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Overview
CIT offers two streams for the Master of Business course viz:

• Marketing - Part Time
• Enterprise - Part Time

The overall aim of this programme is to facilitate the further personal and intellectual development of students, encompassing the skills of analysis, interpretation and synthesis within their chosen field of knowledge. Participants will be required to adopt innovative and creative approaches to business related issues and analyse critically business and management problems in a national, international, and global context.

Presentation of the programme consists of lectures, tutorials, case studies, visiting lecturers, etc.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
Applications are assessed on a first come first served basis.

Applicants who have a minimum of an Honours Bachelor of Business or cognate degree (Level 8) or cognate discipline (H2.2) or an approved equivalent qualification are eligible to apply for entry to the programme.

Subject to availability, late applications may also be considered.

Duration

2 Years (4 Semesters, September to September).

Delivery
Part-time
No. of weeks per semester: 15
No. of timetable hours week: 9
Which days:
Wednesdays: 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Fridays: 3.00pm - 9.00pm
Duration: Four semesters

Number of credits

60 ECTS

Further enquiries

John Meyler
Department of Organisation and Professional Development
E: john.meyler@cit.ie
T: +353 21 433 5335

Subjects taught

Modules
All modules are worth 5 credits (ECTS) unless otherwise noted.

SEMESTER 1
International Corporate Strategy
IT-Enabled Business
Research Methods

SEMESTER 2
Applied Corporate Strategy
Contemporary Issues in Marketing

SEMESTER 3
Group Elective 1
Innovation & Creativity
New Venture Management & Growth
Enterprise Finance & Law

Group Elective 2
Strategic Marketing Management
Services Marketing Management
Applied Marketing Communications

Group Elective 3
Strategic issues in Tourism
Tourism Business Development
Destination Marketing & Sales

SEMESTER 4
Research Dissertation (20 ECTS)

Comment

Location: CIT Bishopstown Campus

Application date

EU Applicant: Closing date: June 30th 2018.
International Applicant: May 31st 2018.

Course fee

EU Applicants: €5,900.

Students should note that the Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2018-2019 only and are subject to change on an annual basis.

Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions.

Full-time (On Campus) EU Postgraduate Students will also be liable for the €7 USI Levy.

For further information on the USI levy please go to: http://www.citsu.ie/_7-levy

Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

Students can check their account balance and pay their fees online at www.cit.ie/pay

Failure to pay fees on time will result in a late payment fee of 10% being applied and students will no longer have access to IT Facilities.

• Where course fees are being funded by an employer, you are asked to seek payment or reimbursement from your employer. Where an employer requires an invoice in their Company name the employer must e-mail fees@cit.ie with the relevant details and the amount of Fees they will be funding.

• For Semesterised courses, students pay for the relevant modules at the beginning of each semester. Payment of fees by laser, debit or credit card can be made online at www.cit.ie/pay or by phoning +353 21 433 5440.

Students should familiarise themselves with the relevant section of the Student Regulations.

Please note that the Fees Office will use your CIT email account for important communications.

Withdrawing from a course
Students who wish to withdrawn from a course must notify the admissions office and complete a withdrawal form. Where Students fail to inform admissions of their withdrawal they will remain liable for any unpaid fees on their accounts. E-mail admissions@cit.ie

Refund Policy
All courses at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a course cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

• A full refund will be given to all applicants for courses which do not proceed.

• A full refund will be given to students who withdraw before 5th September.

• Where students pay the online application fee to accept an offer they have 14 days in which to withdraw and claim a full refund provided the course has not commenced.

• A full refund (less 15% administration fee) will be given to applicants for short courses, if requested up to one week after course commencement. No refunds will be given thereafter. A short Course is less than 12 weeks duration.

• A full refund (less 15% administration fee) will be given to applicants for semesterised and full year courses if requested up to one month after the commencement of Semester 1 and before the end of February for Semester 2. No refunds will be given thereafter.

• All applications for refunds must be made on the appropriate Refund Form which can be requested from the CIT Fees Office (email fees@cit.ie).

NB: Students are reminded to ensure that they have clearly understood all the terms of their enrolment with CIT, in particular clauses concerning refunds, deferments, waivers, course transfers, and visa applications (when applicable).

Enrolment and start dates

Application
Apply online at http://www.cit.ie/course/CRBBUSA9
Closing date: 12th September 2018.

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