Commerce - Masters - by Research

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

Master by Research applicants need an honours level degree (NFQ level 8) with a minimum of a 2H2 (second class honours, grade 2) to apply.

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Although students generally choose a topic for their research from their degree discipline you are not restricted to your primary degree subjects.

Further enquiries

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Contact Details for Application Queries

Irish/EU applicants
Deirdre Daly
Graduate Studies Office
University College Cork
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 3241

International/non-EU applicants
International Office
University College Cork
Tel: +353 (0) 21 490 4745

Research areas

CKM01 MSc - Accounting (Full-Time)
CKM02 MSc (Commerce) - Accounting (Part-Time)
CKM03 MSc (Commerce) - Management Information Systems (Full-Time)
CKM04 MSc (Commerce) - Management Information Systems (Part-Time)
CKM05 MSc (Commerce) - Finance (Full-Time)
CKM06 MSc (Commerce) - Finance (Part-Time)
CKM07 MSc (Commerce) - Economics (Full-Time)
CKM08 MSc (Commerce) - Economics (Part-Time)
CKM09 MSc (Commerce) - Food Business & Development (Full-Time)
CKM10 MSc (Commerce) - Food Business & Development (Part-Time)
CKM11 MSc (Commerce) - Government (Full-Time)
CKM12 MSc (Commerce) - Government (Part-Time)
CKM13 MSc (Commerce) - Management & Marketing (Full-Time)
CKM14 MSc (Commerce) - Management & Marketing (Part-Time)
CKM25 MComm in Government and Public Policy (Part-Time)

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