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Best Master Programs in Ireland 2019

Earning an advanced degree such as a Master offers the ability to increase your skill set and possibly improve your employment chances at the same time. Master programs may be offered online or part-time, so students can pursue their education in a manner that is convenient for them.

 

Ireland lately implemented a law, which mandates all students attending university education to apply for government loans to allow them achieve their higher academic dreams. First official language is Irish, also known as Irish Gaelic, but English (the second official language) is more widely used. The national capital is Dublin. Ireland is famous for celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day (17 March) all over the world.

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Dublin City University

This Masters programme allows students to specialise in the widely established area of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering or to widen their knowledge from their und ... [+]

Introduction

This Masters programme allows students to specialise in the widely established area of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering or to widen their knowledge from their undergraduate studies. It enables graduates to apply their knowledge using computer-based technology to solve mechanical and manufacturing engineering problems. This programme introduces the use of advanced Computer Aided Engineering tools and, by experiencing these advanced techniques and software, the graduate will gain a vital edge. It allows the candidate to keep up with the rapidly changing manufacturing and design sectors. In addition, students can opt for a specialist Major in Sustainable Systems/Energy or Biomedical Engineering.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Dublin City University

This one year, full-time Masters programme is designed to deepen students’ understanding of electronic systems. If you are ambitious, want to stay abreast of new developm ... [+]

Introduction

This one year, full-time Masters programme is designed to deepen students’ understanding of electronic systems. If you are ambitious, want to stay abreast of new developments, wish to enhance your qualifications, are prepared to commit time to personal development and yet have limited opportunity for on-campus attendance, then this programme structure is designed for you. You can take courses remotely over the WEB - the distance learning option, attend lectures on-campus, or mix and match combining on-campus and distance learning to suit your particular circumstances.

Who is eligible?

To apply for this programme you must have a good honours degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Computer Sciences or other Engineering disciplines. Candidates whose first language is not English will be required to submit evidence of an English Language qualification. For more information on entry requirements please consult our website.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics

The programme is designed to meet the international demand for 90 ECTS Level 9 qualification in Mechanical Engineering. ... [+]

Big Challenges being addressed by this programme – motivation.

The programme is designed to meet the international demand for 90 ECTS Level 9 qualification in Mechanical Engineering.

Programme objectives & purpose

The MSc is a 12-month, 90 ECTS Level 9 Masters in Mechanical Engineering, which will take engineering (BE) and closely-related graduates to an advanced level of mechanical engineering capability, focusing on advanced design, analysis, materials and manufacture via state-of-the-art technology. This course offers a broad range of advanced engineering modules, including advanced applied mathematics and advanced computational modelling, as well as industry-specific advanced modules in manufacturing technology, offshore engineering, energy and medical device development and materials. A substantial 12-month research thesis allows the students to implement new research skills developed within a specially-designed module on engineering research methods, including publication of the research findings. Each MSc project focuses on a current ‘hot topic’ in the mechanical engineering industry and is carried out in collaboration with industry partners.... [-]

Ireland Galway
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
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National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics

This award-winning programme was designed in partnership with academics and employers to meet the specific requirements of the industry. It equips graduates with essentia ... [+]

Course Overview

This award-winning programme was designed in partnership with academics and employers to meet the specific requirements of the industry. It equips graduates with essential knowledge and skills in the fields of operations, quality, and innovation management.

The programme aims to enhance graduates’ technical and management contribution in various enterprises including manufacturing, financial services, health services, government, and many more. It invites participants from many disciplines: it is suitable for Engineering, Science, Commerce, and Arts graduates who wish to pursue a career in a high-tech environment. This conversion aspect is of significant interest to students who may wish to change direction from their course of undergraduate study and pursue a new career path that offers them sound employment prospects in a growth area.... [-]

Ireland Galway
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Digital Marketing Institute

The Masters in Digital Marketing is designed to help you develop an advanced understanding of the fundamental concepts underpinning digital marketing and selling. ... [+]

