12 months
16000 EUR/year
10955 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Management (Business) at Dublin City University 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.

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You'll be introduced to the core disciplines of business such as accounting, economics, HRM and marketing, while developing the range of skills necessary to operate successfully in a business environment. These include analytical, technical, teamworking, presentation, report writing and communication skills.

You'll gain applied knowledge through real work with assigned industry clients and by the end of the Management (Business) programme at Dublin City University , you will have developed into a strong and confident business professional.

Why do this course?

  • Ranked in the Financial Times world’s top 90 MSc in Management

  • DCU Business School is accredited by AACSB, a standard reached by only 5% of business schools worldwide reflecting its established international reputation for high quality graduates.

  • Opt between a dissertation or a practicum, an applied research project for a live-client

  • Our capstone Next Generation Management module offers you flexibility in learning opportunities personal to you and your career aspirations

  • Modules continually updated to meet the needs of industry


Coupled with their primary degree, graduates of the MSc in Management (Business) are members of an exclusive group of multi-disciplinary graduates. This is a significant differentiator in the increasingly competitive postgraduate employment market.

Of those graduates who we can track, 97% are currently in employment in a wide variety of industries and functions by leading indigenous and international organisations including eBay, IBM, Goldman Sachs, Google, Kerry Foods, Unicredit and GAM Fund Management.  

Graduates of this programme (who would be holder of non-business undergraduate degrees on entry) can earn up to 8 exemptions, which is nearly half of the total required exams, for the CIMA qualification, across certificate, operational, managerial and strategic levels.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Business Decision Making

  • Economics

  • Finance

  • Consulting Skills

  • People Management & Development

  • Marketing

  • Data Analytics & Visualisation

  • Next Generation Management

  • Business Process Innovation

  • Technology Management

  • Business Strategy.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For admission to the M.Sc. in Management (Business) candidates must hold –
  • A 2.1 Honours degree in a non-Business discipline, or equivalent international qualification
  • Applicants who have achieved a 2.2 Honours degree in a non-Business discipline may still obtain a place. This will depend on availability of places and on obtaining high grades in relevant modules on their undergraduate programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10955 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10955 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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