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Business Administration MBA

If you are a high-potential graduate or a senior business professional, seeking to maximise your business and personal potential the IBAT College Dublin MBA will not only help you realise your ambitions but redefine them. An MBA has become an international global currency and graduates are highly sought-after by multi-nationals, consulting companies and corporate giants. The MBA programme at IBAT College Dublin is designed to help students become senior managers or leaders in their businesses and have the management and analytical tools to equip them to make strategic decisions in their fields.

An innovative and highly relevant offering, the MBA programme at IBAT College Dublin reflects the realities of the international marketplace by combining the latest in management theory with the practical skills that modern employers need. The course is intensive and challenging, and learners will graduate with a solid foundation in internationalisation in corporate finance, human resources, financial analysis, strategic marketing, operations management and leadership, and critically, the role of ethics in business. There will also be a strong focus on the practical skills required to back up the learners knowledge in the workplace.

What will I gain from an MBA at IBAT College Dublin?
•You will gain strategic-thinking, critical analysis, and a 'bigger picture' understanding of Industry.

•New management skills and techniques to move towards increased responsibilities.

•Better communication and team building skills.

•Networking opportunities with candidates from other functional areas, companies, industries, regions and countries, enabling you to acquire a sharpened global vision.

•You will contribute at a higher level within your organization, thus improving career, promotion and salary prospects.

•The study tools and techniques adopted will help you develop and manage products, services and people that will be internationally competitive.

The IBAT College Dublin MBA programme was developed alongside industry experts and corporate partners to ensure it meets the requirements of modern business. The qualification is synonymous with entry into a career in senior management and is recognised globally as a benchmark in management excellence. The combination of theory, application and research provide added value for both learners and employers in gaining a well-established fourth level award in the international educational arena. The complexity of a managerial role is captured within the range of modules contained within this programme and will produce graduates that can take their place among peers internationally. The MBA is a challenging programme - as befits the most prestigious business degree qualification in the world but many find the entire experience of an MBA to be a life-changing one!

IBAT College Dublin is a market leader in terms of executive education. If you are a leader in your field then an MBA with IBAT College Dublin is the qualification for you.

Entry requirements

To be considered for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) postgraduate Masters Degree:

•Applicants should hold a minimum of a 2.2 honours degree, or an appropriate equivalent, i.e, a professional qualification from a recognised education Insitution in Ireland or abroad.

•Have an appropriate period of prior experiential learning and/or relevant experience in management or business related employment fields, or a related area/discipline/subject experience.This is normally equivalent to,or comparable with at least two years relevant experiential learning.This period is not prescriptive and will be interpreted flexibly as part of consideration for entry.

•Applicants who do not fully satisfy the general criteria will be considered and may be admitted if they are able to demonstrate that they are capable of successfully undertaking and completing the programme at the required standard and are able to contribute to fully and benefit from the learning experiences delivered within the programme.

•Students who have qualifications from overseas will be subject to checks. IBAT College uses a number of comparision systems, such as NARIC and the NQAI Qualifications Recognition system, to compare and establish equivalency of international awards.

•An IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent is required for non-native English speakers with at least a 5.5 in all components.

If you are interested in applying for the MBA but unsure if you meet the entry requirements, contact one of our MBA advisors for assistance.

All candidates have the right to a fair, valid and reliable procedure for the allocation of places. This includes ensuring that applicants have appropriate information and advice about the programme and the qualification and that the qualification will meet their needs. The College will take appropriate steps to assess each applicants' potential and make a professional judgement about their ability to successfully complete the programme of study and achieve the qualification. This assessment will take account of the supports available to the learner during their programme of study and any specific support that might be necessary. The IBAT College Dublin 'Recognition of Prior Learning' policy applies to both standard and non-standard applications.


Duration: 15 months (full-time)
Days: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Location: Wellington Quay Only

2 Years (Part-Time), 2 evenings per week, 6.30-9.30pm
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Location: Wellington Quay Only

Further enquiries

Contact us today by emailing: or call 00353 1 8075055.

Subjects taught

Financial Management
Consultancy Management
Strategic Management
Marketing Management
Human Resource Management
International Business
The Dissertation and associated Research Proposal


Accredited By: University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Application date

To apply please complete our Online Application form, this will give us the key details to start your application and a member of our admissions team will contact you with further details.

Alternatively, please feel free to contact one of our admissions specialists for the MBA course on 01 807 5055, to register or to set up a meeting to discuss the course further. You can also email us at Please feel free to visit the college anytime and our course content experts will be more than willing to discuss any queries you may have.

Course fee

EU Student tuition fee €7000 / Non EU Student tuition fee €9,850. Note that tax relief is available for Irish income tax payers at the standard rate of 20% on all fees exceeding €2,000 and up to €7,000.

Part-time: Fee: €4,000 per annum

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date:
Full-time: 8th February 2017
Part-time: 7th February 2017

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