Welcome to the

FACULTY OF BUSINESS & SOCIAL SCIENCES

There is a high demand for Business and Social Science Graduates in today’s dynamic world.

Qualifications in these areas open doors due to the broad range of valuable transferable skills.

Graduates of our Faculty are highly sought after, working at the highest levels across a wide range of industries and sectors both nationally and internationally.

EXPERTS IN THE FIELD

We have 130 teaching staff and 2,000 students

MODERN LEARNING

The Faculty building has been renovated recently to a modern finish

EXTERNAL ENGAGEMENT

Work placements as part of the course work

Within this Faculty, we have three departments

BUSINESS

Course name NFQ Graduate
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business & ICTLevel 8Undergraduate
Higher Certificate in Business Full-time (Online)Level 6Online
Master of Arts in Humanities in Professional LeadershipLevel 9Online
Master of Arts in Social WorkLevel 9Postgraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Humanities Joint Major: English and PsychologyLevel 8Undergraduate
Special Purpose Award in Applied Arts in Playwork: Practice and ProvisionLevel 6Online
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Humanities Joint Major: Sociology and PoliticsLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Sport with BusinessLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Business AdministrationLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in Marketing (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
BB (Honours) in Sport with Business (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Tourism with Event ManagementLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in General (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Human Resource Management (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Certificate in Introductory Counselling Skills (Online)Level 6Online
Certificate in International Foundation StudiesLevel 6
Postgraduate Diploma / Masters in Social Care and Social Justice (Online)Level 9Online
Post Graduate Diploma / Master of Arts in Leadership and Advocacy in the Early YearsLevel 9Online
Higher Certificate in Business Part Time (Online)Level 6Online
Bachelor of Business (Hons) (Online)Level 8Online
MSc in Marketing (online/blended)Level 9Online
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Finance and InvestmentLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in International Marketing and LanguagesLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in AccountingLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Social Care PracticeLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Early Childhood Care and EducationLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Tourism with Event ManagementLevel 7Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Applied Sport with BusinessLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in International Marketing (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business in Marketing & SalesLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in Business Administration (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Higher Certificate in Business in Office AdministrationLevel 6Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Hons) (add-on) for Marketing, Tourism & SportLevel 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Hons)Level 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of BusinessLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in Accounting (add on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Higher Certificate in BusinessLevel 6Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Management Applications (Online)Level 7Online
Higher Certificate in Business in AccountingLevel 6Undergraduate

Staff NamePositionDepartment
Armstrong, Mrs Colette .. LECTURER Business
Barrett, Dr Michael HEAD OF SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & SOC SCI Business
Bartlett, Ms Angela LECTURER Business
Bell, Mr Aiden LECTURER Business
Caslin, Ms Clodagh LECTURER Business
Coyle, Ms Diolinda LECTURER Business
Flavin, Ms Beatrice LECTURER Business
Gaynor, Mr John LECTURER Business
Grady, Ms Helen LECTURER Business
Keane, Ms Marie Alice LECTURER Business
Lang, Mr Andrew CLERICAL OFFICER Business
Leonard, Ms Susan LECTURER Business
Lowe, Ms Denise LECTURER Business
Lyons, Ms Riona ASSISTANT LECTURER Business
Mangan, Ms Aquilina ASSISTANT LECTURER Business
McCann, Ms Mairead LECTURER Business
McManus, Ms Karen LECTURER Business
McNamara, Mr John LECTURER Business
McNulty, Ms Caroline LECTURER Business
McWeeney, Mr Paul LECTURER Business
Moran, Ms Marie HEAD OF DEPT OF BUSINESS Business
Murphy, Ms Lorraine Jt Assistant Lecturer Business
O'Connor, Ms Siobhain Jt Lecturer Business
O'Connor, Ms Siobhain LECTURER Business
O'Kelly, Ms Cathy LECTURER Business
O'Murchu, Mr Cillian ASSISTANT LECTURER Business
Reynolds, Mr Gary LECTURER Business
Scanlon, Ms Maria LECTURER Business
Share, Dr Perry CUA PROGRAMME MANAGER Business
Treacy, Mr James SENIOR LECTURER Business

