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THRIVE IN THE AGE
OF DISRUPTION WITH A
DEFINITIVE BUSINESS DEGREE
FROM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN

A word from
OUR faculty

"Understanding and identifying trends in the current business world isn’t enough – one needs future-focused problem-solving skills to navigate the future of... Read More >>

"Understanding and identifying trends in the current business world isn’t enough – one needs future-focused problem-solving skills to navigate the future of work. UCD programmes are designed to be an exciting contemporary curriculum"

Orna O’Brien,
Director

"The only constant today is change. UCD provides the tools you need to understand this change so you can thrive in the... Read More >>

"The only constant today is change. UCD provides the tools you need to understand this change so you can thrive in the unknown."

Susan Calderon Urbina,
Assistant Professor of Marketing

"The UCD programme empowers students to become critical thinkers, resilient, imaginative and self-regulated, so that they can keep moving forward and stay... Read More >>

"The UCD programme empowers students to become critical thinkers, resilient, imaginative and self-regulated, so that they can keep moving forward and stay positive when faced with the unknown. That’s what it means to thrive in the unknown, with a Business Degree from UCD."

Cubie Lau,
Assistant Professor of Management

"In this uncertain environment, we need to provide students skills for self-directed continuous learning; the ability to sense new opportunities, the skills... Read More >>

"In this uncertain environment, we need to provide students skills for self-directed continuous learning; the ability to sense new opportunities, the skills to appropriately analyse new situations, and the judgment to take appropriate timely managerial action. UCD's new curriculum provides cutting edge knowledge in a world-class university programme that combines both international and local learning experiences."

Dr Markus Vanharanta,
Overseas Academic Programme Director, Assistant Professor

"From a managers point of view, whatever you do to gain and sustain competitive advantage is to "add value to both the... Read More >>

"From a managers point of view, whatever you do to gain and sustain competitive advantage is to "add value to both the organisation and customer". A business degree - particularly from a reputable business school - offers students (regardless if they stay employed within an organisation or commence an entrepreneurial career) invaluable skills to possible success in business scenarios or situations."

Matt Glowatz, Overseas SA coordinator,
Assistant Professor for Management Information Systems (MIS)

"A business degree gives you the required foundations to interpret and understand the world around you, and thus take favourable decisions for... Read More >>

"A business degree gives you the required foundations to interpret and understand the world around you, and thus take favourable decisions for your business ideas to flourish. This programme provides you with both technical knowledge and critical thinking ability."

Dr Miguel Nicolau

"With an emphasis on practical and critical thinking. The programme not only transmit evidence-based content - we help students think. What I... Read More >>

"With an emphasis on practical and critical thinking. The programme not only transmit evidence-based content - we help students think. What I like most is that it gives a wide variety of expertise and knowledge that is nicely put together with one single objective."

Antonio Garzón-Vico, Lecturer & Director of MSc Biotechnology,
Business and MSc Biotherapeutics & Business

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SESSIONS



HEAR FROM
OUR graduates

"This programme has given me exposure to other functions of supply chain, and I have thus developed interests in areas outside of my current job scope, such as project management and lean management. This has expanded my employment opportunities as... Read More >>

Teo Lishi,
Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Top-up),
1st Class Honours Graduate (2020)

"The programme has taught me that networking and acquiring industry-relevant knowledge are more important than what can be learned in the classroom. Classroom learning enables you to understand the principles. However, experiential learning and sharing experiences with others reinforces what... Read More >>

Tan June Chye Gabriel,
Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Marketing (Top-up),
2nd Upper Class Honours Graduate (2020)

"What attracted me to choose this programme was its mode of delivery and assessment methods, as well as the possibility of completion within 18 months, which suited my busy schedule."

Ng Li Pin,
Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Human Resource Management (Top-up),
2nd Class Honours Graduate (2020)

"The biggest lesson this programme has taught me is how value should be created. As resources such as time are valuable and limited, this course has helped me understand that it is very important to make full use of my... Read More >>

Lu Chong Wei,
Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Finance (Top-up),
1st Class Honours Graduate (2020)

Ready to step into the life of a UCD student?
Ready to step into the
life of a UCD student?

With block scheduled classes in part-time study mode, you only need to attend two weeks of classroom lessons, in a semester of 12 weeks. This means you can plan your time for pre-reading, assignments and projects, around your commitments.

In full-time study mode, each term is a 13-week period covering 2 modules. Each module is provided with 42 hours of academic induction/seminar sessions during day time on weekdays.

A Programme
that’s as demanding
as the future is

The cutting-edge curriculum features contemporary dynamic business content – each module is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, projects and examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual module requirements.

10 Exciting
Pathways

Business Analytics


This pathway is designed, in the context of large bodies of data, to provide a set of analytical methods of problem solving that aid decision making. It provides students with the key analytical knowledge and theory as well as a strong grounding in the management disciplines, including strategy, marketing and operations management.

Learn more >>

Finance


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business and particularly in an area related to Finance and Financial Services. It provides students with the key finance knowledge and theory as well as a strong grounding in the key management disciplines, including strategy, marketing and operations management. This enables students to understand the discipline of finance within the wider business, giving a managerial insight into key business functions.

