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Entrepreneurship & Marketing

Course Summary

The overall aim of the MBS is to produce independent minded, self reliant graduates with the theory, practice and research capability for employment as managers in both specialist and non-specialist roles across a broad range of industry sectors.

The aim of the MBS in Entrepreneurship and Marketing taught programme is to produce graduates with the theory, practice and research capability for employment as managers in a broad range of industry sectors, with a specific specialism in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Marketing. Graduates should also be capable of pursuing further studies to Ph.D. level.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a recognised honours degree, normally a 2:2 or higher, in business, marketing, entrepreneurship, accounting or related discipline.


This programme is available on a one year full-time basis (attending 2 days per week), or a two-year part-time basis (attending 1 day per week). The period of structured tuition is September to May (2 semesters), with the dissertation submitted in August. Examinations will take place in January and May.

Further enquiries

Prof. Colette Henry (Head of Department of Business Studies)
Phone: +353-429370253 ext 2011

Subjects taught

Semester 1

Induction Workshop
Business Strategy*
Entrepreneurship & Economic Development
Systematic Innovation & Intrapreneurship
Strategic Brand Management
New Venture Finance
Research Methods

Semester 2

Change Management
Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice
Marketing for New Product Development
Applied SME Strategic Business Management

* A week-long intensive module, jointly run in conjunction with Heilbronn University, Germany.

**Dissertation: Students will be required to complete a research-based dissertation of around 20,000 words.


Important notice about this course
This programme has been awarded an Education Award 2019 for Best International Collaboration Project. This is the second year that the programme has received this award and last year it was also awarded the prize for Best Academic Partnership

Application date

How to Apply

You can apply for this course by completing the application form which can be downloaded at the application weblink below and returning it to: Admissions Officer, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Enrolment and start dates

Contact Dundalk IT for the next course start date.

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