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Business (Hons), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sligo, Ireland
This Business (Hons) course from Institute of Technology Sligo is designed to ensure you have the capabilities and skills for the current dynamic and challenging business environment.
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Overview

 This Business (Hons) course from Institute of Technology Sligo will enable you to meet nowadays business challenges: it is no longer enough to provide goods and services to the market; businesses today must ensure they provide top class customer service, work within an increasingly regulated environment and within a socially responsible framework.

An attractive feature of our course is a five-month work placement in the third year (April–August). This placement gives you the opportunity to experience the world of business and allows you to develop practical skills that you will be able to use in your future career. This programme has an exit/embedded award after two years.

Careers

Graduates of this course have become key managers in the business, manufacturing and retail sectors and in public service. A number have established highly successful businesses while others have joined graduate training courses in multinational companies. Employers today want graduates who can hit the ground running; graduates from this course will be capable of making a positive contribution to all business activities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Risk Management Practice and Insurance 
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Investments Fixed Income & Alternative Investments
  • Employee Learning and Talent Development 
  • Employee Relations
  • Marketing Management
  • Open Economy Macroeconomics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • The requirement for entry to one of our Level 8 programmes is a minimum of 4 grade O6 and 2 Grade H5. This must include English or Irish and Mathematics.
  • We accept a H7 and above in Higher Level Mathematics, and also a B2 or higher in Foundation mathematics, as meeting the mathematics entry requirements.
  • We require a minimum of 160 points for all Level 8 programmes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sligo

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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