Interested in studying Business, Economics, and Social Sciences at one of the leading universities abroad? University College Dublin, one of the best universities in Ireland, could be the right choice for you. Through the Foundation program, UCD is able to prepare you thoroughly through a course that has an enormous career prospect and get into a renowned business school.
Established in 1854, UCD is one of the oldest universities in Dublin and is acknowledged as one of the world’s best universities as it sits on the 168th rank at QS World University Rankings 2018. The university is the most popular choice for international students wanting to study in Ireland. A total of 30,000 students study at UCD, including 7,000 international students from 130 countries. The degree offered by UCD also has a “triple crown” of accreditation from the world’s leading professional organizations.
In addition, UCD offers courses and degrees that vary according to students’ educational needs. Such as the International Foundation Year program in Business, Economics and Social Sciences. This pathway program takes students to the undergraduate program to a renowned business school, Quinn School of Business.
This program are taught for three terms starting in September or January. From this program, students will improve their English language skills, project studies, economic principles, computer skills, and the core of Mathematics. The degree options of the foundation program include BSc Economics and Finance, BComm Bachelor of Commerce, and BBL Business and Law. To select one of these degrees, the student will follow the final assessment through exams, assignments, presentations and essays.
In relation to students’ careers, UCD also strongly supports the career development of students through courses from Foundation program that include elements of career skills and integrated employment. Students will be involved in building their CV and following activities designed to develop the skills that entrepreneurs seek, ranging from presentation skills to teamwork.
In addition, students will obtain a fun learning experience when they study at the UCD main campus, the Belfield Campus. The university has a very beautiful and comfortable learning environment. At the Belfield campus, there is a beautiful garden in an area of 133 hectares with views of the leaves along the park. In addition, the campus features state-of-the-art sports and academic facilities.
Interested in studying at one of the best universities in Ireland and get into a renowned business school? To register for the pathway program, students must be 17 years old when starting the program, having an IELTS™ score of 5.0 or more, or TOEFL® Listening 15, Reading 13, Speaking 18, Writing 15, and having a good high school score.
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