The Masters in Digital Marketing is designed to help you develop an advanced understanding of the fundamental concepts underpinning digital marketing and selling. As well as acquiring the practical skills needed to implement and manage effective digital marketing strategies, you will also develop critical specialist knowledge through the research and writing of your thesis. The course content is exclusively designed and delivered by industry experts, and validated by global digital brands including Google, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. By studying this course, you will strengthen your status as an in-demand, influential digital specialist. After you have earned your qualification, you will be able to apply your digital expertise to navigate any challenge in your career. Enjoy 24-hour access to video lectures, slide presentations, practical exercises, interactive quizzes and a supportive student network. Never fear missing a class again. Upon completion of your course, you will receive an industry-recognized, globally respected qualification.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
Part-time
140 hours
Online
Kimmage Development Studies Centre

The Post Graduate Diploma / MA Degree in Development Studies by flexible and distance learning (FDL)offers learners the opportunity to combine work and study anywhere in ... [+]

The Post Graduate Diploma / MA Degree in Development Studies by flexible and distance learning (FDL) offers learners the opportunity to combine work and study anywhere in the world, while still connecting online with a diverse and vibrant learning community. Learners can undertake the MA completely online or they can combine the best of distance and e-learning with classroom participation – it is tailored to the needs of learners who like to study in their own time and at their own pace, but still want to have the option of drawing on the benefits of face to face, participatory and experience-based interaction with other participants and tutors.

It is a less costly option than a face to face programme, especially for learners living outside of Dublin or Ireland, as travel and living expenses are minimised, and because you can continue to work where you are based. Despite geographical distance, by participating in online discussions and other networked activities, learners are still part of a community of learners at Kimmage.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
Part-time
Online
Athlone Institute of Technology

This full-time programme is structured to enable participants to develop advanced key core competencies in business and to build on specialisations already achieved at ho ... [+]

This full-time programme is structured to enable participants to develop advanced key core competencies in business and to build on specialisations already achieved at honours Bachelor of Business (or related discipline) level. The curriculum offers a richness and variety of learning which will ensure that the student develops and demonstrates a range of high-level knowledge and skills in areas such as research, strategic thinking and reflective learning, thereby establishing the foundation for a successful business career, as well as for continuing academic and professional development.

Graduates are expected to have:

a critical understanding of advanced theories, concepts, principles, methods and techniques of business and related research the ability to apply strategic thinking and to choose techniques for the analysis and interpretation of information the capacity to assess and contrast the impact of decisions, with particular reference to business ethics and social responsibility the ability to conduct further research and self-directed, life-long learning ... [-]
Ireland Athlone
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics

Globally, there is a reported shortage of data analytics talent, particularly of individuals with the required deep ... [+]

Big Challenges being addressed by this programme – motivation

Globally, there is a reported shortage of data analytics talent, particularly of individuals with the required deep technical and analytical skills. (1)

Accenture, Gartner and McKinsey have all identified Data Analytics as one of the fastest growing employment areas in computing and one most likely to make an impact in the future.

The Irish Government’s policy is for Ireland to become a leading country in Europe for big data and analytics, which would result in 21,000 potential new employment opportunities in Ireland alone. (1)

CNN has listed jobs in this area in their Top 10 best new jobs in America.

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Ireland Galway
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics

This programme will provide engineers with the technical competences to provide solutions to water security issues. Core modules will address technical aspects of water ... [+]

Big Challenges being addressed by this programme Water security is a major concern facing humanity, engineers are the primary professionals tackling this issue. Annually, more than 3.4 million people die from water-related diseases 1 in 9 people worldwide do not have access to safe and clean drinking water 1 in 3 people worldwide are affected by water scarcity Population growth and climate change will place significant stresses on global water resources Flooding of both urban and rural areas is being exacerbated by climate change

Programme objectives & purpose

This programme will provide engineers with the technical competences to provide solutions to water security issues. Core modules will address technical aspects of water provision, water resource management and flood mitigation. A primary objective of the programme is to ensure that students have a thorough understanding of modern hydrological modelling tools. The programme has a strong emphasis on the design of hydrological systems, with students working in groups to solve real-world problems. Graduates of this programme will be in a position to make significant contributions to solving water resource problems in both industry and academia worldwide.... [-]

Ireland Galway
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology [IADT]

This production-centred programme will interest graduates of any discipline who wish to acquire editorial and production skills in radio and television broadcasting, and ... [+]

What is Broadcast Production for Radio and Television?

