International Business / Gnó Idirnáisiúnta

Course title: Bachelor of Business International Business

On the CAO application, the student applies for TU787 Bachelor of Business (General Entry). Following entry to TU Dublin, the student transfers to  TU779 International Business

Leaving Certificate Minimum Number of





Minimum Grade in


English OR Irish



QQI/FET Requirements:

QQI/FET Award Required

Additional Requirements

Any full Level 5 or 6 award None

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Mature Applicants:

Applications from mature students (23+) are welcome. Further details at

English Language Requirements:

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website.  Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 5.5 in each component.


Course Description

The International Business Degree is designed to create a ‘Business Ready’ Graduate. Students will be dynamic and resourceful business people who are multi skilled, culturally sensitive and internationally aware. You will study a range of business and cultural topics and develop essential business skills in Innovation, Enterprise, Communication, Information Technology, Teamwork and Problem Solving—all vital for success in today’s global business environment.

Most importantly the focus is on you, the student. One of our core Pathways is all about your personal development, creating your core
competencies to enable you to flourish in a services innovation based economy. You can choose to study a Language or if you prefer study another exciting business related module instead. The choice is yours.

  • Graduate Job Titles:
    Sales Manager
    Business Development Executive
    Bank Official
    Account Manager
    Marketing Executive
    Marketing Manager
  • Graduate Employers:
    Bank of Ireland
    Citi Bank
    Coca Cola

*Languages are Elective

Semester 1

  • Critical Skills Development
  • Data Skills & Information Technology
  • Principles of Law
  • Financial Accounting for Business Managers 1
  • Principles of Business 1
  • Business Environment (Elective)
  • French 1 (Elective)
  • German 1 (Elective)
  • Spanish 1 (Elective)

Semester 2

  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Europe in a Global Context
  • Financial Accounting for Business Managers 2
  • Principles of Business 2
  • Data Technology in Organisations
  • French 2 (Elective)
  • German 2 (Elective)
  • Business Law (Elective)
  • Spanish 2 (Elective)

*Languages are Elective

Semester 3

  • Globalisation in Emerging Markets
  • Enterprise Systems & Processes
  • International Services Management
  • Management Accounting for Business Managers 1
  • Human Resource Management
  • Spanish (Elective)
  • French 3 (Elective)
  • German 3 (Elective)
  • Company Law (Elective)

Semester 4

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Business Processes and IS
  • International Trade & Policy
  • Management Accounting for Business Managers 2
  • Talent Development
  • Economics for Business (Elective)
  • French 4 (Elective)
  • German 4 (Elective)
  • Marketing & Business Development (Elective)
  • Spanish (Elective)

*Languages are Elective

Semester 5

  • Managing Digital Opportunity
  • Professional Communications & Employment Preparation
  • International Selling Strategies
  • Financial Management 1
  • Business Simulation
  • Consumer Behaviour (Elective)
  • French Communication Skills 5 (Elective)
  • German 6 (Elective)
  • International Human Resource Management (Elective)
  • Spanish 6 (Elective)

Semester 6

  • Professional Placement

Advanced Entry applications are accepted to this course. For further information on how to make an Advanced Entry application, please visit our CAO Hub. A full list of courses open for Advanced Entry is detailed on the CAO website

For entry to year 1 Level 7 – please go to TU787
For entry to year 1 Level 8 – please go to TU932 

Students may progress on to TU932, Business General Entry (Honours)

TU Code



Level 7


Bachelor of Business


3 years

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