University College Cork (UCC) is a research-intensive university located in Cork, Ireland. The school of business at UCC is called the Cork University Business School (CUBS).
CUBS offers a full-time MBA program that lasts for 12 months. The program is designed for professionals with at least 3 years of work experience and a bachelor’s degree. The cost of the program is €34,500 for non-EU students and €19,500 for EU students. The GMAT is not required for admission, but applicants are expected to have a strong academic background, relevant work experience, and a good command of English.
The student body at CUBS is diverse, with students from over 100 countries. The average work experience of MBA students is 6 years, and the program has a class size of around 40-50 students.
CUBS has been consistently ranked as one of the top business schools in Ireland and Europe. In 2020, the Financial Times ranked the school’s MBA program #68 in Europe and #10 in Ireland. CUBS is also accredited by AACSB and EQUIS.
The language of instruction at CUBS is English, and the faculty consists of experienced academics and business professionals. The curriculum focuses on a variety of topics, including finance, marketing, strategy, and leadership. Graduates of the MBA program have gone on to work in a range of industries, including consulting, finance, and technology. According to the school, 88% of MBA graduates found employment within 3 months of graduation, with an average starting salary of €62,000.