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Business Administration in Strategy

How will I benefit?
Individual professional and personal development.

The MBA programme will allow you to develop your interpersonal, conceptual and decision making skills which will give you enhanced management and leadership ability, confidence and critical self-awareness.

The MBA will give you the required skills and abilities to assist you in navigating your chosen career path.

Your organisation will benefit from you acquiring new skills and confidence and will bring an added value to your workplace and colleagues.

The aim of the MBA in Strategy is to enable learners to develop their leadership and strategic management skills, thus raising their individual performance and assisting their organisations achieve success.

The MBA enables the learner, as a professional, to review their leadership and management style and identify how they can improve upon same to increase their effectiveness at a senior level in the workplace. The programme allows learners to develop an appreciation of the interconnectedness of all aspects of the organisation, and an appreciation of the role each function must play in delivering on organisational goals.

For most learners, moving to a strategic role in their organisation requires an understanding of functions outside of their existing professional competence together with an expert command of strategic management and thinking.

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.


2 Years (4 Semesters, September to September)

No. of weeks per semester: 15
No. of timetable hours week: 10
Which days:
Wednesdays: 6pm - 10pm
Fridays: 3.00pm - 9.00pm
Duration: 4 semesters

Number of credits


Further enquiries

John Meyler
Department of Organisation and Professional Development
T: +353 (0)21 433 5335

Dr Angela Wright
Department of Organisation and Professional Development
T: +353 (0)21 433 5908

Subjects taught

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

Semester 1
• Research Methods
• Exploring Corporate Strategy (10 ECTS)
• Applied Business Finance
• Leadership & Organisational Behaviour

Semester 2
• Economics of Global Markets
• Global Business Strategy (10 ECTS)
• Contemporary Issues in Marketing
• IT & Data Analytics

Semester 3
• International Business Trip (duration 5-7 days)

Electives – Choose 1
• Operations Strategy
• Innovation & Creativity
• Organisational Change Management
• Strategic Corporate Finance
• Services Marketing Management

Semester 4
• Research Dissertation (30 ECTS)


Location: CIT Bishopstown Campus

Application date

Apply online at
Closing date: 31st August 2020

Course fee

EU Applicants: €12,500

Enrolment and start dates

Contact the college for the next start date.

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