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UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School ×

Accreditation
AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS
Location
Dublin, Ireland
Format
Full time - 1 year
Accreditation
AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS
Location
Dublin, Ireland
Format
Full time - 1 year

Tuition fees

€ 35,000

Length (months)

12

Program name

Full-time MBA

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Business school information

University College Dublin is a research university in Dublin, Ireland. It has over 1,482 faculty and 32,000 students, and it is Ireland's largest university. The university originates in a body founded in 1854 with John Henry Newman as the first rector known as the Catholic University of Ireland, re-formed in 1880 and chartered in its own right in 1908.

Program description

The globally-ranked Smurfit MBA provides an unequalled opportunity to unlock and develop your leadership potential, accelerate your career and build your global network. As an MBA student, you will build on your previous experience and gain practical skills in emerging business topics, Finance, Strategy, Marketing, Accounting, Economics, Human Resources and Leadership among other disciplines.

The program is structured over 3 semesters during which time you will complete 13 core modules, 3 option modules, a major project and the opportunity to take modules in locations across the globe. Optional modules are usually taken in semester 2 and the summer term. 

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Admission requirements

GMAT (Minimum/Average):

600/646

Language Test:

TOEFL 100

(minimum)

IELTS 7

(minimum)

Age (Avg):

31

Experience (Min/Avg):

3/8

Other:

* Bachelors degree;

* 2 references;

* 3 essays;

* Interview;

* GMAT or GRE;

* Supplementary online video interview;

* University transcript;

* Curriculum Vitae;

Cost of study and scholarships

Accomodation costs on campus, per year:

$ 12,835

Accomodation costs off campus, per year:

$ 14,830

Ranking

Current rank:

82

(The Economist)

Diversity

Male/Female students:

76% / 24%

International students:

57%

Alumni today:
by Financial Times ©

Post-MBA salary:

$ 60,461

Employed at three months:

86%

Selected recruiters:

McKinsey & Company, EY, Accenture, Bank of Ireland, Google

Career progress:

Regional rank:

25

Open new career opportunities:

71

Diversity of recruiters:

65

Faculty quality:

48.00

Student quality:

34.00

Development experience:

41.00

Education experience:

51.00

Student rating of alumni effectiveness:

3.61

Student rating of culture and classmates:

4.23

Accommodation costs
(on campus, per year):

$ 12,835

Accommodation costs
(off campus, per year):

$ 14,830

Type of aid available:

Scholarships and bursaries.

Criteria on which
aid is granted:

Merit, applicant profile.

Faculty:

Student assessment of career service:

3.43

Potential to network:

36

Ratio of faculty to students:

0.60

Full-time faculty with PhD:

100%

Annual intake:

40

Number of applicants per full-time place:

4

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