J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics

A School of Business and Economics for the Public Good

Energised by our regional edge on the west coast of Ireland, we are a globally engaged School of Business and Economics for the public good that makes a transformative impact for students, society and business. 

Our School now has over 2,800 undergraduate and postgraduate students spread across areas such Accountancy and FinanceEconomicsManagementMarketing,  and Business Information Systems.

We offer a wide range of programmes, from undergraduate degrees to MBA executive education, tailored to deliver the specific professional skills required to succeed in a globalised and competitive environment. Led by our highly-experienced faculty, we pursue an innovative teaching approach that incorporates face-to-face delivery, blended learning, professional mentoring, global experience, student placements and group-based project work.

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As part of the new J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics’s strategic plan 2021-2025, we are committed to attracting, retaining and developing globally talented academic staff in areas aligned with its strategic priorities. The School is currently recruiting 14 academic positions across the five Disciplines in the School to support our new strategic vision and ambitions. 

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Strategic Plan 2021 - 2025

The University of Galway 2020–2025 Strategic Plan, Shared Vision Shaped by Values, provides an ambitious vision for the University shaped by the values of respect, openness, sustainability, and excellence. J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics’ Strategic Plan 2021–2025 aligns with the University’s strategy, mission, vision, and core values.

Our Mission: Energised by our regional edge on the west coast of Ireland, we are a globally engaged School of Business and Economics for the public good that makes a transformative impact on students, society, and business.

Our Vision: Striving beyond - From our regional edge on the west coast of Ireland, our vision is to make a global impact for the public good by addressing grand challenges through our teaching, research, and influence on public policy.

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University of Galway Tax Clinic

The University of Galway Tax Clinic is a free student-run clinic where you will receive advice from University of Galway students under the supervision of experienced tax practitioners in a caring and trusting environment. The Tax Clinic aims to ensure the fairness and integrity of the tax system for taxpayers and to be a source of free information in relation to issues around taxation. Our aim is to assist and educate unrepresented taxpayers with the lifelong skills to look after their own tax affairs.

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  • Business Postgraduate Programmes 2023

    Business Postgraduate Programmes 2023 PDF (4.7 MB)

  • Postgraduate Prospectus 2023

    Postgraduate Prospectus 2023 PDF (20.6MB)

  • Business Undergraduate Prospectus 2023

    Business Undergraduate Prospectus 2023 PDF (1.57MB)

  • Undergraduate Prospectus 2023

    Undergraduate Prospectus 2023 PDF (8.4MB)

  • Quick Guide to Courses 2023

    Quick Guide to Courses 2023 PDF (697 KB)

  • A Level Quick Guide 2023

    A Level Quick Guide 2023 PDF (352 KB)

  • CAO Brochure

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  • QQI / FETAC Pathways Guide

    QQI / FETAC Pathways Guide PDF (45MB)

  • Professional Accounting Body Exemptions

    Professional Accounting Body Exemptions PDF (8 KB)

  • Leading Business Alumni Book

    Leading Business Alumni Book PDF (1.57)

  • Quick Guide to Courses 2023

    Quick Guide to Courses 2023 PDF (697 KB)