What will I learn?

Why study International Business at UL?

The BA in International Business will provide you with a distinctive and challenging undergraduate experience. The programme is structured around a broad and flexible curriculum with subject choices that will help you to understand how business decisions are undertaken in a globalised world shaped by political, social and legal issues. Choice and flexibility are central to the BA in International Business. This programme offers you a range of business modules; Economics, Marketing, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resources, Management, Accounting, Communications, Risk and Insurance. You can select modules from Politics, Sociology, History, Cultural Studies and Law. As part of your degree, you may also take a language option from the following suite: French; German; Spanish (beginners and advanced); Japanese for beginners. Throughout the programme, you may choose modules that are most interesting for your own career goals.

Choice and flexibility are central to the BA in International Business. This programme offers you a range of business modules; Economics, Marketing, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resources, Management, Accounting, Communications, Risk and Insurance. You can select modules from Politics, Sociology, History, Cultural Studies and Law. As part of your degree, you may also take a language option from the following suite: French; German; Spanish (beginners and advanced); Japanese for beginners.

An international study/work placement for a full academic year is a core part of the programme. This international experience will allow you to attend university in Europe, the US, Asia and Australia. Having the chance to push your learning in a new environment is a challenging and exciting part of the programme.

What are the main aspects points of the programme?

  • Over 100 modules to select from. Students can select based on their interests and aptitudes.
  • Students can specialise, pursuing business disciplines such as accountancy, economics, marketing, human resource management, and risk management.
  • Students can access to professional body exemptions, such as accountancy, dependent on their module choice.
  • Students can avail of choosing an array of specialised modules from disciplines such as law, psychology, sociology, politics and history, which equips with a broad depth of knowledge suitable for the globalised work environment.
  • Students can avail of language tracks if they so wish, choosing from French, German, Spanish, Japanese for Beginners, or Spanish for Beginners.
  • Foreign paid work experience. Students spend up to eight months working in an international business environment. Students have worked in France, Spain, Luxembourg, Germany, even Vietnam.
  • Students study in a foreign university for one semester. We have partnerships with over 75 business schools around the world, throughout Europe, Asia -Pacific, and the Americas. New partners this year include Texas A&M, Peru, & Sao Paulo.
  • Dual Degree pathway - Option to get a BA in International Business & a BBA in International Business from Kedge Business School (France). Students who study at both institutions get two degrees. Kedge is one of Europes top business schools.
  • The completion of a specialised individual research project.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities will be varied and dependent on the specialist skills developed through your subject choices. You can focus your studies in disciplines such as accounting, risk management, marketing, human resources and economics. It is expected that graduates will be ideally suited to working in an international context, employing their familiarity with other cultures and the international business environment.

Which department am I in?

Kemmy Business School

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
€11,913.00 (US$ 13,140) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 January 2020

Venue

University of Limerick

Limerick,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements: Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 (with no section score below 59)

For international students

Applicants must hold an equivalent qualification to the Irish Leaving Certificate or A level qualification (UK system).

International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB)

A-Level (+GCSE O Level)

English Language Requirements

Acceptable English Language qualifications include the following:

IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5 with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.

TOEFL: Minimum score of 90 or above in TOEFL IBT examination.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 (with no section score below 59)

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About this uni

The University of Limerick is a leading institution known for outstanding research based in the heart of Ireland.

  • Named the Sunday Times Irish University of the Year 2019
  • Ranked as one of the top 100 Young Universities in the World
  • 2,500 international students
  • Highest graduate employment rate in Ireland