UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School ×

Accreditation: AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Current program rank (FT) 72

Tuition fees € 35,000

Length (months) 24

Program type Executive MBA

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29 Apr


How an MBA can bring career success – Start your leadership journey with an MBA from UCD Smurfit School Dublin

Program description:

Experiential. Transformational. International. The globally-ranked Smurfit MBA provides an unequalled opportunity to unlock and develop your leadership potential, accelerate your career and build your global network.

One of the world’s most vibrant capital cities, Dublin is a hub of business, finance and innovation, and provides a culturally diverse home for our MBA.

Benefit from an outstanding and challenging academic curriculum, delivered by an international faculty within an intimate classroom setting. Immerse yourself in case studies, action learning, international study trips, integrated projects and global virtual teamwork.

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Admission requirements:

  • GMAT
  • Language Test: TOEFL 100 (minimum), IELTS 7 (minimum)
  • Age
  • Experience
  • Managerial experience


  • Current rank: 72 (Financial Times), 57 (The Economist)
  • 3 year average rank: 67 (Financial Times)


  • Male/Female students: 74% / 26%
  • International students: 21%
  • Female faculty: 31%
  • International faculty: 39%
  • Women on board: 29%
  • International board: 58%
  • Financial Times: International course experience rank: 90

Alumni today:
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  • Alumni salary today: $ 150,197
  • Salary increase: 70%
  • Career progress rank: 31
  • Alumni aims achieved: 76%
  • Selected recruiters: Google, EY, Novartis, Bank of Ireland, Microsoft, McKinsey & Company

Career progress:

  • Faculty quality: 68.00
  • Student quality: 63.00
  • Development experience: 68.00
  • Student rating of faculty: 4.20
  • Student rating of alumni effectiveness: 3.80
  • Student rating of culture and classmates: 4.40


  • Full-time faculty with PhD: 99%
  • Annual intake: 48
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