This degree allows students to develop their understanding of Economic techniques whilst also learning about the principles of Business Management. Students in Business Economics should have an interest in using economic theory and thinking in applied business settings. This degree has less of an emphasis on using mathematics compared to a traditional economics degree and the programme fosters numerical skills through the use of up-to-date business applications.
- Entry requirements
- BBB + GCSE Mathematics grade B or equivalent
- English language requirements
- An IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each test component.
- Tuition fees
- £16,900 / ¥153,774
This degree gives students the knowledge and understanding of a wide range of management issues, including harnessing technology effectively, leading people, managing change, fostering creativity and innovation, using markets and resources, developing strategy, and working in teams. There is an integrated placement year which allows students to get practical experience of working in a business.
Students take six compulsory introductory modules, which set the context and foundation for the remainder of the degree. The focus will be on organisations, their structures, behaviours and the changing external environment within which they operate.
Modules will cover accounting, economics, the history and philosophy of management, marketing principles, organisational behaviour and how business, government and society interact.
Students take six compulsory modules covering issues such as, leadership, decision making through effective data analysis and interpretation, internationalisation, the digital business, statistics, managing human resources, and operations management.
The final year of the programme will see students taking modules that cover business ethics and strategic management. Students will also be afforded a choice of modules where they can focus on innovation management, consumer behaviour, supply chain management or public sector management. Students will also be afforded the opportunity to conduct a consultancy or business start-up project.
- International Business with a Language
- 4 years (Various)
During the third year of the degree, students complete a 9 to 12 month placement in a business. This provides excellent experience, and a competitive edge when seeking graduate employment.
The Management School invites guest speakers from industry to talk to students about latest trends and to apply theory to practice. Students also get the opportunity to work on consulting type projects preparing them for employment. Internationally Renowned Experts Many of our staff are leading international experts in their fields of research.
Students can join the Student Managed Fund, a student-run organisation which aims to educate its members on trading and investing through guest speakers, competitions and educational seminars.
The Study USA programme provides students with the funded opportunity to study for a year in a US university.
Prizes and Awards
A number of prizes and awards are made on an annual basis from local employers including CIMA Ireland, PwC, Bombardier Aerospace, and Allen & Overy, plus the Sir William Crawford Prize. Foundation Scholarships are also available.