General Entry Requirements
International Applicants who apply directly through the college must submit equivalent qualifications meeting the basic matriculation requirements below that are certified by NARIC Ireland. Read more here.
Basic Matriculation Requirements: All applicants must meet the basic matriculation requirements of a minimum of 5 O6/H7 grades, including Mathematics and a Language.
FET Applicants must hold a QQI level 5 Major Award.
English Language Entry Requirements: (For candidates whose first language is not English)
Please note: For Mature applicants (i.e. age 23 years and older), these applications will be individually assessed in order to determine suitability through Dorset College Dublin's ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ policy.
The Bachelor of Business is a three-year Level 7 qualification awarded by Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI).
A combination of module-appropriate assessment methods will facilitate the assessment of learning outcomes on the course including group work, examinations, presentations, and business reports.
Protection of Enrolled Learners
Dorset College has arrangements in place to ensure the Protection of Enrolled Learners (PEL) in the event of a cessation of programmes by the college.
The Bachelor of Business programme will provide a strong base from which learners may pursue a career and/or further study in accountancy, finance, marketing, or general business.
Learners will have the opportunity to visit multinational organisations and professional career fairs.
Companies with European Headquarters in Ireland include:
Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM, HSBC, Baxter, Microsoft, eBay, LinkedIn, Symantec, Microsoft, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America, MasterCard, AIG, Zurich, CITI, and more.
Sample Job roles include:
Options to progress include the one-year Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Business Level 8 at Dorset College or to a similar degree at other higher education providers.