Master of Business

Institute of Technology Carlow

Program Description

Master of Business

Institute of Technology Carlow


What is the Master of Business about?

This postgraduate programme will provide an opportunity for students to study for a Master of Business, Level 9 Qualification (90 ECTS credits). You may choose to study this programme on a full-time (one year) or part-time (two year—evening) basis.

The aim of this programme is to provide graduates with an in-depth understanding of the contemporary business environment and to equip them with the necessary knowledge and competencies in management and enterprise to enable them to make a contribution to the business community in the region, nationally and internationally.

Students who successfully complete 60 credits of the MB programme will be eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Business (Level 9) should they opt to leave the programme (Embedded Exit Award).

Graduates of programmes in Engineering, Science, Design and other disciplines are required to have completed the Higher Diploma in Business in Management (Level 8) or equivalent to be eligible for admission to the MB programme.

Applicants applying for entry to the programme through progression routes other than those listed above will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Criteria to be considered will include academic qualifications, recognition of prior learning and/or the applicant’s performance in GMAT or equivalent.

Applicants for the MB programmes who hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Business (Level 9) programmes will be considered for entry on a case-by-case basis.

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.

What will I be able to do when I finish the course?

The MB is aimed at producing creative, flexible and dynamic individuals, who can take up or enhance roles as business practitioners in the business environment in Ireland or overseas.

What subjects will I study?

  • Programme Content
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Corporate Governance & Ethics
  • Research Methods
  • Financial Analysis & Investment Appraisal
  • Dissertation
  • Strategic Marketing Analysis
  • Strategic Marketing Implementation
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management
  • Technology Integration & Management

What are the entry requirements?

The MB and Postgraduate Diploma (Embedded Exit Award) programmes are designed for graduates of Bachelor of Business Honours Degrees (Level 8) or equivalent.

For non-native English speakers: IELTS (6.0) or equivalent is required.


Course Code CW909

Course Places 2013 15

Duration 1 Calendar Year September to August

Last updated February 1, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2019
1 - 2 years
Part time
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Ireland - Carlow, County Carlow
Start date : Sept. 2019
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Sept. 2019
Ireland - Carlow, County Carlow
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