International Entrepreneurship Management
This programme develops entrepreneurial creativity, awareness and specialist knowledge to help establish, manage and grow innovative new ventures across a variety of industry settings, incorporating a range of incompany projects to give a 'real world' experience. Participants explore their own entrepreneurial potential and prepare an investor-ready business plan.
Participants on this programme will have the benefit of preparing an investor-ready Business Plan
• Establishing International Ventures
• Managing Creativity & Innovation
• New Venture Marketing and Sales Strategies
• Professional Development 1
• Information Management for Small & Medium Enterprises
• Leadership, Influence & Change
• Strategic International Venture Growth
• International Business Consulting
• Financial Issues for Small and Medium Enterprises
• Human Resource Management for Small & Medium Enterprises
• Research Methods
• Professional Development 2
Electives - Choose 1:
• Corporate Responsibility
• International Economic Issues
• Project Management
• Business Simulation
Electives - Choose 1:
• Strategic Commercialisation Project
The entry requirement is a 2.2 honours degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland). However, applicants who have a 3rd class honours degree with substantial small business related experience as entrepreneurs or as an employee in a small or medium sized firm may be considered in accordance with the University's policy on the recognition of prior learning. These candidates will be required to submit a written portfolio of business learning outcomes with accompanying testimonials. An interview may form part of the selection process for all candidates. Where candidates are non native English language speakers, certified demonstrable achievement in a Standard English Language Competency Test will be required.
English Language Requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the criteria below (no longer than two years prior to application):
Acceptable English Language qualifications include the following:
•Matriculation examinations from European countries where English is presented as a subject and an acceptable level is achieved
•Irish Leaving Certificate English –Ordinary Level Grade D or above
•TOEFL – 580 (paper based) or 90 (internet based)
•IELTS – Minimum score of 6.5 with no less than 6 in any one component.
•English Test for English and Academic Purposes (ETAPP) – Grade C1
•GCE 'O' level English Language/GCSE English Language – Grade C or above
University of Cambridge ESOL –Certificate of Proficiency in English - Grade C / Certificate in Advanced English Grade A
GCE Examination Boards – Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations – Grade C / Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate – School Certificate Pass 1-6 / University of London Entrance and School Examinations Council – School Certificate Pass 1-6
Results in examinations other than those listed above may also be accepted as meeting our English language requirements. Contact the International Education Division for advice.
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.
1 year full-time
Start Date: 09/Sep/2019
Post Course Info
Graduates will have developed the specialist knowledge and a practical understanding of the key tasks required to establish, manage and grow a new venture in a challenging international business environment and thus prepare students for careers as entrepreneurs, policy makers in support services or in entrepreneurial management in different types of organisations.