The MSc in Management has been
developed to satisfy the demand
for courses which combine a strong
theoretical foundation with a firm focus on
practical application. You will be exposed
to the most current schools of thought in
disciplines such as international business,
finance, marketing, entrepreneurship and
The course also provides a series of
elective modules for students to explore
other areas of interest or to emphasise
their development on a specific area of
their choice. Development of effective
managerial skills, which include analytical
problem solving, decision-making,
effective communication and leadership,
are encouraged throughout the course.
Such skills provide strong tools which can
be applied in real day-to-day management
situations and serve graduates to aim at
higher management positions within
Block teaching is used to provide
the opportunity for more in-depth
development of knowledge within
modules. An applied approach to
teaching is used within the programme
with lectures interspersed with exercises,
use of case study analysis, group activities
in class, debate on contemporary issues as
well as independent learning.
The course is aimed at anyone following a
career path which requires them to step
into middle to top management positions.
Additionally, the course can provide a
transition stage for graduates from other
disciplines who wish to move into the
management arena either as practitioners,
researchers or consultants.
In the part-time schedule, in both year 1 and year 2 of the programme, students are required to undertake two core modules per semester plus one elective in semester 2. In addition, in year 2 of the programme, students are required to complete a ten credit research methods module which runs across semester 1 and 2. The final element of the programme requires learners to undertake a research dissertation.
For information on the modules taught on this course view our module descriptors.
The MSc in Management course is
awarded by QQI at level 9 on the National
Framework of Qualifications. This award
will allow transfer to level 9 research
degrees and in some cases progression to
taught doctoral courses at level 10 on the
Applicants are required to hold a minimum
of a 2.2 honours degree in either a cognate or
non-cognate area at level 8 on the National
Framework of Qualifications.The college operates
a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning
(RPEL) scheme meaning non-graduates with
extensive professional experience and other prior
qualifications may also be considered for the
Monday and Wednesday 18.00 - 21.00 and some Saturday workshops
Please note that exams can be scheduled during the morning, afternoon or evening Monday to Saturday.
This course runs over 2 full calendar years:
5 semesters; 4 taught
semesters and a final
dissertation to be submitted
in late August of the final
€3,950 per annum
(€7,900 total fee)
(Fees revised annually)
You can spread the cost of this course with a direct debit plan.