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Innovation & Leadership

Is this course for me?

Our Master of Business in Innovation & Leadership is a proven Masters degree programme designed to develop the leadership talents of managers to deliver significant business impact in the professional workplace.

The part-time programme has been developed in consultation with business support agencies, major industry employers and employer groups. It aims to substantially develop the capability of executive managers as innovating leaders within their companies. The course is structured over two years, with two block days combined with online learning. Key features include empowering you to develop responses to key strategic issues. You'll also hone your presentation skills with guidance from leading national and international speakers.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
The entry requirement is an Honours Degree, minimum of Second Class Honours, Grade 2 or equivalent and at least three years relevant management experience. In exceptional circumstances, applicants not holding a degree but having significant experience as a Senior Manager will be eligible for admission to the programme.


2 years part-time.

Careers or further progression

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Further enquiries

Further Information
Patricia Doherty
Head of Department
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186202

Subjects taught

Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits

Driving Innovation Mandatory 10
Innovation and New Product Development Mandatory 5
Leadership Mandatory 10
Managing People Mandatory 5
Managing Change Mandatory 5

Action Learning Research Mandatory 5
Knowledge Management & Learning Mandatory 5
Professional Development Mandatory 5
Dissertation Mandatory 15
Corporate Governance Elective 5

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