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MARKETING, TOURISM & SPORT

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Course name NFQ Graduate
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business & ICTLevel 8Undergraduate
Higher Certificate in Business Full-time (Online)Level 6Online
Master of Arts in Humanities in Professional LeadershipLevel 9Online
Master of Arts in Social WorkLevel 9Postgraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Humanities Joint Major: English and PsychologyLevel 8Undergraduate
Special Purpose Award in Applied Arts in Playwork: Practice and ProvisionLevel 6Online
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Humanities Joint Major: Sociology and PoliticsLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Sport with BusinessLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Business AdministrationLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in Marketing (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
BB (Honours) in Sport with Business (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Tourism with Event ManagementLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in General (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Human Resource Management (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Certificate in Introductory Counselling Skills (Online)Level 6Online
Certificate in International Foundation StudiesLevel 6
Postgraduate Diploma / Masters in Social Care and Social Justice (Online)Level 9Online
Post Graduate Diploma / Master of Arts in Leadership and Advocacy in the Early YearsLevel 9Online
Higher Certificate in Business Part Time (Online)Level 6Online
Bachelor of Business (Hons) (Online)Level 8Online
MSc in Marketing (online/blended)Level 9Online
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Finance and InvestmentLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in International Marketing and LanguagesLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in AccountingLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Social Care PracticeLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Early Childhood Care and EducationLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Tourism with Event ManagementLevel 7Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Applied Sport with BusinessLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in International Marketing (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business in Marketing & SalesLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in Business Administration (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Higher Certificate in Business in Office AdministrationLevel 6Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Hons) (add-on) for Marketing, Tourism & SportLevel 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Hons)Level 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of BusinessLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in Accounting (add on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Higher Certificate in BusinessLevel 6Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Management Applications (Online)Level 7Online
Higher Certificate in Business in AccountingLevel 6Undergraduate
Staff NamePositionDepartment
Casey, Ms Caroline LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Crowe, Ms Clodagh LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Doherty, Miss Aine ASSISTANT LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Dunne, Mrs Lisa LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Gaynor, Mr Roddy LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Gilmartin, Ms Mary LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Hanrahan, Dr James LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Higgins, Ms Ann TU PROJECT MANAGER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Kelleher, Mr John HEAD OF DEPT OF MKTG TOURISM & SPORT Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Kelly, Mr Alan LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Kelly-lahon, Dr Clare LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Larkin, Mr Kerry LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Lucas, Martine PART-TIME LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
McCaffrey, Ms Patricia LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
McGuckin, Ms Mary LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
McGuinn, Dr Catherine LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
McKenna, Ms Shirley LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Moran, Dr Carol LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Morrison, Ms Joan LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Dea, Ms Siobhan Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Dea, Ms Siobhan LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Halloran, Mr David LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Halloran, Mr David Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Keeffe, Mrs Mary Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Keeffe, Mrs Mary LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Ryan, Ms Suzanne LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Ryder, Ms Paula LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Ryder, Ms Paula Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Sheehan, Ms Carmel LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Sweeney, Ms Joanna LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Walsh, Ms Louise LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Walsh, Ms Ruth Maria LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Ward, Miss Emer SENIOR LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

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Course name NFQ Graduate
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business & ICTLevel 8Undergraduate
Higher Certificate in Business Full-time (Online)Level 6Online
Master of Arts in Humanities in Professional LeadershipLevel 9Online
Master of Arts in Social WorkLevel 9Postgraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Humanities Joint Major: English and PsychologyLevel 8Undergraduate
Special Purpose Award in Applied Arts in Playwork: Practice and ProvisionLevel 6Online
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Humanities Joint Major: Sociology and PoliticsLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Sport with BusinessLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Business AdministrationLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in Marketing (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
BB (Honours) in Sport with Business (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Tourism with Event ManagementLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in General (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Human Resource Management (Add-on)Level 8Add On / Direct Application
Certificate in Introductory Counselling Skills (Online)Level 6Online
Certificate in International Foundation StudiesLevel 6
Postgraduate Diploma / Masters in Social Care and Social Justice (Online)Level 9Online
Post Graduate Diploma / Master of Arts in Leadership and Advocacy in the Early YearsLevel 9Online
Higher Certificate in Business Part Time (Online)Level 6Online
Bachelor of Business (Hons) (Online)Level 8Online
MSc in Marketing (online/blended)Level 9Online
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Finance and InvestmentLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in International Marketing and LanguagesLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in AccountingLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Social Care PracticeLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Early Childhood Care and EducationLevel 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Tourism with Event ManagementLevel 7Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Applied Sport with BusinessLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in International Marketing (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business in Marketing & SalesLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in Business Administration (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Higher Certificate in Business in Office AdministrationLevel 6Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Hons) (add-on) for Marketing, Tourism & SportLevel 8Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Hons)Level 8Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (add-on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of BusinessLevel 7Undergraduate
BB in Accounting (add on)Level 7Add On / Direct Application
Higher Certificate in BusinessLevel 6Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Management Applications (Online)Level 7Online
Higher Certificate in Business in AccountingLevel 6Undergraduate

