UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

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  • QS Global RankQS Global Rankings
    Position in the QS World University Rankings: Global MBA Rankings 2020
  • DurationHow long it normally takes to complete the program.
    12 months
  • Avg. GMATAverage GMAT score for the program.
  • Fee (USD)Cost of tuition fees for full program

Full-time MBA Overview

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School MBA Programme is the only Irish MBA to hold the "triple crown" of EQUIS (The EFMD Quality Improvement System), AMBA (the Association of MBAs) and AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation.

These many accreditations mean that the Smurfit MBA is globally recognised and the School sits amongst the top 1 per cent of global business schools  to hold this triple accreditation. Alumni also have the opportunity, through UCD's membership of the Global Network of Advanced Management (GNAM), to be part of a network of 30 business schools that includes Yale, INSEAD and LSE; ensuring students on the programme are in prestigious environments with good company.

The UCD Smurfit MBA provides exposure to leaders on global issues, delivered in a classroom setting, by an international faculty in a beautiful campus in Dublin.

Candidates will be challenged and stimulated by an outstanding academic curriculum, including global case studies, action-learning via global collaboration and international study trips and exchanges.

A Smurfit MBA offers a leadership development programme that focuses on building the necessary skills to communicate effectively, understand yourself better and lead diverse teams and organisations anywhere in the world.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 5th May 2020
18:00 - 21:30
Monday, 18th May 2020
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday, 26th May 2020
13:30 - 18:00
Saturday, 30th May 2020
16:30 - 21:00

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