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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

  • Fishing for Votes in the Aegean
    Dr Constantine Boussalis publishes an article on the electoral performance of Golden Dawn in Greek Politics Specialist Group's "First thoughts on the 20 September 2015 election in Greece" (PDF).
  • Dr Peter Stone Discusses College Places Lottery System
    The Irish Times: "Unthinkable: Should college places be awarded by lottery? Using a lottery is preferable to distributing goods based on ‘bad reasons’, argues political scientist Dr Peter Stone." Article published Tuesday 29 September.
  • Inaugural Lecture - Dean, Trinity Business School
    The Dean of Trinity Business School, Professor Andrew Burke, will present his Inaugural Lecture titled “The New Entrepreneurship” on Monday 12th October 2015 at 6pm, in the Exam Hall.

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