BComm (Hons) (NFQ Level 8)
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The Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) is a globally recognised business degree, designed for ambitious and achievement-orientated students who want to make a signiﬁcant impact in the business world. Combining strong theoretical understanding with the practical skills needed for graduate employment, students are assured of a challenging and relevant programme for the modern business world.
You’ll learn to become an independent and critical thinker and a cogent and compelling communicator; with the skills to work seamlessly in groups; to develop the technical and mathematical skills to analyse and make sense of business data and intelligence.
You’ll learn about the recent themes and trends transforming the business landscape, such as globalisation, technological change, and environmental sustainability.
In your ﬁrst and second year, you will study a wide range of core business disciplines. This will give you a solid understanding of the foundations of business. You will explore modules through numerous diﬀerent assessments and project methods, including: case studies, presentations and business simulations.
In your ﬁnal year, you will have the option to focus your module choices on a speciﬁc business area or you may wish to continue studying subjects from across the broad range of business disciplines. With a wide range of electives, the BComm gives you the ﬂexibility to develop your own personal niche of expertise with a degree of strong industry standing.
Business Mentoring Programme: In second year, students can participate in a personalised mentorship programme, gaining industry knowledge advice and support from the business alumni community.
Alongside core business modules, you can choose modules across a range of business disciplines including:
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In second year, you have the opportunity to study abroad for a trimester in one of our partner universities in Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Singapore.
Possible career paths include:
Our optional one-year Internship Programme places successful students with leading companies nationally and internationally. Students can apply to take their internship in a voluntary/not-for profit organisation or the start-up sector, through the Business and Society and new Enterprise Internship Scholarships, supported by the UCD Quinn School. All placements allow students the opportunity to enhance their business skills outside the classroom and helps inform future career decisions through real-world experience.
“After attending the UCD Open Day, I knew UCD was where I wanted to pursue my further studies. The atmosphere on campus was buoyant and listening to academics speak about Commerce was eye opening. Hearing the vast array of opportunities for students is what made me apply. From the choice of completing a year-long paid internship, completing a semester abroad and being taught a wide array of modules by leading academics influenced my decision to place Commerce at the top of my CAO application. The UCD Quinn School has helped me work for a year in HR for a renowned construction company, be involved in the wider UCD community, meet amazing mentors and build the path towards my future career.”
Nicole Matko, Graduate
UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business
Tel: +353 1 716 4833