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What will I learn?

Overview

The MBA (Finance) awarded by QQI, provides theoretical and practical models and perspectives, which will provide a basis for analysing financial information and for applying the analysis in making informed financial decisions. The decision making aspect is developed in Corporate Financial Management and the complexities and dynamics of international financial markets are explored in the Global Financial Markets. The MBA (Finance) graduate will perform data analysis and advise senior managers on profit maximising strategies. Financial management and an awareness of financial markets is key to the sustainability and growth of an organisation who must, on an ongoing basis, consider the potential consequences of management decisions on profits, cash flow on the financial condition of the company.

Aims of the Programme

Graduates will be able to critically evaluate theory and practice of corporate financial management for strategic business decision‐making. They will also be able to demonstrate critical awareness of international practices and policies in financial markets within changing global market dynamics.

Key Features of the Programme

This unique programme allows you to study the pure MBA, or choose a specialist route for your MBA award with also in the following programmes: HRM; Project Management; Information Systems; Cloud Computing or Marketing. This ensures students are afforded the widest choice of specialisms from which to choose. A practitioner focus is part of this programme, and industry-led workshops and guest lecturers keep information current and applied.

This MBA includes:

• Personal, academic and professional development.

• Lectures and assessment methods that apply the business knowledge required for students to perform as an effective manager in any organisation.

• Through, extensive study of key issues in business theories students will be capable of evaluation and application of important global management issues which impact on organisational effectiveness and performance.

• Knowledge and understanding of global business, most especially on issues such as globalisation, standardisation and customisation of products and services.

• Skills and knowledge to inform you how an organisation is best managed in a changing world.

With these in mind, the programme is designed to provide you with relevant knowledge, so that you are familiar with the latest theoretical and practical developments relating to business management and development.

Careers Opportunities

Upon completing the programme, graduates will have attained a critical awareness of business opportunities and challenges capable of devising appropriate strategies for ongoing professional development as well as a keen awareness of the requirements which ensure the sustainability and growth of the organisation. The programme is fundamentally rooted in creating an accomplished business postgraduate whose insights will inform strategic business decisions, from financial to people management, designed to increase productivity, profitability and an organisation’s value and market share.

Which department am I in?

Dublin Business School

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
€12,500.00 (11,06,230) per year
Start date

September 2021, January 2022

Venue

Dublin Business School

13/14 Aungier Street,

Dublin,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The minimum entry requirements are: A minimum Second Class Honours Degree (2.2) in any discipline from a recognised third level institution, or An equivalent professional qualification such as ACCA or CIMA or Higher Diploma in Business Level 8 conversion programme.

For international students

The minimum entry requirements for the Master of Business Administration are:

• Level 8 primary undergraduate honours bachelor degree with a minimum Second Class Second Division classification (2.2) from a recognised third level institution in any discipline from a recognised third level institution (or equivalent); or
• An equivalent professional qualification such as ACCA or CIMA.
• For applicants whose first language is not English and who have not previously undertaken a degree taught through English, evidence must be provided of proficiency in English language equivalent to B2+ or above on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). This must be evidenced through a recognised English Language test such as IELTS, Cambridge Certificate, PTE or DBS English Assessment. Test certificates should be dated within the last two years to be considered valid.

For applicants whose first language is not English, the minimum English language requirement for entry to the programme is IELTS score 6.0 (or equivalent).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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