University College Dublin

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Intake Periods September 2024

About University College Dublin

Life at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is not just about lectures and study. Outside the classroom, there are a wide range of extracurricular activities available to ensure our students enjoy the full scope of the Smurfit Experience.

Our diverse student body, which is 50% international representing more than 50 countries worldwide, adds a welcome and important intercultural dimension to student life here. You will have the opportunity to both socialise and work with the best and brightest students from all around the world.

UCD is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities; an environment where undergraduate education, masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity.

Since its foundation, the University has made a unique contribution to the creation of modern Ireland, based on successful engagement with Irish society on every level and across every sphere of activity.

The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide. UCD is also Ireland’s most globally engaged university with over 37,000 students drawn from 152 countries, including over 4,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland.

The University’s main Dublin campus occupies an extensive parkland estate of 133 hectares and offers world-leading facilities including the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science, UCD Sutherland School of Law, UCD Lochlan Quinn School of Business, UCD Moore Centre for Business, and the UCD Student Centre.

As Ireland’s largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland through the study of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation.

The University’s Strategy 2020-2024 Rising to the Future outlines the objectives and major strategic initiatives set in place in order to accomplish UCD’s vision for this era.

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University College Dublin Subject Areas

Subject Areas

Accounting and Finance, Agriculture, Forestry and Food, American Studies, Anatomy and Physiology, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Business and Management, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classics and Ancient History, Computing and IT, Creative Media, Creative Writing, Criminology, Dentistry, Design and Crafts, Drama and Dance, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English and Creative Writing, English Literature, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Forensic Science and Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Studies, Health and Social Care, History, Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism, International Relations, Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations, Languages, Law, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Nursing and Midwifery, Philosophy, Physics, Physiotherapy, Politics, Psychology, Science, Sociology, Sports and fitness, Supply Chain and Logistics, Veterinary Science

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