Business Courses at Griffith College
The hallmark of a Griffith business education remains the development of innovative, globally orientated business professionals who are able to integrate theory and practice. The Faculty provides numerous programmes to students from Ireland and around the world at all stages in their professional lives. These programmes equip students with not only the knowledge but also the capabilities required for success in the global marketplace. GCD undergraduate business degrees provide a solid foundation for careers in accounting, marketing, general management, finance and hospitality.
About the course
The BA in Business is a three-year full-time programme which is designed to give students a clearly structured business education and provide a solid foundation for further education or career progression. All key business functions are addressed, including, entrepreneurship,marketing, finance, accounting, human resources and information technology.
The programme achieves a healthy balance of practical hands-on business practice with academic knowledge offering students a broad understanding of business principles and practices. The degree also features an embedded award so that students who wish to exit after two years can do so with a Higher Certificate in Business. The BA in Business at Griffith College gives students the opportunity to develop business skills and gain an understanding of business in the safe environment of a college which focuses on excellence in education. This programme is the perfect platform for students who wish to pursue further studies or move straight into the workplace.
What you will learn?
All key business functions are addressed, including, entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, accounting, human resources and information technology. The programme achieves a healthy balance of practical hands-on business practice with academic knowledge offering students a broad understanding of business principles and practices.
The degree also features an embedded award so that students who wish to exit after two years can do so with a Higher Certificate in Business. The BA in Business at Griffith College gives students the opportunity to develop business skills and gain an understanding of business while also offering a flexible learning model for students to exit or progress to further higher education all in the safe environment of a college which focuses on excellence in education.
Well-rounded Business Education
The BA in Business offers a broad scope across all key business disciplines which means students gain an understanding of the many aspects of the world of business. This allows them to choose the area which appeals to them most for a successful career and/or further study. The programme ensures you engage with both theory and practice for a well-rounded business education with multiple opportunities.
Graduates of the Honours Business Programmes at Griffith obtain excellent exemptions from the ACCA. Those who complete the BA(Hons) in Accounting and Finance programme may qualify for 9 exemptions while those from the BA(Hons) in Business programme may qualify for up to 5 exemptions.
Teaching Council recognition:
As the BA (Hons) in Business Studies is recognised by the Teaching Council of Ireland, graduates from this programme are eligible to pursue secondary teaching careers.
Griffith College business courses undergo rigorous programmatic reviews to ensure pragmatic and relevant business tuition.
Work placement :
The BA (Hons) in International Hospitality Management and the Diploma in International Hospitality Management facilitate work placement during the programmes.
Progression paths :
Transfer and progression opportunities are available across all programmes within the faculty from Level 6 to Level 8. On successful completion of all of the level 8 programmes students have the opportunity to progress on to post graduate level.
Personal attention :
Personal attention provided along with an excellent student/lecturer ratio.
Griffith College students can avail of tax relief on all QQI validated undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. For more information visit www.revenue.ie
The National Qualifications Authority of Ireland changed the national structure of qualifications awarded to successful students in 2004. In the past there were five award levels in Griffith College; Masters, Graduate Diploma, Degree, Diploma and Certificate.
The new titles for these QQI awards are:
• Higher Certificate (Level 6)
• Bachelor Degree (Level 7)
• Bachelor Degree Honours (Level 8)
• Masters Degree (Level 9)
Please contact the faculty for more details.