Bachelor of Commerce

BComm (Hons) (NFQ Level 8) I CAO Code: DN650 I Points 2022: 554*-625

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Why is this course for me?

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.

Course Pathways
What Will I Study

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.

First Year

  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Maths & Statistics
  • Digital Business
  • Business Law

Second Year

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Business Analytics
  • Global Business
  • Global Operations and Supply Chain Management

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.

Final Year

Alongside core business modules, you can choose modules across a range of business disciplines including:

  • Accountancy
  • HRM
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Management Information Systems
  • Finance.

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You may be interested in the following Blog posts: Why I chose to study Commerce in UCD, An average day studying Commerce in UCD & Final year Commerce student explains what it is like studying in UCD.

International Study Opportunities

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.

Career & Graduate Study Opportunities

Possible career paths include:

  • Accountancy (e.g. professional training in industry, management accountants, auditors)
  • Banking and finance (e.g. investment banker, stockbroker, venture capitalist)
  • Human Resources Management (e.g.HR manager, Recruitment, training consultancy)
  • Information Systems (e.g. data analyst, ICT project leader, business analysts)
  • Management ( consultant, entrepreneur, supply chain manager)
  • Marketing (e.g. advertising, brand management, social media manager)

Internship Programme

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.

Other Entry Routes

“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

Contact Information

UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 716 4833

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