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Welcome to BESS

Welcome to the BESS programme the only university degree in Ireland where students can combine the study of Business, Economics, Political Science and Sociology. It is a uniquely flexible programme offering students 10 different degree options across these four disciplines. Students study the complex world we live in today as valued members of a vibrant intellectual community of researchers, teachers and students from around the world. Read More »

News from BESS

  • Inclusive Design
    Professor Mary Lee Rhodes and research collaborators Professor Mark Dyer, Director TrinityHaus and Mr Dick Gleeson, Dublin City Council Planner were part of the organizing team for a workshop on Inclusive Design in Norway recently.
  • Camilla Devitt Awarded NORFACE Funding for Project
    Dr Camilla Devitt is TCD partner in the Paradox of Health State Futures (HEALTHDOX) project which involves a team of scholars from seven European universities.It aims to explore future trajectories of European health politics and policies through an investigation of the impact of recent health reforms on health inequalities, health expenditures, and public attitudes towards both the health system and the welfare state.
  • Antje Roeder Delivers Public Lecture at Forum Polonia
    Dr Antje Roeder, Department of Sociology at Trinity College Dublin, will give a public lecture on ‘Ten years of Polish post-accession migration to Ireland’, organised by Forum Polonia. The event takes place on Thursday 30 October at 6:30pm in the Long Room Hub at Trinity College Dublin, and is part of a series of events organised to celebrate ten years since Polish EU accession.

Course Updates

What's New

Erasmus Information Meeting: School of Business & School of Social Sciences & Philosophy are hosting an Erasmus Information Meeting, Wednesday 29th October, 6.30pm in JM Synge Theatre.

Foundation Scholarship: Discipline-specific meetings are scheduled to take place w/c 20 October and w/c 27 October. A full schedule of meetings can be viewed here.

Orientation Presentation 2014/15


Last updated 23 October 2014 bess@tcd.ie.