The BA in Global Business (Germany) 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 your first two years in DCU (including a work placement in Ireland), and then your final two years in the European School of Business (Reutlingen), our partner in Germany, where you’ll study in the local language and university system. The ESB, Reutlingen, is over 100 years old, has more than 3,000 students in 11 faculties and maintains relationships with numerous institutions in other countries. It has an excellent reputation for delivering rigorous programmes of education and for producing highly successful graduates
You’ll graduate with two qualifications, one from DCU and one from the partner institution.
DCU student Jeanne Englert chats to broadcaster Leanne Hanafin about Global Business in DCU Business School. Jeanne, who comes from Germany explains how she ended up choosing DCU.
Why Do This Course?
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 German language 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 a BSc in International Management from the European School of Business, Reutlingen (Germany).
DCU Business School, accredited by AACSB, has a strong international reputation for the quality of its programmes and graduates
Experience business in a global context through studying and working in two countries with international students from the International Partnership of Business Schools
Gain two qualifications, awarded by DCU and another top international business school
Acquire business knowledge while immersing yourself in two different social, cultural and political environments
Opt to specialise in a specific area of business in your final year
Holders of a Higher Certificate/National Certificate in Business Studies with Merit or Distinction, who can demonstrate competence in German commensurate with one year full-time post-Leaving Certificate study, may be considered for admission into second year.
International candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to those outlined above. 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. For further information on international applications click here.
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