School Name: Dublin City University Business School
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Year founded: 1975
Dublin City University Business School is a business school located at Dublin City University, a public university in Dublin, Ireland. Established in 1975, the school offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in fields such as business, management, and marketing. The school’s MBA program is designed for experienced professionals who are looking to accelerate their careers in business and management.
Rankings: Dublin City University Business School is consistently ranked among the top business schools in Ireland and Europe. In the 2021 edition of the Financial Times European Business Schools Rankings, the school was ranked 68th in Europe.
Accreditation: Dublin City University Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Delivery: The MBA program at Dublin City University Business School is delivered on-campus.
DCU is Ireland’s ‘University of Enterprise’ and is consistently recognised in global rankings of young universities. The dynamic and vibrant ethos of these universities of the future imbue all aspects of DCU’s activities and specifically influence the design and delivery of the DCU Executive MBA programme.
The DCU Executive MBA Programme is delivered by DCU Business School and is designed to be professionally and personally transformative. It is aimed at developing business leaders with ambition, enterprise and leading-edge thinking who can create tangible and sustainable outcomes for organisations through the application of their learning.
Our Executive MBA programme, which is internationally accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), has been graduating MBAs for more than 20 years, equipping senior executives with the knowledge and skills to deal with these complexities and deliver outstanding organisational performance.
Winner of the 2018 gradireland Postgraduate Course of the Year in Business, Finance & Management.
The DCU Executive MBA is a part-time programme, delivered one day per week (Thursdays 2.00-9.00) over 2 years across 4 semesters.
In the first year of the Executive MBA programme, you will develop an understanding of the range of foundation disciplines and their potential contribution to business leadership and organisational effectiveness. The second year of the programme will be characterised by an integrated approach, which focuses more specifically on the key strategic drivers of sustainable growth and operational excellence.
Candidates must possess:
- A primary degree at second class Honours level or higher, or an equivalent professional qualification
- At least 3 years relevant managerial experience
- At least 7 years relevant managerial experience.
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these requirements may be considered for entry subject to interview.
We may, in some instances, require the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). All candidates must have an adequate standard of mathematical and statistical ability.