MSc in Management Consultancy

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

Program Description
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MSc in Management Consultancy

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

MSc in Management Consultancy

Who is the MSc in Management Consultancy for?

The programme is suitable for business and economics graduates who have a keen interest in becoming successful consultants in the competitive consulting industry.

What is the programme about?

This MSc in Management Consultancy provides you with first-hand knowledge of the tools and techniques used by successful consultants in the competitive management consulting industry. You will get a detailed understanding of the global consulting industry; how it works, its dominant players, key success factors and the management issues that drive it.

Course Objectives

We aim to give you the skills and knowledge you need to initiate and implement organisational, behavioural and technological changes in business.

What will I learn?

The MSc in Management Consultancy teaches you how to solve business problems and improve performance, using the tools and techniques applied by some of the most successful managememt consultancies in the world.

How will I benefit?

You will gain the ability to think about business problems in different ways and communiate complex issues in a constructive manner, making you a valuable asset to prospective employers.


Applications are now being accepted for this programme for the 2013/14 academic year. All applications must be submitted on-line.
This Masters programme is ideal for students with an undergraduate degree in Business/Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Law or a related discipline.

The entry requirements for this programme are as follows:

  • A minimum second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in Business/Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Law or a related discipline OR
  • An honours Graduate Diploma in Business Studies. OR
  • A primary degree with a minimum of three years’ work experience.

Please Note: Degree awards (levels, categories, classification) vary greatly across countries. International students are urged to contact the Admissions Office to get clarification on equivalent grades and the grades required for entry to this Masters programme. The UCD GPA system ranges from 4.2 downwards, unlike many other universities for which it is 4.0.

Applicants with an undergraduate degree in Engineering must also have some previous work experience in business or a business qualification in addition to their primary degree. Applicants with a primary degree in Engineering only and no previous work experience or business qualifications will not be admitted to this programme.

If English is not your first language an English language qualification is required for admission to all of our programmes. The exception to this rule is if you have completed your primary degree or an entire third level qualification through English, in an english speaking country.


Fees Full Time : €11,900 EU
€14,500 Non EU

Fees Part Time : €6,500 pa EU
€7,800 Non EU

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 13, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
12 - 24 months
Part time
Full time
11,900 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Ireland Dublin
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 12 - 24 months
Price 11,900 EUR
-EU, €14,500 - Non EU