Dublin Business School is one of the few schools to accept french students straight into third year if they have at lest 120 ECTS credits. That makes it the ideal choice after a BTS or DUT!
For business, but not exclusively ! Created in 1975, Dublin Business School (DBS) has diversified its academic portfolio and now offers over a hundred programmes spread over ten faculties : accounting and finance ; art ; business and management ; psychotherapy ; information science ; law ; marketing and events management ; media and journalism ; and psychology and social science.
In total, DBS has 9000 students including many internationals ; attracted by the school’s excellent reputation. Diplomas obtained at DBS are recognized in the whole European Union and therefore in France. Among its partners, DBS has multiple french schools, including ISEG (Institut Superieur Europeen de Gestion), EGC (Ecoles de Gestion et de Commerce). And finally, courses in Dublin are affordable : 5000 euros per year on average.
At DBS, work-life balance is taken very seriously. The school takes great care to ensure that students have a memorable yet productive study experience. The university has many sports, cultural and religious societies. Societies organize events all year round, like the famous freshers week or halloween and christmas dances.
At the Dublin Business School, the most sought after courses are : business, accounting, and law. DBS is particularly known for its emphasis on employability, and on the excellence of their teaching, which they have been developing for over 40 years. The school helps students get internships during their studies, no matter their domain. All programmes are conceived in partnership with industry professionals. The school has even put together surveys to identify the skills that professionals and employers are looking for in graduates in order to better prepare them for working life. As part of their course, students take « employability » modules where they are put in real life siutations. And finally, the programmes are mostly taught by industry professionals.
Unlike many european universities where lectures are delivered in overcrowded amphitheatres, at DBS, class sizes are limited in order to promote a personal relationship between teachers and students. DBS also offers many night classes ; an ideal option for those who wish to work or do internships during their studies.
To join DBS, students must have obtained a 5.5 to 6.5 IELTS score, as requirements depend on the programme.
Dublin is a city synonymous with diversity, a melting pot between cultures. Students at DBS have several housing options. Internationals often choose to stay with host families who are carefully chosen by the school. They are all located within 30 minutes to an hour from the city centre. Students can also choose between full or half board. Living with a host family is an excellent way to bathe in Irish culture, and to improve their english outside of the classroom. A fully catered host family stay costs around €680 per month. International students can also choose to live in private student residences. These are fully furnished with a bathroom and shared l-common rooms and kitchen.
Dulbin Business School is the perfect option for french students undertaking a DUT or BTS who want to get a bachelor’s degree abroad. What’s more, its affordable prices and location in Dublin make it a unique destination. For more information on the programmes and admissions process, get in touch with a Study Experience team member.