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Course Details

Master of Business

Course code: BN525 Entry Route into programme:
  • 2nd 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: 2 years (3 taught semesters) and dissertation to be submitted by the end of Semester 2 in second year.
NFQ level: 9
Fee:
Schedule: Online Lectures:                     Tuesday 7pm-9pm                               Thursday 7pm-9pm                                           On Campus Lectures:                                       4 Fridays per semester, 9:00am - 5:00pm. Please see below for specific dates.
Award title: Master of Business
Credits for Full Award: 90 @ NFQ Level 9
Awarding Body:                                  Technological University Dublin  

NOTE: THIS COURSE IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2019/20 APPLICATIONS

 

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.

 

Overview

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.

The Master of Business course focuses on equipping students with the essential
skills necessary to develop and sustain a successful career in business. In
addition to the academic content of the programme the Master of Business
equips its students with the requisite practical skills for a career in the
contemporary globalised economy. The course is structured to develop competitive managerial leaders and decision-makers in both the private and public sectors.


Please note: Examinations are held during the day.

Course Schedule 2019/20:

Semester 1

Online delivery 2 evenings per week 7-9pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Plus:

On-campus lectures four fridays per semester on the following dates:

September 27th
October 25th
November 29th
December 13th

 

Semester 2

Online delivery 2 evenings per week 7-9pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Plus:

On-campus lectures four fridays per semester on the following dates:

January 31
February 28
March 27
April 24

 

Career Opportunities

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
as competitive managerial leaders and decision-makers in both the private and
public sectors.

Course Content

Semester 1
  • Service Excellence
  • Strategy and Leadership
Semester 2
  • Enterprise Resource Systems and Business Intelligence
  • Accounting Information for Decision Making
Semester 3
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Research Methods
Semester 4
  • 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 , 2 and 3 and attain 60 ECTS credits with a minimum GPA of 2.00.

 

For further details please contact the marketing team on 01 885 1530 or e-mail: info.blanchardstown@tudublin.ie.

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