Global Business (Spain)

DC114 | Undergraduate Degree

The BA in Global Business (Spain) combines a broad understanding of international business with intercultural experience and work placements. This degree is unique in that you’ll have the chance to gain proficiency in a second language, participate in two work placements, and earn two business degrees in two countries.

In your four years, you’ll gain the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the diverse worlds of global and local business.

You’ll spend the first two years in DCU (including a work placement in Ireland) and the final two years in ICADE at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Madrid), our partner in Spain, where you’ll study in the local language and university system. The University is one of Spain’s oldest and most highly regarded business schools.

You’ll graduate with two qualifications, one from DCU and one from the partner institution.

For Fees information, see our fees booklet.




This degree is the only one of its kind in Ireland. You’ll spend the first two years in DCU, including a work placement, and the final two years in the relevant partner institution abroad, where you study through that country’s language and university system, and do a second work placement.

In your first two years, you’ll gain an understanding of the principles of business by studying subjects such as accounting, finance, economics and marketing. You'll also study Spanish combined with European political, cultural and social developments. 

On transferring to the partner institution in Year Three, you will focus on international business and in Year Four, you have the opportunity to specialise in a variety of business areas.

You’ll graduate with two qualifications—the BA in Global Business from DCU, and the Graduado Superior en Ciencias Empresariales Internacionales from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Spain).

Click here  to view details on our unique enterprise & development programme which you will experience in your final year.



This degree is designed to develop future leaders in an increasingly international and diverse business environment.

Graduates from this course work around the world in:

  • Banking
  • European Affairs
  • European Law
  • European Regulation
  • Finance
  • International affairs



Please see the DCU Online Prospectus for entry requirements.










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