University College Dublin

Smurfit Graduate Business School

Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    580
  • Program Cost
    $38,150
    $ $ $ $ $
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
    59%
  • Selectivity
    39%

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About University College Dublin

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 132
  • Median 140
  • Middle 80% 72 to 216
Admissions Selectivity
39% Smurfit Graduate Business School 72% Average Across All Schools

580 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 271
39% 39.0
59% 59.0
Female
28% 28
International
5% 5
Wait-listed
100% 0
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
Pre-MBA Careers
Operations
25% 25
Finance / Accounting
22% 22
Other
15% 15
General Management
11% 11
Management
11% 11
Consulting
9% 9
Marketing / Sales
8% 8
Human Resources
0% 0
Pharma / Health Care
21% 21
Technology
15% 15
Manufacturing
13% 13
Financial Services
10% 10
Petroleum / Energy
9% 9
Other
7% 7
Government
6% 6
Consumer Products
5% 5
Consulting
5% 5
Real Estate
3% 3
Media / Entertainment
3% 3
Non-Profit
3% 3
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0% 0
740 to 769
0%
0% 0
710 to 739
0%
2% 2
680 to 709
0%
7% 7
650 to 679
0%
9% 9
620 to 649
0%
19% 19
590 to 619
0%
27% 27
560 to 589
0%
11% 11
530 to 559
0%
18% 18
500 to 529
0%
7% 7
Under 500
0%
0% 0
English Language Requirements
650 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: No
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$38,150
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $432
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$38,150
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $432
1 Full Tuition Scholarships
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
10% 31
24% 73
Students in Core Classes
23 Smurfit Graduate Business School 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
Simulation
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must have obtained 90 ECTS credits
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 90
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate 99%
  • Max time allowed to complete 48
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Every weekend
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
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?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental
  • Marketing
  • New Media
  • Nonprofit
  • Other
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.