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BA (Hons) in International Business

The three year honours degree in international business is accredited by QQI and is placed at level 8 on the National Qualifications Framework. The programme focuses on the international aspects of business, especially the challenges of operating in the dynamic global environment. This is achieved by combining a mix of theory, practice and work experience. Lectures are interactive environments where students are encouraged to exchange ideas and opinions. There is a strong emphasis on developing the students personal skills such as public speaking and debating. This is supported by the culturally diverse learning environment at American College Dublin with a student body drawn from over sixty countries. On completion of the third year students gain invaluable work experience by undertake an eight-week internship in a multinational firm.

American College Dublin students have a wide range of opportunities open to them when they complete their degree. Academically they can take an additional year of ten elective modules to attain a four-year BA in International Business degree under the institutions Middle States accreditation. Graduates can enter the colleges Master of Business in International Business or the MBA in International Business or alternatively enter masters, doctoral or professional studies in other institutions. Alternatively, if graduates wish to pursue a professional accountancy qualification, they will receive four exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Graduates from the BA (Hons) in International Business programme have been successful in such diverse areas as accountancy, advertising, banking, finance, human resource management, ICT, insurance, lecturing, public relations, and stockbroking, while some are running their own businesses. Graduates are furthering their careers with companies such as Abu Dhabi Investment Bank, Allianz Group, Arvato, Bank of Ireland, Canada Life, CIT Aerospace Int., Citigroup, Dell, Enterprise Ireland, Facebook, Google, International Data Corporation, JP Morgan, LogicaCMG, Mengniu Dairy Co., Ltd., Microsoft, Shanghai Huatai Securities Co. Ltd, Smurfit Kappa Group, and Ulster Bank. The Department of Business is very proud of the success graduates have achieved in the workplace and further studies.

CollegeAmerican College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryInternational Business, Business
Course QualificationHonours Bachelor Degree
Course Duration3 years
Course FeePOA
Carear PathGraduates from the BA (Hons) in International Business programme have been successful in diverse areas such as: Accountancy/Finance International Finance Banking Management Marketing Entrepreneurship Advertising The programme also serves as preparation for students to participate in a variety of postgraduate programmes such as the Masters of Business in International Business and MBA in Business Administration.
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