Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies (BComm International)

University College Cork Ireland

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The award
BComm International

How long you will study
4 Years

Domestic course fees
EU 3000

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 3000

All study options

About Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies at University College Cork

Overview

Combining business subjects with the study of the Chinese language and culture, this degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in a fast-changing global business environment.

China has been undergoing rapid economic growth and presents excellent opportunities for the international business community. The BComm (International) with Chinese Studies combines a wide range of business modules and the study of Mandarin Chinese with courses on contemporary Chinese society, popular culture, media, politics and modern history.

The degree will help you to understand and operate within a wide range of business areas at home and abroad.

Year 3 of the course is spent studying in a partner institution in China.

Course Details

Year 1 Modules:

Core

CH1001Chinese Language (Mandarin) I (10 credits);

CH1100Chinese Culture and Society (10 credits);

AC1102Financial Accounting (5 credits);

EC1207Principles of the Micro Economy (5 credits)

EC1208Principles of the Macro Economy (5 credits);

GV1102Introduction to Government and Politics (5 credits);

LW1108Introduction to the Legal System (5 credits);

LW1109Introduction to Business Law (5 credits);

MG1003Introduction to Marketing (5 credits);

MG1004Introduction to Management and Organisation (5 credits);

ST1023Introduction to Business Statistics (5 credits)

Year 2 Modules:

Core

Chinese Language; An Introduction to Business in China; Modern Chinese Business Language; A Continuous Revolution - China in the 20th Century; Chinese Politics or Popular Culture in East Asia

Electives

Management Accounting; Chinese Cinema; Economics; Food Marketing; International Relations of Asia; Business Information Systems; Law; Management

Year 3 Modules:

Year 3 is spent studying abroad, normally within the business faculty of the international partner institution.

Year 4 Modules:

Core

Modern Chinese Business Language

Electives

Current Issues in Business Management in China; China and Globalisation; The Sinosphere; Culture and Modernisation in Greater China; Ethnicity, Class and Gender in China; Accounting; Finance and Information Systems; Business Economics; Food Business and Development; Government; Law; Management and Marketing; Mathematics and Statistics

See the College Calendar for more detailed information on the programme and the Book of Modulesfor a more detailed description of programme modules.

Fact File

Course Code: CK211

Course Title: Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies

College: Business and Law

Duration: 4 years

Teaching Mode: Full-time

Qualifications: BComm International

NFQ Level: Level 8

Costs: Full-time EU/EEA/Swiss State undergraduate students may be exempt from paying tuition fees. The State will pay the tuition fees for students who satisfy the Free Fees Criteria. In 2016/17 the Student Contribution Charge will be EUR 3,000 and the Capitation Fee will be EUR 165.

2017 Entry Requirements: H5 in two subjects, and O6/H7 in four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate from Irish, English, another language, Mathematics and two other subjects recognised for entry purposes.Special Entry Requirement: H3 in a language other than English.

Entry Points: 2016: 400. Points may vary from year to year.

Course Practicalities

You will be expected to attend approximately 300 hours of lectures a year and complete private study and language learning outside the classes.

Assessment

Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment including essay and report writing, presentations, group work, written and oral examinations, depending on the modules taken.

Application Procedure

EU Applicants: Application to Year 1 of the degree programme is made directly through the Central Applications Office (CAO). Applicants should apply online at www.cao.ie. The normal closing date for receipt of completed applications is 1st February of the year of entry.

Non-EU Applicants.

Mature Applicants: Application is made through the CAO and the closing date for receipt of completed applications is 1st February of the year of proposed entry.

Further Contact Information

Dr Leung Wing-FaiCourse Coordinator

T: +353 (0)21 490 3252

E:wf.leung@ucc.ie

W:www.ucc.ie/en/commerce/undergrad

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBComm InternationalHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEU 3000International course feesEUR 3000

Notes about fees for this course

Costs: Full-time EU/EEA/Swiss State undergraduate students may be exempt from paying tuition fees. The State will pay the tuition fees for students who satisfy the Free Fees Criteria. In 2016/17 the Student Contribution Charge will be EUR 3,000 and the Capitation Fee will be EUR 165.

2017 Entry Requirements: H5 in two subjects, and O6/H7 in four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate from Irish, English, another language, Mathematics and two other subjects recognised for entry purposes.Special Entry Requirement: H3 in a language other than English.

Entry Points: 2016: 400. Points may vary from year to year.

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University College Cork to find course entry requirements.

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