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University College Dublin: Smurfit
UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business
University College Dublin
Carysfort Avenue
Co. Dublin
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Global MBA Ranking 2013

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 201364
Rank in 201286
Rank in 2011078
3 year average rank1176
Audit year[1]2012
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)8,073110,099
Weighted salary (US$)8,073110,099
Salary percentage increase169
Value for money rank416
Career progress rank4725
Aims achieved rank1078
Placement success rank1089
Employed at three months (%)595 (100)
Alumni recommend rank97
Female faculty (%)26
Female students (%)36
Women on board (%)218
International faculty (%)849
International students (%)561
International board (%)554
International mobility rank231
International course experience rank86
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)3100
FT doctoral rank1060
FT research rank66

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UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business
University College Dublin
Carysfort Avenue
Co. Dublin

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1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2013 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy of KPMG at The specified audit procedures were carried out between November and December 2012. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2009.

Strengths and weaknesses

Alumni ratings for different aspects of the programme (average), where 1 = poor and 10 = excellent

International Mobility

Alumni who moved countries following their programme (per cent)

Company internships

Alumni who completed a company internship and received a job offer from the host company (per cent)

Importance of aims when taking an MBA

Alumni importance ratings for different programme aims (average), 1 = not important, 10 = very important

Aims achieved by taking the MBA

Achievement of programme aims (per cent)

Current job title

Alumni job titles three years after graduation (per cent)

Current company size (employees)

Size of company of employment three years after graduation (per cent)

Current sector

Sector of employment three years after graduation (per cent)