16 months
22500 EUR/year
16500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This is a unique dual degree with graduates awarded an MSc in International Management from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and a Masters in International Management (MIM) from CEMS.

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Key facts

CEMS is a global strategic alliance of 30 leading business schools, over 70 multinational organisations and 7 NGOs. UCD Smurfit School is the only Irish school within this elite community.

The CEMS Master in International Management from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School  is devised by both academic and business leaders, bridging university education and business expertise, thus offering keen insight into management best practices via seminars, core courses, electives, language teaching and internships.

This course is targeted at graduates with a business/economics background, fluency in English and an additional CEMS accredited language (plus another language at a beginner level to be developed through the year), excellent interpersonal skills, as well as the ambition to become international business managers and leaders.

With a mandatory semester abroad, international networking events, 20+ nationalities in class and a high percentage of graduates expatriating upon recruitment, the course provides the ultimate international springboard.

Career opportunities

Our network of corporate partners, combined with strong management learning, means that CEMS graduates are sought after by leading corporations around the world.

Potential careers for our graduates include:

  • Management Consultant
  • Business Development Manager
  • Competitive Intelligence Analyst
  • General Management
  • Strategy Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Marketing Analyst

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • International Business Strategy
  • Global Leadership
  • Business Research Insights
  • International Management Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled. We advise you to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum second-class honours (Grade 1) degree (or equivalent) in Business/Economics or a related discipline.
  • Fluency in English and one other CEMS language.  Preference will be given to candidates with 3+ languages.
  • You must submit two letters of recommendation as part of your application (Academic or Employer recommendations only).
  • Transcripts
    • CV
    • English Language Test
    • References
    • Additional Documentation

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      22500 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 22500 EUR per year during 16 months.
    • EU/EEA

      16500 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 16500 EUR per year during 16 months.

    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.


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    Our partners

    International Management
    UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School


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