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University College Dublin

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Reasons to choose University College Dublin

University College Dublin (UCD) is one of Europe’s largest and leading universities with over 160 years of tradition1. Over the years, UCD has produced a global network of 235,000 graduates2, of which many are successful entrepreneurs, politicians, business leaders and top executives.

The UCD College of Business is one of the elite business schools worldwide to hold the prestigious Triple Crown accreditation from AACSB3, AMBA4 and EQUIS5. These accreditations represent the highest form of achievement for business schools – enhancing the value of a degree from UCD across the globe.

Current Rankings

  • Top 1% University in the world by Times Higher Education World Ranking 2017
  • 29th in Europe Business School Rankings by Financial Times 2017
  • 70th in Global MBA Ranking by Financial Times 2017
  • 168th in QS World’s University Ranking 2018
  • Top 100 for postgraduate programmes by The Economist 2016

  • Taught by both UCD & local faculties. Gain a global degree with the programme taught in local context and schedules that are ideal for everyone, especially busy executives.
  • 26-year partnership and over 10,000 graduates with Kaplan
  • An alliance of The Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS)
  • A member of Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM)
  • A member for Partnership International Management (PIM)
  • A participant of Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)
  • The degree will be the same as that awarded to on-campus graduates in University College Dublin, Ireland.
  • You can finance your programme fees through education loans* with affordable monthly instalment payments. *Education loan scheme offered by Maybank and OCBC. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval. Applicable for local students only.

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  • Josh Low, Deputy Manager, Government Sector, Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) in Management, University College Dublin (2015)
    Josh Low, Deputy Manager, Government Sector, Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) in Management, University College Dublin (2015)

    I need a degree programme that offers flexible schedules which would allow me to excel in my studies and work whilst not affecting precious family time. It is very essential for me to choose a course of undergraduate study that is relevant to my job scope and importantly, recognised in the civil service. After the completion of the UCD programme, I feel more empowered and ready to take on more challenges. I am currently planning to take up an MBA programme to further enhance my knowledge and skillsets.

  • Timotheus Lee, CEO, OOJO, Master of Science in Marketing (Top Student Award), University College Dublin (2015)
    Timotheus Lee, CEO, OOJO, Master of Science in Marketing (Top Student Award), University College Dublin (2015)

    After attending the info session at Kaplan, I did some research on UCD. What I found impressed me: UCD is one of the top one per cent universities in the world as well as a Triple-Crown Accredited Business School (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS). I also discovered good reviews for UCD as the degree is recognised in Singapore and, as a result, many graduates have been placed in top positions in multinational organisations, for example, Google."

  • Raymond Toh, Senior Manager, Public-listed Company, Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) Human Resource Management, University College Dublin (2015)
    Raymond Toh, Senior Manager, Public-listed Company, Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) Human Resource Management, University College Dublin (2015)

    My biggest take away from my UCD degree goes beyond concepts learned in the classroom but the valuable business insights gained through interaction with lecturers and fellow classmates. It was more about the overall experience of being put through a top-notch holistic education from a reputed university. This degree has indeed prepared me well for the competitive world.

  • Richard Moey, Senior Officer, Government Sector, Master of Science in Management (Alumnus of the Year 2015), University College Dublin
    Richard Moey, Senior Officer, Government Sector, Master of Science in Management (Alumnus of the Year 2015), University College Dublin

    I chose UCD's MSc programme because of its Triple-Crown accreditation and world-wide recognition that made it a very viable option to fulfill my twin needs of self-development and career enhancement. Furthermore, I have received a subsidy from my organisation because the MSc Degree awarded by UCD is recognised in the civil service. The flexible delivery of the lessons has allowed me to be effectively immersed with the learning contents and thus enabling effective application in the workplace with successful outcomes.

  • Albert Sudirgo, Senior Enterprise Commercial Manager, LinkedIn, Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) Marketing, University College Dublin (2016)
    Albert Sudirgo, Senior Enterprise Commercial Manager, LinkedIn, Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) Marketing, University College Dublin (2016)

    UCD is a prestigious university and its triple-crown accreditation status guarantees the quality and recognition of the degree credentials. I am particularly attracted to the course structure and modules, which directly address the important areas that are crucial to my career. The programme has made me view things objectively from broader perspectives and thus I am able to win more businesses. The UCD degree programme has transformed me professionally

  • Jasmine Lu, Singapore Discovery Center, Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) in Management, University College Dublin (2016)
    Jasmine Lu, Singapore Discovery Center, Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) in Management, University College Dublin (2016)

    I wanted a degree of value. UCD College of Business fits perfectly with its triple-crown accreditation. The honours degree can be completed in 18 months, which puts me ahead of my peers.