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Broad and flexible curriculum

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

  • EU Workshop - S3 Platform
    Professor Louis Brennan was an invited speaker at Farmleigh recently. The S3 Platform assists EU countries and regions to develop, implement and review their Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3).
  • LaunchBox
    Business students are among the entrepreneurs which LaunchBox has mentored, through the guidance of the Trinity ‘Angels’, a network of entrepreneurs and business experts who are alumni and friends of Trinity.
  • The End of Western Capitalism
    Professor William Kingston's article in the Journal of Evolutionary Economics titled "Schumpeter and the End of Western Capitalism" discusses Schumpeter's prediction that centralised financing would follow the bailing-out of banks by governments.

Course Updates

What's New

Supplemental Examination Timetable
The Supplemental Examination timetable is now available via The overall timetable is available on the Examinations Office web site.

Last updated 5 August 2014