Study at Dublin Business School (DBS), Ireland

  • Dublin Business School (DBS) is a renowned institution with over 9,000 students.
  • DBS is Ireland’s largest independent third-level institution, offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes in Business, Arts and Law.
  • DBS was acquired by Kaplan Inc., world leaders in education and educational services
  • Located in the heart of Dublin, Ireland, DBS has four educational sites located at walking distance from each other. The four educational sites are located at Aungier Street, George’s Street, Balfe Street, and Dame Street.
  • DBS runs an initiative called the DBS Advantage, which gives serious students, a chance to develop and hone their workplace skills along with their academics. Examples of such skills are communication skills, planning, leadership, multi-tasking etc. – skills that are essential not just in learning or work situations, but in all areas of life. DBS Advantage assists DBS students in developing these important skills.

Why Study in Ireland ?

  • 2 Years Stay Back: 1 Year Masters / MBA and 2 years Post-study Work Visa. Bachelors degree provides at least 1 year stay back
  • Education Quality: Ireland’s education ranks in the Top 10 in the World
  • Safe & Friendly: One of the safest and the friendliest country in the world
  • 100% English-speaking Country: Ireland is an English speaking country. Remember – Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom (UK) and Southern part of Ireland is known as the Republic of Ireland
  • Companies in Ireland: You name some of the topmost companies and most of them will have their European headquarters (HQs) in Ireland. Ireland has the best of the tech world: Google, HP, Apple, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Amazon, SAP, Twitter, Infosys, TCS, and mostly all. So here’s a list of companies in Ireland (and see how many have their headquarters in Ireland)
  • Ireland is the largest exporter of software in the world and rates amongst the top five producers of pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals globally. The ever-increasing demands of this high technology economy have ensured that the higher education technological sector offers the highest and most advanced standards and opportunities available today. 75+ Biopharmaceutical companies are in Ireland. Ireland is the 7th largest exporter of medicinal and pharmaceutical products in the world in 2014
  • Tax Structure: The taxation in Ireland for companies is 12.5%. Thus, you will have access to some of the topmost companies’ EU HQs in a smaller country. Again, there are top Institutions in Ireland and since its 100% English speaking, even the Companies prefer to be in Ireland
  • Permanent Residency: Ireland offers a great opportunity to settle down in the country if you have a job of over Euro 30000 annually!

So all in all, ONE year Masters + 2 Years Work Permit + Opportunity to Settle Down with access to work in 28 European countries!

For more detailed reasons and information about advantages of studying in Ireland, check out our Why Study in Ireland page

Entry Requirements to Study at DBS, Ireland

General entry requirements (exact requirements may vary from course to course)

Postgraduate Courses: At least 60% in Bachelors (we recommend 65%) or CGPA of 7.5 or higher (on a scale of 10). IELTS: 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each module (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)

Undergraduate Courses (after 12th): 85% or higher for most courses (IBDP: 36 predicted or higher). IELTS: 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each module (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)

DBS MBA/Executive MBA program: Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of professional work experience after graduation (which does not include summer placements, part-time or temporary work experience). GMAT score of 600 or higher (the average GMAT at DBS is 640). IELTS: 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each module or TOEFL iBT: 100 (with min. score of 24 in writing, and min. 20 in reading, listening and speaking). All eligible applicants will be interviewed

DBS Scholarships

DBS offers a range of scholarships for Indian students. Scholarships are up to 100% of the tuition fee. We encourage students to apply for DBS scholarships as early as possible. For more information, you can always contact us, and we will help you right through the DBS scholarship application process at no cost.

Several of DBS scholarships for Indian students:

DBS Scholarship for international students: Dublin Business School offers a grant of 15% for the third complete year of full-time study, and a 20% in the fourth and subsequent complete years of full-time paid study with the college.

International Student Referral Scheme: The International Student Referral Scheme is now open to all students at Dublin Business School whom refer a new full-time non-EU student to the College. If the candidate you refer is successful in their application and begins a programme at Dublin Business School,DBS rewards you with a payment of EU500 if the referred student is residing in Ireland or EU 300, if the student is residing overseas.

The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships: The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships are open to students from outside the EU/EEA and provide an individual stipend of €10,000 and full fee waiver to 60 beneficiaries for one full year study on a Bachelor, Master or PhD programme.

Erasmus Mundus Scheme: An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD), is a prestigious, integrated, international study programme, jointly delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions. EMJMDs award EU-funded scholarships to the best student candidates applying under annual selection rounds. Study must take place in at least two of the programme countries. Part of the studies can also take place where there is a partner-country institution involved.An EMJMD is a study programme of 60, 90 or 120 ECTS. This means that it lasts from a minimum of 12 months, to a maximum of 24 months and is open for Master’s students.

Some of the above scholarships are applicable for Masters level applicants. For undergraduate applications applying to study at DBS after 12th, all the scholarships mentioned in the above list are applicable.

Dublin Business School (DBS) Deadline for Applications:

While there is no official deadline for applications, courses at DBS fill up very fast. Typically, applicants may wish to apply by October in the previous year to when they hope to begin their course at DBS eg. if you are planning on a September 2020 start, you should apply by September 2019 preferably.

Masters level courses at DBS especially computing or business related like Software Engineering, Data Science, Business Analytics, Networks and Communications etc are in demand and we suggest you apply at the earliest for these courses. The research programmes at DBS are also renowned.

DBS’s Business School recommends students to apply before September for the following year’s intake.