Why Trinity Business School?

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Trinity's School of Business is a globally recognised innovative, dynamic and leading business school. It offers a range of undergraduate, masters and PhD programmes, has a commitment to research-based teaching, and provides intimate, tutorially-oriented educational philosophy. The School enjoys a strong international profile and maintains excellent relationships with Irish and global organisations in the private, public and voluntary sectors.

Business is a long established discipline in Trinity College and today the Business School has a host of top international professors and leading business people who engage with the students, challenge them and guide them into top roles in the global business world. Past Trinity School of Business students are now leaders in the world of business, government, entertainment, technology, innovation and non-profit businesses, both in Ireland and internationally.


Trinity Business School is ranked 1st in Ireland, equal 10th in Western Europe*, and was awarded ‘ 5 Palmes of Excellence’ (the highest award) in the Eduniversal Best Business Schools Ranking 2022.

Trinity College is ranked 1st in Ireland, 98th in the World and 35th in Europe in the QS World University Rankings 2023.

*Based on a vote by Deans of business schools.


Over the past 425 years Trinity College Dublin, has developed a reputation as an institution that delivers world-class education, consistently ranking as Ireland's top university. Centuries of discovery support every footstep across the cobblestoned paths of trinity’s historic campus. A tradition of excellence underpins every lecture, every experiment and every breakthrough in our world-class facilities.

World Class Educators

Students work with experienced academics and practitioners who have distinguished themselves in their careers. We believe in evolving close relationships with our students, building upon each student’s unique background, talent and vision of their future.

Dedicated Business Focus

The Global Business programme allows you to focus on Business from the start of your degree. Students will study subjects beyond the field of business such as sociology, law, and economics but through a business-focused lens. Trinity Business School has been pioneering cutting-edge research, teaching and learning in management and entrepreneurship for over a century. It is this pioneering approach that will prepare students for careers at the forefront of the dynamic and exciting world of business.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Innovation and Entrepreneurship are part of our DNA. Global Business students are actively encouraged to engage in entrepreneurship and innovation throughout their degree. Not only does this take place in taught modules but also by undertaking internships, developing a start-up or taking a leadership role in one of Trinity’s student business societies. Our business-related student societies foster innovation at the grass-roots student level. As a result of these varied experiences, many students become entrepreneurs through their journey in Trinity Business School. 

Real Life Experience

Trinity Business School ensures that Global Business students gain practical experience to hone their skills in order to prepare them for the world of work when they graduate. During your degree you will have the opportunity to take part in an internship with companies from our network of global firms, or study abroad in one of partner universities experiencing a new culture, language and country, or even gain credits for your own start-up enterprise or student society project.

Vibrant Location

Trinity Business School sits right at the heart of business. Dublin is a thriving capital city and one of the most dynamic technology and business hubs in Europe. Global finance, tech, agricultural and pharmaceutical multinationals, and the energetic start-ups based in Silicon Docks are only minutes away. Many of these contribute to our programmes and global business network.

  • The EY globalisation index names Ireland in the top 5 most globalised economies
  • The World Bank lists Dublin as one of the top 20 places in the world to do business
  • Dublin is a European hub for over 1,000 multinational companies and 250+ tech start-ups
  • One of the only European countries to provide a 2 year graduate work visa for undergraduate students
  • Ireland is consistently voted one of the safest and friendliest cities in the world

Graduate Careers

Trinity’s enviable location at the heart of this global hub of business activity means that our students are recruited for internships, summer jobs and graduate careers by employers who look to Trinity as a key provider of top quality graduates. 95% of Trinity students find employment or go on to further study within six months of graduating.

Engaging Student Life

Trinity has an almost unrivalled number of clubs and student societies where you can take part in anything from juggling to international debates, sports to drama and everything in between. There are no shortage of opportunities to meet new people, make new friends, stay entertained all year round and in the process gain skills that will serve you in your future career.

International Dimension

Trinity attracts academics and students from across the globe and the international mix of people in the Business School makes for a dynamic and exciting learning environment where we learn from each other and cultivate alternative perspectives on global management.  All courses on the programme are taught in English, but students whose first language is not English can avail of Trinity’s extensive language-learning facilities.