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CAO (Higher Education)

Degree - Honours Bachelor

International Business.

American College
American College
Course Code
AC120
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r2
234
Points Change

Course Summary

The degree consists of general education modules in year one. In years two, three and four the degree focuses on international business. Like all of the institution’s degrees, there is a strong emphasis on a mix of theory, practice and work experience. Lectures are interactive environments where students are encouraged to exchange ideas and opinions. There is a strong emphasis on developing the student’s personal skills such as public speaking and debating. This is supported by the culturally diverse learning environment at the institution with a student body drawn from over thirty countries. On completion of the fourth year students gain invaluable work experience by undertake an eight-week internship in a multinational firm.

Course Details

College Link > AC120 - International Business.

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

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 2019 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
BBSBS Bilingual Secretarial Studies
BEBXX 5M0828 eBusiness
BBSSX 5M1997 Office Administration
BBSSX 5M1997 Office Administration
BIPXX 5M2067 Information Processing
BMXXX 5M2069 Marketing
BCCOX 5M2071 Contact Centre Operations
BBSXX 5M2102 Business Studies
BBSIT 5M2111 International Trade
BBSAX 5M2468 Business Administration
BSCRM 6M4386 Sales and Client Relationship Management
BALBX 6M4985 Business
BAXXX 6M5013 Administration

Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found  HERE

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.

Enterprising

Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.

Career Progression

Graduates from the BA (Hons) in International Business programme have been successful in diverse areas such as:

  • Accountancy/Finance 
  • International Finance
  • Banking
  • Management 
  • Marketing 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Advertising

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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