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Ten different degree options

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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

  • Anne Holohan Awarded H2020 Funding for Project
    Dr Anne Holohan is Coordinator of a €2m H2020 project 'Gaming for Peace', building an online role-playing game to train personnel in Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding missions. The project will build a base curriculum and embed it in the game to provide a learning experience in the soft skills of communication, cooperation, gender awareness and cultural competency.
  • Restrict free markets and other freedoms may be curtailed
    Economics Professor John O’Hagan Examines Restriction of Free Markets In a recent Irish Times article Prof O’Hagan argues that free choice in the market should be abandoned only in the most compelling of cases and that once you start to restrict what people can buy other freedoms may be curtailed.
  • Trinity Teaching Award for Postgraduate Students
    Economics Postgraduate Student Wins Trinity Teaching Award Congratulations to Alan Walsh who was recently presented with the 2014-2015 Trinity Teaching Award for Postgraduate Students in recognition of the substantial contribution he has made to undergraduate teaching and learning.

Last updated 26 January 2016 bess@tcd.ie.