UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

MSc in International Business


The MSc in International Business from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School aims to give you the understanding you need to deal with the increasing globalised nature of today’s marketplace.

Who is the MSc in International Business for?

The program is aimed at those who want to succeed in an international business environment.

What will I learn?

You will learn how to manage the resources and functions of business firms operating on a global basis.

How will I benefit?

You will develop the skills you need to operate in an international forum. Studying with 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 a solid foundation in international business with the flexibility of a full-part or part-time option.

What is the programme about?

Globalisation of competition is a major challenge facing Irish business. The MSc in International Business wants to produce graduates who can respond to this challenge and who have the expertise to succeed in the global marketplace.

Course objectives

The school aims to give you a strong grasp of the theory and practice of international business. You will enhance your learning and presentation skills through individual and group tasks and develop the skills you need to undertake research in an international setting. Furthermore, you will learn to evaluate the role of technology in international business with special focus onorganisational/personal communication systems and styles.


The Master in International Business is ranked on position 65 in the Financial Times Master in Management Ranking.

Teaching ModePart Time
Academic RequirementsNo academic background in business or economics required
Tuition Fees

€6,500 per year (sums up to €13,000)

Length24 months
Application Deadline

Financial Aid

Please find information about Financial Aid in our UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School profile.

Application Procedure

You are welcome to submit your application for any of our application deadlines. However, the school accepts applications for its programs on a daily basis. Once it receives your complete application, UCD Michael Smurfit aims to get back to you with a decision within a few weeks. The school advises you to apply as early as possible.