M.Sc. On Campus

International Business

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

12 months
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This International Business programme at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School offers the perfect match for students with an international background and profile who are seeking to build a business career in today’s increasingly globalised market place.


The  International Business programme at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and competencies required to operate in the global market place. 

On completing this course, you will be expected to be able to critically appraise the theory and practice of international business and demonstrate your expertise and competence in meeting the challenges and opportunities (professional and personal) of international business.

This Master’s programme attracts many international students and their presence and contribution, along with the learning approach adopted, enhances the student learning experience. A small number of places are available to students to complete Semester 2 at a leading French business school.

Career opportunities

The MSc in International Business from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School can help you establish your career on a global basis.

Potential careers for our graduates include:

  • International Business Analyst
  • Account Manager
  • Tender Manager
  • Commercial Analyst
  • Sales Development
  • Small Business Account Manager
  • Business Development Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Business Management
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Global Marketing
  • Contemporary Topics in Organisational Behaviour
  • Economics of Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management MScBus
  • Mindfulness & Resilience at Work

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in Business, Commerce, Business Administration, International Economics (where a number of business modules were taken in that Economics degree) or a closely related area, or
  • A primary degree with a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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