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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.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
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.

Places are limited. Applications are assessed on a first come, first served basis.


Duration & Delivery
• Two part-time academic years (4 semesters)
• Each semester is of 15 week duration (including examinations).
• Semester 1 commences on Wednesday, 6th September 2017 at 6.30pm in T103.
• Presentation of course consists of lectures, tutorials, case studies, visiting lectures, and site visits.

Stage 1/Semester 1 – Wednesday & Friday
Stage 1/Semester 2 – Friday only

Stage 2/Semester 1 – Wednesday & Friday
Stage 2/Semester 2 – Research Thesis

Time: Wed 6.30pm – 9.30pm; and Fri 3.30pm – 6pm.

Further enquiries

John Meyler
T: 021 433 5335

Subjects taught

The following mandatory modules are common to all streams:

• Research Methodology
• Contemporary Issues in Marketing
• IT-Enabled Business
• Applied Corporate Strategy
• International Corporate Strategy
• Research Dissertation

Students may choose to specialise in one of the streams listed, or take a combination of two electives from one stream and one elective from another stream to graduate with a Master of Business. By taking three electives from the same stream, graduates will be conferred with a Master of Business in their stream of choice e.g., Master of Business in Enterprise & Innovation.

Specialist Modules
1. Marketing Stream
Strategic Marketing Management, Services Marketing Management, Applied Marketing Communication

2. Enterprise & Innovation Stream
Innovation and Creativity, Enterprise Finance and Law, New Venture Growth

3. Tourism Stream
Strategic Issues in Tourism, Tourism Business Development, Destination Marketing & Sales

Application date

Application Closing Date: 11th September 2017.

Course fee


Enrolment and start dates

Institute staff will be in attendance during each session to offer career guidance and assistance.

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Information/Registration for the academic year beginning September 2017 will take place from 6.00pm to 8.00pm on the following dates:

Tuesday 5th September 2017
CIT Bishopstown Campus

Business: Business Studies & Accounting, Marketing, and Human Resource Management.

Humanities: Cookery, Bar Operations, Hospitality Management, and Counselling & Psychotherapy.

Media: Media Production, Radio Broadcast Media, Journalism, E-learning, and Digital Media.

Wednesday 6th September 2017
CIT Bishopstown Campus

Engineering: Biopharmaceutical, Civil, Structural & Environmental, Good Manufacturing Practice, Construction, Mechanical, Biomedical, Advanced Manufacturing & Manufacturing Systems, Supply Chain & Transport Management, Transport & Automobile, and Welding.

Science & Informatics: Applied Physics & Instrumentation, Quality Assurance/Management, Computing, and Mathematics.

Thursday 7th September 2017
CIT Crawford College of Art & Design

Please note: Enrolment will take place at the CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, Sharman Crawford Street, Cork, from 6.00pm to 8.00pm.

Art Therapy, Art & Design Education, Teaching Visual Arts for Primary & Early Years Education, Weekend Courses, and Short Courses (Life Drawing/Painting/Photography/Pottery/Stained Glass/Art Portfolio Preparation).

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