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Programme Overview

The Master of Science programme in Hong Kong is especially designed for those wishing to pursue advanced business studies and to concentrate on a specific discipline such as HRM, Marketing or Finance.

The programme provides students the opportunity to cultivate their capacity for strategic thinking, autonomous learning, innovative and agile problem-solving and advanced critical enquiry. Students of this programme will acquire the ability to reflect critically, engage ethically and improve their understanding of the international business world.

UCD provides a transformative learning environment which pushes programme participants to strategically assess business practices and theories, individually or collectively within a team environment, in order to further develop individual and team capacities for management, critical enquiry, ethical governance, leadership and strong interpersonal engagement.

The MSc programme is based on a stimulating curriculum structured upon exciting teaching, learning and assessment approaches designed by leading experts in their fields of business. The innovative learning atmosphere draws on in-class participation, teamwork and online fora. Moreover, programme participants will learn to navigate the global business environment using case studies, project work, in-class debate, presentations and online resources reinforced by a wealth of knowledge from our teaching faculty. Students will also have the opportunity to undertake a primary research project that reflects the importance of a research-led pedagogy within an area of their choice.

With both full-time and part-time offers of this degree in Hong Kong, we have a programme that will suit a variety of timeframes.

Master of Science Curriculum

Core Modules
Global Strategic Management Research Paper 1
Corporate Financial Management Research Paper 2
Organisational Behaviour   

10 ECTS each, with the exception of the Research Papers which are 15 ECTS each.

Pathways are 10 ECTS each, with the exception of Finance pathway modules, which are 7.5 ECTS each.

Core Modules
Global Strategic Management Research Paper 1
Corporate Financial Management Research Paper 2
Organisational Behaviour   

10 ECTS each, with the exception of the Research Papers which are 15 ECTS each. Each of the HRM pathway modules are 10 ECTS each.

Human Resource Management Modules
Human Resources Management International Human Resource Management
Managing Workplace Learning  
Core Modules
Global Strategic Management Research Paper 1
Corporate Financial Management Research Paper 2
Organisational Behaviour   

10 ECTS each, with the exception of the Research Papers which are 15 ECTS each. Each of the Finance pathway modules are 7.5 ECTS each.

Finance Modules
Derivative Securities Strategic Finance
Portfolio and Risk Management Capital Markets
Core Modules
Global Strategic Management Research Paper 1
Corporate Financial Management Research Paper 2
Organisational Behaviour   

10 ECTS each, with the exception of the Research Papers which are 15 ECTS each. Each of the Logistics and SCM pathway modules are 10 ECTS each.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Modules
Procurement & Supplier Management

Global Logistics

Supply Chain Operations  

 

Core Modules
Global Strategic Management Research Paper 1
Corporate Financial Management Research Paper 2
Organisational Behaviour   

10 ECTS each, with the exception of the Research Papers which are 15 ECTS each. Each of the Management pathway modules are 10 ECTS each.

Management Modules
Project Management

Decision Analysis

Managing Organisational Change  

 

 

Core Modules
Global Strategic Management Research Paper 1
Corporate Financial Management Research Paper 2
Organisational Behaviour   

10 ECTS each, with the exception of the Research Papers which are 15 ECTS each. Each of the Information Technology pathway modules are 10 ECTS each.

Information Technology Modules
Strategic Information Management for Competitive Advantage

Management Support Systems

Fundamentals of E-Business  

 

Core Modules
Global Strategic Management Research Paper 1
Corporate Financial Management Research Paper 2
Organisational Behaviour   

10 ECTS each, with the exception of the Research Papers which are 15 ECTS each. Each of the Project Management pathway modules are 10 ECTS each.

Project Management Modules
Planning and Decision Making Decisions

Project Management Tools and Techniques

Project Scope and Feasibility Evaluation  

 

Core Modules
Global Strategic Management Research Paper 1
Corporate Financial Management Research Paper 2
Organisational Behaviour   

10 ECTS each, with the exception of the Research Papers which are 15 ECTS each. Each of the Marketing pathway modules are 10 ECTS each.

Marketing Modules
Corporate Marketing Strategy

Brand Management

Marketing Communications  

 

How to Apply

Applications for the Master of Science programme in Hong Kong are managed by our partner institution, Kaplan Higher Education Hong Kong. They will address any questions you may have regarding our application process. Please follow the link below for further information on the application process:  http://www.kaplan.com.hk/

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