Equality Diversity & Inclusion

Master of Business Equality, Diversity + Inclusion.

This Master of Business in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (Level 9 - 90 credits) is a one–of–a–kind programme specifically dedicated to the subject of effectually managing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in an organisational context.

You will develop your core business knowledge, skills and competencies that are geared towards understanding and managing equality, diversity and inclusion issues.

What will I do?
Students will engage with contemporary debates and case studies from a variety of organisational contexts.
The programme will test existing opinions and provide opportunity to view EDI related issues in complex business situations from a variety of perspectives. ?It will combine broad societal issues with business development and sustainability challenges. The programme is 100% project based. The research project module focuses on equality, diversity or inclusion issues as identified by individual students.

Subjects taught

What will I study?
EDI Management Theory & Leadership
Critical Theory and Identity
EDI Origins and Context
Legal Framework and EDI
Strategic HRM and EDI
EDI and Current Affairs
EDI Policy, Implementation and Evaluation
Research Methods
Research Project

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Undergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree level.

Applicants may be considered provided they can demonstrate Honours Degree equivalence, which can be verified through the RPL (recognition of prior learning) process.

Two references must also support your application.

Application dates

Application Deadline:
Round 1: 4.00pm Thursday 27th May 2021.
Round 2: 4.00pm Wednesday 25th August 2021.

*Round 2 is subject to available places.


18 months. Attendance on the programme will be two evenings per week, 6pm - 9pm, and every second Saturday, 10am - 4pm.

The Conferring Ceremony for those commencing in 2021/22 will take place in March 2023.


EU Fees: €6,000
International Fees: €16,000

Post Course Info

Future careers
Graduates of this program will be in a position to add value to a range of projects in dynamic environments in both the profit and not for profit sectors. Opportunities are opening up in the following:

Public sector organisations who are striving to offer leadership on the EDI agenda.

Not for profits working to promote EDI

SMEs who recognise there is a well-established business case for investing in equality and diversity.

Corporate organisations who promote equality and foster diversity

Graduates of the programme will be positioned with modern and innovative best practice concepts and in this way can provide a sustainable advantage to their organisations and employers.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Evening,Flexible,Daytime,Weekend

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