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Course Details

Master of Business

Course code: BN525 Entry Route into programme:
  • Second Class Honours Grade 2 (GPA 2.5) or equivalent in a Bachelor of Business (Honours) or equivalent or other relevant primary degree at NFQ Level 8, along with relevant work experience.
Duration: 1 year ( 2 semesters) for taught modules. Dissertation must be submitted at the end of August.
NFQ level: 9
Method of application: Direct
Schedule: Mon, Wed & Thurs 3pm-6pm.
Award title: Master of Business
Credits for Full Award: 90 @ NFQ Level 9
Fee: €6,000 (EU Fee)  
Awarding Body:                             Technological University Dublin NOTE : This programme is not being offered for the September 2019 intake.


This course aims to enable participants to develop advanced core competencies in business, to build on learning and business skills already gained at honours Bachelor of Business Level (or cognate discipline) and to further develop the analytical skills and academic experience of students.  The curriculum offers a richness and variety of learning that will ensure students develop a range of high-level knowledge and skill in research, strategic thinking and reflective learning.  Students will further develop an ability to integrate knowledge, manage complexity and formulate judgements thereby establishing the foundation for a successful career.  Indeed graduates with both a first degree and a fourth-level specialisation have an edge when seeking employment.  It is expected that graduates of this programme would be employed at a senior level in industry and the business environment.


Minimum Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirement for standard entrants to the Master of Business is a second class honours grade 2 (GPA 2.5) or equivalent in a Bachelor of Business (Honours) or other relevant primary degree at NFQ level 8. Applicants who have an honours primary degree in a non-business discipline will be considered if their prior experience is considered an adequate background to prepare them for the programme.  These applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis to assess their suitability and motivation for the programme.


Course Schedule

The three taught modules in semesters one and two are delivered from 3pm to 6pm Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. There are additional interactive learning commitments for each module.


Course Content

Semester 1
  • Service Excellence
  • Strategy and Leadership
  • Research Methods
Semester 2
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Enterprise Resource Systems and Business Intelligence
  • Accounting Information for Decision Making
  • Dissertation

An award with the title ‘Postgraduate Diploma in Business’ may be granted if learners leave this programme after successfully completing the taught modules
in semesters 1 and 2 and attain 60 ECTS credits with a minimum GPA of 2.00.

Note :

Examinations are held during the day.

While this is a full-time MBS, we will endeavour to timetable classes so that those in employment can, with employer support, undertake the course.


How to Apply ?

NOTE : This programme is not being offered for the September 2019 intake.



For further details please mail or contact the Marketing and Development Unit at 01 8851530


What our students say...

Jason ITBDublin

" The course modules are aligned with the skills frequently required by employers as they have practical business benefits. The quality of the lecturing was excellent in terms of content, delivery, flexibility and individual support. 
Overall the course has allowed me to utilise my existing skill set whilst delivering a better understanding of strategic management in the workplace "

Jason McCourt,
Logistics Manager, Office Depot

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