BBS BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS STUDIES DEGREE
UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (8)
MH404
430

Overview

Overview

Consider Business and Management if you are interested in:

  • A business degree that gives you a broad understanding of business coupled with opportunities to deepen your knowledge through work placement and specialist options in management and marketing, operations, innovation and entrepreneurship amongst others
  • How business motivate, organize and manage people, teams and customers to build and buy their products and services
  • Understanding the principles and practices through which business is organized to create and capture financial returns
  • Gaining an excellent appreciation of the functional areas that are the engine of a business, including: marketing, management, operations and supply chains, information technology, accounting and finance, strategy and leadership
  • Learning key skills for life long work, including how to analyse and think critically about how to solve business problems
  • Availing of the opportunity to take a work placement in a multi-national or Irish firm for a year - providing you with practical business work experience that can enhance your employment skills upon graduation
  • Availing of new CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) exemptions: current students (registered since Aug 2012 i.e. current 3rd years) and students who join this degree (up until August 2016) now have CIMA exemptions as follows:

    C01: Fundamentals of Management Accounting

    C02: Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

    C03: Fundamentals of Business Mathematics

    C04: Fundamentals of Business Economics

    C05: Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements
This table displays the requirements for Leaving Certificate applicants.
Subject Required Ordinary Level Grade Higher Level Grade
Irish Yes D3 D3
English Yes D3 D3
Language Yes D3 D3
Math Yes C3 D3
Science No N/A N/A

International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements

Irish is not required for international and EU/EFTA applicants. International applicants should contact our International Office. EU/EFTA applicants should review EU/EFTA qualifications to determine entry requirements from their country.

Mature Students

Apply to the CAO before 1st February. 

Admission is based on your application and/or interview.

Mature student applicants who have a disability 

If you have a disability or specific learning difficulty (e.g. dyslexia), and require examination support for the written tests, please submit supporting documentation by 1 March to the Access Office.

Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications for alternative examination accommodation after this deadline. 

For further information on the supporting documentation required, as well as examination and other supports take a look around the Access Office website.

The closing date for mature applications is February 1.

Additional Information

Applicants are required to have a minimum of six subjects in the Irish Leaving Certificate with two Higher Level papers at C3 and four Ordinary or Higher Level papers at grade D3.

HD3/OC3 Maths is also required.

The School of Business (which offers the MH404 Business and Management degree) permits First Arts students who have passed their First Arts subjects and received 600 in their Business subjects to transfer to the second year of the Business and Management degree. For students commencing First Arts in September 2015 we will have an additional requirement that they pass either Economics or Accounting in first year to be eligible to transfer to the second year of the single major Business and Management degree. Students who joined in 2014, and then deferred during the year, will be required to take Economics or Accounting when they re-register in September 2015 if they wish to transfer to Business and Management after completing first year.

New CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) exemptions: current students (registered since Aug 2012 i.e. current 3rd years) and students who join this degree (up until August 2016) now have CIMA exemptions as follows:

C01: Fundamentals of Management Accounting

C02: Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

C03: Fundamentals of Business Mathematics

C04: Fundamentals of Business Economics

C05: Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law

Department People

Department People
Business - Prof Peter McNamara - Maynooth University

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Business - Marian Crowley Henry - Maynooth University

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Business - John Cullen - Maynooth University

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Business - Brian Donnellan - Maynooth University

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Business - Paul Donovan - Maynooth University

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Business - Na Fu - Maynooth University

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Business - Robert Galavan - Maynooth University

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Business - Graham Heaslip - Maynooth University

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Business - Anne Huff - Maynooth University

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Business - Christina Donnelly - NUI Maynotoh

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Business - Niamh O'Sullivan - Maynooth University

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Business - Olga Ryazanova - Maynooth University

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Course Structure

Course Structure

Business as part of a specialised degree in Business and Management: you will concentrate on Business and Management subjects for each of the three years of the degree (BBS) with options to specialise once foundation skills are acquired. Students who opt in second year to take a placement in third year are conferred with a BBA after four years.

Students who opt to spend a year studying abroad are awarded a BA (International) degree.

Course Duration: 3 years (BBS) or 4 years (BBA)

Career Options

Career Options
Career options for graduates of the BBS/BBA in Business and Management are extensive. Graduates are well placed to join service or manufacturing organisations in general management, marketing, sales, operations, accounting, project management, MIS and human resource management functions.
 
Careers in banking and financial institutions are also common options. Careers in consulting, public service and not-for-profit organisations are all potential options. Many graduates will wish to take a postgraduate course before taking up employment, and Maynooth University offers a range of suitable high-quality programmes.

How to Apply

How to Apply

How to Apply

We welcome over 2,000 undergraduate students to our University each year:

School-leavers who have completed the Leaving Certificate

Mature students returning to education

EU/EFTA students who want to study in Ireland

International students from countries outside the EU

FETAC or BTEC major award recipients.

The application process to our undergraduate degree programmes depends on the category to which you belong. Please visit "How to Apply" for further details.

If you are unsure about anything, just contact us. We are happy to help.

Contact us about this course

Maynooth University School of Business 

Tel: 01 708 6520
 
Fax: 01 708 6519
 
Email: business@nuim.ie
 
 
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