University College Dublin -
Quinn School of Business
Students must be enrolled in the MSB and have a 3.0 GPA.
Applications are due in February for the upcoming fall or full year and in October for the spring term. If you are considering a full year abroad in two locations (split year), you must submit application materials for both programs at the deadline for the first program.
University College Dublin (UCD) was established in 1854 and is currently the largest, most international university in Ireland with an enrollment of 24,000 students (approximately 17,000 undergraduates). The main campus is located at Belfield, a landscaped 300-acre campus, about three miles from the center of Dublin. The university is made up of five colleges including the College of Arts and Celtic Studies, the College of Business and Law, the College of Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, the College of Human Sciences, and the College of Life Sciences.
Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland, arose originally from a Viking settlement on the river Liffey. The primary city of the Republic for most of its thousand-year history, it experienced a rapid expansion in the eighteenth century. Dublin is a capital city rich in culture, as seen by the numerous theaters, museums, art galleries and cinemas. Particularly renowned for its literary history, Dublin has educated such literary figures as James Joyce, who received his degree at the University College Dublin, Bernard Shaw, W.B. Yeats, Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, and Samuel Beckett.
Accommodation and Meals
On-campus housing is available for students who would like to live on campus: http://www.ucd.ie/residences/. Those who receive on campus housing live in University residence halls. Several of the on-campus residence halls have meal plans. Students may also choose a residence where they will cook their meals or eat in the many pubs or restaurants in Dublin.
Students who wish to live off campus will work with the UCD Centre for Study Abroad to be placed in off-campus apartments.
Students are enrolled at the Quinn School of Business while at University College Dublin. The academic calendar consists of two semesters (15 weeks each). The first semester runs from September to December and the second semester January through mid-May. http://www.ucd.ie/students/keydates.htm
Fields of Study and Language of Instruction
Language of Instruction is English.
Fields of study include: Business.
Students studying in the Quinn School of Business are required to take 5 courses per semester for a total of 25 ECTS credits. All students studying at the Quinn School of Business take one Irish history and culture course called "Ireland: From Union to Bailout: An Economic and Social History Since 1800." Students may take four additional classes within the School of Business, or two additional courses within the School of Business, and two additional courses in the College of Arts and Celtic Studies. The credit for these classes come back to Georgetown as fifteen Georgetown credits.
Students must achieve achieve a 2.8 (C) in all of their coursework in order to receive full credit.