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Bachelor of Arts in International Business

University of Limerick
Limerick, Ireland
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Contact the university / college
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 24,926
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 12,807

About this course

Voice your newfound expertise in business dealings all around the world after gaining knowledge on the influence of politcs, law, history and sociology in the making of descisions. This course's all-encompassing international context will aid understanding and creativity in approaching other business cultures, and engage with their ideas and concepts easily.

The fusion of business and humanities academically aims to serve instillation for widespread appreciation of contemporary business operations in the globalised world.

*Available as a Dual Degree Pathway

  • Partnership with France's Kedge Business School. First two years will be spent in UL, Ireland and last two at KEDGE, Marseille, France and receive degrees from both UL and Kedge for International Business

Entry Requirements

CAO Minimum Points Entry 2017: 500

Leaving Certificate (or an approved equivalent) with minimum 6 subjects

  • Two H5 grades
  • Four O6 (Ordinary Level) grades; OR
  • Four H7 (Higher Level) grades
  • minimum Grade H3 in French or German or Irish or Spanish
  • O4/H7 in Mathematics
  • H4 in language (except Spanish and Japanese)

*Subjects must include Mathematics, Irish or another language, and English.

Curriculum

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Principles of International Business
  • Elective A (choose min 2, max 4)
    • Principles of Accounting
    • Microeconomics
    • Principles of Risk Management
    • Management Principles
    • Business Information Management
    • Communications
  • Elective B (choose max 2)
    • Principles of Law
    • Introduction to Government and Politics
    • Introduction to Sociology
    • Sources for History
  • Elective C (choose 1)
    • French for Business 1A
    • German for Business 1A
    • Japanese for Business 1
    • Spanish for Beginners 1
    • Spanish Language and Society (Advanced)

Semester 2

  • Elective A (choose min 3, max 4)
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Macroeconomics
    • Insurance Law and Claims
    • Entreprenuership and Innovation
    • Principles of Organisational Behavior
    • Marketing
  • Elective B (choose max 2)
    • Comparative Legal Systems
    • Modern European Political Thought
    • Global Political Economy
    • Broadening Module
  • Elective C (choose 1)
    • French for Business 2A
    • German for Business 2A
    • Japanese for Business 2
    • Spanish for Beginners 2
    • Spanish Language and Society 2 (Advanced)

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Elective A (choose min 3, max 4)
    • Financial Information Analysis
    • Economics for Business
    • Finance
    • Risk and Insurance
    • Principles of Human Resource Management
    • International Management
    • Applied Business Mathematics
  • Elective B (choose max 2)
    • Sociology of Work
    • Comparative European Politics
    • Commercial Law
    • Psychology and Everyday Life
  • Elective C (choose 1)
    • French for Business 3A
    • German for Business 3A
    • Japanese for Business 3
    • Spanish for Beginners 3
    • Spanish Language and Society 3

Semester 2

  • Elective A (choose min 3, max 4)
    • Auditing and Accounting Frameworks
    • Fiancial Accounting and Reporting
    • Life Insurance
    • Marketing Communications
    • Employment Relations
    • Applied Organisational Behavior
    • Applied Business Statistics
  • Elective B (choose max 2)
    • Sociology of Globalisation
    • Consumption and Consumer Culture
    • Human Resource Development
    • International Economics
  • Elective C (choose 1)
    • French for Business 4A
    • German for Business 4A
    • Japanese for Business 4
    • Spanish for Beginners 4
    • Modern and Contemporary Spain

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Off-campus/ Academic

Semester 2

  • Cooperative Education

Year 4

Semester 1

  • International Business
  • Confirmation Paper 1
  • Elective A (choose min 2, max 4)
    • Management Accounting 1
    • Advanced Financial Reporting
    • Taxation Theory and Practice
    • International Political Economy
    • Manegerial Economics
    • Investments: Analysis and Management
    • Insurance Organisations and Markets
    • Project Management Theory and Practice
    • Marketing Intelligence
    • Strategic Brand Management
    • Management Consulting
  • Elective B (choose 1)
    • Governance and Risk
    • The European Economy
    • Legal Environment of Business
    • Enterprise Management and Growth
  • Elective C (choose 1)
    • French for Business 7A
    • German for Business 7A
    • Japanese for Business 7
    • Spain, Europe and Beyond

Semester 2

  • International Business
  • Confirmation Paper 2
  • Elective A (choose min 2, max 4)
    • Management Accounting 2
    • Corporate Taxation
    • Public Finance
    • Monetary Economics
    • Empirical Finance
    • Reinsurance and Alternative Markets
    • Strategic Management
    • Marketing Leadership
    • Marketing Relationships and Networks
    • Contemporary Human Resource Management: Context and Strategy
  • Elective B (choose 1)
    • Issues in World Politics
    • Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy
    • Company Partnership and Law
    • Europe: Society and Governance 1890-1990
  • Elective C (choose 1)
    • French for Business 8A
    • German for Business 8A
    • Japanese for Business 8
    • Media and Issues in the Spanish Speaking World

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