UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School


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UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
is Ireland’s leading business school and research centre. It offers a wide range of postgraduate business programmes that equip students to become the business leaders of the future. The School of Business at UCD was established in 1908. It became the first European university to offer a Master of Business Administration in 1964. UCD Smurfit has developed a reputation as a standard-bearer in business education, by providing full-time and part-time postgraduate programmes for graduates from both business and non-business backgrounds.

In 1991, the graduate school of business moved to the dedicated campus at Blackrock, with cutting edge facilities, including wired and wireless internet, spacious modern classrooms and the largest academic business library in the country. Professor Tom Begley was named Dean of the UCD School of Business in 2006. He has a PhD from Cornell and has taught in Singapore, Indonesia, France and the US. Prof Begley most recently held the Governor Hugh L. Carey Chair in...