Management Practice

Is this course for me?
Our Master of Science in Management Practice is aimed at business graduates who want to specialise in management. The programme focuses on developing professional management practice, bridging the gap between management theory and professional practice.

Placements and hands-on projects form an integral part of the programme, providing you with the opportunity for a deeper understanding of contemporary management practices.

It will provide you with a real opportunity to increase your employment and career prospects.

With small class sizes and a focus on reflective learning, you will complete five taught modules in semester one, followed by a 12 week placement in semester two. With industry placement a key part of the programme you will be exposed to the best national and international practitioners, and graduate with the skills and knowledge to make the most of the opportunities that lie in front of you.

Key features
• Industry placement
• Small class sizes, facilitating a learner centred approach.
• Exposure to leading national and international practitioners
• Hands-on projects
• Best practice seminar series
• Focus on reflective learning

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirements are a Level 8 Honours Degree in Business, or equivalent, second class honours (2.2). If you don't have an honours degree but have relevant experience you may also be eligible to apply via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Subjects taught

What will I study?
Semester 1
• Managing the Innovation Process (M)
• Strategic Operations Management (M)
• Accounting Information for Decision Making (M)
• Research Methods (M)
• Managing Change (M)
• Academic Writing (O)

Semester 2
• Applied Strategic Business Planning (M)
• Data Analysis (M)
• Behavioural Economics (M)
• Work Placement (M)
• Dissertation (M)

(M) = Mandatory, (E) = Elective, (O) = Optional


1 year, full time
2 years, part time
PGDip: 9 months


EU Fees: €5,000.00
Non-EU Fees: €10,000.00

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Career Pathways
The main employers are:
Private Sector
Public Sector
Finance Sector
IT Sector
Retail Sector

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
Business Management
Operations Management
Finance Management
Human Resource Management

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    MSc PgDip

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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