What will I learn?

This award winning programme was designed in partnership with academics and employers to meet the specific requirements of industry. It equips graduates with essential knowledge and skills in the fields of operations, quality, and innovation management.

The programme aims to enhance graduates’ technical and management contribution in various enterprises including manufacturing, financial services, health services, government, and many more. It invites participants from many disciplines: it is suitable for Engineering, Science, Commerce, and Arts graduates who wish to pursue a career in a high-tech environment. This conversion course aspect is of significant interest to students who may wish to change direction from their course of undergraduate study and pursue a new career path that offers them sound employment prospects in a growth area.

The Masters of Applied Science (Enterprise Systems) programme is highly regarded by employers and there has always been a strong demand for our graduates. Graduates of this programme have secured roles in engineering, management and IT in companies such as Accenture, Apple, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Valeo, Ingersoll Rand, Pepsi, Kerry Group, IBM, Ericsson, Elan and Hewlett Packard.

Key features of the programme include:

  • Infusing a strong ethos of innovation in students
  • Engaging teaching methods (e.g. Lego serious play; company visits; guest lectures)
  • A customised learning programme to suit the needs of individual students
  • Multidisciplinary approach (e.g. Engineering, Technology, Business)
  • Extensive career opportunities

Enterprise Systems focus on people, process and technology related issues in an organisation. Our flexible course structure allows you to build your own curriculum by choosing from a number of available modules to make up 50 ECTS (credits) or equivalent over the duration of the programme. A research thesis (30 ECTS) and Research Methods (10 ECTS) are core subjects and ensure students develop their critical thinking, analytical and writing skills. Learning outcomes are achieved by problem-based learning techniques and completion of a number of real world assignments. Written examinations are held each semester.

Course Outline

The flexible structure allows you to tailor the programme to your specific needs. You can choose from those listed below. Modules are subject to availability and other modules may be made available. You must also prepare a research thesis on a topic to be agreed with an academic leader. We will equip you with all scientific skills you need to do this in our module on Research Methods.

Further Education

Many of our graduates have been successful in securing scholarships to conduct research at PhD level.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates have been very successful in securing high quality employment. Your next job title could be: Operations Manager; Entrepreneur, Product Manager, Training Manager, Product/Process Engineer, Quality Manager, Systems Analyst.

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
€23,666.00 (US$ 26,728) per year
EU Fees: €7,606 p.a. (Tuition: €7,466, Student levy: €140)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

5 September 2022

Venue

National University of Ireland, Galway

University Road,

Galway,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Second Class Honours in a Level 8 (bachelor’s or equivalent) engineering degree in a related discipline from a recognised university or third-level college, with substantial elements of energy, mechanical, electrical and/or civil engineering. English Language Requirements: IELTS: 6.5 overall; Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): 176 overall; Cambridge C2 Advanced (CPE): 180 overall; TOEFL: 88; Pearson PTE: 61; Duolingo English Test: 110.

For international students

Entry to the Masters of Applied Science (Enterprise Systems) is open to those who hold a Second Class Honours degree at Level 8 in a related discipline. Candidates who hold a Level 8 degree without honours and who have three years’ relevant experience will also be considered.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall; Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): 176 overall; Cambridge C2 Advanced (CPE): 180 overall; TOEFL: 88; Pearson PTE: 61; Duolingo English Test: 110.

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

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About National University of Ireland

While situated in one of the smaller university cities globally, NUI Galway has a far-reaching reputation for excellent research and study programmes.

  • Four excellent colleges offering a wide selection of courses
  • Excellent reputation for teaching excellence and research
  • Exceptionally high graduate employment rates
  • Study in a city regularly voted one of the world’s friendliest

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