Eligibility Requirements for National Ireland MBA

  • Graduation - 50%
    • Applicant must hold a minimum of a 2.2 honours degree in either a cognate or non-cognate area at level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution with an award of 2.2 or higher, depending on the subject area.
  • TOEFL Marks - 86/120
  • PTE Marks - 58/90
  • IELTS Marks - 6.5/9
  • The college operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) scheme meaning non-graduates with extensive professional experience and other prior qualifications may also be considered for the course.
  • Laptop Requirement
    • National College of Ireland has implemented a Bring Your Device policy for all courses. Specifically, students are expected to successfully participate in lectures, laboratories and projects using a portable computer (laptop/notebook) with a substantial hardware configuration.
    • The minimal, suitable configuration is:
    • Processor:
      • Intel 7th (or higher) generation processors (Core i-3, ii-5, -7,i-9-7x)
        or AMD Ryzen 3rd generation processors, running at 2.0GHz and above (Intel Atom/Celeron or AMD Athlon/Sempron
      • Processors may cost less but may not meet your requirements)
    • Random Access Memory (RAM): 8 GB minimum
    • Solid State Drive (SSD) Capacity: 256 GB minimum
    • Wireless Card: 802.11 a/b/g/n compliant with Bluetooth Capability (incompatibilities have been noted with the Qualcomm Atheros Wireless Adapters and software device drivers)
    • Graphics Card: Direct X9 or later
    • Supported Operating Systems: Windows 10 Home/Pro, It is the student's responsibility to ensure their computer is functioning correctly and that they have full administrator rights. NCI cannot provide support for these personal devices.

National Ireland MBA Program Description

The MBA course will provide a strong theoretical foundation in the broader disciplines of management and focus on the practical application of theory in real-world settings and cases. You will be exposed to the latest thinking in the core disciplines of enterprise, leadership, management organisation, people management, strategy, management of financial resources, and economics for managers.

The knowledge and skills acquired through our MBA will allow you to progress in your management career and encourage you to consider creating a business of your own. It will enable you to develop a creative, innovative and entrepreneurial perspective. As part of the programme, each student will be allowed to work with a personal coach to develop a plan for their professional development both during and after the end of the course to maximise the direct benefits of completing a programme such as an MBA.

National Ireland MBA Program Curriculum

  • Business Studies


  • Business Studies

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