Strategic Management - Aungier Street

What is... Strategic Management (with specialist streams)?
Expertise in strategic management and planning has never been more important given the turbulent and challenging environments within which businesses now operate. At EU level change is now an ever present feature in relation to the money markets, banking and economics in general. At a global level businesses are faced with new competitors and different configurations of technologies generating new products. All this change has to be anticipated and managed by business at a strategic level to survive and indeed thrive. Graduates of this course will be well placed to undertake strategic planning for businesses whether they are in the public, private or voluntary sectors.

This course is also available part-time. The Masters in Strategic Management is accredited by the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors.

Subjects taught

Semester 1
• September - January

Semester 2
• February - May

Semester 3
• June – September

Module List
• Strategic Management 1 (Decision Making)
• Leading for High Performance
• Innovation Management
• Project Management
• Finance for Strategic Decision Making
• Commercialisation
• Strategic Management 2 (Global Analysis)
• Strategic Marketing
• Analytics for Strategic Decision Making
• Critical & Responsible Management
• Entrepreneurship
• Seminar Series
• Consultancy Project is submitted in August

In addition participants may select an area of specialism or choose modules from a range of Optional Modules.

Current offerings include:
• Financial Services
• Retail Management
• Marketing
• Supply Chain Management

Optional Modules offered subject to demand and minimum numbers.

Consultancy Project
This will enable you to carry out in-depth research in an area of strategic management of interest to yourself or your company.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements?
Graduates of bachelor degree courses in business, economics (or an undergraduate programme where business subjects account for at least 50% of the subjects) who have achieved an honours degree (2.2 grade or higher) are eligible to apply. Applications from candidates who have an equivalent qualification at honours level (for example ACCA, CIMA or other professional bodies) are also eligible to apply. Applicants who do not have an honours degree in business (or equivalent) but who have substantial business experience can be considered by our Exceptional Entry Committee.

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate courses satisfying the minimum entry requirements is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the course of study applications will be assessed on their academic grades and work/life experience may also be considered. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific courses.

Application dates

Applications for this course are now open.

Please note due to the great demand for our courses early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore, it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final degree results this will not hinder your application as we are happy to issue conditional offer letters in such circumstances.

Assessment Info

Assessment is a combination of continuous assessment and written examinations in most modules. The continuous assessment accounts for about half the marks in most modules.


1 year
Mode of Study: Full Time
Method of Delivery: Classroom

Lectures normally take place Monday – Friday from September to May. You will then undertake an individual Dissertation or Company Project over the Summer.

Enrolment dates

Commencement Date: 01/09/2020.

Post Course Info

What are my career opportunities?
Graduates from this course will enhance their career opportunities within the full range of public and private sector organisations. Past graduates have taken up management positions in a range of sectors including technology, communications, finance, government organisations and departments, consultancy houses, public sector bodies and non-profit organisations. It is envisaged that graduates will hold senior management positions once they obtain sufficient experience.

Graduates are employed in a diverse range of companies including:
Technology and Communications
• Facebook
• Google
• Oracle
• Vodafone
• Intel
• Telefonica O2

• Central Bank
• Department of Finance
• Citi
• Consultancy Houses
• Accenture
• Deloitte
• PriceWaterhouseCoopers

General Management
• CRH Plc
• BMW Group
• Mitsubishi

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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