International Management & Global Business

Key programme benefits to future students
Graduates will be able to analyse the main international management issues facing modern organisations, and in doing so, identify appropriate international business entry strategies.

The programme offers an excellent blend of the academic and the practical to enhance international career potential.

This programme offers a Dual Degree opportunity at the following French partner business schools: Audencia (Nantes), Excelia (La Rochelle), Neoma (Reims or Rouen), Rennes and Toulouse.

Key Fact: An international workshop is an integral component of this course.

Subjects taught

Autumn Modules
• International Corporate Finance
• International Business Transactions
• International & Cross Cultural Management
• Leadership, Influence & Change
• Research in Projects & Organisations
• Professional Development 1

Spring Modules
• International Economic Issues
• Global Business Strategy
• International Marketing
• International Human Resource Management
• Professional Development 2

Optional Modules (choose 1)
Corporate Responsibility | Project Management in Practice

Summer Modules
• MSc Research Paper
• International Workshop

Entry requirements

Normally an honours primary degree (2nd Class) (Level 8 - QQI) in Business or a cognate discipline or, in the case of international students, the overseas equivalent as determined by the course team in consultation with UL Graduate School Admissions. Where candidates are non-native English language speakers, certified demonstrable achievement in a Standard English Language Competency Test will be required.

Qualification transcripts and certificates
A copy of your birth certificate (long document)
Supporting Statement
A copy of your most recent CV

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

To ensure a speedy assessment of your application, please upload the above documents with your application form.
Please title appropriately any documents you are uploading with the application form, for example "Supporting Statement", "Undergraduate Transcript", "Postgraduate Transcript", "English Language Certificate" etc.

Application dates

Preparing your Application:
1. Research your programme: Each postgraduate programme at University of Limerick is unique. Explore your course content, duration, fees, and entry requirements on

2. Check Eligibility: Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria for the course you are interested in. This usually includes your undergraduate degree award, subject specialities, English language proficiency (for non-native speakers), and any specific requirements for the course.

3. Prepare Documents: Gather all the necessary documents. This typically includes your academic transcripts, CV, personal statement, and references. If English is not your first language, you’ll also need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

4. Online Application: Once you are ready to apply, visit your postgraduate programme page on and use the Apply Now button to access UL’s online application system. You will need to create an account if you are a new user.

5. Complete the Application: Fill in the application form with all the required details. This will include personal information and academic history.

6. Upload Documents: Upload all the necessary documents that you prepared earlier. Make sure they are clear and legible.

7. Submit Application: Review your application thoroughly to ensure all information is correct and then submit your application. The application fee for your postgraduate application is €50. This includes an option to choose a second choice.

8. Track Your Application: After submission, you can track the status of your application through the online application system.

9. Interview: Depending on the programme, you may be invited for an interview. This could be in person or online.

10. Acceptance: If your application is successful, you will receive an offer email from the university. You will need to accept this offer to secure your place.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and places offered to successful candidates. This means that it’s a good idea to apply as early as possible to increase your chances of securing a place.

Please note that these steps are a general guide and the exact process may vary depending on the specific programme and your individual circumstances. Always check the University of Limerick website or contact the postgraduate admissions department for the most accurate and up-to-date information.


1 year full-time, on-campus.

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Graduate careers
Graduates of this programme have found employment in Consulting, Marketing, Sales, Purchasing, Banking, Recruiting, Quality Management and Consumer Protection.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Daytime,Full time

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