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Business & Economics

Business & Management

BSc Business & Language [Chinese, Japanese]: Asian Studies

3 years

€0 pa

Programme profile

In this programme, the Asian Studies Programme (ASP) you will learn about the concerns of international business, such as strategic management, marketing, economics and language studies as well as cultural and societal analyses.

Modules are interdisciplinary, integrated and focused on the overall theme of understanding business dynamics in, and across Asian economies along with strong analytical skills and language abilities in either Chinese or Japanese. Since neither Chinese nor Japanese are easily acquired languages, successful ASP students spend 40 hours a week studying, including classroom work, lectures, teamwork and independent studies.

Students are offered a unique opportunity to experience Asia first hand through extensive exchange programmes with universities in China and Japan.

The programme draws on six academic fields: International Business; Languages: Chinese or Japanese ; Comparative Social Analysis; Communication and Organisation; Interdisciplinary Research Methods; Economics.

Programme content

Year 1: Qualitative and Quantitative Methodology; Principles of Financial Management ; Asian Societies from a Comparative Perspective; International Relations in Asia; Microeconomics; Japanese or Chinese Language

Year 2: Asian Economic Organisation and Competiveness; Regional Economic Integration in Asia; Intercultural Communication and Organisation; Managerial Economics; Macroeconomics; Japanese or Chinese Language

Year 3: Electives/Study Abroad in Asia); Elective within International/Asian Business Strategies; International Business in Asian Markets; Elective within International/Asian Business Strategy and HRM; Japanese or Chinese Language; Elective: Asia Related Elective; Elective within International/Asian Marketing; Bachelor Project


The university offers a related Masters programme, taught through English, in the following area:

Business, Language & Culture

Entry Requirements

General Certificate of Education with examination in 8 subjects where at least 3 are A-levels, alternatively 2 A-levels + 2 AS-levels.Subjects to include A/S Level Maths and A/S Level History OR Economics OR Social Studies [or equivalent] PLUS Beginners Japanese or Chinese [or 1-year Prep Course in CBS]

Leaving Certificate, showing at least 6 subjects of which at least 2 Higher Level subjects (at least Grade H5. Subjects to include Maths [Ord] and a Language [at least H5] AND Social Studies subject OR History OR Economics [or equivalent] PLUS Beginners Japanese or Chinese [or 1-year Prep Course in CBS]



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