About the course
Gain a broad understanding of how to successfully manage an organization, its processes, and the people in it.
Corporations face difficult and complicated issues in a highly regulated environment, and so need managers who understand the legal aspects of business.
By exploring key aspects of business law such as contract law, tort law and intellectual property law alongside your business degree you will further develop your knowledge and learn how to apply theory to real-life situations – making you efficient and effective in any organisational, cultural or social context.
Why choose this course?
- Learn in a small class, through lectures, seminars and workshops, plus group projects, research exercises, presentations and case study analyses
- Study essential aspects of business management including marketing, accounting, human resource management, strategy and project management, alongside the fundamentals of business law such as contract law, tort law and intellectual property law
- Gain vital knowledge of the legal implications of managing a business in today’s highly regulated environment addressing areas such as social media
- Develop an entrepreneurial understanding of organizations and analytical skills together with the legal and regulatory side of business to make you attractive to employers in a wide range of organizations, or prepares you to start your own business
- Gain from the opportunity to work on a final year dissertation, undertaking research in your chosen area
- Benefit from a degree which gives you access to careers in general management roles, plus more specialist opportunities in human resources, e-Business, operations or project management; prepares you to start your own business; or can take you into further postgraduate/professional study
What will I learn?
- Accounting For Business Compulsory
- Contract Law Compulsory
- Foundations Of Business Communication Compulsory
- Foundations Of Business Management Compulsory
- Principles Of Marketing Compulsory
- Business Research Methods Compulsory
- Economics Of International Business Management Compulsory
- Human Resource Management Compulsory
- Law Of Tort Compulsory
- Marketing Planning Optional
- Sustainable Business Management Optional
- Company Law Compulsory
- Digital Business Management Compulsory
- Intellectual Property Law Compulsory
- Management And Administration Of Operations Compulsory
- Specialist Project (Business Management Compulsory
Strategy And Change Management Compulsory
We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study.
This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed.
At least 112 points with 96 points from at least 2 A level passes At least 112 points with Distinction Merit in BTEC Extended Diploma or Distinction* Distinction* in BTEC Diploma A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma (with 12 merits and 12 distinctions at level 3) Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, OCR Nationals, International Baccalaureate and CACHE Level 3 awards.
How will this course enhance my career prospects?
The Careers Advisors meet you at Induction, to introduce you to the Careers Service and how they can support you as you define and work towards your future career. The Careers Advisors, Career Service, and Work Placement Office meet you at the end of your first year to discuss options available to students and the support structures available to you. You will also have formal sessions in the second and third year inductions.
You are introduced formally to the theory of career planning and management, based on SOAR (Self Awareness, Opportunities Awareness, Aspirations, and Results) in Foundations of Business Management unit. This work will be continued and integrated within second year units at appropriate points. You are encouraged to use the various Career Management on-line tools available for self-assessment and identification of career opportunities
In your final year you are encouraged to take greater responsibility for your career management, with the support of the Careers Service, which offer one-to-one career coaching.