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Worldwide academic reputation

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

  • The Trinity Business School Teaching Excellence Awards
    At a reception in the Senior Common Room recently, Professor Andrew Burke, Dean of the Business School, said the 'lifeblood’ of Trinity Business School activities is teaching. He thanked the academic staff who focus on creating some of the most challenging, relevant and interesting modules in this country today.
  • 13th Infinity Conference in Ljubljana
    250 delegates from 53 countries took part in this year's conference, with 200 papers and 8 special journal issues. Keynote speakers were Jordi Gali of Barcelona and Lisa Kramer of Toronto.
  • EU Ambassador to the US gives Henry Grattan Lecture
    David O’Sullivan gave a talk on EU-US Relations at the Irish Embassy in London recently as part of the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy’s flagship lecture series. Dr O’Sullivan graduated from Trinity in 1975 with a BA (Mod) in Economics and Sociology.

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.