Bachelor of Business (Honours) Digital Marketing

Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Digital Marketing (Add-On)

Course Overview

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Why take this course?

AIT’s Faculty of Business and Hospitality is one of the most internationalised on campus, with large numbers of European and Asian students undertaking degree programmes. This brings a global focus to your learning experience. Add to this lecturers’ broad industry experience and the faculty’s extensive links with industry, commerce and the public sector, which influence and enrich all programmes.

In this episode, digital marketing lecturer Dr Aisling Keenan talks all things digital marketing, including modules, what to expect from your capstone project and exciting career prospects.

What will I experience?

Digital marketing is a broad term that refers to various promotional techniques deployed to reach customers via digital technologies. Digital marketing is embodied by an extensive selection of service, product and brand marketing tactics, which mainly use the internet as a core promotional medium, in addition to mobile and traditional television and radio. One of the fastest growing arms of digital media is that of social media and its growing social networks.

A recent report has identified digital marketing as one of the few industries that has more jobs than qualified candidates. Following on from this the European Commission has predicted that there are 900,000 unfilled digital jobs across Europe.

This add-on honours degree will give you the competencies required for a successful digital marketing career. You will gain experience in implementing a marketing communications strategy for a business, as well as how to scheme, develop and monitor a content marketing campaign. You will plan, implement, measure and report on website analytics and PPC (paid per click) campaigns.

What opportunities might it lead to?

A Level 8 qualification gives you a very wide set of skills and you will have the ability to work in positions in small/medium-size enterprises where the demands for marketing with social media skills are apparent. Graduates from the degree in Digital Marketing have recieved many roles like; Digital Marketing Assistant, Web Designer, Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing Manager, and SEO Consultant.

Additional Information

​Course spotlight: Digital marketing lecturer Dr Aisling Keenan discusses the course structure, embedded industry certifications and so much more.

Course Details

Course Duration:
1 Year
Course Award:
Bachelor of Business (Honours)
Course NFQ Level:
Level 8
Dept of Business & Management
Minimum Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Business in Digital Marketing or a Bachelor of Business which has a significant digital marketing element.

Course Structure

Year 4

Digital Content, Integrated Marketing Communications, Applied Digital Project Proposal, Advanced Analytics, Applied Digital Project, Contemporary Issues in Marketing, Ethics and Digital Marketing.

Careers & Opportunities

Further Study

As a graduate of this programme, you are eligible to be considered for the Master of Business one-year, full-time programme at AIT or another institution. Full details of our postgraduate programmes are contained in the AIT postgraduate prospectus.

Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing (Online)

Postgraduate Diploma

Master of Science in Digital Marketing

Master of Science

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