Business Management

University of Limerick

12 months
13397 EUR/year
7853 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The MA in Business Management at University of Limerick is specifically designed to meet the needs of NON-BUSINESS graduates who wish to develop an understanding of major business disciplines and pursue a business career.


 Provides a grounding in the knowledge and application of management principles, systems and techniques to a variety of organisational settings and contexts.


The core aims of the Business Management programme at University of Limerick are:

  • To expose candidates to the fundamental principles underpinning modern management within a variety of organisational settings;
  • To introduce wider environmental factors affecting organisations, including core aspects of the macro economic environment;
  • To provide an understanding and appreciation of business process interdependencies
  • To provide candidates with an understanding of marketing as a 'management technology';
  • To examine the nature of the employment relationship, workplace behaviour and the management of human resources;
  • To develop a thorough understanding of the rationale and methods of aspects of information and knowledge management;
  • To introduce candidates to the fundamental concepts and practices of management accounting and finance;
  • To introduce candidates to Communication theory and to critically evaluate key issues in the field;
  • To explore issues impacting the management and handling of organisational strategy;
  • To develop and apply business skills to decision making and planning problems in a business environment; and
  • To develop research and writing skills which will culminate in the submission of the MA Confirmation Paper.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Economics for Business
  • Information Management
  • Management Principles
  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Financial Management & Decision Making
  • Knowledge Management
  • Business Communication
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Simulation
  • MA Confirmation Paper

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum of a second class honours primary degree (2.2) (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) in any field other than Business or Commerce related fields.
    • In the case of international students, the overseas equivalent as determined by the Course Team in consultation with UL Graduate School Admissions. 
    • Where candidates are non-native English language speakers, certified demonstrable achievement in a Standard English Language Competency Test will be required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13397 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13397 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7853 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7853 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Business Management
University of Limerick