Progression from QQI-FET Commerce

The Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree provides a comprehensive and professional education for students who wish to pursue a career in business and industry. Students in the BComm programme study a number of disciplines and develop a wide range of skills required for a successful career in management.

All first year students enrolling in the Quinn School of Business, Bachelor of Commerce programme will receive the most progressive business education in Europe. The BComm is an intensive three year degree and students choose one of seven major business areas for specialist study, e.g. Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business and Industrial Systems, Business Management and International Business, Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems and Marketing.

Students will be obliged to obtain a laptop for use throughout the degree programme to support their studies. The Quinn School of Business has negotiated a unique purchase scheme which offers students the opportunity to purchase their own laptop at a highly competitive price.

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What awards are acceptable?

Entry to first year Commerce (DN650) is available on a competitive basis to students who satisfy each of the following:

Pass in the following QQI-FET Level 5 award with distinctions (80% or better) in a minimum of 5 modules::

BBSXX or 5M2102 Business Studies

What modules are required?

The award must include distinctions (80% or better) in the following module:

  C20139 or 5N1833 Mathematics
OR Grade O3/H6 in Leaving Certificate Mathematics (note: will be O2/H6 in 2019)

How will I be assessed?

If there are more applicants than places, it will be competitive amongst eligible appliants based on QQI-FET scoring.


All offers of a place are subject to UCD's Terms and Conditions of Offer.
All students must comply with the general regulations of the university