Award Type and NFQ level : TAUGHT MASTERS (9)

CAO/PAC code : MH52D

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Closing Date : 31 August 2017

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The MSc in Business Management assumes no prior knowledge of business and management topics, and provides key business learning to non-business graduates. If you have become interested in studying Business over the course of your undergraduate degree programme, but did not take business or management as a subject, or you are an experienced professional without an undergraduate degree, this programme is for you.

The MSc in Business Management introduces students to a range of topics such as organisational behaviour, strategy, marketing, business ethics, and international management and rapidly develops this knowledge to the level of postgraduate expertise. A variety of teaching methods are used throughout the programme with the aim of helping participants to develop a clear career strategy that will increase their employability in the short-term, and sustainable success in the long-term.

Through its course content and programme delivery, our students’ access leading business thinking, apply contemporary management theory and practices, and research business solutions through team and individual assignments and a business research project / dissertation with industry partners including AIB, House of Ireland, Ernst and Young, Intel and more. The course develops the appropriate skills and confidence for future executives in organisations for all sectors. 





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This course is designed for candidates who do not have a previous business qualification. Candidates should have a minimum 2.2 grade, honours (level 8) degree in a non-business discipline or equivalent. In exceptional circumstances consideration will be given to candidates who do not hold a primary degree, but who do have at least 10 years relevant work experience at least 3 of which must be in a management position. Consideration will be given on a case by case basis to students who have a minimum 2.2 honours degree in a business related discipline where the degree was completed at least 5 years previously. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
  • TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
  • TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
  • PTE (Pearson): 62

National University of Ireland Maynooth’s TOEFL code is 8850

The Masters in Business Management covers all of the core business disciplines considered essential by top employers.

Course Duration: 1 year Full-time

Because this extensive and fast-paced programme enables you to develop an in-depth knowledge of up to date relevant theory and concepts in business and management it will make graduates attractive to a wide range of employers. Combined with your existing proficiency from your bachelor’s degree or experience it will signal to prospective employers that you have a grasp of the essentials of business and management.

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PAC Code
MH52D Full-time

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

Certified copies of all official transcripts of results for all non-Maynooth University qualifications listed MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide two academic references and a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.

Applicants may be required to attend for interview as part of the admissions process.


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