Business Management MA From University of Limerick

Program Overview

Brief Description

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.

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  Location

LimerickIreland

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  Course Duration

12 Months

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  Tuition Fee

 16,400

 Score

IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 90

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The MA in Business Management is a one-year, full-time programme.  It covers the fundamental business disciplines: accounting, business communications, economics, human resource management, information management, knowledge management, management principles, marketing management, organisational behaviour and strategic management.

The emphasis is on a practical approach to business coupled with a theoretical understanding.  Students attend lectures and laboratory sessions.  Case studies and project work on an individual and group basis form a significant part of the programme.  The diversity of students backgrounds greatly enriches the learning experience.

Autumn Semester    
 

  • EC6121 Economics for Business
  • IM6101 Information Management
  • MG6111 Management Principles
  • MK6101 Marketing Management
  • PM6101 Organisational Behaviour


Spring Semester    
 

  • AC6111 Financial Management & Decision Making
  • IM6102 Knowledge Management
  • CM6102 Business Communication
  • MG6122 Strategic Management
  • PM6102 Human Resource Management


Summer Semester
 

  • MG6103 Business Simulation 1
  • MG6113 MA Confirmation Paper
  • 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.

Tuition Fees

These are based on ResidencyCitizenshipCourse requirements.

Review the three groups of criteria to determine your fee status as follows
 

  1. Residency
     
    • You must have been living in an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland for at least 3 of the 5 years before starting your course
       
  2. Citizenship
     
    • You must be a citizen of an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland or have official refugee status
       
  3. Course Requirements (all must be met)
     
    • You must be a first time full-time undergraduate (Exceptions are provided for students who hold a Level 6 or Level 7 qualification and are progressing to a Level 8 course in the same general area of study).
    • You must be undertaking a full-time undergraduate course of at least 2 year’s duration
    • You cannot be undertaking a repeat year of study at the same level unless evidence of exceptional circumstances eg serious illness is provided (in which case this condition may be waived)

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.

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