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Business Administration

What is this programme about?
This programme provides an opportunity for students to study for a Master in Business Administration, corresponding to a Level 9 Qualification (90 ECTS credits).

Exit awards from this programme
Students who successfully complete 60 credits of the MBA programme will be eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (Level 9) should they opt to leave the programme (Embedded Exit Award).

Entry requirements

What are the minimum entry requirements?
The MBA and Postgraduate Diploma (Embedded Exit Award) programmes are designed for graduates of Bachelor of Business Honours Degrees (Level 8) or equivalent. Graduates of programmes in Engineering, Science, Design and other disciplines are generally required to have completed the Higher Diploma in Business in Management (Level 8) or equivalent to be eligible for admission to the MBA programme.

Applicants applying for entry to the programme through progression routes other than those listed will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Criteria to be considered will include academic qualifications, recognition of prior learning and/or the applicant’s performance in GMAT or equivalent.

Applicants for the MBA programmes who hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Business (Level 9) programmes will be considered for entry on a case-by-case basis. All applicants must have three years relevant business management experience. Evidence must be provided of the nature and extent of this experience by at least one referee capable of assessing the applicants managerial abilities.

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.

Duration

2 years. 2 nights per week 7.00 - 10.00pm.

Number of credits

NFQ Level 9 (90 ECTS Credits)

Further enquiries

Lifelong Learning Centre
Institute of Technology Carlow,
Kilkenny Road,
Carlow.
Tel: 059 9175280
Fax: 059 9175005
Email: lll@itcarlow.ie
Web: www.itcarlow.ie/lll

Subjects taught

What subjects will I study?
Strategic HR Management
Global Business, Leadership & Ethics
Advanced Strategic Management
Strategic Business Finance
Strategic Marketing Analysis &
Implementation
Corporate Governance
Research Methods
Commercial Law
Dissertation

Comment

Exam Information
Modules completed in Term 1 will, where applicable, be examined in week beginning 12th December 2016. Modules completed in Term 2 will, where applicable, be examined in May 2017.

Application date

Closing Date for Applications

All Postgraduate Applications – 12 noon Friday 19th August 2016

All other applications – 12 noon Friday 26th August 2016

Course fee

Fee for 2016-17
€5,500 per year

Enrolment and start dates

Registration / Orientation Saturday 10th September 2016

Courses Commence
Monday 12th September 2016

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