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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

  • 2014 Patrick Keatinge Undergraduate Prize Presented
    We are pleased to announce that Anja Schoen has been awarded the 2014 Patrick Keatinge Prize for achieving the best performance in Political Science alone in her Senior Sophister year. Anja is pictured with her dissertation supervisor, Dr Michelle D'Arcy.
  • Towards a China-EU Investment Treaty
    This Inaugural China-Europe School of Law/Trinity College Dublin Symposium will be held on 5th December in the Long Room Hub. Details on this link.
  • Dr Peter Stone publishes on Leonard Cohen
    Dr Peter Stone from the Department of Political Science has recently published a book chapter entitled “The Happy Memes of Hallelujah" in a new volume called Leonard Cohen and Philosophy, edited by Jason Holt.

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 21 November 2014 bess@tcd.ie.