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Trinity Business School degrees awarded one 1st in the World and Eight 1st in Western Europe in Eduniversal Postgraduate Rankings

Trinity Business School has been ranked 1st globally for its MSc in Financial Risk Programme programme in the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2021.

The Eduniversal ranking, which publishes annually, compiling the best Masters and MBA Programmes in 50 fields of study worldwide, joins a long list of recent ranking successes for Trinity Business School.

Professor Andrew Burke, Dean of Trinity Business School, said:

"A total of 9 number 1 slots in the Eduniversal rankings is a huge credit to all of the people in our School who have designed and developed these programmes over recent years.  It is also in recognition of the very high calibre of students that we get on these programmes too as the rating of graduates in the job market by corporations accounts for a very larger score in these rankings.  I am delighted for our staff and students whose hard work is reflected in these international rankings."

Alongside Trinity’s impressive performance in the MSc Financial Risk Management category, Trinity Business School also secured a number of other top places, including:

  • #1 MSc Finance (Western Europe)

Dr. Sam Vigne, Director of the MSc in Finance programme, said:

"We’re delighted to see the quality of our programme being recognised. It was a challenging year but we managed to deliver the quality education that Trinity Business School is known for."

  • #1 MSc Financial Risk Management (Global)

Dr. Ranadeva Jayasekera, Director of the MSc in Financial Risk Management programme, said:

'The MSc in financial risk management program offered by the Trinity Business School has always been well received as one of the best MSE programs globally, that provides the students with cutting edge technical and analytical skills as well as a strategic risk management mindset which makes them very well placed to secure great employment opportunities upon completion. The program's achievement as the number one in the world in the field of Insurance, Risk & Actuarial Sciences, in the prestigious Eduniversal rankings of the best masters’ programs in the world in 2021, is a testament to its outstanding success. The MSc in financial risk management program received accredited partner status by the Global Association of Risk Professionals, which is the world’s leading professional organization for risk managers in 2018, and Trinity Business School will continue to make every effort to improve the quality of the program even more and maintain its number one status as the best in the world in the field of Insurance, Risk & Actuarial Sciences in the future. "

  • #1 MSc Management (Western Europe)

Dr. Natasha Evers, Director of the MSc in Management programme, said:

"We are delighted with this outstanding ranking of our MSc Management programme. Being ranked No 1 reflects our excellent student cohort, our dynamic and rigorous programme curriculum and the scholarship, expertise and commitment of our teaching faculty.”

  • #1 MSc Human Resources Management (Western Europe)

Dr. Na Fu, Director of the MSc in Human Resource Management, said:

"I am truly delighted to see that our MSc HRM at Trinty Business School, Trinity College Dublin has been recognised in the Eduniversal 2021 rankings. It reflects collective efforts of students, faculty, programme managers, student's recruitment, career officers and everyone who is devoting time and commitment to a research-informed, evidence-based, and practice-driven programme. The support from external industrial partners, HR professionals, and professional associations empowers students to apply theory into practice and make real impact on people. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for supporting our students and this award-winning programme."

  • #10 MSc in Entrepreneurship (Global)

Dr. Giulio Buciuni, Director of the MSc in Entrepreneurship, said:

"We are extremely pleased to see that the value of the MSc Entrepreneurship has been recognized globally. I believe that our accomplishment reflects the entrepreneurial DNA of our school and our Trinity community in general. Education is a key factor in any successful entrepreneurial society, and we aim to keep contributing to the development of a strong entrepreneurial community in Dublin and in Ireland."

  • #1 MBA (Western Europe)

Dr. Radu Dimitriu, Director of the Full-Time MBA programme, said:

"Eduniversal’s ranking of our Trinity Full Time MBA as 1st in Western Europe is a testament for the continuous development and innovation of our world-class programme, as well as of the quality of our candidates and of our teaching faculty. During the course of their studies, our MBA students engage in three live consulting projects, embark on very topical workshops exposing them to the latest business practice and trends, and benefit from top career, team and individual coaching. The Eduniversal ranking reflects the high marks our graduates give the programme in terms of curriculum, lecturers, facilities, career service or alumni network; it also reflects our learners’ career success reflected in the salary achieved after graduation, as well as the reputation of the Trinity MBA with recruiters and industry."

  • #1 MSc International Management (Western Europe)

Dr. Sinéad Monaghan, Director of the MSc in International Management, said:

“With over 20 different nationalities represented in our student cohort, a range of specialist courses and rich diversity of international and national faculty members, the Trinity MSc in International Management provides a microcosm for international management. Our programme integrates experiential learning and thought leadership to equip students with the cross-cultural knowledge and skills to operate within the global business environment. We are delighted that this ranking by Eduniversal substantiates the quality and currency of our programme”

  • #1 MSc Digital Marketing Strategy (Western Europe)

Professor Laurent Muzellec, Director of the MSc in Digital Marketing Strategy, said:

"We are delighted to rank once again as number 1 in the E-Business and Digital Marketing in Western Europe. The credit goes to our dedicated team of lecturers, careers and other school support services as well as of course to our students who perform amazingly well as soon as they enter the workforce. Our teaching team is made up of both academics and digital professional experts, which helps to confer to our graduates both immediate practical digital skills as well as long term business acumen, strategic and critical thinking. This reward is a common source of pride for all members of our MSc in Digital Marketing Strategy community. "

  • #1 Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (Western Europe)

Dr. Neil Dunne, Director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting, said:

"I am delighted to see Trinity's Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting rise to Number 1 in Accounting (Western Europe) in the latest Eduniversal Rankings. This fantastic achievement reflects the extensive hard work of faculty, professional colleagues, students, and other stakeholders. In particular, I would like to acknowledge the positive attitude and enthusiasm of our students. They are a pleasure to work with, and we wish them all the very best as they embark on careers in professional accountancy."

Selective Ranking

A highly selective ranking, the Eduniversal Best Masters ranking is based on an analysis of the educational offerings of nearly 4000 schools and universities in 154 countries.

"Best Masters" is the only international ranking that evaluates and ranks MBA and Master programmes and not institutions. Trinity’s success in the Eduniversal Best Masters ranking comes only weeks after the business school secured its AACSB accreditation, becoming Triple-Accredited and finding itself in the top 0.6% of business schools worldwide.


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