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    Smurfit Graduate Business School, DUBLIN, DUBLIN

    Dublin, DublinLocation
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    EStd 1908established year

    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 College Public
    Campus Setting Urban
    Location Dublin
    Official Website https://www.smurfitschool.ie
    Establishment Year 1908
    Application Portal UCD Student Information Portal
    Scholarship Merit 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

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

    Other yearly expenses

    Expense Cost
    Accomodation On-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  Sponsor Deadline Eligibility Award
    Achiever MBA NTR plc March 1 Enrolled in MBA, 700 or above GMAT score 100% tuition fee
    Aspire UCD Smurfit School May 10 Enrolled in MBA, MSc 50% tuition fee
    GMAT MBA Scholarship UCD Smurfit School MBA: February 1,
    Executive MBA: January 1
    Enrolled in MBA, 700 or above GMAT score 100% tuition fee
    China MSc Merit-based UCD Smurfit School March 15 China Residence €3,000 
    India Regional MSc Merit-based UCD Smurfit School March 31 India Residence 50% tuition fee
    MSc Merit-based UCD Smurfit School March 29 International student 50% 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
    $ 37,6051st YEAR
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    1 year

    Course Duration

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7|TOEFL100|GMAT600
    $ 21,6911st YEAR
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    Course Duration

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7|TOEFL100|PTE65
    $ 21,6911st YEAR
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    Course Duration

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7|TOEFL100|PTE65
    $ 26,1051st YEAR
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    1 year

    Course Duration

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7|TOEFL100|PTE65

    1 year

    Course Duration

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7|TOEFL100|PTE65

    Smurfit Graduate Business School Overview

    Insitution type
    Public
    Affiliation
    University College Dublin
    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

    $21691

    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
    Textbooks
    $1,308 / Year
    Room and Food
    $12,426 / Year
    Off Campus
    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

    202120202019201820172016
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    Times Higher Education

    RANKED  #176 - #200

    International Business(International)

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    Carysfort Ave, Carrysfort, Blackrock
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