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Worldwide academic reputation

Broad and flexible curriculum

Ten different degree options

Highly regarded graduates

Vibrant city-centre campus

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

  • Study of European Airports
    Professor in International Strategic Management, Padraic Regan, presented his latest research in airport strategy recently. His paper explored entrepreneurialism in European airports at the World Conference on Transport Research in Shanghai, China.
  • Future Implications for the Eurozone
    Professor of International Business & Development, Frank Barry, appeared before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform in July to discuss latest Eurozone developments and future implications for the euro currency.
  • Launchbox Open Night
    Launchbox is a 3 month student startup accelerator located inside Trinity College, dedicated to celebrating entrepreneurship and student startups. A panel of alumni and entrepreneurs provide mentorship, connections, funding and the ideal collaborative environment to launch new startup ventures.

Course Updates

What's New

Erasmus Application Forms: The 2015/16 application form is now available for downloading. The completed forms must be returned, as indicated on form, by 14th January 2015.

Orientation Presentation 2014/15


Last updated 1 April 2015 bess@tcd.ie.