As a student of Business and Management, you will gain a firm grounding in all key areas of management, enterprise and business administration. The BBS / BBA in Business and Management is a comprehensive business programme of study covering management, economics and financial accounting. A feature of the programme is the themed approach which provides great flexibility for students to follow a stream of study suited to their needs and interests. Management, business law, economics, marketing, operations management, organisational behaviour, leadership, human resources, and innovation management – these are just some of the broad range of topics you will study, preparing you for entry into multiple avenues of business.
The broad sweep of this course means you won't be limited by choosing a specialty too early on, while giving you a solid foundation in each of the many areas that make up business life. You will learn to think analytically and to communicate effectively. You will also gain insight into the latest research in various fields of business and acquire skills directly relevant to the practice of management.
On completion of the degree students will have gained an excellent foundation in leadership and management of organisations, and the financial analysis and measurement of performance. These skills provide opportunities for students to take up roles in industry, commercial organisations, banking and financial sectors, professional firms, consultancy organisations, and the public or health care sectors.
Introduction to Management and Teams
Contemporary Issues in Management
Management Information Systems and Information Technology
Human Resource Management
Operations & Services Management
Law and Governance
Managing Information Technology and Business Value
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Business Research Methods
Strategic HRM and Change Management
Capstone Business Project
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Bachelor of Business Studies (Level 8 Honours) or
2HC3 + 4OD3, English, Irish + a third language,
OC3/HD3 Leaving Certificate Mathematics or equivalent
BBS 3 Years or BBA 4 Years
Single Honours: Students study a range of business and management topics and address the contemporary innovation challenges faced by industry and the public sector.
MH402 Venture Management, MH403 Finance & Accounting, MH405 Equine Business, MH406 Business & Law , MH407 Business & Accounting
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As a Single Honours Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) degree, a range of business and management subjects are taken in First, Second, and Third Year.
There is an option to convert the BBS to a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) by extending your degree to 4 years. On satisfactory completion of 2nd year, students may have an option to take a one year work placement. The placement is arranged by the university placement officer. The placement provides students with experience that significantly enhances their employment opportunities on completion of the degree.
On satisfactory completion of the third year work placement students can apply for conversion to the Bachelor of Business Administration degree award which recognises their work experience. On successful completion of the course work students are awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business and Management.
All students must pass the ECDL (European Computer Driving License) to proceed to Second Year. The ECDL course is available at the university.
Career options for graduates of the BBS / BBA in Business and Management are extensive. Graduates are well placed to join service or manufacturing organisations in general management, marketing, sales, operations, accounting, project management, MIS and Human Resource Management functions. Careers in banking and financial institutions are also common options. Careers in consulting, public service and not for profit organisations are all potential options. Many graduates will wish to take a postgraduate degree before taking up employment and NUI Maynooth offers a range of suitable high-quality programmes.
On graduation with a suitable honours degrees students will be qualified to apply for entry to the:
MSc in Strategy and Innovation
MPhil in Management
PhD in Management