Business (MBus) Part-time
Field of Study
Type of Course:
Type of Qualification:
Type of Study:
Application Closing Date:
31st August 2016.
Applicants who have a minimum of an Honours Bachelor of Business or cognate degree (Level 8) or cognate discipline (H2.2) or an approved equivalent qualification are eligible to apply for entry to the programme.
Department (s): School of Business: Organisation & Professional Development, Accounting & Information Systems, and Management & Enterprise.
Location: CIT Bishopstown Campus
Professional Accreditation: CIT & QQI
ECTS Credits: 60
Organisation and Professional Development
The Departments offer two streams for the Master of Business course viz:
- Marketing – Part Time
- Enterprise – Part Time
2 Years Part-time (4 semesters - Sept to Sept)
The overall aim of this programme is to facilitate the further personal and intellectual development of students, encompassing the skills of analysis, interpretation and synthesis within their chosen field of knowledge. Participants will be required to adopt innovative and creative approaches to business related issues and analyse critically business and management problems in a national, international and global context.
Course Structure Part Time:
No. of semesters: 4
No. of weeks per semester: 15
No. of timetable hours per week: 9
Which days: Wednesday and Friday
Assessment: Presentation of course consists of lectures, tutorials, case studies, visiting lectures, etc.
Semester 1 Wednesday & Friday
Semester 2 Friday only
Semester 3 Wednesday and Friday
Semester 4 Research Dissertation
Time: Wednesdays: 6.30pm - 9.30pm | Fridays 3.30pm - 9.30pm
Course Fee Part-time:
EU applicants: €5,900
Fees should be paid in full by the 31st October of the academic year.
CIT has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments and exams. For detailed module information, please click here.
International Corporate Strategy
Information Systems Frameworks
Applied Corporate Strategy
Services Marketing Management
Group Elective 1
Innovation & Creativity
New Venture Management & Growth
Enterprise Finance & Law
Group Elective 2
Strategic Marketing Management
Contemporary Issues in Marketing
Applied Marketing Communications
Research Dissertation (20 ECTS)
- Online application will open on 22nd February for course commencing in September 2016.
> Closing date for application 31st August 2016.
> Applications are assessed on a first come first served basis.
- Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €500 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
- When submitting your online application form, please ensure you have attached the following:
- Proof of Educational Qualifications, failure to do so will mean non acceptance.
- CV – detailing your employment history to date and any relevant expertise and experience.
- Details of the following: (entered in the Additional Information section or as an attached document)
- Main reason for applying for MBus
- What are you expecting from this course?
- Additional Relevant Information
Exams will be held in December, January and May and you are requested not to take Holidays in those months. Exam Dates will be notified to students in September and January for that Semester.
Attendance on the Master of Business Course is compulsory. You will also be required to undertake individual and group assessment work as part of the Course. Failure to participate 100% in such work will disqualify you from the course. Examinations are obligatory and must be taken on the specified dates.
- Students who have qualified outside of Ireland must get prior approval from the NQAI to verify that they satisfy the Level 9 entry requirements. This is the responsibility of the Student and must be presented before entry to the MBus Course will be considered. For more information please visit www.nfq.ie and www.hetac.ie as well as www.cit.ie
- Qualification Recognitions Ireland provide a service where foreign qualifications can be assessed for recognition against the Irish National Framework of Qualifications http://www.qualificationsrecognition.ie/recognition/
- When a student seeking entry to a taught programme at CIT presents an overseas award (or awards that are not well-known or recognised in Ireland) it is advised that these be referred to the CIT Registrar’s Office (T: 00353 21 432 6426 or 00353 21 6100. The international “NARIC” system for the comparison of awards can then be used to determine the equivalence of such awards. It is the responsibility of the Student to ensure compliance with entry requirements.
- Proficiency in English is a requirement and must satisfy College Regulations.