Ranking & Accreditation

Cork University Business School in UCC has now been accredited by the AACSB and AMBA (Association of MBAs), making it a double accredited Business School, of which there are fewer than 200 worldwide.

Together with UCC, the Irish Management Institute and CUBS deliver fully accredited business and management education through a wide range of programmes that offer a complete lifelong learning pathway from the undergraduate level through to Executive Education.

CUBS is one of the two largest business schools in Ireland with: 

  • The largest number of fulltime undergraduate students; 
  • The second largest number of full-time graduate students; 
  • The largest amount of research income
  • Department of Accounting, Finance & Information Systems is the most successful business department in Ireland in terms of research income.


The Accounting and Finance programmes at UCC are recognised by the leading national and international professional finance and accounting organisations for their academic rigour and the preparation they provide our graduates entering the professional workplace.  These include:

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