NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

Master of Business Administration (MBA) J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics College of Business, Public Policy and Law

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: MBA DURATION: 2 years, part-time NUMBER OF PLACES: 20 COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1AD1 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. Scholarships available; visit scholarships for information. WHEN TO APPLY: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. See page 284 for full details of when and how to apply.

Your Course The MBA (Master of Business Administration) is a general management programm designed to enable participants to prepare for accelerated career progression through the acquisition of the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary for success in strategic management and senior leadership roles. The MBA programme: • Develops managerial knowledge and skills that have immediate applicability; • Provides an opportunity to meet like-minded, ambitious executives from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences; • Challenges participants to think differently; • Integrates learning across all functional areas of business including finance, management, marketing, accounting, operations and business information systems. Career Opportunities The MBA programme represents a common factor in the careers of many successful managers in large multinational companies, SMEs, government agencies, NGOs, professional consultancies and arts organisations. MBA graduates from NUI Galway are employed by leading organisations in both the private and public sector, including Alkermes, AIB, An Post, Bank of Ireland, Baxter, Bord Gáis, Boston Scientific, C&D Foods, Cancer Care West, Creganna-Tactx Medical, Department of Education and Skills, Dycon Ltd., Glanbia, Hewlett Packard, Hollister, HSE, Medtronic, mykidstime, ie, O2, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP, SNAP, The City Bin Co., Thermo King, VHE and Transitions Optical. Minimum Entry Requirements Entry is open to graduates who have at least three years of relevant postgraduate administrative or business experience. Applications from non-graduates who have a minimum of five years’ business or administrative experience may also be considered.

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3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. International Leadership Gateway: Currently delivered in collaboration with our academic partner Fordham University, New York. 2. Continuing personal and professional development tailored to each participant with one-to-one coaching from top business leaders, complemented by small classes that allow for rich staff–student interaction. 3. Specialises in competing globally from, and within, peripheral regions.


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The NUI Galway MBA is accredited by AMBA The Global Standard of Excellence for MBA Education


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