Staff NamePositionDepartment
Banaghan-sesta, Ms Rose LECTURER Social Sciences
Barrins, Ms Sinead ASSISTANT LECTURER Social Sciences
Brown, Ms Kate ASSISTANT LECTURER Social Sciences
Byrne, Ms Deirdre EXAM INVIGILATOR Social Sciences
Cameron, Ms Linda ASSISTANT LECTURER Social Sciences
Cavaliero, Dr Tamsin LECTURER Social Sciences
Clarke-boyd, Mrs Mary LECTURER Social Sciences
Colleary, Dr Suzanne LECTURER Social Sciences
Cooney, Ms Aoife ASSISTANT LECTURER Social Sciences
Delimata, Dr Natalie LECTURER Social Sciences
Fewer-hamilton, Ms Anna ASSISTANT LECTURER Social Sciences
Friel, Fidelma Jt Clerical Officer Social Sciences
Friel, Fidelma CLERICAL OFFICER Social Sciences
Gallagher, Dr Niamh ASSISTANT LECTURER Social Sciences
Glynn, Ms Evelyn Jt Assistant Staff Officer Social Sciences
Gursinski, Ms Silvia Jt Part-Time Assistant Lecturer Social Sciences
Hanniffy, Dr Maire LECTURER Social Sciences
Hegarty, Mr Gerry Jt Student Affairs Manager Social Sciences
Kane, Dr John LECTURER Social Sciences
Mannion, Ms Jessica ASSISTANT LECTURER Social Sciences
McCaffrey, Ms Deirdre LECTURER Social Sciences
McDonnell, Dr Susan LECTURER Social Sciences
McGloin, Ms Linda Jt Access Officer Social Sciences
McGlone, Ms Roisin ASSISTANT LECTURER Social Sciences
McNelis, Mrs Catherine Jt Access Officer Social Sciences
McTaggart, Dr Breda HEAD OF DEPT OF SOCIAL SCIENCES Social Sciences
Meehan, Ms Bernadette LECTURER Social Sciences
Mulkeen, Ms Majella LECTURER Social Sciences
O'Toole, Dr Jacqueline LECTURER Social Sciences
O'Toole, Dr Jacqueline Jt Lecturer Social Sciences
Pender, Dr John SENIOR LECTURER Social Sciences
Regan, Ms Sinead ASSISTANT LECTURER Social Sciences
Rushe, Ms Rosaleen LECTURER Social Sciences
Scarbrough, Dr Gwen LECTURER Social Sciences
Scott, Ms Deirdre LECTURER Social Sciences
Seddon, Ms Deborah Jt Careers Officer Social Sciences
Sparks, Dr Chris LECTURER Social Sciences
Walsh, Mrs Orla LECTURER Social Sciences

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Explore Our Programmes

Why Choose Faculty of Business and Social Sciences at IT Sligo?

We are committed to postgraduate and executive education with master’s programmes in areas such as leadership, social work and marketing and a number of on-line programmes such as Business, Social Sciences and Marketing.

We value recognition – some of the professional bodies who accredit our courses are Insurance Institute of Ireland, The Life Insurance Association, Chartered Accountants Ireland, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Certified Public Accountants. 

We won the best business and third level collaboration at the Education Awards in 2018.

MORE THAN A DEGREE

A wide range of programmes are on offer from Level 6 Higher Certificate awards to Level 10 PhD doctorate awards. Many of our programmes provide professional accreditations, professional exam exemptions, additional external qualifications.

RECOGNITION

We won the best business and third level collaboration at the Education Awards in 2018.

STUDY ABROAD

We offer opportunities for our students to study abroad or take a work placement abroad as part of their study. Often funded, students can improve their language, communication and adaptability skills.

Meet Our Students and Graduates

Meet Darragh Devaney BA (Hons) in Accounting

Meet Mary Olive Wanjuru BBs in Marketing & Sales

Andy Moran BBs (Hons) in Sport with Business

Get in Touch

Michael Barrett,
Head of Faculty of Business and Social Sciences,
+353 71 9137313
barrett.michael@nullitsligo.ie

Dr Barrett joined IT Sligo in 1999 and has held a number of positions in the institute. Prior to his appointment as Head of Faculty in May 2017, Michael held roles as Head of Department of Business and also Information Systems and worked on secondment on a number of change management projects. He also lead the development of the BA (Honours) in Insurance Practice Irelands first degree level apprenticeship in collaboration with the Insurance Institute of Ireland and the Life Insurance Association.

info@nullitsligo.ie
+353 (0) 71 915 5222