Bachelor of Business Studies International

DC110 | Undergraduate Full Time

  • Points
    457
  • Duration
    4 Years
  • Fees
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  • Start date
    September 2016
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The Business Studies International degree is designed to create dynamic and resourceful business people in answer to the local and international skills gaps. You’ll study a range of business, language and cultural topics, and develop essential business skills in communication, information technology, teamwork, and problem solving—all vital for success in today's global business environment. 

You’ll also acquire proficiency in the foreign language of your choice (French, German, Spanish, Chinese or Japanese) and spend a year studying in a country where your chosen language is spoken.

We’re particularly proud of the calibre of our international exchange partners who rank among the top academic institutions in their respective countries. Year abroad destinations include China, Japan, Spain, France, Germany and Austria.

The combination of business knowledge, language proficiency and cultural competence will make you stand out in the global workforce of today.

 

The Business Studies International degree is designed to create a group of competent business people, responding to the skills gaps highlighted both locally and internationally. You will study a combination of business, language and cultural topics, which are vital for success in today's international business environment.

Your course will introduce you to the key disciplines of business with later specialist focus on the international business environment. You will also acquire proficiency in the foreign language of your choice (French, German, Spanish, Chinese or Japanese). Throughout the course you will develop vital business skills in areas such as communication, information technology, teamwork and problem solving. The combination of your business knowledge, language proficiency and cultural competence will make you stand out in the global workforce of today.

You will spend a year studying in a country where your chosen language is spoken. We are particularly proud of the calibre of our international exchange partners, who rank among the top academic institutions in their respective countries. Year abroad destinations include China, Japan, Spain, France, Germany and Austria.

Studying abroad is exciting and challenging experience. In addition to the opportunity to travel, you will experience a foreign culture, make friends of many nationalities and open yourself up to a global network of friends, colleagues, contacts and opportunities. By learning about business in a different country, you will gain valuable new perspectives on the world of business.

When you return to us in final year, you will build on your specialist knowledge with a suite of subjects designed to make you truly work-ready for an international environment.

 

The Business Studies International degree will develop your willingness to adapt to new environments, an ability to look at a project or situation from different perspectives, an understanding of diverse cultures and the confidence to take calculated risks. 

Your combination of business experience, cultural awareness, language proficiency and international experience will present a particularly attractive package to employers. You'll be able to choose from a host of paths, including:

  • International marketing
  • International management
  • International human resource management
  • International finance

 

Please see the DCU Online Prospectus for entry requirements.