Professor Anthony Brabazon, College Principal and Dean of UCD College of Business
Financial Times ranks part-time Executive MBA programme at Smurfit Business School, UCD as one of the best in the world
Smurfit Business School, University College Dublin, continues to rank worldwide with the latest Executive MBA ranking release from the Financial Times. The programme has now been placed at 68th in this year’s edition of the paper’s top 100 global executive MBA rankings. The course moved up six places from last year and is listed as 36th in Europe.
The methodology for ranking the courses uses multiple criteria including research, diversity, career progress, salary increases, and the quality of the facility amongst others.
Commenting on the ranking, Anthony Brabazon, the Dean of the UCD College of Business, said that Smurfit-ranked programmes “have shown a sustained and consistent upward trajectory in recent years reflective of the school’s ambition to be among the very best business schools in the world”.
The executive MBA is not the only course the UCD Smurfit Business School has ranked worldwide. The school’s MSc in International Management was ranked seventh in the world, up from 15th, in the recent Financial Times listing with two other courses – the Msc in Finance and the Smurfit Executive Development open enrolment programs ranked 36th and 48th respectively. The Smurfit School MBA is currently in the top 100 at 94th place.
Additionally, the QS World University Rankings ranked the University’s MSc in Business Analytics and MSc in Marketing to be 13th and 15th best in the world.