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MSc (Commerce)

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Programme Description

The Degree of MSc by Research offers you the opportunity to pursue research on a specialist topic in Accounting, Economics, Food Business and Development, Finance, Information Systems, Management or Marketing.

The minimum duration for this degree is 12 months (full-time), the normal maximum is 24 months (part-time).  The programme may also be taken as a part-time option (minimum two years, normal maximum four years).

The Programme Aims to:

  • Develop your research capabilities and critical thinking skills.
  • Provide you with an excellent grounding in research.
  • Develop your in-depth knowledge of accounting/economics/food business and development/finance/information systems/management/marketing scholarship.
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Practicalities & Assessment

The regulations and procedures for the conduct of the Research Masters examination can be found here.

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Entry Requirements

irish/EU STUDENTs

A candidate who is the holder of a degree or other professional qualification or appropriate relevant experience and who has a minimum of three years' professional business/administrative experience is eligible for the MSc by Research Degree, subject to the approval of the Graduate Studies Committee.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTs

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS: 6.5- with no individual section lower than 5.5
  • TOEFL: 90 - with minimum scores as follows: Listening- 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing - 17
  • Cambridge Proficiency Exam: Grade C
  • Cambridge Advanced Exam: Grade B
  • Pearson PTE: Minimum Score of 63 with no section score below 59

Below is a checklist of documents that must be provided with your application - click on this to download a printer-friendly version.

More Detail visit the International Education Office website.

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