Bachelor of Business International Business

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Ordinary Bachelor Degree

  • Field of Study

    Accounting and taxation,Business & Administration,Combined,Foreign languages,Management and administration,Marketing and advertising

  • Type of Study:

    Full Time,Part Time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

The International Business degree is designed to create a Business Ready graduate. Students will be dynamic and resourceful business people who are multi skilled, culturally sensitive and internationally aware. You’ll study a range of business and cultural topics and develop essential business skills in services, selling, international trade, communication, information technology, teamwork and problem solving—all vital for success in today's global business environment.

Most importantly the focus is on you, the student. One of our core Pathways is all about your personal development, creating your core competencies to enable you to flourish in an export driven, services innovation based economy.

During the Level 7 students study:

  • 5 Core Pathways and I Elective.
  • This program gives students the opportunity to gain real work experience in an international business for Semester 6. You can choose to study a Language or if you prefer study another exciting business related module instead. The choice is yours.

Final Year for Level 8 entails the following:

  • The ability for our students to customize their Honours degree so that they can play to their strengths.
  • The International Business Honours degree is designed to create dynamic and resourceful business people who are multi skilled, strategically capable and internationally aware.
  • In your final you will study 3 Core Pathways (Your International Business Project and International Business modules) and have the choice of 2 Electives in modern business subjects such as Management, Marketing and Tourism.


The program has been designed to reflect a modern and contemporary approach to business.

  • There are 5 core pathways for students that evolve over the course of your degree. These are International Business, Personal Development, Business Practice, IT for Business and Finance & Performance Management.
  • In addition, you can choose to specialize your Elective choice in Business modules or in a Language.
  • Semester 6 comes with a placement opportunity in an international business setting- giving you the chance to apply your learning and hone your skills.
  • In addition, the program is supported by guest lecturers from a wide range of industries – keeping your learning engaging and current.
  • In year 4, you’ll study a range of business and industry specific topics and develop essential business skills in business planning, strategy, market management, law and export management.
  • The International Business Project Modules allow you to showcase your work, talents and abilities. You will gain knowledge, become creative, innovative and build your executive skills through teamwork and problem solving—all vital for success in today's internationally integrated business environment and economy
  • Smaller class sizes coupled with a vibrant team of approachable and engaging lecturers that possess expert and practical industry experience, provides a more personal and engaging classroom dynamic between students and lecturers.
  •  The Personal Development pathway gives you the opportunity to grow as a person, develop your C.V. and ensures you enter the job market as a capable and confident graduate.

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Grade O6/H7 or better in 5 ordinary level papers in the Leaving Certificate including English or Irish and Maths. Pass in Foundation Level Mathematics (F2) is acceptable for this course.

Summary -  5O6/H7 - Maths (F2)

2018 CAO points : 191 (round1) 

QQI/FET (formally FETAC) Entry Requirements 

Essential Major Awards- BBSXX, 5M2102, BBSAX, 5M2468, BIPXX, 5M2067, BMXXX, 5M2069, BRSXX, 5M2105, BBSIT, 5M2111, BLSXX, 5M3789

Essential Component Awards- None

Career Opportunities

 The International Business programme will enable you to navigate new environments, an ability to look at a project or situation from different perspectives, gain an understanding of diverse issues, cultures and the confidence to take calculated risks.

Your combination of business experience, cultural awareness and international knowledge will present a particularly attractive package to employers. You’ll be able to choose from a host of paths, including International / multinational management, diverse roles in SME’s, Business corporations, agencies, tourism and trade.

How To Apply

All first year students you can apply through the CAO

Further Information

Course Leader: Ms. Caroline Tansey


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