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|Application deadline:||May 31, 2011|
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|Start date:||September 2013|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
The MSc in International Management / CEMS MIM is suitable for business graduates with excellent interpersonal and business communications/language skills and a strong desire to succeed in the international arena.
What is MSc in International Management / CEMS MIM?
The MSc in International Management / CEMS MiM is a one year Masters qualification. On successful completion of the programme, students are awarded an MSc in International Management from UCD and an MiM from the CEMS community of business schools. CEMS is a strategic alliance of leading business schools and multinational organisations.
In 2009, the CEMS MiM was ranked as the number one Master in Management (MiM) programme by The Financial Times. In 2010, it ranks number 2 in the MiM Financial Times global ranking. ObjectivesThe objective of this programmes is to forge a bridge between the academic and corporate worlds and to nurture students´ ability to successfully engage within cross cultural settings. Consequently, the programme offers a mix of components that seek to blend academic rigour with practitioner experience.
It is internationally focused, interdisciplinary, highly interactive and aims to equip students with the necessary analytical and cross cultural skills required to work within the international management domain. We place a high importance on language and practical skills, which are essential to kick-start your professional career and adjust to an international management environment.
What will I learn?
You will develop your analytical abilities and international business acumen. You will gain an advanced appreciation for the interdisciplinary nature of international management and through your interactions with international companies and colleagues, develop the interpersonal/inter cultural skills that are required to succeed within an international business context.
How will I benefit?
The MSc/CEMS MiM programme offers you unique access to a global network of leading business schools and multinational corporations. Through the CEMS alumi network, you will have an opportunity to develop valuable business contacts in many different business sectors and locations. On successful completion of the programme, you will graduate with a joint masters qualification and have studied in at least two of the top international business schools. You will have enhanced your business communication competences in a number of languages and have developed a plethora of important skills that are needed to successfully manage in international business contexts.
Finally, if you decide to join the CEMS programme at Smurfit, you are guaranteed a very interactive, culturally rich classroom experience with highly motivated fellow students who will share your enthusiasm for International Management.
What is CEMS?
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The MSc in International Management / CEMS MIM is a one-year, full-time programme broken down into two semesters. You will be assessed through a combination of written examinations and continuous assessment.Your first semester is based in UCD Smurfit School where you will complete the core modules of the programme and two option modules.Your second semester is based at a CEMS partner university in Europe where you will take a minimum of one course and complete a business project. Curriculum The CEMS students must complete core and option modules. Students will also complete a business project, ten-week internship and dissertation as part of the programme.
Core Modules include:
* Research Methods
* International Business and Strategy
* CEMS Seminar
* Cross Cultural Managment
The Option modules cover more specialised, applied topics and may include: * International Financial Management
* Project Management
* Global Competitive Strategies
* International Marketing
* Supply Chain Management
* Global Logistics
* Economic Foundations of Strategy
* Information Systems and Organisations
* International Monetary Economics
* Consumer and Buying Behaviour
* Business Ethics - Managing Organisational Integrity
* Managing the Negotiation Process
* Applied Portfolio Management
Applications for the 2011/12 academic year will be accepted for all of our Masters & MBA programmes from the 1st October 2010. Deadlines for applications will vary from programme to programme so please consult our website for further details.
Please read through the following information to familiarise yourself with the applications procedure before submitting your application to UCD Smurfit Business School.
All applications are now submitted on-line; it is not possible to submit a paper based application. Entry Requirements If English is not your native language, unless you have dcompletedone your primary degree or a third level qualification (not a semester or one year of your programme) through English, in a NATIVE english speaking country, an English language qualification is required for entry to all of our programmes. Download the english language requirementsCEMS MSc International Management
You must have the following:
* A minimum second-class honours (Grade 1) degree in business or a related discipline or
* An honours Higher Diploma in Business Studies and
* You must be fluent or have a high level of proficiency in three languages (one of which must be english) before you commence this Masters programme.
* You must submit two letters of recommendation as part of your application
* You must also attend for interview
|TOEFL paper-based test score:||600|
|TOEFL computer-based test score:||250|
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||100|
Financing - Irish Students
Local Authority Grant: You may be eligible for a local authority grant. Click here for further details: Department of Education and Science. Qualification is subject to means, age, academic attainment and residence.
Mature Student Grant scheme: You may qualify if you are over 23 years of age and live independently of your parents´ home. Contact your local authority for more information.
Student loans: If you are applying for a student loan, the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has agreed student loan rates with AIB. AIB UCD branch staff have extensive experience providing finance to UCD students. Contact AIB UCD at 01 2694499 for further information or download the following leaflet - AIB financing information
Tax relief: You can apply to the Revenue Commissioners for tax relief on your tuition fees. Click here for further details: Revenue Commissioners.Students from the US and CanadaYou may be eligible for a US Federal Loan from the Department of Education or you can take out a private education loan from a bank in the US.
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Canadian students can apply for a loan from the Canadian Student Loan Program. Click here for further details: CanLearn. Students may also be able to take out a private loan from the Canadian Higher Education Loan Program. Application forms are available from and Development Cooperation Ireland FellowshipsThe Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, under the aegis of its Development Cooperation Ireland (DCI) Programme, offers annual funding to selected nationals from certain developing countries for post-graduate academic programmes in Irish third level institutions. Please consult the DCI website:
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is one of a small group of schools worldwide to hold the `triple crown´ of accreditation from the three centres of business and academic excellence. These accreditations benchmark us against the best in the world and position UCD Smurfit School on the global map. Attaining these accreditations requires us to continually evaluate and enhance our own courses and programmes.
* AACSB: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International is the USA-based body, which awards accreditation following a review of the quality of Degree programmes delivered by each Management School.
* EQUIS: This is the quality improvement system administered by the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) throughout Europe. EQUIS is awarded on the basis of quality controls on the entire range of activities within an institution.
* AMBA: The Association of MBAs is a British-based organisation which concentrates specifically on MBA programmes and accredits those which reach its standards.
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