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Business Management

Specifically designed to meet the needs of NON-BUSINESS graduates who wish to develop an understanding of major business disciplines and pursue a business career. Provides a grounding in the knowledge and application of management principles, systems and techniques to a variety of organisational settings and contexts.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a second class honours primary degree (2.2) (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) in any field other than Business or Commerce related fields.

In the case of international students, the overseas equivalent as determined by the Course Team in consultation with UL Graduate School Admissions. 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

Students completing the MA in Business Management have progressed into many different careers at some of the best national and international employers. The MA has continued to achieve a very high employment rate with graduates employed directly and also successfully gaining entry to and completing competitive graduate entry programmes. Typical positions include technical, managerial, administrative, marketing sales and production process roles. Employers range from retail to financial services to medical device and pharmaceutical to food, agribusiness, engineering, software and social network technology firms.

Further enquiries

Course Director
Dr Michael P O'Brien
Tel: +353 (0) 61 202752
Email: michaelp.obrien@ul.ie

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

Subjects taught

Autumn Semester
• Economics for Business
• Information Management
• Management Principles
• Marketing Management
• Organisational Behaviour

Spring Semester
• Financial Management & Decision Making
• Knowledge Management
• Business Communication
• Strategic Management
• Human Resource Management

Summer Semester
• Business Simulation 1
• MA Confirmation Paper

Comment

Specifically designed to meet the needs of NON-BUSINESS graduates who wish to develop an understanding of major business disciplines and pursue a business career. Provides a grounding in the knowledge and application of management principles, systems and techniques to a variety of organisational settings and contexts.

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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