Masters Virtual Open Day - June 15th

This event has now ended.  Presentation recordings are now available to watch on demand at the link below. 

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Welcome

Welcome to UCD Smurfit School's Virtual Open Day.  Join us throughout the day to learn about Ireland's leading business school and the range of programmes available to students from all academic backgrounds.  Over the course of the day you will have the opportunity to attend a number of live presentations, delivered by our leading academics, current students and alumni.  Most presentations will host a live Q&A session at the end, giving you the opportunity to ask any questions you might have. You can also explore a range of videos and take a 360 virtual tour of our beautiful campus.  Visitors are invited to review the schedule below and attend sessions of interest.  Enjoy your virtual day with us!

Live Presentations and Q&A

We are delighted to host a schedule of live presentations via Zoom throughout the day where you can learn more about our programmes and ask any questions you might have to our panel of speakers. The live presentation schedule is split into two tracks that will take place simultaneously. To join the live sessions you are interested in, simply click 'Attend Session' at the time noted (local Irish time) and you will be directed to a zoom webinar. If the presentation has not started yet, you will be directed to a waiting room until the host starts the session. 

If you are interested in a particular Masters Programme that is not featured on the live presentation schedule below, then make sure to check out the range of pre-recorded programme presentations.

Track 1

  • 10:00 10:45

    General Info Session with Q&A

    Hear from our Admissions team about our range of Masters and how to apply, followed by Q&A

  • 11:00 11:30

    MSc in Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance

    Programme overview followed by Q&A

  • 12:00 12:30

    Intercultural Development Programme

    Overview of this co-curricular programme, with Q&A

  • 12:45 13:15

    MSc in Financial Data Science

    Programme overview followed by Q&A

  • 13:45 14:15

    MSc in Marketing Practice

    Programme overview followed by Q&A

  • 14:30 15:00

    MSc in Business Analytics

    Programme overview followed by Q&A

  • 15:15 15:45

    MSc in Marketing & Retail Innovation

    Programme overview followed by Q&A

Track 2

  • 10:00 10:45

    MSc in Project Management

    Overview of both Full-Time and Part-Time formats, followed by Q&A

  • 11:00 11:30

    MSc in Food Business Strategy

    Programme overview followed by Q&A

  • 11:45 12:30

    MSc in Management

    Overview of both Full-Time and Part-Time formats, followed by Q&A

  • 12:45 13:30

    Careers for Non-Business Graduates

    Panel discussion with Alumni hosted by UCD Smurfit Careers Network

  • 14:30 15:00

    MSc in Digital Innovation

    Programme overview followed by Q&A

  • 15:15 16:00

    General Info Session with Q&A

    Hear from our Admissions team about our range of Masters and how to apply, followed by Q&A

Resources

In addition to our schedule of live presentations and Q&A sessions, visitors are invited to learn more about our programmes and campus life by accessing a range of additional resources and videos listed below.  View our Programme Listing to discover the wide range of specialist masters available to students from all academic backgrounds, or watch individual Programme presentations to understand which Programme is right for you. And don't miss the opportunity to take a Virtual Tour of our beautiful campus.

Meet our Speakers

With a diverse cohort of over 1,300 students from over 70 countries, we offer our students the opportunity to work with and learn from the best and brightest from around the world. Our dedicated faculty and staff provide support and guidance to students ensuring that their educational journey is rich and fulfilling.  Join our live sessions to virtually meet some of the people who will underpin your exciting educational journey at UCD Smurfit School.  Here are some of the leading faculty, staff, alumni and students who you will meet today:

Elaine Aherne

Elaine Aherne

Head of Admissions

Dr Julia Backmann

Dr Julia Backmann

Faculty, Management

Lucy Cotgreave

Lucy Cotgreave

Lucy Cotgreave, Current Student

Joe Houghton

Joe Houghton

Faculty, MSc Project Management

Emma Ji

Emma Ji

Emma Ji, Current Student

Laura Keely

Laura Keely

MSc Admissions Manager

Patrick Lee

Patrick Lee

Alumnus, MSc in Management

Dr Michael MacDonnell

Dr Michael MacDonnell

Faculty, Management Information Systems

Dr Richard McGee

Dr Richard McGee

Faculty, MSc Financial Data Science

Zoe Maher

Zoe Maher

Zoe Maher, Current Student

Michael McDonnell

Michael McDonnell

Careers Manager

Caoimhe McNulty

Caoimhe McNulty

Alumna, MSc in Project Management

Dr Tiffany Thng

Dr Tiffany Thng

Faculty, Banking & Finance

Dr Gianluca Miscione

Dr Gianluca Miscione

Faculty, MSc Digital Innovation

Richard Murphy

Richard Murphy

MSc Admissions Manager

Sarah Nolan

Sarah Nolan

Alumna, MSc in Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance

David O'Brien

David O'Brien

David O'Brien, Current Student

Dr Orna O'Brien

Dr Orna O'Brien

Director, Centre for Distance Learning

Harriet Price

Harriet Price

Programme Manager, MSc Marketing Practice

Dr Julie Schiro

Dr Julie Schiro

Faculty, Marketing

Dr Linda Yang

Dr Linda Yang

Intercultural Development & Support Officer

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