Msc in Management - Part Time

National College of Ireland
Time of Day
Part Time, Evening
On Enquiry
2 years.

Course Description

Programme Overview


For this postgraduate course you can either Apply Online or download our application form.

The MSc in Management has been developed to satisfy the demand for programmes which combine a strong theoretical foundation with a firm focus on practical application. You will be exposed to the most current schools of thought in disciplines such as international business, finance, marketing, entrepreneurship and strategy. The programme also provides a series of elective modules for students to explore other areas of interest or to emphasise their development on a specific area of their choice. Development of effective managerial skills which include analytical problem solving, decisionmaking, effective communication and leadership, are encouraged throughout the programme. Such skills provide strong tools which can be applied in real day-to-day management situations, and serve graduates to aim at higher management positions within the organisation.

Note: The college also offers a full-time version of this programme.


Who is the Programme for?

The programme is aimed at individuals from a range of related areas who are aiming at following a career path which requires them to step into middle to top management positions. Additionally, the programme can provide a transition stage for graduates from other disciplines who wish to move into the management arena either as practitioners, researchers or consultants.

Faculty Profile

Student ProfileFabián Armendáriz - “ For any graduate , this programme is the ideal first step into the management arena either as a practitioner, a researcher or a consultant.”





2 years.


Monday and Wednesday evenings and some Saturday workshops.


Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally required to hold a minimum of a 2.2 honours degree in either a cognate or non-cognate area at level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications. The college operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) scheme meaning non-graduates with very extensive professional experience (typically 10 years or more) and/or other prior qualifications may also be considered for the programme.


The MSc in Management programme is awarded by HETAC at level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications. This award will allow transfer to level 9 research degrees and in some cases progression to taught doctoral programmes at level 10 on the NFQ.

Career Prospects

The MSc in Management is an ideal springboard for developing or accelerating your career in business and will provide you with a significant differentiator in the increasingly competitive graduate employment market.
On completion, you will have the professional and the practical skills required for a successful career within

  • business management
  • consultancy
  • operations

or you may use the MSc as a platform to gain the skills to set up your own business or pursue doctoral study and a career in academia.



Programme Modules

Year 1
Corporate Governance Business Ethics & CSR Dissertation
Entrepreneurship Financial Management
Financial Markets & Securities International Business
Managing the Organisation Marketing Management
Research Methods Strategic HRM

Year 2
Commercial Law Competitive Advantage and e-Business
Dissertation Economics for Management
Foundations of the Employment Relationship International Finance
Services Marketing Strategy for Decision Making

Start Date

Monday 12th September 2011

Programme Location

IFSC Campus

Dublin 1
Start/End date
from 12-09-2011
HETAC at level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications
Qualification Type
The MSc in Management
Course Link
Related Categories:
Business , Management , Strategic Management , Leadership/ Management
Related Locations:
Dublin City Centre , Dublin North , Dublin South , Dublin West

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