Business Economic & Social Studies - BESS

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Business Economic & Social Studies - BESS
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code TR081
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters B.A. or Bachelor in Business Studies (B.B.S.)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Special Entry Requirements

O4/H6 Mathematics

Admission Requirements 2019

To qualify for admission to an honours degree course at the University you must:

1 meet the minimum entry requirements (see below).

2 satisfy course specific re...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules
These modules are accepted for scoring purposes only and are awarded the following points: Distinction 66, Merit 46, Pass 28.
Mature Applicants

Expand+All undergraduate courses in Trinity are open to mature applicants. Mature student applicants are not required to satisfy the normal minimum entry requirements and are not required to meet competitive academic entry levels (e.g. Leaving Certificate p...

Alternative Entry Please Refer to:
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Places 2018: 236
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is Business, Economic and Social Studies (B.E.S.S.)?

B.E.S.S. is a uniquely flexible degree programme offering you 10 different degree options across the disciplines of Business, Economics, Political Science and Sociology. It provides student...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Your degree and what you'll study

Studying B.E.S.S. at Trinity

Year 1
Explore your options
A common first year introduces students to a wide range of options. You will study the following 4 disciplines.

- Business
- Economics
- Politi...

Assessment Method Most B.E.S.S. modules involve a system of continuous assessment, essays, projects and/ or presentations contributing between 30% to 50% of the overall grade per module. The remainder is based on the results of a written end-of-year examination.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate skills and career opportunities

From a career perspective B.E.S.S. is an extremely flexible and practical degree programme. Graduates are also highly sought after by employers in a range of fields, such as in finance and banking, politic...

Further Enquiries Get In Touch!
Tel: +353 1 896 1298
Points History
Year Points
2019 520 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2018 511 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2017 520 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)