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Business Information Systems, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Cork, Ireland
The BSc in Business Information Systems from University College Cork specialises in the key skills that are essential to the success of professionals in modern information technology and information systems.
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Overview

Program goals

The goals of this a four-year degree course in Business Information Systems from University College Cork are to:

  • educate: provide a worthwhile and memorable student experience
  • collaborate: join with business to ensure BIS students gain cutting edge skills in business and IT, while also linking with businesses to provide innovative IS-related expertise
  • innovate: cultivate and apply expertise in teaching, research and development.

The BIS Advisory Board, incorporating a number of the most senior Irish business executives, is there to advise and ensure UCC BIS courses are world-class, relevant, and attractive to businesses nationally and internationally.

Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment including essays, individual and group projects, multiple-choice-question exams, and in-class exams.

Expected lecture hours: You will typically attend about 12-14 hours of lectures per week. Tutorials are assigned to business modules.

Expected lab/practical hours: Once you join BIS you will also have practical/laboratory hours assigned where you spend time in the BIS labs working with hardware and software.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to MIS and SAD Techniques
  • Principles of Programming
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Technology, including Internet Development
  • Economics of Business
  • Introduction to Business Statistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate entry requirements:
  • H5 in two subjects, and 06/H7 in four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate from Irish, English, another language, Mathematics and two other subjects recognised for entry purposes. 
  • Mature students: Mature applicants should apply directly through the CAO, include a statement of interest and may be called for interview. Leaving Certificate Mathematics is required. Approximately six places are available on this course for mature applicants.
  • International Students should visit the International Education website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17850 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17850 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4320 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cork

  • 860 - 1400 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

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