Course Description

MBA - Masters of Business Administration (Full-time)



An MBA is a Master’s in Business Administration. It is an internationally recognised strategic management qualification. It serves both to enhance the skills and competences of experienced managers, and also provides a progression route for graduates into management positions.

An innovative and highly relevant offering, this MBA programme reflects the realities of the international marketplace by combining the latest in management theory with the practical skills that modern employers need.

This was achieved by developing the programme alongside industry experts and corporate partners to ensure it meets the requirements of modern business.

The combination of theory, application and research in this programme provide added-value for both learners and employers. The complexity of a managerial role is captured within the range of modules contained within this programme and will produce graduates that can take their place among their peers internationally.

Part 1 (6 modules) – 2 semesters

Finance for Managers –

To provide students with an overview of financial (accounting) statements and related theories in order to develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of financial techniques and processes which enable management to evaluate and make strategic decisions in the context of competitive environments.

Marketing Management –

To allow students to critically evaluate the contribution of marketing in any organisation and critically evaluate its marketing activities.

Strategic Management –

To provide a comprehensive understanding of the issues and techniques of the strategic management process for organisations & to provide insight into new perspectives and experiences of current strategic thinking which contribute to innovative decision making at all business levels for sustainable competitive advantage.

Human Resource Management –

To develop a critical and analytical understanding of the importance and nature of HR in a global context and to develop a professional understanding of what the HR function can have in terms of a sustainable organisation capability and innovation through people.

Digital Entrepreneurship –

To be able to systematically deal with complex and ever changing digital environment and to understand and critically evaluate the methods, techniques and technologies to rapidly build a new e-Business and grow an existing business digitally.

Leading and Managing Projects

Learn to demonstrate self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems and to apply the principles and practices of project management critically and autonomously at a professional level and discover how to deal with complex issues analytically, systematically and creatively, make evaluative judgements in the absence of complete data and communicate their conclusions clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Part 2 Dissertation – 6 months

  • To develop a critical and systematic understanding of the application of research methodologies, and an ability to frame a research proposal
  • To develop a systematic understanding of how to report research results in written format to an academic and/or professional audience, and to further develop the student’s capacity for critical analysis and independent thought

IBAT College Dublin works with our students to provide flexible learning options in a location that suits you. This programme is delivered two evenings per week, over 12 weeks with an additional reading week included and classes start in February and September each year.

CollegeIBAT College, Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryMBA, Business
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding Body DetailsMasters of Business Administration
Course Start Date15th February 2021
Course End Date15th May 2022
Course Duration15 Months
Course TimeTwo evenings a week, over 12 weeks with an additional reading week included
Course Fee9,000 (International/Overseas), 5,000 (Irish/EU)
Entry RequirementsThe entry requirements for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme are: Hold a minimum of a 2.2 honours degree (level 8), or an appropriate equivalent, i.e, a professional qualification from a recognised education institution in Ireland, or abroad. An IELTS score of 6.0, with at least a 5.5 in all components, or equivalent, is required for non-native English speakers. OR Have an appropriate period of prior experiential learning and/or relevant experience in management or business related employment fields, or a related area/discipline/subject experience. This is normally equivalent to, or comparable with at least two years relevant experiential learning. This period is not prescriptive and will be interpreted flexibly as part of consideration for entry.
Carear PathAn MBA has become an international global currency and graduates are highly sought-after by multi-nationals, consulting companies and corporate giants. This MBA programme is designed to help you become a senior manager or leader in your business and to support your career with the management and analytical tools to equip you to make strategic decisions in your field.
Phone+353 1 531 0707
Course CodeTSDRMBAFT
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16-19 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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