When Dublin Business School was first established in 1975 it was known as Accountancy and Business College and provided evening courses for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accounting bodies. Success and a growing reputation in this field led to the school expanding its operations to offer full and part-time accounting, marketing and banking courses.
Dublin Business School (DBS) specialises in the provision of career focused business and law education as well as the delivery of contemporary programmes in the areas of arts, media, social science, humanities and psychology. This is an exciting time for you as you lay the foundations for the rest of your life. At DBS we will do all that we can to help you to make the right choices for your future and a programme of study at DBS will give you the best possible start in your career. We have developed our courses in collaboration with industry and professional bodies, so that when you graduate, in addition to your academic qualifications, you will have the skills and knowledge to begin a successful career.
We are focused on your career. With a range of courses available for full-time undergraduate, postgraduate, evening degrees and professional diplomas, we will help you to develop your abilities and broaden your experience so you leave your course ready for your chosen career. We help hundreds of students find relevant work placements while at college and offer a dedicated service to support you in preparing for your career.
The International Student Services Team are here to make sure all of International Students have a wonderful experience in DBS and while visiting Dublin. We can help you with:
DBS have secured a limited number of rooms for semester 1 at The Point Campus, Point Village. The Point Village, in the centre of Dublin's Tech Hub, is serviced by its own Tram Stop and is within 10 minutes tram or 25 minute walk of the College Campus. Every room is en-suite with plenty of storage room and study area. The shared kitchens are fully equipped and ready to move into. There is also a gym, cinema and loads of communal area and study spaces. Dublin City is a fantastic place to live and study, with everything literally on the doorstep of the DBS campus. However there is an insufficient supply of student accommodation to meet demand in the city centre, which may require you to expand your search.
The Library service occupies the 2nd floor of the Aungier Street building. In addition to quiet study space and extensive opening hours, the Library is fully Wi-Fi enabled with bookable PCs and group study rooms. Printing, scanning and photocopying facilities are also available.
DBS is offering two year, part-time accredited Level 8 Higher Diploma ICT skills conversion awards in the areas of FinTech, Data Analytics, Software Development, and Web & Cloud Technologies. These two year ICT skills conversion courses are delivered part-time and designed for people who are employed.
If you require medical assistance during your time in DBS, the Aungier St Medical Clinic offers a discount to students carrying a valid Student card. If you require any further information regarding medical needs we would be happy to point you in the right direction, please contact Student Services.
Sports Clubs at DBS are at the heart of our Student Experience. We have a dedicated Sports Clubs and Societies Officer who is responsible for the organization and development for each of our exciting Sports Clubs. Being involved in a Sports Club offers students the opportunity to train, play and compete in sport that they love, no matter what their ability or level is.
At DBS we believe happy, healthy students do better in their studies, that’s why we strive to provide a wide range of quality sporting activities to suit everybody’s tastes. Sport in DBS has enjoyed a history of great successes in a variety of sports, from soccer to basketball, cricket to sailing, students involved in DBS sports have regularly enjoyed taking home medals and trophies and this year has been no exception!
Sports in DBS depends on dedicated student participation, if there is enough interest in a sport, whether it’s a competing team or just for some fun and exercise we will provide equipment and training facilities to ensure students get the most enjoyment out of participating.
Since 1975 DBS has established itself as a leading third-level institution in Ireland. The following milestones in its development have been of immense significance in this recognition.
- Recognised as a Designated Institution under the NCEA Act in 1992
- Became an institution with accredited provision status of Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) in 1995
- Recognised as an Associate College of Henley in 1996
- Courses approved for tax purposes by the Department of Education in 1997
- Approved for inclusion on the CAO listing in 1998
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