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Management Practice

Is this course for me?

Our Master of Science in Management Practice is aimed at business graduates who want to specialise in management. The programme focuses on developing professional management practice, bridging the gap between management theory and professional practice.

Placements and hands-on projects form an integral part of the programme, providing you with the opportunity for a deeper understanding of contemporary management practices.

It will provide you with a real opportunity to increase your employment and career prospects.

With small class sizes and a focus on reflective learning, you will complete five taught modules in semester one, followed by a 12 week placement in semester two. With industry placement a key part of the programme you will be exposed to the best national and international practitioners, and graduate with the skills and knowledge to make the most of the opportunities that lie in front of you.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirements are a Level 8 Honours Degree in Business, or equivalent, second class honours (2.2). If you don't have an honours degree but have relevant experience you may also be eligible to apply via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).


1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Careers or further progression

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Further advanced Level 9 (Masters) and Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Career Pathways

The main employers are:
Private Sector
Public Sector
Finance Sector
IT Sector
Retail Sector

Graduate Careers

Former graduates are employed in the following capacities:
Business Management
Operations Management
Finance Management
Human Resource Management

Further enquiries

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

Subjects taught

Semester Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits Hours Per Week

Academic Writing Elective 5 1
Accounting Information for Decision Making Mandatory 5 2
Managing Change Mandatory 5 0
Research Methods Mandatory 5 2
Strategic Operations Management Mandatory 10 4
Managing the Innovation Process Mandatory 5 2

Applied Strategic Business Planning Mandatory 10 4
Behavioural Economics Mandatory 5 2
Business Analytics Mandatory 5 2
Dissertation Mandatory 15 1
Work Placement Mandatory 10 0

Application date

Application Deadline - 24 August

Course fee

EU Fees: €5,000.00
Non-EU Fees: €9,000.00

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