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DCU Business School

DCU Business School, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

DCU Business School is Ireland’s most ambitious business school, part of Ireland’s ‘University of Enterprise’, Dublin City University. We are consistently recognised in international rankings of young and globally-engaged universities. The dynamic and vibrant ethoses of these universities of the future imbue all aspects of our activities. Through our teaching, our research and our engagement with industry we proactively contribute to the development of individuals, industry and society at home and abroad.

At DCU Business School, we have developed a strong profile characterised by our industry engagement and strong international reach, contributing to the development of discipline-based knowledge through our scholarship. Our engagement is particularly deep in areas such as cloud computing, leadership and talent management, SME enterprises and family business, the health sector, the aviation sector, and big data.

Our access to, and influence upon, Irish government policy is notable. Our staff inform and influence public policy in areas such as health, public procurement, emergency management, industrial development, education and entrepreneurship by producing research reports, and contributing to and serving on government committees.

This close connection to industry and government ensures relevancy and recency in our research, which is brought into the classroom leading to industry-relevant courses, work-ready graduates, and high rates of career success for our graduates.

DCU Business School is part of a truly international community. 34% of our students come from across the world to study with us, and we have links with over 50 academic institutions worldwide. We are also a member of the International Partnership of Business Schools (IPBS), a global consortium of leading business schools. This gives us the opportunity to discuss best practice with other global business schools to ensure we deliver excellence in business and management education.

We prepare our students for a successful future, supporting employability by incorporating professional and leadership skills development into each of our programmes. We encourage reflective and critical thinking, collaborating with others, creating and sharing knowledge, and dealing with complexity. Our students join us ambitious for life and leave us ready to take on the world.

MSc in Accounting

The DCU MSc in Accounting is the leading graduate accounting programme of its kind in Ireland, an innovative partnership of learning which is informed and shaped by the needs of the accounting and taxation professionals of tomorrow. The programme is designed for accounting graduates to combine study for a Master’s degree while gaining exemptions from…

MSc in Management (Aviation Leadership)

The MSc in Management (Aviation Leadership) is a specialist postgraduate programme designed to provide participants with aviation knowledge in all key aviation sectors combined with an education in strategic management. The teaching faculty possess academic expertise and a wealth of industry experience, with many having backgrounds across all branches of the industry – airlines, airports,…

MSc in Management (Business)

The MSc in Management (Business) is designed for people who do not have an undergraduate degree in management or business, but who would like to have a thorough preparation for a career in management. You’ll be introduced to the core disciplines of business such as accounting, economics, HRM and marketing, while developing the range of…

MSc in Management (Strategy)

The MSc in Management (Strategy) enhances the knowledge skills, and competencies of students who already have an undergraduate degree in business, but who wish to develop a deeper competency in business strategy and management at Master’s level. The programme provides you with highly sought-after skills and competencies to assess and contribute to strategic thinking, analysis,…

MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology / Behaviour

The MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology (DC508) and the MSc in Work and Organisational Behaviour (DC957) at DCU Business School is the longest running specialised programme delivering organisational psychology education in Ireland. The programme emphasises collaborative and participative team learning, and draws heavily on the experiences and insights of participants rather than on the…

Executive MBA

The DCU Executive MBA is a part-time programme, delivered one day per week (Thursdays 2.00-9.00) over 2 years across 4 semesters. In the first year of the Executive MBA programme, you will develop an understanding of the range of foundation disciplines and their potential contribution to business leadership and organisational effectiveness. The second year of the…

MSc in Digital Marketing

Marketing has been dominated in recent years by a shift to digital. Social media, mobile technologies, big data and data analytics, cloud computing and the Internet of Things are changing the way marketing is designed and executed. The MSc in Digital Marketing is designed to help participants understand how digital technologies can be exploited to…

MSc in Electronic Commerce

The MSc in Electronic Commerce is designed for graduates of business and computing degrees who want to advance their careers in the growing ICT industry in Ireland and abroad. The programme is designed to produce the kind of digital business technologists, managers, entrepreneurs and innovators in greatest demand by the information economy. Jointly delivered by…

MSc in Finance

The MSc in Finance is a one-year Masters programme providing a leading European finance education, a high degree of flexibility in your learning experience and modern industry-relevant specialisms. Our programme is structured as a core learning first semester, followed by three specialist streams in the second semester and a choice of applied research or a…

MSc in Investment, Treasury and Banking

DCU’s MSc in Investment, Treasury and Banking is a part-time postgraduate programme aimed at people working in financial services who wish to deepen their knowledge of financial markets and products. The programme explores the roles of the various participants in the financial markets, the competitive structure of the markets, and the regulatory environment. It also…

MSc in Human Resource Management

The DCU MSc in Human Resource Management prepares students to become leaders in people management and organisational change. The innovative and distinguishing features of the programme are its focus on international elements of management, its emphasis on enhancing leadership capability, and the importance given to building professional competencies. You will also develop insights into the…

MSc in Human Resource Strategies

The Irish HR landscape has dramatically changed over the past few years, so for this reason, DCU Business School has extensively updated the MSc in Human Resource Strategies programme. The programme, which has been running since 1997, has established a reputation as the leading programme in Ireland for managers and professionals who are interested in…

MSc in International Management

The Masters in International Management is designed to meet the needs of business and business-related graduates to acquire the knowledge and skills required to take up executive management positions with companies operating in the global marketplace. This intensive, twelve month Masters programme, which involves a period of study in two countries, is taught through English…

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