Ciaran Hope has  been to Japan and Korea and he took part in the integrated leadership competition in Yale last autumn. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has set itself the ambitious target of offering the most global MBA qualification in Europe. The stat(...)

Recently compiled rankings found that, on average, female participation in top Executive MBA (EMBA)  programmes is just 28 per cent.  Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

When you think of a person with a master’s in business administration (MBA), what image springs to mind? Sharp suit? High powered job? A man? If the (...)

Prospective business students may need to look at multiple finance sources, including scholarships and bursaries as well as loans and employer sponsorship. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

If you want to do a top-notch business course or MBA, you’ll have to work harder to find funding because the fees charged can be far higher than for c(...)

Library at UCD Smurfit School. Graduates of the MBA see average salaries rise by 71 per cent within three years

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School’s full-time masters of business administration (MBA) has climbed nine places to 70th on the annual Fi(...)

Universities and colleges have been developing disability support services to cater for a wide range of special needs. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

If you have a disability and want to pursue third-level education, it’s widely acknowledged there are fewer barriers in your way than there would have(...)

Celebrating the top 10 placement of MAcc graduates in the 2016 final admitting exams of Chartered Accountants Ireland: Programme directors Mary Canning (left) and Derek Moriarty (right) flank Darragh Devaney of PwC; Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, dean of the UCD College of Business; Eoin Fitzpatrick of KPMG; Aisling Kelly of Deloitte; and Aideen Maguire of KPMG. Celebrating the top 10 placement of MAcc graduates in the 2016 final admitting exams of Chartered Accountants Ireland: Programme directors Mary Canning (left) and Derek Moriarty (right) flank Darragh Devaney of PwC; Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, dean of the UCD College of Business; Eoin Fitzpatrick of KPMG; Aisling Kelly of Deloitte; and Aideen Maguire of KPMG.

At the UCD Michael Smurfit Business School, the one-year, full-time master’s in accounting (MAcc) programme equips graduates with a winning combinatio(...)

Niall FitzGerald, who chairs the UCD College of Business advisory board, said the new strategy gave the institution “a clear and credible pathway” to become one of the top schools. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

UCD College of Business is launching a €65 million bid to become one of the world’s top 50 business schools within the next five years. The advisory (...)

Prof Mary Lambkin of UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School: The difficult lesson for traditional media organisations, she says, is to view the primary product   almost as a loss leader used to draw consumers on to its digital platform

Even before the economic crash, newspapers and media organisations around the world were finding their business models challenged by the internet. T(...)

The Irish have more disposable income as a result of jobs growth and greater availability of credit. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish consumers buying cars, homes and furniture are driving a “miraculous economic recovery”, according to the latest spending monitor published by (...)

Former chief executive of Unilever Niall FitzGerald said the business school needs to refine its policy for the next five to 10 years. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

UCD could be facing a substantial reduction in its income over coming years as its school of business considers cutting the multimillion annual divide(...)