What will I learn?

Combining business subjects with the study of the French language and culture, this degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in a fast-changing global business environment.

The BComm (International) with French will bring your knowledge of French to a near-native standard and will develop the kind of cultural awareness that equips you to operate in a different society. You will also engage with the core areas which allow you to understand how business works.

With these skills, you can follow a number of career paths, whether in Ireland or internationally.

Year 3 of the course is spent studying in a partner university in France, allowing you to internationalize your educational experience and gain skills in personal autonomy and adaptability.

In the BComm (International with French), you will find your own path to an exciting range of work options.

Skills and Careers Information

One of the attractions and one of the challenges of the BComm (International) with French is that you will engage with a wide range of subject areas.

You will develop both a quantitative and a qualitative understanding of culture and of business from an international perspective. You will also, of course, learn how to operate between and across languages and cultures, developing at once an enhanced set of communicative and intercultural capacities.

These skills are highly sought by national and international employers.

Which department am I in?

College of Business and Law

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
€20,130.00 (US$ 22,734) per year
EU Student Contribution Charge will be €3,000 per annum and the Capitation Fee is expected to be €130 per annum; EU Total fee: €6,430

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

Application deadline

Expected October 2022

More details

Start date

17 January 2022

Venue

University College Cork

College Road,

Cork,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International Baccalaureate (IB) Minimum Points – 26,31,36. Applications will be considered from applicants whose qualifications are equivalent to the Irish Leaving Certificate. Duolingo English Test (DET): DET score of 120 or better. IELTS - International English Language Testing System/ IELTS Indicator Test: Undergraduate Degree Programmes: Minimum overall score of 6.5 and minimum of 6.0 in each band. TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language - TOEFL iBT/TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition Test: Undergraduate Degree Programmes: Minimum overall score of 90 and minimum of 20 in each section. University of Cambridge: Undergraduate Degree Programmes: 176+ on Cambridge English scale with no less than 169 in each skill and use of English. Proficiency Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2), Advanced Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2), First Certificate, Grade A (CEFR Level C1). Pearson PTE Academic: Undergraduate Degree Programmes: Minimum of 63 (with at least 59 for each item in the Communicative Skills section).

For international students

Non-EU candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to the Irish Leaving Certificate. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language, they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language.

DET score of 120 or better; IELTS: Minimum overall score of 6.5 and minimum of 6.0 in each band; TOEFL Minimum overall score of 90 and minimum of 20 in each section; CPE Cambridge Proficiency: 176+ on Cambridge English scale with no less than 169 in each skill and use of English; Pearson PTE Academic: Minimum of 63 (with at least 59 for each item in the Communicative Skills section).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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