This production-centred programme will interest graduates of any discipline who wish to acquire editorial and production skills in radio and television broadcasting, and those who want specialist skills in areas such as programme research and production funding for broadcast. The programme equips students with the essential production practices to pursue a career in radio and television production.

The MA includes studio production techniques; editorial and scriptwriting skills; single and multi-camera operation; microphone and sound recording skills; production management; radio and television presentation, production and direction; editing for radio and television. ... [-]

Ireland Dublin
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology [IADT]

The ARC MA programme is open to artists, writers and curators or those whose research focus identifies art thinking and practices as a significant component. ... [+]

MA in Art Research Collaboration (previously titled Visual Arts Practice)

IADT is currently developing this two year taught Master of Arts Programme, titled MA Art Research Collaboration (ARC), for commencement in September 2014.

This programme replaces the MA in Visual Arts Practices (2004-2014). Led by Dr Maeve Connolly and Dr Sinead Hogan, the new ARC MA is a research-focused taught masters programme delivered over two years, running from September to June, with a planned intake of approximately 10-12 students per year. The programme will incorporate research groups developed in collaboration with project partners such as the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) and the Irish Film Institute (IFI). ... [-]

Ireland Dublin
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Institute of Technology Carlow

This postgraduate programme will provide an opportunity for students to study for a Master of Business, Level 9 Qualification (90 ECTS credits). ... [+]

MASTER OF BUSINESS (MB) BUSINESS

What is the Master of Business about?

This postgraduate programme will provide an opportunity for students to study for a Master of Business, Level 9 Qualification (90 ECTS credits). You may choose to study this programme on a full-time (one year) or part-time (two year—evening) basis.

The aim of this programme is to provide graduates with an in-depth understanding of the contemporary business environment and to equip them with the necessary knowledge and competencies in management and enterprise to enable them to make a contribution to the business community in the region, nationally and internationally.

Students who successfully complete 60 credits of the MB programme will be eligible for the Postgraduate Diploma in Business (Level 9) should they opt to leave the programme (Embedded Exit Award).... [-]

Ireland Carlow
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Institute of Technology Sligo

Ireland’s early year's sector has a dynamic, exciting and challenging future. It needs effective and confident leaders across the fields of practice, policy, advocacy, re ... [+]

Ireland’s early year's sector has a dynamic, exciting and challenging future. It needs effective and confident leaders across the fields of practice, policy, advocacy, regulation, education and professional development.

Do you have what it takes to be one of those leaders? Do you want to develop your leadership and advocacy skills and capabilities in ways that reflect and build the capacity of the early year's sector? Do you want to be part of a community of practice that will influence and lead the early year's sector into the future?

If the answer to these questions is yes and you have a 2.2 BA Honours in ECCE or cognate discipline and will have at least two years experience working in the early years sector or a related field completed at the end of the postgraduate programme, then the Institute of Technology Sligo has the Level 9 programme that will help you to fulfil these ambitions.... [-]

Ireland Sligo
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
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CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions ... [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer theCEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). TheCEMS administrative office is located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in theMaster in Management Compass search engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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American College Dublin

The Master of Business in International Business is a QQI-accredited, level 9, a post-graduate course for graduates who wish to further their understanding of internation ... [+]

Overview

QQI, 1 Year Master’s Degree

The Master of Business in International Business is a QQI-accredited, level 9, post-graduate course for graduates who wish to further their understanding of international business and open up exciting new career prospects. The MB equips the student with the necessary knowledge base, skills, competencies and strategic awareness to succeed in the international business environment. Students will analyse and evaluate scenarios and provide suitable outcomes. In the MB in International Business, the lecturer asks the questions and the students research and formulate the answers.

The programme’s overall aims and objectives are that graduates will:... [-]

Ireland County Dublin
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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