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Bachelor of Business (Honours) – BBS

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Business really matters in the current challenging global economy. The role of business is to enable commerce and to make the world a better place for all – by creating wealth, jobs, prosperity and choices. Our Honours Degree in Business provides students with the depth and breadth of knowledge and skills to work effectively at operational and management level within a business environment in the public or private sector or as a self-employed individual.

Our Business programmes educate students in a broad range of business principles and functions, providing a solid understanding of the modern business world. Coupled with an opportunity to undertake a semester long work placement at the during third year means that, on graduation, our students are equipped with the necessary core knowledge and skills to contribute immediately and effectively to any organisation.

Provider Locations and Structure

College of FET, Ennis Campus
Clonroad Business Park,
Clonroad, Ennis, Co. Clare. T: +353 (0)65 – 6824819

Students will complete year 1 of their Bachelor of Business (Honours) – BBS at the College of FET Ennis Campus. Students will thereafter complete years 2, 3 and 4 at the Technological University of the Shannon: Moylish Campus

Course Content – for all years

For a full list of modules for each year of the programmes click here: Business (Limerick) – BBs (Hons) – TUS

Accreditation and Embedded Awards

  • On successful completion of Stage 1 (Year 1), Students will receive the Technological University of the Shannon Certificate in Business Studies, Minor Award, Level 6, 60 ECTS Credits.
  • On successful completion of Stage 2 (Year 2), Students will receive the Technological University of the Shannon Higher Certificate in Business Studies, Level 6, 120 ECTS Credits.
  • On successful completion of Stage 3 (Year 3), Students will receive the Technological University of the Shannon Bachelor of Business Studies, Level 7, 180 ECTS Credits.
  • On successful completion of Stage 4 (Year 4), Students will receive the Technological University of Shannon Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) – BBS Level 8, 240 ECTS Credits.

Planned intake (number of places)


Entry requirements and eligibility

Leaving Certificate: A minimum of six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English (2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades) or full NFQ level 5 award or equivalent. 


All applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must demonstrate CEFR 19 proficiency at B2 for access. An Irish Leaving certificate qualification achieved through English meets this requirement. 

Onward pathways

Employment opportunities for graduates include: Human Resources, Sales, Marketing, Management, Teaching (subject to postgraduate study), Accountancy, Banking and Financial Services.


Successful graduates of this programme are eligible for Level 9 and 10 postgraduate programmes within TUS and/or elsewhere.

Special features

Work placement in 3rd year of the programme



Contact details

College of FET Ennis Campus

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