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SMURFIT GRADUATE BUSINESS SCHOOL, DUBLIN, DUBLIN

Dublin, DublinLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
University College DublinParent College

Smurfit Graduate Business School Ranking, Campus, Programs & Expenses

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Smurfit Graduate Business School, also known as UCD Smurfit School, is the only business school in Ireland to have accreditation from three institutes: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Ranking

  • Ranked by the Financial Times as:
    • 23rd College among the European Business Schools
    • 89th among Full-Time MBA programs in the world and 25th in Europe
    • 68th among Executive MBA programs in the world
    • 43th among Executive Education Open Enrolment programs in the world
    • 7th among Masters in International Management programs in the world
    • 36th among MSc Finance programs in the world
  • Ranked by The Economist as 59th among Executive MBA programs in the world
  • Ranked by QS World University Rankings as
    • 24th among MSc Finance programs in the world
    • 42nd among MSc Management programs in the world
    • 15th among MSc in Marketing programs in the world
    • 13th among MSc in Business Analytics programs in the world
    • 41st among Executive MBA programs in the world

Highlights

Type of CollegePublic
Campus SettingUrban
LocationDublin
Official Websitehttps://www.smurfitschool.ie
Establishment Year1908
Application PortalUCD Student Information Portal
ScholarshipMerit based, Financial need based

Campus, Programs and Residence

Campus: College is located on the seaside of the town Blackrock. Campus is 10 km away from Dublin City Centre.

Programs

  • UCD Smurfit School is a graduate college offering programs in both business and non-business disciplines.
  • College’s academic portfolio includes masters, doctoral, short term and industrial programs. .
  • Masters program are offered in MBA (full-time and executive) and MSc courses.

Residence: Students enrolled in UCD Smurfit School are eligible to apply for University College Dublin residency.

Admission Process

Application Fee: Students can apply to multiple programs in UCD Smurfit School by paying €50 application fee.

Application Portal: College accepts application for all programs through University College Dublin’s Student Information Portal.

Admission Requirements: Work experience, GMAT/GRE scores, Resume, Essay (based on College guidelines) , Personal Statement, Video Appraisal

English Proficiency Requirement: Students from non-english speaking countries are required to submit IELTS or TOEFL scores as proof of language proficiency.

Cost of Attendance

Program fees for non-European Union students for the academic year 2019-20 is specified below. Fees can be paid through debit/credit card using University College Dublin's online payment facility.

Tuition Fee

ProgramFull-timePart-time
M.B.A€34,500€15,950 (Executive)
Masters in Accounting€19,200Not taught
Masters in Finance€22,250€11,150
Masters in Human Resource Management, Management and Marketing€19,200€9,600

Other yearly expenses

ExpenseCost
AccomodationOn-Campus: 6,600
Off-Campus: 8,000
Food/Utilities€4,800
Textbooks€12,000
Travel/Entertainment€4,200
Laptop/Computer€800

Scholarship/Financial Aid

UCD Smurfit School provides multiple scholarships to students enrolled in MBA and Masters program based on merit and financial need.

Scholarship SponsorDeadlineEligibilityAward
Achiever MBANTR plcMarch 1Enrolled in MBA, 700 or above GMAT score100% tuition fee
AspireUCD Smurfit SchoolMay 10Enrolled in MBA, MSc50% tuition fee
GMAT MBA ScholarshipUCD Smurfit SchoolMBA: February 1,
Executive MBA: January 1
Enrolled in MBA, 700 or above GMAT score100% tuition fee
China MSc Merit-basedUCD Smurfit SchoolMarch 15China Residence€3,000 
India Regional MSc Merit-basedUCD Smurfit SchoolMarch 31India Residence50% tuition fee
MSc Merit-basedUCD Smurfit SchoolMarch 29International student50% tuition fee

Alumni Network

UCD Smurfit School’s alumni network includes many notable people. Few of them are:

  • Michael Beary – Irish Army general and former UNIFIL commander
  • Sarah Carey – columnist and broadcaster
  • Conor McNamara – sports commentator
  • Derval O'Rourke – athlete
  • Julie-Ann Russell – footballer
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$ 37,6051st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  600


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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  520

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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65
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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65

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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65

$ 37,6051st YEAR
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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  600


2 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  520

$ 21,6911st YEAR
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1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65
$ 26,1051st YEAR
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1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65

$ 37,6051st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  600


2 YEARS

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  520

$ 21,6911st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65
$ 37,6051st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  600


2 YEARS

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  GMAT  520


1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65

$ 21,6911st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65

$ 21,6911st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65
$ 21,6911st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65
$ 21,6911st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65

$ 26,1051st YEAR
FEES

1 YEAR

Course Duration

 EXAM SCORES     IELTS  7  |  TOEFL  100  |  PTE  65
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Smurfit Graduate Business School Overview

Institution TypePublic
AffiliationUniversity College Dublin
Student Population
Application Cost$54
Accreditation Association of MBAs
Average Cost of Attendance$21,691 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
PTE77.56590 -
TOEFL110100120 -
IELTS879 -
Graduate
GMAT700600800 -

Attendance Cost

$21,691

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$21,691 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Textbooks$1,308 / Year
Room and Food$12,426 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Textbooks$1,308 / Year
Room and Food$13,952 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Association of MBAs
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
RANKING
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  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016

  • Times Higher Education logo

    Times Higher Education

    RANKED  #201 - #250

    International Business (International)


    QS World University logo

    QS World University

    RANKED  #101 - #150

    Accounting (International)


    Financial Times logo

    Financial Times

    RANKED  #99

    Overall (International)

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