Scholarship Information

The BSc Business is an excellent degree programme for students looking to develop the knowledge, skills and competencies essential in the global world of business and management.

In your first and second year, you will study a wide range of business subjects which will give you a solid understanding of the foundations of business. at the same time, you will develop your intercultural competencies through a series of skills-based modules.

In your final year, you will follow a structured pathway of internationally focused business modules. to strengthen your global outlook, you will also have the flexibility to choose from a range of modules across the business disciplines. 


Curriculum Overview

Please note that the below is subject to change.

Autumn Trimester Business Strategy Personal Development Portfolio Human Resource Management Module Finance Module

Sustainability Module

Spring Trimester Accountancy Module Business Management Module MIS Module Marketing Module Enterprise Module ELECTIVE

The purpose of the BSc Business programme at UCD is to develop commercially astute graduates with a global mind-set that will make a significant contribution to business and broader society. We aim to develop graduates who will demonstrate critical awareness of business trends, issues, and developments; a strong analytical orientation towards decision-making and problem-solving; a deep-rooted ethical and societal awareness; a propensity for entrepreneurship and innovation; a capacity to communicate persuasively and professionally; and a life-long commitment to personal and professional excellence and development (Purpose).  We aspire to produce graduates that, over the long-term, will assume leadership positions and will have a significant impact on the development of business, economic, and social life, both nationally and internationally (education and subject/discipline/professional values).  The BSc Business curriculum is designed to develop future leaders through a rich variety of educational experiences and pedagogical innovations that focus on conceptual understanding (‘episteme’), technical mastery (‘techne’), and practical wisdom (‘phronesis’). Additionally, our students have the opportunity to participate in a range of transformative educational experiences, including international exchange programmes, summer exchange programs, and case study competitions (the nature of the learning environment for students).  The BSc Business programme emphasises a rich variety of teaching and assessment methods, including lectures and tutorials, laboratories, case studies, essays, consulting reports, debates, presentations, group assignments, and simulations. Students are exposed to faculty with a range of different perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds (key approaches to teaching, learning and assessment). 


  1. Knowledgeable:Students will demonstrate a critical awareness of issues, trends and developments in business and management.
  2. Analytical:Students will demonstrate a strong data-led orientation when engaging in analysis, decision-making and problem-solving.
  3. Critically aware:Students will demonstrate a critical appreciation of ethical and social issues.
  4. Interculturally Skilled: Engaging globally and building a global mindset.
  5. BusinessSkilled: Students will demonstrate a capacity to collaborate effectively and communicate persuasively and professionally.
  6. Continually Learning: Students will demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional excellence and ongoing development. 



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