Overview If you want to work in business but are unsure which area suits you, this MSc Business and Management course is for you. Our course starts by providing you with a broad overview of the key business disciplines and then gives you the opportunity to specialise in a specific management area of your choice later in the course. You’ll explore topics including international marketing, management development, finance, and corporate strategy, and graduate with a solid understanding of business management practices. You’ll choose to specialise in HRM, innovation, systems, or management as part of your final project. With many opportunities to put your learning into practice through real world case studies and simulations, we'll ensure you have both the skills and knowledge to succeed in your business career. Whether you hold an undergraduate degree in business or any other subject, this degree will develop your management skills and prepare you for a range of roles in business. The course builds on your previous learning and the skills you’ve gained in your studies and career. This MSc Business and Management course is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). This shows that your learning will have an international outlook, that you'll learn about ethics, sustainability and corporate social responsibility, and that you’ll engage with employers during the course. You’ll graduate ready to have an impact on a range of sectors and industries. Accredited by This course is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). This accreditation shows that your learning will have an international outlook, that you'll engage with employers and that you'll learn about ethics, sustainability and corporate social responsibility. What you'll experience On this course, you'll:
- Explore business in a national and international context
- Specialise in specific areas of management, such as HRM, innovation, systems, or management
- Use real world case studies
- Take part in business simulations
- Learn from staff with experience in industry
- Hear from industry guest speakers
- Develop your management and research skills
- Study a European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) accredited degree
- Management graduate trainee
- Trainee trader
- Business development and consultancy
- Financial and risk analysis
- Sales and marketing co-ordinator
- Market researcher
What you'll study on this MSc Business and Management degree course Each module on this course is worth a certain number of credits. To achieve a Master's degree, you need to study modules worth a total of 180 credits. For example, 4 units worth 30 credits and 1 unit worth 60 credits. Modules Core modules in this year include:
- Corporate Strategy
- Financial Management
- Human Resource Management
- International Marketing
- Management Development
- Operations Management
- Research Methods
- Business Systems Specialism
- Innovation and Entrepreneurship Specialism
- Management Specialism
- Managing Human Resources Specialism
- MBM Research Project (HRM/Innovation/International/Independent Learning/Management/Systems/Work Based)
- academic writing
- note taking
- time management
- critical thinking
- presentation skills
- working in groups
- revision, memory and exam techniques
How you're assessed You'll be assessed through: preparation of web pages poster and oral presentations project reports literature reviews book chapters essays You'll be able to test your skills and knowledge informally before you do assessments that count towards your final mark. You can get feedback on practice and formal assessments so you can improve in the future.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- European Foundation for Management Development
A second-class honours degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.
English language requirements
|English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
|Cambridge English Advanced
|Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 176 with no component score less than 169.
|Cambridge English Proficiency
|Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 176 with no component score less than 169.
|91 with a minimum of 20 in Reading, 19 in Listening, 21 in Speaking and 20 in Writing.
|An overall score of 61 with a minimum of 54 in each skill.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland