Galway Business School

Who chooses GBS?

Students who choose Galway Business School (GBS) are intent on experiencing an active life in Galway. The structure of our degrees emphasises the need for self study and rigorous intellectual skills where an individual student’s opinion matters.

If you are the kind of student who enjoys being challenged - intellectually, socially and personally - then GBS is an institution you should consider for your undergraduate degree programme. Galway Business School has approximatively 20 nationalities of students drawn from all over the world, and from all social, educational and ethnic backgrounds.

What we offer

If you’re seeking a third-level qualifications with a view to achieving a successful career in the business arena, Galway Business School can help by offering:

• A path to global and local excellence which delivers international success

• Leadership in action by nurturing innovation and creativity

• An entrepreneurial spirit

• An expert faculty of specialist business leaders and thinkers 

• An ideal, student-centred environment with small classes and personalised learning 

• Academic programmes to engage your mind and stimulate your understanding

• Learn in class today and apply in real life tomorrow

Accreditations and Memberships

QQI Ireland

QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) is an independent State agency responsible for promoting quality and accountability in education and training services in Ireland. It was established in 2012 by the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012

Quality Qualifications Ireland

Quality Qualifications Ireland


ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants.

ACCA Accredited Programme

ACCA Accredited Programme

Benefits of a Business Education

It might be developing individual potential through our Postgraduate Diploma in Management. It might be setting standards and building teams through our QQI Bachelor of Business. Or it might be addressing skills needs through our Certificate Programmes (Level 6).

Whatever your goals, business education can prepare you to meet them now and in the future.

The Individual

Build a successful career based on proven expertise

Develop as a person and gain confidence

Increase your ability to influence your organisation

Make education part of your long term strategy

The Manager

Focus on competitive strategy and business goals

Shape the business while delivering business results

Complement industry expertise with transferrable management skills

The Strategist

Deliver corporate strategy by tailoring business needs

Make a difference to organisational performance

Develop long-term strategies for achieving change

Equip individuals to fulfil roles within the business

The Managing Director

Develop effective leaders to drive future strategies

Build in-company culture

Equip your organisation for profitable growth

Establish and maintain standards of excellence within an organisation

Study in the heart of Galway, Ireland

Galway Business School forges incredible learning and life experiences. Find out what GBS has to offer and book your course today!

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