MSc in International Business

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

Program Description
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MSc in International Business

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

The MSc in International Business from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School can be a stepping stone to a challenging career in international business. You will develop your expertise in managing resources and functions across national boundaries and enhance your interpersonal and presentation skills.

How will you benefit

You will develop the skills you need to operate in an international forum. The presence of many overseas students will enhance your learning experience and help you develop an important peer network.

The MSc in International Business from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School gives you the skills you need to make your mark in the international business world.

What is the programme about

Managers worldwide are trying to contend with competition in the global marketplace. The MSc in International Business helps you develop the specialist knowledge needed to manage the resources and functions of firms operating in this global environment.

Course objective

We aim to give you a solid grounding in the theory and practice of international business. Individual and group tasks will help you improve your learning and presentation skills and you will develop an understanding of the roles of research and technology in an international setting.

Programme highlights

Summer School Opportunities

As part of the programme, you have the opportunity to take part in a summer school, which covers the following topics:

  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Doing Business in Europe
  • Organisational Consequences of Internationalism
  • Interdisciplinary Project

International focus

The course has a strong international focus, which enhances the learning experience and is designed to be compatible with European and worldwide universities.

Target audience

The programme is aimed at business graduates who want to be competitive in the global marketplace.

Career path

This programme is designed to help you achieve your ambitions in multinational companies in Ireland and abroad, in international financial services, leading consulting firms and government bodies and agencies.

Entry requirements

You must have one of the following:

  • A minimum second-class honours degree in business or an area related to your specialisation
  • An honours Higher Diploma in Business Studies
  • A primary degree with a minimum of three years' work experience in the field of specialisation

If English is not your native language, unless you have done your primary degree through English, an English language qualification is required (eg: IELTS/TOEFL).

  • IELTS – an overall score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6 in each section.
  • TOEFL – a minimum of 100 on the internet-based test, or 250 on the computer based test; or 600 on the paper-based test.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 13, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
12 months
Full time
11,500 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Ireland Dublin
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 12 months
Price 11,500 EUR