The MSc in Strategic Management equips students with the knowledge and competencies necessary to successfully run a business in an increasingly complex and digitalized world where both MNCs and start-ups compete and cooperate to face major challenges.
The Programme has been recently re-designed to serve the needs of companies operating in innovative, international, and entrepreneurial markets. Our exclusive offer includes modules taught by internationally reputable academics and ex-managers, such as competitive, corporate and behavioural strategy, technology and innovation management, strategic resource allocation, entrepreneurship and new venture creation, negotiation and decision-making techniques. In the summer term, students may also have the option to work directly with companies through a company-oriented practical module or to complete a dissertation.
Every year, this Programme attracts high-potential Irish and International students, often also with relevant work experience. In terms of academic background, it is ideal for students with an undergraduate degree in business, economics, engineering, science, law, as well as for students with postgraduate business diplomas. Applications from non-business graduates are also considered on a one-to-one basis.
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- All students on the MSc in Strategic Management are eligible to apply for Graduate Membership of the IMCA (Institute of Management Consultants & Advisors in Ireland).