International Entrepreneurship Management- Masters From University of Limerick

Program Overview

The focus of the course is around developing students’ entrepreneurial behaviour and generating business opportunities. This one-year full-time Masters programme provides students with 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 whist building the students network of professional contacts in the area of small business. The programme is designed for graduates who wish to start an entrepreneurial venture; those who wish to work in small and medium firms or as trainers and consultants with small and medium enterprises.

Benefits of participating on the programme
 

  • A central differentiating feature of this Masters is the experiential and real time nature of the learning on the programme where you immerse yourself in an entrepreneurial journey of starting and growing a new venture with international potential and complete a two year investor ready Strategic Commercialisation plan. It develops competencies in opportunity recognition, market validation, resource leveraging, financial management and business planning.
  • You will learn with and from entrepreneurs through the completion of in-company projects in Marketing and Sales, Frim Internationalisation and Management Consulting. This action learning provides a transformational personal and business related learning experience and enhances self - confidence, creativity, critical thinking, teamwork, reflection, communication and presentation skills.
  • The programme invites entrepreneurs, government agency, financial institution and venture capital representatives to share their experiences on different aspects of starting and growing a business internationally and provide an enhanced targeted network of contacts for future personal and business development opportunities.
  • You will participate in a mentoring programme through the Irish Exporters Association’s Asia Trade Forum Programme and will have the opportunity to work with a member company to develop an international market entry strategy into an Asian market.
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  Location

LimerickIreland

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  Course Duration

12 Months

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  Tuition Fee

 16,400

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IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 90

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This programme is a one-year full time programme (12months).  Students have the option to exit with a Graduate Diploma in International Entrepreneurship Management on completion of Semesters 1 and 2.

Semester 1    
 

  • MP6031 Establishing International Ventures
  • MP6051 Managing Creativity & Innovation
  • MP6041 New Venture Marketing and Sales Strategies
  • CO6001 Professional Development 1
  • MP6061 Information Management for Small & Medium Enterprises
  • PM6072 Leadership, Influence & Change


Semester 2    

Mandatory Modules:
 

  • MP6042 Strategic International Venture Growth
  • MP6052 International Business Consulting
  • AC6062 Financial Issues for Small and Medium Enterprises
  • PM6082 Human Resource Management for Small & Medium Enterprises
  • MP6062 Research Methods


Optional Module:
 

  • Professional Development 2


Electives - Choose 1:
 

  • SG6002 Corporate Responsibility
  • EC6052 International Economic Issues
  • MN6041 Project Management in Practice 


Summer Semester

 Mandatory Module:
 

  • MP6013 Business Simulation


Electives - Choose 1: 
 

  • MP6023 Dissertation
  • MP6033 Strategic Commercialisation Project

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. 

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)

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.

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