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What will I learn?

Course Overview

We define the mission of our MBA as: ‘Developing globally talented leaders of vision, with regional edge.’

Our distinctiveness is embedded in, and emanates from, combining global perspective with regional edge.

We define our MBA regional edge as: ‘The unique synergy of NUI Galway expertise, delivery and focus combined with exceptional regional business enterprise and talent.’

The foundational components of our distinctiveness is underpinned by the School’s strategic focus domains of:

  • Strategy, Leadership & Change
  • Business & Society
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship & Regional Development
  • Public Sector Management

Our three integrated learning experience pillars are complemented by our broader MBA curriculum which includes team empowerment, business negotiations, lean principles, multicultural appreciation, decision analytics, the digital enterprise and strategic management and the core functional areas of accounting, finance, management, and marketing

Career Paths

MBA graduates from NUI Galway are employed by leading organizations in both the private and public sector in a variety of different industries ranging from: Alkermes, AIB, An Post, Atlantic Aviation, Bank of Ireland, BBraun, Bord Gáis, Boston Scientific, C&D Foods, Cancer Care West, Creganna-Tactx Medical, Department of Education and Skills, Dycon Ltd., Glanbia, Hewlett Packard, Hollister, HSE, Masonite, Medtronic, MetLife, mykidstime.ie, MyMathLab, Nokia Siemens, Sodexo, O2, The City Bin Co., Thermo King, Transitions Optical, Valeo, VHI, and Wayfair.

Which department am I in?

College of Business, Public Policy and Law

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
€15,847.00 (US$ 18,442) per year

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

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

National University of Ireland, Galway

University Road,

Galway,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry is open to graduates who have at least three years of relevant post-graduation business experience. Applications from non-graduates who have a minimum of five years relevant business experience may also be considered. To meet the criteria for relevant experience, prospective candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in areas such as management of projects, leadership of teams or business functions/units, responsibility for budget control, strategic level administration and planning. 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 is open to graduates who have at least three years of relevant post-graduation business experience. Applications from non-graduates who have a minimum of five years relevant business experience may also be considered. To meet the criteria for relevant experience, prospective candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in areas such as management of projects, leadership of teams or business functions/units, responsibility for budget control, strategic level administration and planning.

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