Taught course

Business Administration Executive MBA

University of Limerick · Kemmy Business School

Entry requirements

Normally a primary degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) with first or second class honours or an approved professional qualification. At least four years' experience at managerial level is also required. In the case of candidates without an honours degree, five years' experience will be required. In addition, an acceptable score in the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and an interview with the course selection panel are prerequisites for entry to the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

Year 1

Organisational behaviour, financial reporting, international political economy, data analysis for business decisions, international management, corporate finance, globalisation & international economic issues, market orientation & customer focus.

Year 2

Corporate strategy analysis, information systems and knowledge management, relationship marketing, strategic human resource management, implementing strategy, strategic leadership, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, managing projects and operations.


Students will undertake elective modules during two summer schools. One elective per summer school will be chosen from the following: international finance, taxation, strategic sales ,management, corporate social responsibility & sustainable enterprise, human resource development, corporate & commercial law, technology management.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit our website for the list of requirements

Fees and funding

The University of Limerick is offering 10 taught postgraduate scholarships to potential applicants for the 2014/15 academic year. The value of each scholarship is €2,000. The successful candidates will receive the scholarship in the form of a reduced fee. The Scholarships will be allocated by the faculties on the basis of financial need and personal statement from the applicants. For more information on how to apply please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MBA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Michelle O'Dwyer