One Academic Year
Come to Galway, Ireland, and prepare for a career in business around the world.
If you’re looking to gain a level 8 degree qualification that will prepare you for senior roles in business, the Bachelor of Business (Hons) with International Business is perfect for you.
Available either full-time or part-time, on this cutting-edge programme you’ll:
You’ll be studying here in the beautiful and vibrant city of Galway, situated on the west coast of Ireland, at our outstanding and well-equipped school.
One Academic Year
25 September 2023
Application deadline: 21st August 2023
Quality and Qualifications Ireland
National Framework of Qualifications Level 8
IELTS Level 6.5 or equivalent
(minimum IELTS 6.0)
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"The course enables each student the potential to develop their personal skills, including, teamwork, leadership, and communication skills, which are pillars to a successful professional career."
Aoife Kiernan, Bachelor of Business (Honours) with International Business Graduate
On the Bachelor of Business (Hons) with International Business you’ll:
Emerge confident, work ready and be more employable in an international business setting.
The degree places an emphasis on the practical application of theory.
You will benefit from blended learning which incorporates both face-to-face lectures and online activities. In addition to this, throughout the semester, workshops and demonstrations will guide you towards a better understanding of your coursework.
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|Contemporary International Issues|
Strategic Information Systems
Personal & Professional Skills Development
International Financial Management
Innovation & New Enterprise Development
Global Digital Marketing
|Study Abroad Trip|
|Adding practical, experiential and an international aspect to this programme, the study abroad trip will include a series of lectures and company visits in an international setting.|
The Bachelor of Business (Hons) with International Business is delivered in both a full-time (day) and part-time (evening) basis.
If you decide to study full-time, you will have classes over four days during the week, usually starting midday.
You will take part in case studies and group activities which foster a problem-based learning. Exercises such as online business simulations and new business planning projects will help you and your classmates develop imaginative thinking.
If you will study part-time, it will be over two evenings each week, over two semesters. Workshops, tutorials, company visits and guest speakers will be introduced throughout the course to enrich the learning experience.
You’ll be assessed through a combination of continuous assessment and examinations throughout the programme.
These can take the form of:
This allows students to use your academic skills and capabilities to the maximum, while supporting different learning styles.
Whether you want to improve your career prospects or progress to postgraduate studies, our Bachelor of Business (Honours) with International Business opens up exciting possibilities.
On completion of this course, you’ll be more employable in international business organisations and at a higher salary rate. You’ll feel confident and ready to work in a number of sectors such as: Management, Human resources, Marketing, Finance.
As a graduate, you’ll be sought after by a wide range of employers, from multinational companies to small and medium-sized enterprises. A degree in international business prepares you for a global, culturally diverse career, with opportunities spanning sectors and industries.
On completion of the Bachelor of Business (Honours) with International Business degree, you may decide to further your academic career. Successful graduates may choose from a range of postgraduate options, as well as entry to a range of MSc, MA and MBA programmes in other higher education institutions.
“GBS is like a big family. Classmates, lecturers, staff, and even directors are always there to support you. This is something you never experience in a huge university. The small class sizes I feel are so beneficial.”
Sana Terada, Bachelor of Business (Honours) with International Business Graduate
What sets us apart from other colleges are our small, interactive classes. This, coupled with our excellent links with local businesses, will provide you with an education rich on every front.
By the time you graduate, you’ll be a confident public speaker in presentations and you’ll also have built up your teamwork and leadership skills. You’ll have developed a business plan capable of withstanding external scrutiny and, crucially, you’ll be able to relate to others and understand their needs.
An emphasis is placed on the practical application of theory to assist you in gaining a better understanding of how to apply what you learn to real-world situations.
You’ll benefit greatly from our small classes. Our small class sizes ensure you have close interaction with our industry experienced academic team, who are passionate about motivating you to achieve your best.
As a GBS student, you’ll benefit from a range of support:
For the Bachelor of Business (Honours) with International Business all learners must have already completed an ordinary or pass degree, at level 7 of the National Framework of Qualifications.
It you don’t hold a level 7 degree, you cannot gain entry on to the Bachelor of Business (Hons) with International Business, but you might be interested in our Bachelor of Business ordinary degree, level 7.
To enrol on this degree programme, you must apply directly to the Galway Business School or press the apply now button.
International students can apply for this programme on a full-time basis only. To get advice on your international qualification, visit www.naric.ie. NARIC Ireland provides free advice on the academic recognition of a foreign qualification by comparing it to award types and levels on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
For more information on the Bachelor of Business (Honours) with International Business degree programme entry requirements, you should contact the Galway Business School directly at email@example.com .
Non-native speakers of English must have an English language level of IELTS 6.5+ or its equivalent for this degree programme.
All international learners must complete a mandatory 4-week extensive Pre-Sessional Business English course prior to the beginning of all Galway Business School academic programmes.
This programme will provide learners with an intense focus on Academic English in order to provide international learners with the analytical tools needed to study a full undergraduate course at Galway Business School.
This is a mandatory requirement and the course will take place in our language school Galway Cultural Institute.
If you're not sure of your level now, you can take this quick online English level test.