choose from a host of paths, including government agencies, international / multinational corporations, management consultancy and a myriad number of business roles in the global economy.

How To Apply

All first year students you can apply through the CAO

Further Information

Course Leader

Ms. Caroline Tansey

Caroline.tansey@it-tallaght.ie

Fees

http://www.it-tallaght.ie/fees

Course Content

Semester 1

Learning to Learn at Third Level
Fundamentals of Business
Macro Business Environment
Financial Accounting 1
Fundamentals of Information Systems
French
German
Principles of Law
PrepAcadEnglish
Spanish 1

Semester 2

Fundamentals of Business 2
Financial Accounting 2
Business Information Systems
European Studies for Business
Cross Cultural Management
Business Law
Spanish 2
German
French

Semester 3

Database Systems
Management Accounting 1
International Services Management
Learning Development and Performance
Globalisation in Emerging Markets
Behavioural Studies
English as a Foreign Language
Spanish
German
Applied Macroeconomics
French 3

Semester 4

Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Management Accounting 2
Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
International Trade & Policy
Talent Development
Mkt & Business Development
Spanish
French 4
Company and Partnership Law
German

Semester 5

Global Operations and Supply Chain Int
Professional Communications & Placement Preparation
International Selling Strategies
Financial Management 1
Digital Business
Consumer Behaviour
Spanish 5
International Human Resource Management
French 5
German 5
English as a Foreign Language H1002 Intermediate

Semester 6

Professional Placement

Semester 7

Corporate Social Responsibility
International Marketing and Export Management
International Business Project Semester 7
English as a Foreign Language Advanced sem 7
Professional Development
Advanced Data Analysis and Modelling
Marketing Management
French
Spanish
German
International Corporate Finance and Governance
International Food & Drink

Semester 8

Global Competitive Strategy
International Trade Law
International Business Project Semester 8
Spanish
German
International Corporate Finance
Project Management
Marketing Strategy
French
English as a Foreign Language H1002 Advanced
International Tourism Policy
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