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Business Studies


Business Studies can be taken as part of the MIC Arts degree as a joint honours combination.

You have an interest in Business Studies and wish to study aspects of the world of business which are interesting, stimulating and challenging. You wish to gain an excellent foundation in core business principles. You wish to develop a range of skills such as business analysis, critical evaluation, independent and creative thinking, organisational ability, excellent communication and strategic decision-making.

If you are interested in gaining knowledge and expertise in core business areas, then studying Business Studies as part of the BA programme will allow you to acquire the necessary skillset to succeed in the business world. You will gain a broad knowledge in business education that you can apply in a corporate or business setting. It will equip you with critical and analytical skills, an understanding of organisational behaviour, structure and the business environment, an ability to research and interpret data and a creative approach to problem-solving.

The Business Studies programme will provide you with a broad business education. You will study and develop expertise in core business areas such as:  Management Principles, Marketing, Business Mathematics, Economics, Legal Environment of Business, Business Studies Accounting, Organisational Behaviour, Entrepreneurship and New Business Creation, Business Information Systems, The Global Economy and Ireland, and Strategic Management.

There are a wide range of career possibilities:

  • Post-Primary Teacher
  • Accountant in Industry or Practice
  • Accounting Technician
  • Financial Advisor
  • Banking and financial services
  • Marketing and PR
  • Business Development Manager
  • Human Resource Management
  • Training and Development
  • Educational Management
  • Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Public Sector/Civil Service
  • Operations Manager
  • Retail Management
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Business Studies added to MIC’s Bachelor of Arts
Students can now choose from 14 subjects
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