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Management Practice

Is this the course for you?
This new Masters programme is aimed at business graduates who want to specialise in Management. The programme focus is on developing graduates into professional management practitioners; bridging the gap between management theory and professional practice. Placements and hands-on projects form an integral part of the programme, providing an opportunity for a deeper understanding of contemporary management practices. The MSc in Management Practice provides a real opportunity for business graduates to grow their employment and career prospects. Learners will complete five taught modules in semester one, followed by a 12 week work placement in semester two. During the work placement support is provided through one day workshops at LYIT.

Key features
• Industry placement
• Small class sizes, facilitating a learner centred approach
• Exposure to leading national and international practitioners
• Hands-on projects
• Best practice seminar series
• Focus on reflective learning

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.


1 year, full-time
2 years, part-time
PGDip: 9 months

Careers or further progression

Follow-on courses
• Further advanced Level 9 (Masters) and Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at other Institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Further enquiries

Patricia Doherty Head of Department of Business Studies
E- Mail:
Telephone: 00353 (074) 9186202

Subjects taught

What will I study?
Semester 1
• Managing the Innovation Process (M)
• Sustainable Operations Management (M)
• Accounting Information for Decision Making (M)
• Research Methods (M)
• Academic Writing (O)

Semester 2
• Applied Strategic Business Planning (M)
• Business Analytics (M)
• Behavioural Economics (M)
• Work Placement (M)
• Dissertation (M)

Application date

Some applicants may be called to interview.

Enrolment and start dates

September (annually)

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