UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

Carysfort Avenue, Carrysfort, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland

About UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is the graduate business school of University College Dublin (UCD) and is located in Blackrock in Dublin. It is on the site of the former Carysfort College, a teacher training college. Undergraduate business education is provided by the Quinn School of Business on the main Belfield campus of UCD.

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is Ireland’s leading business school and research centre and one of 25 schools worldwide to hold triple accreditation from the US, Europe and the UK accrediting bodies.

There is a wide range of programmes on offer, including MBA, research programmes, specialist masters and executive education in accountancy, business analytics, banking and finance, digital innovation, industrial relation and human resources, international business, business management and marketing. All are designed to prepare graduates to face the challenges of a complex business world.

The school is also a member of the Global Alliance in Management Education, an alliance of 26 academic institutions and over 50 leading multinational corporations. UCD Smurfit School is the only school in Ireland to offer the prestigious CEMS Master in International Management course which was consistently ranked in the top 10 of the FT Global Masters in Management ranking 2005-2015.

Ireland is a globally oriented open economy. This English-speaking, friendly and well-educated population has attracted global companies in ICT, social media, pharmaceuticals and finance, including companies such as Google, Facebook, Intel, Apple and Microsoft, who collaborate with UCD Smurfit School and employ its graduates.

Notable alumni include athlete Derval O’Rourke, Irish Army General Michael Beary, columnist and broadcaster Sarah Carey and sports commentator Conor McNamara.