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Business Management

What is the programme about?
This one-year postgraduate programme is designed for the non business graduate. Aimed at providing business management skills for students who would have studied in other academic fields at undergraduate level. Students are encouraged to become an independent and innovative thinker with a sound understanding of theoretical issues and the ability to put these theories into practice. The programme provides a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills development facilitated through active learning approaches. The programme offers the skills to allow students convert from other disciplines into the business world or augment their existing qualifications to improve employment prospects.

Modules taught on the programme are contemporary Marketing and Branding, Strategic Management, HRM - OB, Financial Decision Making, Economics for Business, New Venture Creation.

Entry requirements

1. An honours degree (level 8) in a non business or a non cognate discipline or approved equivalent qualification. Priority of entry will be given to applicants with a higher classification of award.

2. A level 7 qualification in a non business or a non cognate discipline and at least 1 year relevant professional experience/responsibility.

3. Special Case Registrations: Prospective participants who do not meet the entry requirements for the programme detailed above, but who may qualify for admission by meeting certain other equivalent criteria, should apply to the Admissions Office for consideration.


1 Year Full–time Programme​.

Class Contact Hours: ​18 hours per week.

Careers or further progression

Did You Know?
Students from this programme can apply to progress onto the Masters of Business in Marketing and Management Strategy (Level 9).

Further enquiries

Course Contact
James Griffin
Tel: +353 61 293832

Head of Department
Mr. Eoghan Sadlier

Head of School/Faculty
Ms. Marian Duggan, BBS, FCA, AITI, ACMA, HDPES
Mr Colin McLean BSc (Hons), TQ, PGCert Man, PGDip Ed Tech, MTech

Subjects taught

Semester 1
Microeconomics for Business, Strategic Management Concepts, Contemporary Marketing, Organisational Behaviour, Enterprise and Innovation, Financial Decision Making 2

Semester 2
Macroeconomics for Business, Strategic Management Practice, Branding in the 21st Century, Human Resource Management, New Venture Planning, Financial Decision Making 1.


Campus: Limerick (Moylish)

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