Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    608
  • Program Cost
    $40,600
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
Carysfort Avenue
Blackrock
Co. Dublin, , Ireland
Website

In 2009 UCD School of Business celebrated 100 years in business education and has a long and respected tradition of educating future leaders in Irish business. Our undergraduate students are housed in a purpose built state of the art building on the Belfield campus, known as UCD Quinn School of Business. For more information visit www.ucd.ie/quinn Our graduate students study at the renowned UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. The school has its own dedicated campus, located in Blackrock, Co. Dublin. We offer a wide range of Masters programmes to both business and non-business graduates. For more information visit www.smurfitschool.ie

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    61%
  • Selectivity
    29%
  • Job Offers
    97%
  • Average Salary
    $75,984.00

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About University College Dublin

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 89
  • Median 78
  • Middle 80% 48 to 144
Admissions Selectivity
29% Smurfit Graduate Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

608 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 126
29% 29.0
61% 61.0
Female
29% 29
International
62% 62
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Other Business
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • UCD
  • Trinity
  • UCC
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
$61,000 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Accenture
  • CRH plc
  • Bayer Healthcare
  • Bertelsmann
  • Mercer Investment Consulting
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
3% 3
740 to 769
0%
0% 0
710 to 739
0%
9% 9
680 to 709
0%
6% 6
650 to 679
0%
6% 6
620 to 649
0%
16% 16
590 to 619
0%
21% 21
560 to 589
0%
18% 18
530 to 559
0%
21% 21
500 to 529
0%
0% 0
Under 500
0%
0% 0
English Language Requirements
650 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Ernst & Young 3
Top Employer
  • Aerlingus 2
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers 2
  • Intel 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
97% Smurfit Graduate Business School 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
95% 95
64% 63.699022556390986
95% Receive Offers
95% 95
58% 57.85206896551723
95% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
2% 2
21% 21.110859375
2% Receive Offers
2% 2
25% 24.93132867132867
2% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
3% 3
5% 5.492558139534883
3% Receive Offers
3% 3
7% 7.091818181818181
3% Accept Offers
87% Graduates seeking full-time employment
11% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Ernst & Young 3
  • Aerlingus 2
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers 2
  • Intel 1
  • SAP 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 0
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 0
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Microsoft
  • Guinness Enterprise Centre
  • Nova Incubator
  • IBM

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$122,500
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $40,600
  • Budget $61,500
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$122,500
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $40,600
  • Budget $61,500
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$18,000 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
40 Smurfit Graduate Business School 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Other
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Increased bandwidth through HEAnet Increased/improved wireless coverage throughout campus Rollout of Eduroam service Annual audio visual technology refresh Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard) upgrade and improvements in usability and accessibility Various network infrastructure upgrades

Students: Who are my classmates?

50% Married Students 61% International Students
36% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Europe Free Trade Zone
42% 42
Asia
27% 27
Dual Citizen
17% 17
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Marketing
  • New Media
  • Nonprofit
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,421 Living MBA Alumni
1 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.