MCAST Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Enterprise

MCAST Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Enterprise

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Enterprise
Course Code BC6-01-15
MQF Level Level 6
Duration 3 years full-time
Awarding Body MCAST
Entry Requirements MCAST-BTEC Extended Diploma in Business

or MCAST Advanced Diploma in Marketing

or MCAST Advanced Diploma in Administrative and Secretarial Studies

or MCAST Certificate for Medical Secretaries

or MCAST Advanced Diploma in Aviation Operations

or MCAST Advanced Diploma in Financial Services

or MCAST Advanced Diploma in Insurance

or 2 A-Level passes and 2 I-Level passes Compulsory A-Level: Accounts or Marketing or Economics

Other Entry Requirements
Course Description The degree programme provides undergraduates with specialist content which is constantly applied to real life business and management scenarios. It enhances competences in managing issues affecting modern business organisations. You will be expected to develop appropriate analytical, critical and research skills in issues pertaining to the changing dynamics of modern organisations. Emphasis will be made on creativity and innovation and on fostering entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. You will acquire the knowledge and skills of how to manage yourself and others within an organisation and how to run and manage the organisation itself. The focus will not only be on local organisations but also on the EU and international scenarios.

Within this degree students will be required to choose one minor stream of 5 units (amounting to 30 ECTS) from the following 6 options: Advanced HR and Marketing; Human Sciences; Computer Engineering; Engineering Manufacture; The Well Being of Society; Creative Design.

Study/Course Delivery
Assessment The course will be assessed as follows: Assignments Tests Case Studies Presentations Dissertation
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Investigate different types of management and leadership skills

2. Show entrepreneurial, creative and innovative skills in managing and running an organisation

3. Demonstrate a good grasp of research tools and techniques

4. Analyse and develop arguments on a range of subjects.

Core Study Units Branch / outlet / section manager

Business development manager

Human resources manager

Operations manager

Project manager

Research manager and analyst

Specialist Units Effective Human Resource Management

Handling Business Data & Statistics

International Business Operations & Service Management

Consumer Behaviour


Project Management

Strategic Management


European Business

Financial Accounting and Reporting

Financial Services

Human Resources Management

Internet Marketing in Business

IT Support in Management

Legal Aspects of Human Resources

Managing Financial Resources and Decisions Managing

Markeitng Planning (Advanced Marketing Management)

Organisations & Behaviour

Personal and Professional Development


Quality Management

Quantitative Techniques in Business

Research Methods 1

Research Methods 2

Sales Planning & Operations

Work Based Learning

Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
Career Opportunities After successful completion of the first 120 ECTSs that relates to the first two years of the programme the student will be awarded a Higher Diploma in Business.