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Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
University rank #177 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
Progress to the university field with the Business, Economics and Social Sciences program of the University College Dublin. This pathway leads to undergraduate study at the renowned Quinn School of Business, the College of Social Sciences and Law as well as the College of Arts and Humanities.
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Overview

Why study the International Foundation Year?

  • During the Business, Economics and Social Sciences program of the University College Dublin you'll spend time studying what you’re passionate about and develop your subject knowledge around your chosen progression degree.
  • Learn from teachers who are experienced in teaching international students.
  • Develop your English language skills through lessons and every day life.
  • Adjust to life in Ireland with classmates from all around the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Core modules:
  • Academic English Skills
  • Project Study
  • Principals of Economics
  • Core Maths
  • Computer Skills
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Information Systems
  • Computing

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Academic: Good high school graduation grades or equivalent. For progression to BA (Hons) Joint Honours and BA (Hons) Humanities: no minimum Maths requirement (though Maths must be on the transcript).
  • English language: IELTS 5.0 (minimum 5.0 in writing) or equivalent. For progression to BA (Hons) Joint Honours and BA (Hons) Humanities: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent overall, with minimum 5.5 in writing and minimum 5.0 in other components.
  • Age: At least 17 years old at the start of the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18250 EUR per year and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    18250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18250 EUR per year and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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