Program Details

Gain a deeper understanding of the global business environment in courses that incorporate practical work experience, public speaking, debate, and business research.
Location:
Dublin, Ireland
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Bachelor
Specialty:
International Business

Program Overview

Program Description:

The three year honours degree in international business is accredited by QQI and is placed at level 8 on the National Qualifications Framework. The programme focuses on the international aspects of business, especially the challenges of operating in the dynamic global environment. This is achieved by combining a mix of theory, practice and work experience. Lectures are interactive environments where students are encouraged to exchange ideas and opinions. There is a strong emphasis on developing the student’s personal skills such as public speaking and debating. This is supported by the culturally diverse learning environment at American College Dublin with a student body drawn from over sixty countries. On completion of the third year students gain invaluable work experience by undertake an eight-week internship in a multinational firm.

American College Dublin students have a wide range of opportunities open to them when they complete their degree. Academically they can take an additional year of ten elective modules to attain a four-year BA in International Business degree under the institution’s Middle States accreditation. Graduates can enter the college’s Master of Business in International Business or the MBA in International Business or alternatively enter master’s, doctoral or professional studies in other institutions. Alternatively, if graduates wish to pursue a professional accountancy qualification, they will receive four exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Graduates from the BA (Hons) in International Business programme have been successful in such diverse areas as accountancy, advertising, banking, finance, human resource management, ICT, insurance, lecturing, public relations, and stockbroking, while some are running their own businesses. Graduates are furthering their careers with companies such as Abu Dhabi Investment Bank, Allianz Group, Arvato, Bank of Ireland, Canada Life, CIT Aerospace Int., Citigroup, Dell, Enterprise Ireland, Facebook, Google, International Data Corporation, JP Morgan, LogicaCMG, Mengniu Dairy Co., Ltd., Microsoft, Shanghai Huatai Securities Co. Ltd, Smurfit Kappa Group, and Ulster Bank. The Department of Business is very proud of the success graduates have achieved in the workplace and further studies.

Accelerated MBA – 4 years

Graduates from this course may proceed to our MBA course as part of the accelerated MBA programme. Acceptance into the graduate programme is based on perforamce in the undergraduate programme.

Setting Description:
ACD is a small urban college located in the heart of Georgian Dublin at the Oscar Wilde House on Merrion Square. As a constituent college of Irish American University, we seek to combine the best aspects of Irish and American education by facilitating a close-knit and multicultural academic community. Students are served by an administration that is approachable and student focused. Our students have the opportunity to supplement their academic experience by utilising the evocative cultural offerings of Dublin city life and by availing of Dublin airport as an accessible gateway to exploring the European continent.
Cost:
€9,000 EUR.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
American College Dublin, a constituent college of Irish American University, is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA19104, United States of America.
Requirements:
2.5 GPA

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