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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

  • Three Sociology Students Elected to Scholarship in 2015
    The Department of Sociology is delighted to extend its congratulations to Mariam Ahmad (Sociology and Social Policy), Patrick Lavelle (PPES) and Matt Murtagh-White (PPES) who were announced as new Scholars of Trinity College. They were among the 67 Scholars announced by the Provost on Trinity Monday, 13 April.
  • TBA in association with BoI Host Award
    Six of our outstanding Business students were honoured in the House of Lords last week in recognition of their extraordinary academic, community, sporting, cultural and business activities.
  • gradireland 2015 Awards
    The Trinity MSc International Management Course has been shortlisted by gradireland for their 2015 Postgraduate Business Course of the Year Award.

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.