Business Administration - Executive MBA

Key Fact:
Learn to Lead with Impact – We'll challenge your thinking, improve your decision making and help you communicate more effectively. The UL MBA develops confident, strategic and internationally focused leaders.

Subjects taught

Programme Content
Year 1:
Autumn Semester
• Financial Reporting
• Macroeconomics and the Global Economy
• Market Orientation and Customer Focus

Electives (choose 1):
• Organisational Behaviour
• Air Transport Characteristics
• Operations Management

Winter School Electives (choose 1):
• International Finance
• Strategic Sales Management
• Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Enterprise
• Digital Marketing
• Technology Management
• Aircraft Leasing
• Taxation

Spring Semester
• Managing in the International Context
• Corporate Finance
• Data Analysis for Business Decisions

Electives (choose 1):
• Globalisation & International Economic Issues
• Fleet Planning
• Commercial and Corporate Law
• Operations Management Performance
• Airport Business and Aircraft Leasing

• Management Project/Thesis
• International Workshop

Year 2
Autumn Semester
• Corporate Strategy Analysis
• Strategic Human Resource Management
• Information Systems and Knowledge Management

Electives (Choose 1):
• Relationship Marketing
• Airline Finance & Ground Operations

(Choose one from the Winter School Elective list above)

Spring Semester
• Lean Tools & Techniques
• Implementing Strategy
• Strategic Leadership
• Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Management
• The Strategic Management of Projects: Science & Principles

• Management Project/Thesis

Entry requirements

Normally a primary degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) with first or second class honours or an approved professional qualification. At least four years' experience at managerial level is also required. In the case of candidates without an honours degree, five years' experience will be required. In addition, an acceptable score in the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Records Examination (GRE) and an interview with the course selection panel are prerequisites for entry to the programme.

Application dates

How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.


Qualification transcripts and certificates

GMAT or GRE certificate (where applicable)

MBA Additional Information Form

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:

• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate


2 years part-time.


An Application Fee of €35 (electronically) or €40 Bank Draft/Cheque will apply to all taught postgraduate programmes.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: 09/Sep/2019

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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