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.
Year 1 Modules:
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:
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
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:
Modern Chinese Business Language
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.
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.
You will be expected to attend approximately 300 hours of lectures a year and complete private study and language learning outside the classes.
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.
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.
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