Business (Common Entry) / Gnó (Comhiontráil)

2020 CAO Points: 271

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Minimum Grade in


Eng OR Irish

O6/H7/F2 or higher


Applications from QQI Level 5 and 6 are welcome. Further details at

Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at

Additional Requirements/Information


Are you unsure what area of business to go for? Our Common Entry Business course will give you the time you need to choose the right specialism for you. You can apply for a non-specific area of Business on the CAO. After registration, you’ll take part in a special induction/orientation programme that highlights the differences between the business courses. At the end of orientation, you can choose which stream of study you wish to pursue.

In Year 1 you’ll be offered a choice of 5 streams:

Students who choose the Information Technology electives in Year 1 will have a choice of the Business or the Business and Information Technology stream in Year 2 and subsequent years. Students who choose the Language electives in Year 1 will have a choice of the International Business stream or the Business stream in Year 2 and subsequent years. 

The Accounting and Finance stream is available from Year 3 to students who have chosen the Business stream in Year 1 and Year 2.

Postgraduate Study: On graduation you may continue to postgraduate study in TU Dublin or elsewhere.

IT Requirements

Students on this course will be required to have a medium spec computer/laptop (i.e. able to run Win 10, an AV solution and Office comfortably. Be able to use Wi-fi and camera to attend online classes, use other software such as SPSS, Adobe Connect; e.g. Latitude 5510; Latitude 5410; 

Please search for the TU Dublin offer on the HEA website

Semester 1:

  • Accounting 1
  • Economics 1
  • Business Administration
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Mathematics & Statistics 1


  • French PLC 1a
  • Spanish - Ab Initio 1a
  • Spanish PLC 1a
  • German - Ab Initio 1a
  • German PLC 1a
  • French ab initio 1a
  • Irish Culture and Society
  • Exploring Web Design

Semester 2:

  • Accounting 2
  • Economics 2
  • Business Management
  • Business Mathematics and Statistics 2
  • Business Communications


  • French PLC 1b
  • Spanish – Ab Initio 1b
  • Spanish – PLC 1b
  • German – Ab Initio 1b
  • German – PLC 1b
  • French ab initio 1b
  • Business programming
  • Applied Media Studies
TU Code



Level 8


Bachelor of Business (Honours)


4 years

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