Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Justine McCosh from ESB to give some advice for people considering this job:

Justine McCosh

Accountant

ESB

Read more

Justine McCosh
I think a degree or background in Finance is important. Work experience in the Finance Industry was useful for me to make the move between a banking role and moving to a Group Treasury role in a company, and most of my colleagues have also worked in Investment Banking prior to this.
Close

Realist?
Realist
Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation

Course Details

logo imagelogo image
<
Back to CourseFinder

CR150
Business Information Systems

Ed Zone

Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

Career Opportunities
3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
Druation goes here.....
356

2017 Points

356

Change
-29
Saves this course to your Career File if you are registered.

Summary... header image

Business Information Systems involves a strong mix of business related and technology related topics allowing students to examine from a business perspective the use and management of information technology in a variety of business environments.

The course is 50% Business oriented and 50% Information Technology and Information Systems oriented.

Programming is an important skill to have in the area of Business Information Systems. Visual Basic, Java, and SQL are some of the exciting and useful programming languages that you will be working on.

IT topics covered on the course include Systems Analysis and Design, Database Design and Management, Computer Networks, Information Systems Project Management, Web Applications Development, and Enterprise Systems.

In Year 3, students are required to complete a work placement (typically ranges from three to six months) in a systems related function in business. It will involve a set of agreed objectives for your placement, as well as the assistance of a person on site and a member of the academic staff at CIT

Course Details header image

From College Website...
Go...
CR150 - Business Information Systems
Cork Institute of Technology

From Qualifax...
Go...
CR150 - Business Information Systems
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
DISCLAIMER: These links are to official sources of information for this course - we accept no responsibility for the information on them.


Entry Requirementsheader image

To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

QQI FET/FETAC Links header image

This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

Career Progression header image

Diverse jobs/areas such as a Systems Analyst; Project Manager; Systems Administrator; Webmaster; Management Accounting; Business Development Manager; Enterprise Systems Manager; Operations Management; Financial Analyst; Marketing and Market Research.



Related Coursesheader image

The following course suggestions also prepare for work in this Career Sector, and may suit people with similar Career Interests. They are from colleges in the same region, and might also be worth exploring. You can sort the list by Title or College by clicking on the column headings. You can Tag any of these courses from within the individual course pages.

Course Title College
Business (Marketing and Management)(Thurles) Limerick IT - LIT 
Business (Marketing and Management)(Thurles) Limerick IT - LIT 
Business (Marketing and Management)(Limerick) Limerick IT - LIT 
Business (Marketing and Management)(Limerick) Limerick IT - LIT 
Construction Management and Engineering Waterford IT - WIT 
Property Valuation and Management Limerick IT - LIT 
Construction Management Cork Institute of Technology - CIT 
Construction Management and Engineering University of Limerick - UL 
Construction Management Limerick IT - LIT 
International Business University of Limerick - UL 
Business Griffith College Limerick 
Business Studies with Japanese University of Limerick - UL 
Business Studies Griffith College Limerick 
Business Griffith College Limerick 
Business with Sports Management Limerick IT - LIT 
Commerce (International) With German University College Cork - UCC 
Retail Management Waterford IT - WIT 
Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies University College Cork - UCC 
Business Information Systems Limerick IT - LIT 
Business (Enterprise and Innovation) Limerick IT - LIT 
Business IT Tralee 
Business Studies with German University of Limerick - UL 
Business Studies with French University of Limerick - UL 
Business with Computing Limerick IT - LIT 
Business with Digital Marketing Limerick IT - LIT 
Business Studies with Sports Management Limerick IT - LIT 
Business Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences - ICHAS 
Business Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences - ICHAS 
Business with Business Psychology Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences - ICHAS 
Business Studies Griffith College Cork 
Business with Computing Limerick IT - LIT 
International Business with Language Cork Institute of Technology - CIT 
Human Resource Management Limerick City College 
Business Waterford IT - WIT 
Business (Clonmel) Limerick IT - LIT 
Business Computing Limerick IT - LIT 
Business Information Systems Cork Institute of Technology - CIT 
Business Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences - ICHAS 
Recreation and Leisure Management Cork Institute of Technology - CIT 
Business Administration Cork Institute of Technology - CIT 
Business (Common Entry) Cork Institute of Technology - CIT 
Commerce (International) With Hispanic Studies University College Cork - UCC 
Commerce (International) With Italian University College Cork - UCC 
Commerce (International) With French University College Cork - UCC 
Business Information Systems University College Cork - UCC 
Commerce University College Cork - UCC 
Business Studies with Travel and Tourism Management Limerick IT - LIT 
Business with Event Management Limerick IT - LIT 
Business Studies University of Limerick - UL 
International Business Waterford IT - WIT 
Business Waterford IT - WIT 
Business Waterford IT - WIT 
Business Information Management IT Tralee 
Business Studies IT Tralee 
Business (Clonmel) Limerick IT - LIT 
Commerce in International Hotel Management (Shannon) NUI Galway 
Business Studies In International Hotel Management (Shannon) NUI Galway 
Technology Management University of Limerick - UL 
Arts - Public Administration and Leadership University of Limerick - UL 
IT Management Cork Institute of Technology - CIT 
Psychology and Computing University College Cork - UCC 
Computer Networks and Systems Management Limerick IT - LIT 
Business Information Management IT Tralee 
Education, Business Studies and Accounting (Thurles Campus) Mary Immaculate College 
Education, Business Studies and Religious Studies (Thurles Campus) Mary Immaculate College 
Arts - Economics University College Cork - UCC 
Arts - Economics University of Limerick - UL 
Beverage Industry Management Cork Institute of Technology - CIT 
Hospitality Management Waterford IT - WIT 
Hospitality Management Cork Institute of Technology - CIT 
Law and Business University College Cork - UCC 
Road Transport Technology and Management Limerick IT - LIT 


Download our
Leaving Cert
Points Calculator

and Course Search App pointsCalcImage

Download our Points Calculator on the app store
Download CAOCalc+ on the google paly store

CAO Toolbox

15
CAO CourseFinder CAO CourseFinder 
New Courses New Courses 
Restricted Courses Restricted Courses 
Points Calculator Points Calculator 
CAO Course Worksheet CAO Course Worksheet 
Alert Lists Alert Lists 
CAO Handbook CAO Handbook 
CAO Website CAO Website 
CAO Video Guide CAO Video Guide 
CAO and STEM Careers CAO and STEM Careers 
Key Dates 2017-18 Key Dates 2017-18 
Access to College - HEAR Access to College - HEAR 
Access to College - DARE Access to College - DARE 
CAO - Application Trends CAO - Application Trends 
Course Choice Checklist (pdf) Course Choice Checklist (pdf) 

Career Guidance