Economics & Finance

Economics & Finance

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: July 1
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: €50
Intakes: September
International tuition: €19,900
Domestic tuition: €5,880

Program overview

Why UCD Business? Experience – Ireland’s most globally recognised business school. We are the only Irish business school accredited by both AACSB (the principal American accreditation) and EQUIS (the leading European accreditation). We are also a member of CEMS (an international alliance of leading business schools). This means that our degrees are internationally recognised and come with a mark of quality, which can give you advantages when looking for employment opportunities. Innovation: At UCD, we continually invest in our programmes, spaces and the student experience, in tune with a changing business and social world. Global Classroom and Travel: Our programmes offer you the opportunity to study abroad and experience the culture of countries such as France, Germany, China, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada and Australia. Internship Programme: Within the Commerce, Economics and Finance, and Actuarial and Financial Studies programmes you can apply for a professional internship. This offers a first-class business experience with top international or Irish companies. Our students have completed internships in companies such as Microsoft, CRH, Glanbia, KPMG, Accenture, Davy, Johnson & Johnson and Bank of Ireland. Careers: Our curriculum is based upon research guided business education. You will learn the perfect balance of academic competency and practical business skills. Our links with top-tier business employers and our graduate employment or further study rate (98%) is a testament to the graduate outputs of our students.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



  • Duolingo English Test
Cambridge A Level: At least three subjects at A Level Grade C and three other subjects at GCSE Level Grade C. International Baccalaureate: 24 or more total points and the award of the IB Diploma. If you are presenting the Irish school leaving certificate you are required to have attained a H7/O6 in English. If you are studying in another education system you are required to show equivalent competency in English either through your school leaving examination or matriculation examination or by achieving the minimum standard in a recognised English language test. For students affected by testing centre closures due to COVID-19, UCD has approved, temporarily, the use of the Duolingo Test of English (DET) for the 2020 intake. A DET score of 110 will be accepted as an equivalent for IELTS overall score of 6.5, and DET score of 120 will be accepted as an equivalent for IELTS overall score of 7.0.

Career opportunities

This highly regarded degree offers you exceptionally good prospects in banking and financial services. Future employment or study options may include: Analytics or risk analysis Stock brokering Fund management Investment banking Insurance Corporate finance Economics

Campus location

Dublin , Ireland

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