Business Information Systems

University College Cork


Course Name Business Information Systems
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK203
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, Maths and another language.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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Entry to degree programmes at UCC is available on a competitive basis to students who present with a recognised QQI award. For a full list of linked programmes, and the relevant QQI FET requirements, see e...

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Mature Applicants

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UCC reserves places for mature students on almost all undergraduate degree programmes. Mature students do not need Leaving Certificate points to enter UCC. However, some degree programmes have specific educational requirements and i...

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Number of Places Approx. Intake 150
Mature Entry Places Approx. Intake 6
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

BSc Business Information Systems is a four-year degree programme that provides students with an exceptional set of technical and business skills, ensuring that BIS graduates are highly sought-after business professionals. Leaving Certi...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules

CORE (ALL 5 CREDITS): IS1108 Introduction to Information Systems in Business (5 credits); IS1109 Business Systems Analysis (5 credits); AC1113 Principles of Accounting (5 credits); EC1212 Economics of Business (5 credits); IS1110 Fo...

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Careers or Further Progression

“BIS graduates possess a rare combination of business, IT, problem solving, communication, collaboration, and innovation skills that makes them uniquely valuable across all industry sectors.” –Professor Joseph Feller, BIS.

BIS grad...

Further Enquiries BSc Business Information Systems
T: +353 (0)21 490 3829/3341
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Points History
Year Points
2020 430
2019 409
2018 432