The programme is designed for non-business graduates who want to pursue a career in business. Students have joined from a wide range of academic backgrounds, including arts, engineering, law, science and the social science.
What will I learn?
The key takeaways from the course comprise a theoretical grounding in business models and the analytical capacity to review and solve actual problems, underpinned by essential personal and professional skills.
1. A combined grasp of practical tools and techniques and conceptual models in order to resolve real-life business challenges.
2. The acquisition of essential interpersonal, communication and leadership skills via group and case study-based learning, presentations and simulation exercises.
3. The ability to conduct and deliver in-depth research and large-scale projects in a truly autonomous fashion.
How will I benefit?
A broad subject range and diverse body of students contribute to an especially rich learning experience that offers a host of employment possibilities in highly-reputed international companies.
One of the most comprehensive courses with one of the most diverse student bodies at UCD Smurfit School, making for a truly unique academic and practical grounding in business.
The dual expertise and perspective of leading academics in the field and industry experts, providing a complete knowledge base and market-relevant know-how.
An array of prestigious companies regularly recruit graduates of the course, including AIB, Coca-Cola, Henkel, Unilever, Ernst & Young, Accenture, JP Morgan, Paypal, Microsoft, LinkedIn and Google.
Breadth of curriculum a broad range of business-related subjects in the areas of banking and finance, marketing, management, MIS, human resource management, business ethics, accounting, project management, operations management.
An emphasis on team learning the diverse student cohort are encouraged as much as possible to learn from one others differing academic backgrounds and develop crucial interpersonal and communications skills in the process.
Business Simulation project - In the last semester students will complete a general business management project focusing on areas such as strategy, marketing, operations, finance, and soft skills. It is designed to provide the students with the opportunity to engage in decision making in relation to improving overall operational effectiveness of a company.
Flexible format for professionals a part-time format has been especially designed in order to help professionals pursue studies without having to interrupt their career.