Bachelor of Business in Business Administration CW927

  • NFQ Level 7
  • CW927
  • 20
  • 205
  • 3 Years
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What is the Course about?

Business administration is the process of organising resources to ensure the efficient running of a business. Modules studied during this three-year degree provide a deep understanding of business operations and processes, in addition to high level IT and communication skills.

There are two key elements that set this course apart from other business courses:

  • Practical transferable skills: Students learn skills such as time management, multi-tasking, organisational and problem-solving skills, which are highly sought after by employers.

  • Work placement: Students work for 2 days per week throughout Year 3, providing them with real-world experience.

Universal functions for business administrators include providing operational support to business teams, planning and organising meetings and events, co-ordinating activities between departments and managing client relationships.

Special Features:

  • This course incorporates a substantial work placement in Year 3 with students working 2 days per week throughout the year.

  • Exit award: Higher Certificate in Business Administration (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2.

  • Specialised training in business administration and technology is provided in our state-of-the-art administration centre here at Institute of Technology Carlow.

What follow-on study opportunities are available?

Students who graduate from this course will be eligible to progress to Year 4 of CW908 Bachelor of Business (Honours) and specialise in one of the following areas: Human Resource Management (HRM), International Business (INT) and Business Management (BMT).

What exemptions will I receive?




What will I be able to do when I finish the course?

Graduates of Business Administration are equipped with the business knowledge and practical skills necessary to work in both the private and public sector in areas such as administration, human resources, financial services, insurance, marketing, customer service, health service and local authorities. Graduates are qualified for a wide range of roles such as: personal assistants, leadership support specialists, office managers, business administrators and executive officers.

What are the minimum entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate:

  • 5O6/H7

Subjects required:

  • English or Irish O6/H7
  • Mathematics O6/H7

For Further Information Contact

Programme Director
Dara McHugh
BSc,(Hons,BA, MA