Learn more >>

Banking and Wealth Management


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business and particularly in an area related to Banking and Wealth Management. We aspire to produce graduates that, over the long-term, will assume senior management positions, who will have a significant impact on the development of business both locally and internationally.

Learn more >>

Digital Business


This pathway is designed to introduce students to contemporary information systems and demonstrate how these systems are used throughout global organisations. The focus of this Degree will be on the key components of information systems – people, software, hardware, data, and communication technologies, and how these components can be integrated and managed to create competitive advantage in the current business environment. This discipline is key across all business functions and also provides students with the necessary insights in the key business functional areas of management, strategy, marketing, people management and operations management.

Learn more >> 

Human Resource Management


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business and particularly in an area related to Human Resource Management and roles with a significant people management responsibility. This enables students to understand not only the discipline of Human Resource Management within the wider business but also gives a managerial insight into key business functions. The programme looks at HRM in a variety of contexts including indigenous and multinational companies.

Learn more >> 

Logistics and Supply Chain Management


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business and particularly in an area related to Logistics. This discipline is a key skill across all business functions and provides students with the necessary insights to manage projects in a variety of business contexts with multiple stakeholders. This Degree will teach you the skills, knowledge and theory to be a leader in supply chain management. You will learn how to deal with the management of complex relationships which is required to deliver products and services.

Learn more >> 

Management


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business at management level. It provides students with the key management skills and knowledge. The Degree also provides strong grounding in the key business disciplines, including strategy, marketing and digital business This enables students to understand the management function within the broader business and industry context.

Learn more >> 

Marketing


This pathway is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in Marketing. Introducing students to both traditional marketing and digital marketing skills, students will be provided with an in-depth knowledge of not only marketing but other key business functional areas including management, people management and digital business.

Marketing plays a central role in creating, communicating, capturing and sustaining value for organisations, customers and society. The rapid digital evolution and increasingly savvy consumers have made it essential for organisations to build strong brands, and to engage customers effectively and in innovative ways in order to remain competitive.

Learn more >>

Project Management


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in business and particularly in an area related to Project Management. This discipline is a key skill across all business functions and provides students with the necessary insights to manage projects in a variety of business contexts with multiple stakeholders.

Learn more >>

Business Law


This pathway combines Law and Business in a single Degree, providing you with an ideal skill-set for the commercial world and offering valuable career flexibility.

Graduates are uniquely equipped with the analytical and advocacy skills that arise from a legal training, combined with the numeracy and financial literacy of a business Degree. 

Learn more >>

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Hero

THRIVE IN THE AGE
OF DISRUPTION WITH A
DEFINITIVE BUSINESS DEGREE
FROM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN

A word from
OUR faculty

"Understanding and identifying trends in the current business world isn’t enough – one needs future-focused problem-solving skills to navigate the future of... Read More >>

"Understanding and identifying trends in the current business world isn’t enough – one needs future-focused problem-solving skills to navigate the future of work. UCD programmes are designed to be an exciting contemporary curriculum"

Orna O’Brien,
Director

"The only constant today is change. UCD provides the tools you need to understand this change so you can thrive in the... Read More >>

"The only constant today is change. UCD provides the tools you need to understand this change so you can thrive in the unknown."

Susan Calderon Urbina,
Assistant Professor of Marketing

"The UCD programme empowers students to become critical thinkers, resilient, imaginative and self-regulated, so that they can keep moving forward and stay... Read More >>

"The UCD programme empowers students to become critical thinkers, resilient, imaginative and self-regulated, so that they can keep moving forward and stay positive when faced with the unknown. That’s what it means to thrive in the unknown, with a Business Degree from UCD."

Cubie Lau,
Assistant Professor of Management

"In this uncertain environment, we need to provide students skills for self-directed continuous learning; the ability to sense new opportunities, the skills... Read More >>

"In this uncertain environment, we need to provide students skills for self-directed continuous learning; the ability to sense new opportunities, the skills to appropriately analyse new situations, and the judgment to take appropriate timely managerial action. UCD's new curriculum provides cutting edge knowledge in a world-class university programme that combines both international and local learning experiences."

Dr Markus Vanharanta,
Overseas Academic Programme Director, Assistant Professor

"From a managers point of view, whatever you do to gain and sustain competitive advantage is to "add value to both the... Read More >>

"From a managers point of view, whatever you do to gain and sustain competitive advantage is to "add value to both the organisation and customer". A business degree - particularly from a reputable business school - offers students (regardless if they stay employed within an organisation or commence an entrepreneurial career) invaluable skills to possible success in business scenarios or situations."

Matt Glowatz, Overseas SA coordinator,
Assistant Professor for Management Information Systems (MIS)

"A business degree gives you the required foundations to interpret and understand the world around you, and thus take favourable decisions for... Read More >>

"A business degree gives you the required foundations to interpret and understand the world around you, and thus take favourable decisions for your business ideas to flourish. This programme provides you with both technical knowledge and critical thinking ability."

