M.A. On Campus

Business Management

University of Limerick

12 months
16400 EUR/year
8250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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.


About Business Management at University of Limerick

The course rovides 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 MA in Business Management 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.


Students completing the MA in Business Management have progressed into many different careers at some of the best national and international employers. The MA has continued to achieve a very high employment rate with graduates employed directly and also successfully gaining entry to and completing competitive graduate entry programmes. Typical positions include technical, managerial, administrative, marketing sales and production process roles. Employers range from retail to financial services to medical device and pharmaceutical to food, agribusiness, engineering, software and social network technology firms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics for Business
  • Information Management
  • Management Principles
  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational Behaviour

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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.
  • Full degree transcript and certificates/awards (including English translation if applicable)
  • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)
  • English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
  • English language competency certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 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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