UCD College of Business

Students from around the world have been gaining their business education from the UCD College of Business for over 100 years. After successfully completing your International Foundation Year in Business, Economics and Social Sciences, you can progress to the UCD College of Business, Ireland’s leading business school and research centre. As an undergraduate, you will study at the triple accredited and internationally ranked UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business.

What can I study?

After your undergraduate pathway programme at the International Study Centre, you can progress to the following degrees at the UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business:

The Business & Law (BBL) degree combines law and business into a single degree, providing you with an ideal skill-set for the commercial world and offering valuable career flexibility. BBL graduates are uniquely equipped with the analytical and advocacy skills that arise from a legal training, combined with the numeracy and financial literacy of a business degree.

The BComm gives you a solid understanding of the business environment with the flexibility to pursue elective choices throughout the degree. This allows you to hone your knowledge and skills in the area of business that interests you most and therefore, enables you to develop the skills, knowledge and insights to make a positive difference in business and society and achieve your ambitions.

The BSc Business offers a programme of modules focused on real-world business skills and intercultural competencies ideal for students considering a career in international management. Our BSc Business will help you develop the intellectual, analytical, critical and employability skills you will need to succeed as a manager and leader in careers across different sectors on a global stage.

Studying both economics and finance, the progressive curriculum of this degree will prepare you for a future career in global business, financial economics, banking and finance. You will graduate with full knowledge of the quantitative methods and analytical skills needed to excel.

Why study at the UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business?

The UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business is the leading undergraduate business school in Ireland. Studying here, you will gain an excellent education, building a strong foundation in your knowledge of business practices while learning at the forefront of innovation and impactful research. You will be fully engaged in a collaborative and vibrant community of students, faculty and staff, working together to contribute to the world.

Professional accreditation

The UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business is the only business college in Ireland with ‘triple crown’ international accreditations from AACSB (US), EQUIS (Europe) and AMBA (UK). There are only 85 schools around the world who have been awarded this prestigious triple crown. These impressive accreditations are evidence of the high-quality teaching and education you will receive during your course at the University.

International opportunity

UCD is a global leader in business education and research, developing a global mindset will be a key part of your life and your education at UCD. One third of the academic staff at UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business are international, representing more than 15 countries. As an international student studying abroad in Ireland, you will quickly feel at home surrounded by teachers and other students who understand what it’s like to live and learn in a new country.

As a student at the UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business, you will have the optional opportunity to study abroad for a trimester in your course. The School has many partner universities around the world, in countries including Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, China and Canada, where you can continue to study while broadening your international experience..

Industry experience

The UCD Quinn School offers an optional one year paid internship programme for students in Commerce and Economics and Finance. The competitive programme sees students working with top tier multinational companies such as Accenture, PWC, EY, Deloitte, Microsoft, KPMG and more. An internship with global companies like these will help you build connections, provide excellent credentials on your CV and give you experience in the global business market.