Bachelor of Business Applied Entrepreneurship

Ever thought you’d like to run your own business some day? That day begins on this practical course! In each of the three years, you will develop entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and competencies, and learn from experience by running your own business. This course is also suitable for anyone interested in a practical hands on Business course and who may wish to pursue a career in Business. In year 2 students are given the opportunity to go out on placement one day a week or they may choose to work on their own business idea on this day. Graduates from this course are eligible to progress to our one year add-on level 8 in Business (DL801).

What will I do?

  • Gain a sound foundation on which to build an entrepreneurial career in any area of business.
  • Learn to thrive as a professional decision­maker.
  • Get live business experience: stalls in Marlay Park (year 1); work placement (year 2); and social enterprise (year 3).
  • Be assessed across a number of subjects. Modules are integrated to create cross­learning platforms.
  • Get the greatest value from your efforts with on­going feedback from lecturers. Continuous assessment exceeds 80% of the total course assessment.
  • Learn more about Enterpreneurship at IADT by visiting

What will I be able to do when I graduate?

Recent Graduates of this course have the following job titles:

Entrepreneurs - in the fields of Technology, Health, Education, Digital Marketing, Food, Fashion, Jewellery, Motoring Services, Social Entperise,Management Consultancy, Music & Web Development, Hospitality amongst many others.

Retail manager,  Army cadet, Restaurant Manager, Client manager (Enterprise Ireland), Building Society lending officer, Pensions and Investments Officer, Finance Project Administrator, Marketing executive, Business Development Manager, Travel Agent,Estate Agent, Fund Raising Officer, Sales Representative, Pensions Administrator, Media Entrepreneur, channel marketing co-ordinator.

Recent Graduates are employed by:

Accenture/Oracle/Google/Sherry Fitzgerald/Sony Music/State Street/Microsoft/Paddy Power/AIB/Salesforce/Linkedin/Bank of America/Irish Times/Xerox Eukrope/AIG Group/Groupon/Mec Global Solutions.

Further Study:

Most graduates from this course progress to our add-on degree: DL801 - Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Entrepreneurship (Level 8 Award).


What modules will I study?

Year 1
Enterprise Practice, Introduction to Digital Marketing, Marketing for Entrepreneurs, Internet Applications 1, Learning for Business, Enterprise Management, Business Mathematics 1 and Finance 1.

Year 2
Enterprise Experience (work placement), Practice of Selling, Employability Skills, Project Management, Internet Applications 2, Enterprise Law, Economics 1, Business Mathematics 2 and Finance 2.

Year 3
Social Enterprise Practice, Innovation + Creativity, Data Management, Applied Data Management, Research for Entrepreneurs, Services Marketing Management, Economics 2 and Finance 3.