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International Entrepreneurship Management

This programme develops entrepreneurial creativity, awareness and specialist knowledge to help establish, manage and grow innovative new ventures across a variety of industry settings, incorporating a range of incompany projects to give a 'real world' experience. Participants explore their own entrepreneurial potential and prepare an investor-ready business plan.

Entry requirements

The entry requirement is a 2.2 honours degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland). However, applicants who have a 3rd class honours degree with substantial small business related experience as entrepreneurs or as an employee in a small or medium sized firm may be considered in accordance with the University's policy on the recognition of prior learning. These candidates will be required to submit a written portfolio of business learning outcomes with accompanying testimonials. An interview may form part of the selection process for all candidates. Where candidates are non native English language speakers, certified demonstrable achievement in a Standard English Language Competency Test will be required.

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the criteria below (no longer than two years prior to application):

Acceptable English Language qualifications include the following:

•Matriculation examinations from European countries where English is presented as a subject and an acceptable level is achieved

•Irish Leaving Certificate English –Ordinary Level Grade D or above

•TOEFL – 580 (paper based) or 90 (internet based)

•IELTS – Minimum score of 6.5 with no less than 6 in any one component.

•English Test for English and Academic Purposes (ETAPP) – Grade C1

•GCE 'O' level English Language/GCSE English Language – Grade C or above

•Cambridge Assessment English - Certificate of Proficiency in English - Grade C / Certificate in Advanced English Grade B

•GCE Examination Boards – Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations – Grade C / Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate – School Certificate Pass 1-6 / University of London Entrance and School Examinations Council – School Certificate Pass 1-6

Results in examinations other than those listed above may also be accepted as meeting our English language requirements. Contact the International Education Division for advice

Duration

1 year full-time

Careers or further progression

Graduates will have developed the specialist knowledge and a practical understanding of the key tasks required to establish, manage and grow a new venture in a challenging international business environment and thus prepare students for careers as entrepreneurs, policy makers in support services or in entrepreneurial management in different types of organisations.

Further enquiries

Course Director
Dr Yvonne Costin
Tel: +353 (0) 61 234613
Email: yvonne.costin@ul.ie

Course Coordinator
Kathy Ryan
Tel: +353 (0) 61 234389
Email: kathy.ryan@ul.ie

Subjects taught

Autumn Semester
• Establishing International Ventures
• Managing Creativity & Innovation
• New Venture Marketing and Sales Strategies
• Professional Development 1
• Information Management for Small & Medium Enterprises
• Leadership, Influence & Change

Spring Semester
Mandatory Modules:
• Strategic International Venture Growth
• International Business Consulting
• Financial Issues for Small and Medium Enterprises
• Human Resource Management for Small & Medium Enterprises
• Research Methods

Optional Module:
• Professional Development 2 Electives - Choose 1:
• Corporate Responsibility
• International Economic Issues
• Project Management

Summer Semester
Mandatory Module:
• Business Simulation

Electives - Choose 1:
• Dissertation
• Strategic Commercialisation Project

Comment

This programme develops entrepreneurial creativity, awareness and specialist knowledge to help establish, manage and grow innovative new ventures across a variety of industry settings, incorporating a range of in-company projects to give a 'real world' experience. Participants explore their own entrepreneurial potential and prepare an investor-ready business plan.

Application date

Application Deadlines

Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date: 09/Sep/2019

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