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Degree - Honours Bachelor

Business Information Systems

Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT
Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT
Course Code
AL858
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
4 Years
Attendence
Full Time

Course Summary

An information system is a combination of computers, information technologies, people and business processes that work together to help an organisation to achieve its goals.

Graduates of this course will be able to work with programmers and salespeople, technicians and CEOs to understand and speak with authority on the information needs of an organisation, no matter how big or small. The course is an excellent blend of Business practice and information systems, that will produce graduates able to bridge the gap between the IT Department and the functional departments such as Finance, HR, Operations and Manufacturing.

Course Details

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Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2020 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
BBSXX 5M2102 Business Studies
BBSAX 5M2468 Business Administration

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Administrative

Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their most productive under supervisors who give clear guidelines and while performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

Career Progression

Graduates of this programme will be equipped with a wide range of Business and Information Systems skills that will enable them to work in well-paid and in-demand roles in any industry that uses information systems. Typical jobs include:

  • IT Project Manager
  • Web Developer & Analyst
  • Data Analytics Consultant
  • ERP Consultant
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Software support analyst
  • Software sales

Further Research

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