Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language

About

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. Expand your horizons with a dedicated careers service and an active network of 3,800 MBA Alumni worldwide. Engage in Smurfit’s MBA Leadership Development programme, and focus on the skills necessary to communicate effectively, understand yourself better, and lead diverse teams and organisations anywhere in the world.

Accreditation

UCD Smurfit School is the only business school in Ireland and one of an elite group of schools worldwide to hold “triple crown” accreditation from the three centres of academic and business excellence, Equis, (Europe) AMBA (UK) and AACSB (US).

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Performance Driven Marketing
  • Leadership & Organisational Behaviour
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Business Economics
  • Global Network Immersion Week
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Business & Society
  • Doing Business in International Markets
  • Managing the Negotiations Process
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy Execution
  • Managing Sales Relations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Executive Decision Making

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 600

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GRE score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers. Read more about the GMAT.

  • A university degree or equivalent professional qualification.
  • All eligible candidates deemed suitable to be considered for the MBA programme will be interviewed. Candidates are interviewed by one or in some cases more of the following: 
  • MBA Programme Director, Head of Admissions, Careers Manager, Alumni.
  • International candidates are normally interviewed via telephone or Skype.
  • Following the Admissions interview, a final application review takes place. Candidates will be notified of the decision within ten days.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

A minimum of three years’ professional experience (excluding summer placements, part-time or temporary work experience).  

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    34500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    34500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding


StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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