Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Honours Bachelor Degree

  • Field of Study

    Accounting and taxation,Business & Administration,Combined,Economics,Finance, banking, insurance,Foreign languages,Management and administration,Marketing and advertising,Travel, tourism and leisure

  • Type of Study:

    Full Time,Part Time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

Department of Management at It Tallaght The study of Management focuses on how organisations operate, what they do, their styles of management and their business strategies.  

Managers in the contemporary business world require a broad range of skills in order to lead their businesses successfully. The broad spectrum of subject areas delivered to students in the Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Management at ITT provides a comprehensive set of industry-focused skills which provide the ideal platform for students to progress into either industry or further education.

Modules on the programme include business and strategic management, communications, finance, law, human resource management, digital business, economics, marketing, and accounting, to name just a select few. See below for full list of modules for each year of study.


The Four Year Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Management in ITT offers:

A structured programme of study that offers you a broad management education while also enabling you to specialise in a subject are of special interest to you (Human Resources/ Strategic Management / Employment Law / Corporate Social Responsibility / Innovation / Corporate Finance /Marketing.

Language electives and international modules give an international focus to develop management skills in a cross-cultural and globalised context – crucial for business success in Ireland as a small open economy

Management at IT TallaghtThe chance to travel on Erasmus (Year Three) and study abroad provides an opportunity to experience part of the course immersed in a different culture.  See for more detail on ERASMUS opportunities.

David Broderick, Senior Membership Development Executive, IBEC speaking to Management students about his career (April 2016).

Smaller class sizes coupled with a vibrant team of approachable and engaging lecturers that posess expert and practical industry experience, provides a more personal and engaging classroom dynamic between students and lecturers

The industry-focused assessment projects, industry guest lectures, off site company visits and Alumni events provide the perfect opportunity for our Management students to apply and hone the skills and knowledge gained in classroom

Focusing on contemporary areas such as digital business and social media ensure relevant skills are required to succeed in modern business

The development of personal skills such as teamwork, time management, and presentation skills ensure the course offers much more than its core content, and are vital skills for every future business manager 

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements
At least grade H5 or better in two higher level papers and grade O6 or better in four ordinary level papers in the Leaving Certificate including English or Irish and Maths.  Pass in Foundation Level Mathematics (F2) is acceptable for this course.

Summary - 2H5 & 4O6/H7 - Maths (F2)

2018 CAO points : 221 (round 1)


QQI/FET (formally FETAC) entry requirements:

Essential component awards: 3 Distinctions 

Essential major awards: BBSXX, 5M2102, BBSAX, 5M2468, BIPXX, 5M2067, BMXXX, 5M2069, BRSXX, 5M2105, BBSIT, 5M2111, BLSXX, 5M3789, CITXX


Mature applicants (23 years of age) are very welcome to apply for the Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Management in ITT. Different entry requirements may apply.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Management in ITT enables Graduates to either progress straight into industry, or into more specialised areas through postgraduate study or research.

Our BBS (Hons) Management graduates:

  1. work across a wide range of industry sectors in leading organisations such as: Google, Citibank, Coca Cola, The Quelly Group, The Bewleys Group, Nandos, IBEC, Bank of Ireland. 
  2. have successfully set up and manage their own businesses in a variety of different sectors
  3. work in a broad spectrum of roles / careers including: Management/Administration, Finance/Investment/Banking, Retail, Sales, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Tourism, Strategy/Research, Supply Chain Management.
  4. have progressed on to qualify as secondary school teachers - A Level 8 Bachelor of Business in Management degree entitles you to apply for a place on the Professional Master of Education (PME) which is a two year Secondary Teacher Education qualification offered by all NUI’s, Trinity College, DCU, University of Limerick and Hibernia College.
  5. Graduates who have attained the required honours standard are eligible for postgraduate study in all third level institutions in Ireland and abroad. Popular Masters and postgraduate choices of ITT BBS (Hons) Management graduates are: Strategic Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, Social Media, Civic engagement, Management for the Not for Profit Sector, Health Sector Management.

Graduate Profiles

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How To Apply

  • For all first year students you can apply through the CAO
  • For students wishing to join years 2/3/4 you can apply via the advanced entry link 

Further Information

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Course Content

Semester 1


Critical Skills Development
Principles of Business 1
Principles of Law
Data Skills & Information Technology
Financial Accounting for Business Managers 1


Spanish 1
German 1
Business Environment
French 1

Semester 2


Economics 1
Data Technology in Organisations
Principles of Business 2
Maths for Managers
Financial Accounting for Business Managers 2


German 2
Spanish 2
French 2
Europe in a Global Context

Semester 3


Management & Org Behaviour 1
Management Accounting for Business Managers 1
Management Communications
Enterprise Systems & Processes
Economics 2


International Services Management
German 3
French 3

Semester 4


Business Law
Management Accounting for Business Managers 2
Management & Org Behaviour 2
Business Processes and IS


International Trade & Policy
German 4
Applied Macroeconomics
French 4

Semester 5


Digital Business
Financial Management 1
Human Resource Management
Sales Management


French 5
Market Research in Practice
Spanish 5
German Sem 5
Tourism Studies 1

Semester 6


Financial Management 2
Business Simulation
Company and Partnership Law
Operations & Quality Mngt
Enterprise Development


German 6
Spanish 6
French 6
Employee Relations Framework
Tourism Studies 2

Semester 7


Employment Law
International Business
Strategy Formulation
Corporate Social Responsibility


Employee Relations Practice
German 7
Management Science
Tourism Management 1

Semester 8


Global Supply Chain and Logistics
Project Management
Corporate Finance & Governance
Strategy Implementation
Management Practice


Management Science 2
German 8
Tourism Management 2
Organisational Development & Change
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