Enterprise Systems

This award-winning programme was designed in partnership with academics and employers to meet the specific requirements of industry. It equips graduates with essential knowledge and skills in the fields of operations, technology and innovation management and makes you industry ready.

The programme aims to enhance graduates’ technical and management contribution in various enterprises including manufacturing, financial services, health services, government, and many more. It invites participants from many disciplines: it is suitable for Engineering, Science, Commerce, and Arts graduates who wish to pursue a career in a high-tech environment. This conversion course aspect is of significant interest to students who may wish to change direction from their course of undergraduate study and pursue a new career path that offers them sound employment prospects in a growth area.

The Masters of Applied Science (Enterprise Systems) programme is highly regarded by employers and there is always a very strong demand for our graduates. All of our graduates have secured high quality roles in engineering, management and information systems with companies such as Accenture, Apple, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Stryker, Ingersoll Rand, Jaguar, Valeo, Pepsi, Kerry Group, IBM, and Hewlett Packard.

Subjects taught

The flexible structure allows you to tailor the programme to your specific needs. You can choose from those listed below. Modules are subject to availability and other modules may be made available. You must also prepare a research thesis on a topic to be agreed with an academic leader. We will equip you with all scientific skills you need to do this in our module on Research Methods.

Year 1 (90 Credits)
Required IE591: Thesis (Industrial)
Required ME520: Research Methods
Optional IE446: Project Management
Optional IE450: Lean Systems
Optional IE309: Operations Research
Optional IE520: Ergonomics
Optional CT511: Databases
Optional ME432: Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Optional MS5107: Business Modelling and Analytics
Optional ME4105: Safety Engineering
Optional MS807: Information Systems Management
Optional MS3110: The Future of Technology in Work and Society I
Optional ME431: Systems Reliability
Optional ME572: Human Reliability
Optional ME5100: Operations Management
Optional MS803: Business Data Communications
Optional CT5159: Enterprise Systems Innovation
Optional ME353: Quality Systems
Optional AY5141: Accounting and Management Control for Sustainable Organizations

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Entry to the Masters of Applied Science (Enterprise Systems) is open to those who hold a Second Class Honours degree at Level 8 in a related discipline. Candidates who hold a Level 8 degree without honours and who have three years’ relevant experience will also be considered.

Application dates

Closing Date
Please view the offer rounds website at https://www.universityofgalway.ie/postgrad-admissions/key-dates/

Applications are made online via the University of Galway Postgraduate Applications System


1 year full-time,
2 years part-time.

Enrolment dates

Next start date September 2024
Closing Date Offers are made on a rolling basis.

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Career Opportunities
Our graduates have been very successful in securing high quality employment. Your next job title could be: Operations Manager; Entrepreneur, Product Manager, Training Manager, Product/Process Engineer, Quality Manager, Systems Analyst.

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  • Qualification letters

    MApplSc (Enterprise Systems)

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time

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