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MSc in Management Online (Part-Time)


This exciting programme offers you all the benefits of a comprehensive management education without putting your career on hold thanks to its highly flexible online delivery mode, and innovative curriculum and materials. It is particularly suited to professionals in demanding careers and /or those with caring responsibilities for whom time-flexibility is important, as well as for those based outside of Dublin and Ireland looking to study at UCD.

The programme is aimed at those with a non-business undergraduate degree who are looking to accelerate their career by combining their prior qualifications with an in-depth understanding of all key business disciplines, and the necessary problem-solving and leadership skills to support their professional development. Students will undertake a number of modules online over two years. There are generally between three and five hours of live sessions for each module across the trimester in addition to pre-recorded content – all live sessions are recorded for those unable to join live at the time.

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About our Delivery

The MSc in Management Online (Part-Time) will offer students the flexibility to study from wherever you are, learning at your own pace with the ability to combine studies with work and personal commitments in a way that suits your needs.

At the beginning of the programme, you will be introduced to your fellow students, the programme team, the online environment and digital tools that you will use during the course. A dedicated Programme Manager will be available for the duration of your studies to support and advise you through our email, video-call, telephone, and drop-in support services. Connecting with your classmates and peer to peer learnings is a key part of the learning experience. You can expect approximately 12-14 hours of self study per week.

While this part-time programme is delivered online, it also offers opportunities for students to build relationships with other students at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business. There are regular online seminars, workshops and careers events available to you no matter where you are in the globe. You can also avail of our optional opportunities for additional co-curricular activities while on the programme including the Global Leadership Programme and the UCD Advantage.

Taster Topic

Get a feel for our innovative online learning environment and what it's like to undertake the MSc Management Online by sampling one of our modules.  Prospective students can gain a real insight into the programme by completing the 'Leading Change' topic from our 'Global Leadership & Teams' module.  This online taster topic is based upon an actual topic delivered on the programme  and will will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete. 

Complete taster topic here.

Information Webinar

On Tuesday 16th July from 12pm to 1pm Irish Time we will host an information webinar on the MSc in Management Online.  If you are interested in learning more about the programmme, then don't miss the opportunity to join us.  Register Here.

Quick Facts





September 2024


24 months


Class Profile

Based on the class of 2023/24


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