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Curriculum

As an MBA student, you will build on your previous experience and gain practical skills in finance, strategy, marketing, accounting, economics, human resources, leadership, communications and information technology. 

Course Overview

Foundation Week (End August)
Semester 1
(Sept-Dec)
Semester 2
(Jan-May)
Summer Term
(May-July)

6 Core Modules

Optional Global Network Immersion Week

5 Core Modules
3 Option Modules
International Study Trip
2 Core Modules
Capstone Project
LDP: Team Building LDP: Personal Development LDP: Real World Practicality
Careers: Personal Skills Careers: Strategic Job Search Careers: Job Acquisition

Course Details

A week-long orientation session prior to the academic course that is designed to assist participants as they return to formal study. Subjects covered include: Communication Skills, Report Writing, Team Building, Networking Sessions, Case Study Analysis, Library & IT Skills, and Productivity Management.

  • MBA Blog
  • MBA Clubs
  • International MBA Sporting Competitions
  • Intervarsity MBA Strategy Competitions
  • Networking Events
  • Social Events

Full-time MBA participants have the opportunity to complete their MBA by undertaking an exchange period at one of our exchange partners abroad. We have exchange partners in Asia, India, South Africa, North America and South America (subject to availability).

Teaching Methods

Teaching Methods

By utilizing a range of methods including lectures, seminars, guest speakers, practical projects, and case studies, the Smurfit MBA faculty encourage participants to draw on their own professional experience as they broaden their knowledge.

Assessment

Assessment

Assessment for the MBA is based on a combined grade for group assignments and presentations, individual projects, class participation and written examinations.  Graduates are given a GPA and level result.

Faculty

Faculty

Our faculty hold the highest qualifications from the world’s leading universities. This, coupled with their business experience, creates an environment of excellence in teaching and research where participants study a wide range of subjects. Many faculty also consult for international corporations and institutions.

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