Business with Law

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Business with Law
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Course Code CW938
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
Qualification Letters BBus (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+2 H5 & 4 O6/H7

English or Irish: O6/H7
Maths: O6/H7

Second Chance Maths Exam
Institute of Technology Carlow will hold a Mathematics examination for applicants who have applied through CAO for any of the following programmes that require certa...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Higher Level Mathematics
A bonus of 25 points continues to be allocated to applicants who achieve a Grade H6 or better in higher Mathematics. This means that the maximum cumulative Leaving Certificate points total will increase from...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Expand+Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degrees – NFQ Level 8
Institute of Technology Carlow awards points for results in the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules. This link module can be ...

QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Revised Scoring for QQI-FET Awards
The maximum possible points awarded through QQI-FET is 390. The scoring system only applies where all of the requirements for the major award are met i.e. where the named component awards specified have been achiev...

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Alternative Entry

Expand+Graduates of a relevant Ordinary Degree are eligible to enter Year 3 of this programme.

Non-Standard Applications
Applications will also be considered from applicants holding qualifications other than Leaving Certificate. Such applicants should ...

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Number of Places 30
Course Fee

Expand+Schedule of Fees 2020/21 Undergraduates

* Fees may be subject to change in 2021/22.

Certificate Year 1
Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contribution NIL Total Due NIL
Non Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contr...

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Financial Support

Expand+Grant Information
All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee. Students who do not have the means to afford this payment are entitled to apply for assistance in the form of a grant from the government. The Department of Education a...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+What is Business with Law?
Historically, the disciplines of business and law have been closely associated. In the global economy, businesses deal with complex issues concerning government regulations and international trade policies. Equally, the l...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What subjects will I study?
YEAR 1
Mandatory Subjects
The Irish Legal System
Introduction to Law and Legal Methods
Business Applications 1
Quantitative Techniques
Economics
Financial Accounting

YEAR 2
Mandatory Subjects
Contract Law
L...

Comment SPECIAL FEATURES
• Maximum flexibility – Higher Certificate in Business and Law (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2 and Ordinary Degree in Business and Law (NFQ Level 7) after Year 3. Transfer option after Year 2 into other honours degree courses in Business (CW908 or CW708).

Exit Awards
• Higher Certificate in Business and Law (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2.
• Bachelor of Business and Law (NFQ Level 7) after Year 3.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates will be qualified to work as fully-trained legal executives or can also pursue careers in law, banking, stockbroking, politics, lecturing, journalism, property management, taxation, accounting and many other areas.

Further Studies
Level 8 graduates achieving a minimum of a second-class honours degree are eligible to apply to undertake a research or taught masters at Institute of Technology Carlow or other thirdlevel institutions.
Further Enquiries Programme Director
Dr Martin Meagher BComm (Hons), MBA, MA, DEd, FCA
E: martin.meagher@itcarlow.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2020 283
2019 270
2018 281