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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Global Business and Pilot Studies

BSc (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_BGBPS_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS, Partially Online
No. of Semesters:12
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:September 2025

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Knowledge of the key business areas that underpin international business activity while building upon the competencies garnered in their aviation training and related experience.
  (b) Excellence with respect to the theory and practice of flying and the underpinning scientific elements through their aviation training
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Their ability to identify, analyse, evaluate and synthesise complex problems emanating from the global business environment with a view to forming rounded perspectives on issues such as international trade, international politics & culture, law, economics & trade, business development and other knowledge intrinsic to the development of opportunities for business in an international context that reflects the challenges of global volatility and uncertainty.
  (b) The ability to apply their knowledge of health, safety, performance, law, metrology, balance, mass and other technical aviation fields in their capacity to fly in a variety of circumstances that reflect the realities of commercial flight that will allow for excellence as pilots operating in that sphere.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) How to design integrated business solutions to challenging problems that reflect the challenges of an ever-changing business environment.
  (b) Application of the range of skills required to handle normal and challenging aviation environments that reflect the regulatory requirements of modern commercial aviation.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Their knowledge of how to identify challenges and solutions in a complex context, supporting their actions and analysis through reasoned argument, use of empirical data and synthesis of environmental factors in a given context such as politics, culture, trade, law and market forces or aviation related contextual factors.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The use of advanced skills to undertake technical actions accepting accountability for all related decision making; transfer and apply diagnostic and creative skills in a range of contexts including complex flight arrangements.
  (b) How to apply their knowledge in a range of business types including those that trade internationally, building upon the competences developed in their aviation training and their knowledge of a complex and demanding role.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to offer leadership, take initiative and undertake responsibility for a range of dynamic environments necessitating possibilities such as working alone, in groups/teams and as part of hierarchical structures while conscious of the personal and organisational motivations of themselves and others.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Autonomy to control their own personal development through inquiry, reflection and investigation and to prepare for continual professional development as an integral part of their career.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Their consciousness of their own value and the intrinsic strengths and weaknesses that further infuse their identified strengths in an ethical and responsible framework for their personal and career development.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MGMT6043 Intro to Global Business
ACCT6007 Fundamentals of Fin/Acc
INFO6017 Information Technology
MRKT6004 Introduction to Marketing
Module Code Module Title
LANG7018 Working with French
LANG7006 Working with German
LANG6033 Working with Spanish
LANG7010 General & Academic English
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MGMT6044 Cultural Studies
MATH6016 Technological Maths 1 (C.A.)
MGMT6062 International Management
MRKT6012 Communication for Business
MRKT6005 Marketing Strategy Principles
Module Code Module Title
MRKT6010 Selling Skills for Business
LANG7019 French Business and Culture
LANG7002 German Business & Culture
LANG7012 Spanish Business and Culture
LANG6036 English for Academic Presentat
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
TRAN6017 Private Pilot Licence Phase 1
TRAN6018 Air Transport Pilot Licence 1

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
TRAN6019 Air Transport Pilot Licence 2
TRAN6020 Air Transport Pilot Licence 3

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
TRAN7001 Private Pilot Licence Phase 2
TRAN7002 Commercial Pilot Licence
TRAN8001 Multiple Engine Piston Rating
LEGS7014 Aviation Regulation and Policy

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
TRAN7003 Multi Crew Cooperation
TRAN8003 Advanced UPRT
TRAN8002 Multi Engine Instrument Rating

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MGMT8066 Global Strategy Management
ECON8004 Economics and Trade

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ACCT8010 Finance Management
Module Code Module Title
MGMT8068 Operation & Project Management
MGMT8067 Aviation Business Environment
MGMT8062 The HRM Function

Stage 4 / Semester 3

Module Code Module Title
MGMT8069 Global Business Project
Module Code Module Title
LEGS8009 Essentials of Law
MGMT8064 Purchasing and Supply Mgmt

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