UCD Smurfit is also the only Irish business school consistently featured in global rankings over the last ten years. Our rankings benchmark us against the best business schools in the world and position our school, and more importantly our graduates, in the minds of the international business community.

Rankings with strict objective criteria such as the FT and The Economist are the only truly independent and internationally-respected classifications by which the world’s top schools are ranked.

Economist Intelligence Unit

The Economist discontinued its rankings products as of September 30, 2022. The rankings listed are from the final rankings which were published in 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • Our MSc in Supply Chain Management is ranked 12th globally
  • Our MSc in Finance is ranked 36th globally
  • Our MSc in Management (CEMS) is ranked 32nd globally
  • Our MSc in Marketing is ranked 30th globally
  • Our MSc in Business Analytics is ranked 35th globally
  • Our Full Time MBA programme is ranked 111-120 globally
  • Our Executive MBA programme is ranked 58th globally

University College Dublin

  • University College Dublin is ranked in the Global Top 150 in the 2025 QS World University Rankings.
  • University College Dublin is ranked No.1 in Ireland and 24th in Europe in the QS Sustainability Rankings 2024
  • University College Dublin is ranked No. 1 University in Ireland in US News Global University Rankings

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