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BSc Economics and Finance

Your Career

Whether you see yourself working in a structured environment for established companies or are looking to develop your own business, a degree from UCD Quinn School will provide you with the skills and knowledge to get a head start in your career. The modern economy demands flexible and adaptable professionals. Our courses have been developed with industry input ensuring your education is fully in line with the current economic business environment.

Graduates from the UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business are well regarded by industry, have an internationally-recognised degree and an excellent rate of graduate employment. Learn more about our graduate employment rates here.


As part of the BSc Economics and Finance degree, you will discover how the economy works, learn vital management and analytical skills, concepts and competences, and combine this knowledge to pursue careers and become a recognised professional in a broad range of sectors at the forefront of the modern economy. These include:

 It is a competitive programme, but with excellent employment rates and above-average starting salaries.

Business Mentoring Programme

Stage 2 Commerce, Commerce International and Economics and Finance students are provided access to a mentoring network of College of Business alumni through the Business Mentoring Programme. The programme aims to match experienced business alumni professionals with undergraduate business students. The commitment is a minimum of seven hours across trimester 1 and 2, including a mandatory training session and three meetings with your mentor. This provides students with an opportunity to gain insights into the business and personal skills required to succeed in today’s competitive economy and to increase their employability through development of professional and interpersonal skills.

UCD Careers Network

The UCD Careers Network can help you plan for your career and develop your skills by providing the following services to UCD Quinn School students:

Business focused roles for UCD Quinn School students such as summer internships and graduate programmes are advertised through the jobs portal. 

Visit the UCD Careers Network website to learn more


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