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With International Commencement Programme

The ICP programme in Business & Finance is a specialised foundation course designed to support international students to progress to studying: Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or Business Management at university.

If you are interested in studying a Business or Finance related degree but lack the entry requirements or have completed high school exams (or equivalent), this is an alternative route to entry.

Programme Purpose

We offer an intensive (one Academic Year) International Commencement Programme in Business & Finance, the purpose of which is to prepare overseas students for entry to a Business or Finance degree programme at an Irish, UK or European University.

Who is the Course for?

Programme Content

Students studying the ICP Business & Finance programme will cover four main academic subjects: 

Students will also gain essential skills, such as:


In order to facilitate students and meet their needs we have developed three The International Commencement Programme options:

F.A.Q's - International Commencement Programme

Simply fill out our online application form on this website with your selected programme and details. A member of staff will be in touch with you.

Yes, O levels or equivalent are sufficient for ICP entry along with an IELTS score of 4.5 (5.0 Health Sciences ICP)

Our dedicated staff will assist you in your decision making and university application process.