Awards
Honours Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: DK_BBAAF_B
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, Modular
 
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:8
Department:Management & Financial Studies
 

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner should be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)An understanding of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to a field (or fields) of learning.An in-depth understanding of the theories, concepts and methods pertaining to the field of business and/or the particular sub-field of business, for example:  Management and Organisation;  Business and the Economic Environment;  Information and Communication Systems Understanding should be one of emergent critical appraisal. An appreciation of the inter-relationships between business functions and processes.
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)Detailed knowledge and understanding in one or more specialised areas, some of it at the current boundaries of the field(s) Extensive up-to-date knowledge and understanding of one or more of the core sub-fields of business, with a developed awareness of the received business environment, social responsibilities and the need for adaption and change.  Demonstrate a knowledge that is integrated across a number of the core sub-fields, in general business degrees
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)Demonstrate mastery of a complex and specialised area of skills and tools; use and modify advanced skills and tools to conduct closely guided research, professional or advanced technical activity Mastery of specialised business skills in one or more of the core sub-fields of business. Ability to review the literature in a specified field or sub-field of business, to access business data from a variety of sources and to use appropriate qualitative and quantitative methodological techniques for the purposes of primary and secondary research.  Ability to write, present and defend material that articulates ideas, insights and analysis, using a variety of business media. Engage in debate in an organisational context, mindful of position. Have a comprehensive awareness and understanding of core recognised professional and technical standards in the particular field of business. Ability to use current technical language to describe practices in business, or a particular sub-field in business and apply them to structured problems. Demonstrate interpersonal skills of effective listening, negotiation, persuasion and presentation.
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)Exercise appropriate judgement in a number of complex planning, design, technical and/or management functions related to products, services, operations or processes, including resourcing  Ability to exercise judgement, to facilitate informed decisions on complex management, technical and functional areas relating to organisations, products, processes and services  Ability to analyse business environments and to prepare options and scenarios to aid decision making in a business context.
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)Use advanced skills to conduct research, or advanced technical or professional activity, accepting accountability for all related decision making; transfer and diagnostic and creative skills in a range of contexts. Ability to analyse, interpret and manipulate data in pursuit of solutions to complex business problems. Ability to apply problem solving and creative thinking across a range of business sub-fields. Capacity to contribute creatively to the process of business development. Ability to integrate knowledge from a range of subject areas and analyse information from a variety of contexts. Critical understanding of the general ethical implications of job roles and responsibilities in a business and wider social context.
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)Act effectively under guidance in a peer relationship with qualified practitioners; lead multiple, complex and heterogeneous groups  Capacity to participate constructively, (contribute, collaborate and direct, if so charged), in complex team environments across the core business areas.  Capacity to reflect on own practice and to develop an understanding of the pressure of organisational roles.
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)Learn to act in variable and unfamiliar learning contexts; learn to manage learning tasks independently, professionally and ethically.  Ability to function effectively in differing business contexts.  Ability to act on own initiative to address own learning needs.  Have a developed awareness of the need for the continued enhancement of the business competencies.  Ability to train others in a supervised environment, in an aspect of a specialised or general sub-field of business.
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)Express a comprehensive, internalised, personal world view, manifesting solidarity with others  Capacity to be socially responsible and develop a sense of own value system.  Capacity to draw complex information together and draw out policy information together and draw out policy implications.  Capacity to reflect on own practice and reorganise skills set in order to produce something new.
PO9Knowledge - BreadthA developed knowledge of sustainability and how business activities need to meet the needs of business and its stakeholders today while protecting, sustaining and enhancing the human and natural resources that will be needed in the future.
PO10Knowledge - KindAddress problems with cultural and environmental sensitivity with an international professional orientation
PO11Knowledge - BreadthDemonstrate personal attributes and skills that form the basis of an entrepreneurial mindset and behaviour and raise the awareness of learners about entrepreneurship as a possible career options.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MRKT B7004 Marketing
ECON B8Z01 Microeconomics
MGMT B8Z07 Management
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CAPP B8001 Introduction to Business Computing
ENGL C8Z01 English 1
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MATH B8Z04 Quantative Techniques
ACCT B8002 Foundation Accounting
ECON B8Z03 Macroeconomics
HRM H1003 Human Resource Management
MGMT B7012 Operations Management
Elective
Module Code Module Title
COMM B8Z01 Communication Skills for the Workplace
ENGL C8Z03 English 2
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MIS H2009 Technology & Information Management 1
BHVS B8001 Organisation Behaviour
ECON H2014 Managerial Economics
LAW H1001 Business Law
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ACCT B8004 Cost and Management Accounting
ACCT B8005 Financial Accounting
RESA H2003 Research & Writing Skills
MIS H2010 Technology & Information Management 2
FNCE H2014 Public Finance
LAW H1003 Company Law
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BUSS H3022 Business Planning
FNCE H3019 Taxation 1
ACCT H3003 Management Accounting
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ACCT H3011 Auditing 1
FNCE H3010 Financial Services 1
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
FNCE H3018 Strategic Financial Management
ACCT H3009 Corporate Reporting and Accountability
BUSS H3012 Business Strategy
MGMT H3035 Performance Management
FNCE H3013 Tax 2
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ACCT H3008 Auditing 2
FNCE H3011 Financial Services 2