Undergraduate
BComm Commerce (International with German)

NUI Galway

Course Overview


The international year provides students with the opportunity to experience a new culture and build a network of global connections. You will also develop your cross-cultural awareness and communication skills.

• The Bachelor of Commerce (International with German) degree is a four year internationally recognized undergraduate programme which develops students’ Business and German Language skills.
• Graduates of this programme not only have a great business qualification but also an international language. This international experience and qualification is highly sought after in today’s competitive global job market.
• The large range of subjects in the first two years of the programme give students a broad knowledge of business and allows them to decide which area of business is best for them.
• In third year, students spend a year abroad studying modules in languages and business at an approved university. Students have the opportunity to study abroad at some of the world’s most elite universities and business schools, and gain an alternative perspective on education in another country.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Galway

What is the length of the course?

4 Years Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options

Students studying German spend one year studying at one of NUI Galway’s partner universities in Germany or Austrian. The year abroad allows students to reach a high degree of fluency in German and to enjoy valuable intercultural experiences.


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

15

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 16,750

Living Costs per year

€ 10,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • Graduates of the B Comm (International) at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics are highly successful and sought after in all areas of Business.
  • Graduates with good language skills are in demand by local, national and multinational businesses.
  • Graduates with a degree in German also often work as teachers at primary, secondary and third level, and in private language colleges or they find employment in areas such as journalism, television, radio, media
  • The year abroad allows students to reach a high degree of fluency in German and to enjoy valuable intercultural experiences.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

Once you are ready to start your application, please click on APPLY NOW

As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

Minimum Grade H5 in two subjects and passes in four other subjects at O6/H7 level in the Leaving Certificate, including Irish, English, another language, Mathematics, and any two other subjects recognized for entry purposes.

English Requirements

Arts/Business/Law (No less than 5.5 in any Component)
IELTS: 6.5 Overall
TOEFL: 88
Pearson (PTE): 61
Duolingo English Test (DET)**: 110
• Temporary measure for 2020 only in response to COVID-19

Special Entry Requirements

  1. Leaving Certificate: H4 in German
  2. A-Levels: Grade C in German

Career Prospects


Graduates of the B Comm (International) at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics are highly successful and sought after in all areas of Business. Graduates go on to work in a variety of careers including • EU institutions such as The European Central Bank, The Diplomatic Service and The European Parliament • Accounting – both professional practice and industry. • Management Consultancy • Taxation • Commercial Advisory Services • Economic Policy Advisory Services • Marketing • Human Resource Management • Information Systems Management • Finance (including Banking & Insurance) • Information Systems Management.
Graduates with a degree in German also often work as teachers at primary, secondary and third level, and in private language colleges—or they find employment in areas such as journalism, television, radio, media, arts administration, interpreting, technical translation, multilingual secretarial and reception work, tourism and the diplomatic service. Graduates with good language skills are in demand by local, national and multinational businesses.

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