Dr Miguel Nicolau

"With an emphasis on practical and critical thinking. The programme not only transmit evidence-based content - we help students think. What I... Read More >>

"With an emphasis on practical and critical thinking. The programme not only transmit evidence-based content - we help students think. What I like most is that it gives a wide variety of expertise and knowledge that is nicely put together with one single objective."

Antonio Garzón-Vico, Lecturer & Director of MSc Biotechnology,
Business and MSc Biotherapeutics & Business

information
SESSIONS



HEAR FROM
OUR graduates

"This programme has given me exposure to other functions of supply chain, and I have thus developed interests in areas outside of my current job scope, such as project management and lean management. This has expanded my employment opportunities as... Read More >>

Teo Lishi,
Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Top-up),
1st Class Honours Graduate (2020)

"The programme has taught me that networking and acquiring industry-relevant knowledge are more important than what can be learned in the classroom. Classroom learning enables you to understand the principles. However, experiential learning and sharing experiences with others reinforces what... Read More >>

Tan June Chye Gabriel,
Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Marketing (Top-up),
2nd Upper Class Honours Graduate (2020)

"What attracted me to choose this programme was its mode of delivery and assessment methods, as well as the possibility of completion within 18 months, which suited my busy schedule."

Ng Li Pin,
Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Human Resource Management (Top-up),
2nd Class Honours Graduate (2020)

"The biggest lesson this programme has taught me is how value should be created. As resources such as time are valuable and limited, this course has helped me understand that it is very important to make full use of my... Read More >>

Lu Chong Wei,
Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Finance (Top-up),
1st Class Honours Graduate (2020)

Ready to step into the life of a UCD student?

With block scheduled classes in part-time study mode, you only need to attend two weeks of classroom lessons, in a semester of 12 weeks. This means you can plan your time for pre-reading, assignments and projects, around your commitments.

In full-time study mode, each term is a 13-week period covering 2 modules. Each module is provided with 42 hours of academic induction/seminar sessions during day time on weekdays.

A Programme
that’s as demanding
as the future is

The cutting-edge curriculum features contemporary dynamic business content – each module is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, projects and examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual module requirements.

10  Exciting
Pathways

Business Analytics


This pathway is designed, in the context of large bodies of data, to provide a set of analytical methods of problem solving that aid decision making. It provides students with the key analytical knowledge and theory as well as a strong grounding in the management disciplines, including strategy, marketing and operations management.

Learn more >>

Finance


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business and particularly in an area related to Finance and Financial Services. It provides students with the key finance knowledge and theory as well as a strong grounding in the key management disciplines, including strategy, marketing and operations management. This enables students to understand the discipline of finance within the wider business, giving a managerial insight into key business functions.

Learn more >>

Banking and Wealth Management


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business and particularly in an area related to Banking and Wealth Management. We aspire to produce graduates that, over the long-term, will assume senior management positions, who will have a significant impact on the development of business both locally and internationally.

Learn more >>

Digital Business


This pathway is designed to introduce students to contemporary information systems and demonstrate how these systems are used throughout global organisations. The focus of this Degree will be on the key components of information systems – people, software, hardware, data, and communication technologies, and how these components can be integrated and managed to create competitive advantage in the current business environment. This discipline is key across all business functions and also provides students with the necessary insights in the key business functional areas of management, strategy, marketing, people management and operations management.

Learn more >> 

Human Resource Management


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business and particularly in an area related to Human Resource Management and roles with a significant people management responsibility. This enables students to understand not only the discipline of Human Resource Management within the wider business but also gives a managerial insight into key business functions. The programme looks at HRM in a variety of contexts including indigenous and multinational companies.

Learn more >> 

Logistics and Supply Chain Management


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business and particularly in an area related to Logistics. This discipline is a key skill across all business functions and provides students with the necessary insights to manage projects in a variety of business contexts with multiple stakeholders. This Degree will teach you the skills, knowledge and theory to be a leader in supply chain management. You will learn how to deal with the management of complex relationships which is required to deliver products and services.

Learn more >> 

Management


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in Business at management level. It provides students with the key management skills and knowledge. The Degree also provides strong grounding in the key business disciplines, including strategy, marketing and digital business This enables students to understand the management function within the broader business and industry context.

Learn more >> 

Marketing


This pathway is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in Marketing. Introducing students to both traditional marketing and digital marketing skills, students will be provided with an in-depth knowledge of not only marketing but other key business functional areas including management, people management and digital business.

Marketing plays a central role in creating, communicating, capturing and sustaining value for organisations, customers and society. The rapid digital evolution and increasingly savvy consumers have made it essential for organisations to build strong brands, and to engage customers effectively and in innovative ways in order to remain competitive.

Learn more >>

Project Management


This pathway is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in business and particularly in an area related to Project Management. This discipline is a key skill across all business functions and provides students with the necessary insights to manage projects in a variety of business contexts with multiple stakeholders.

Learn more >>

Business Law


This pathway combines Law and Business in a single Degree, providing you with an ideal skill-set for the commercial world and offering valuable career flexibility.

Graduates are uniquely equipped with the analytical and advocacy skills that arise from a legal training, combined with the numeracy and financial literacy of a business Degree. 

Learn more >>

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