UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

Master in Management


Who is the Master in Management for?

The programme has been designed specifically for those unable to complete a Masters programme on a full-time basis. It is designed for non-business graduates who wish to pursue or further develop a career in business. It is available to graduates from a wide range of academic backgrounds, including arts, engineering, law, science and the social science.

What is the course about?

The course delivers a well-rounded knowledge of the theories, practices and skills of business and management and is delivered by a faculty of leading academics and industry experts. The program draws upon UCD Business School’s long established tradition of offering part-time business programs by distance learning.

What will I learn?

  • An advanced knowledge of theoretical business models and conceptual frameworks and the ability to apply them to real business situations.
  • The capacity to identify and critically review business problems.
  • The ability to develop interpersonal, communication and leadership skills through group interaction, case discussions and presentations.
  • The skills to undertake independent research and project work.

How will I benefit?

You can take advantage of the diverse backgrounds and experiences of your classmates and learn from them as well as from the course material. The solid grounding you get in business will help you to advance your career prospects across different industries. You will have the opportunity to gain a theoretical and applied appreciation of business and a solid and practical understanding of business and management. The program will provide you with the required necessary technical knowledge together with team-building and management skills demanded for working in business today.

Teaching ModePart Time
Academic RequirementsNo academic background in business or economics required
Tuition Fees

€6,750 per year, sums up to €13,500

Length24 months
Application Deadline

Usually in July

Application Procedure

You are welcome to submit your application for any of our application deadlines. However, the school accepts applications for its programs on a daily basis. Once it receives your complete application, UCD Michael Smurfit aims to get back to you with a decision within a few weeks. The school advises you to apply as early as possible.