Bachelor of Business International Business Management

Bachelor of Business in International Business Management

Course Overview

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Why take this course?

This programme, at third-year level, provides EU and other overseas students with a range of business and related knowledge and skills required for successful careers in international business management. The curriculum also helps the student to develop an understanding of Irish history, culture and traditions, as well as providing an insight into the political and administrative structures of the country. Students develop both generic and specialised knowledge related to how industrial and commercial organisations function and to those environmental factors which impact upon the success of an enterprise. A critical understanding of the key factors involved in effective business management, and the development of attitudes and expertise required in today’s challenging business environmentare amongst the benefits to be gained from the programme. You will also improveyour competence in spoken and written English.

What will I experience?

On this course you can:

Deal with current real life topics such as developing businesses across borders and dealing with business issues on an international basis. Study alongside an international cohort of students and engage in a range of extra-curricular events. Acquire an understanding of Irish history, culture and traditions, as well as an insight into the political and administrative structures of the country.

What opportunities might it lead to?

You will benefit from studying a course which is recognised for its high quality student experience. Students can progress to an honours Bachelor of Business degree or an honours Bachelor of Arts (Accounting) degree.

Below are some routes our graduates have pursued:·

Regional management·

International sales·

International project management·

Business consultancy

Course Details

Course Duration:
1 Year
Course Award:
Bachelor of Business
Course NFQ Level:
Level 7
Dept of Business & Management
Minimum Entry Requirements:

A Higher Certificate in Business or an approved equivalent Level 6 qualification is required. All applicants must be recommended by their parent institution, under the following headings: academic ability, maturity, capacity to integrate, character and integrity, command of spoken and written English, motivation in applying for the course.

Course Structure

Year 3

Managerial Finance, Business Modelling & Enterprise, Irish Studies – Irish Heritage, Managerial Finance, International Marketing, Irish Studies – Modern Ireland.


Taxation, Economic Policy and Analysis, Bank Lending and Capital Markets, Business Information Systems, Market Research and Analysis, Supply Chain Management, Sales Management, French, German, Spanish, Corporate Reporting, Decision-Making Techniques, Strategic Human Resource Management, Computer Studies.

Careers & Opportunities

Career Prospects

On successful completion of this degree programme, you are prepared for employment in a wide range of business areas such as management, administration, finance, marketing,sales and information technology.

Further Study

As a graduate, you are eligible to apply to join the one-year, add-on Bachelor of Business (Honours) Level 8 programme at AIT.

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