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Marketing (Technology and Innovation), MSc
This MSc Marketing (Technology & Innovation) is a specialised and innovative full-time postgraduate programme that has been purposely designed to meet the needs of recently qualified graduates who seek to further enhance their marketing knowledge and expertise, and who aspire to pursue challenging senior career opportunities in the marketing profession.
The programme content is aimed at preparing graduates for marketing positions in business, particularly in the area of marketing technology and innovation. Three of the modules are delivered in conjunction with UL and UCC under the auspices of the Atlantic University Alliance (AUA), and students may be required to attend workshops in all three universities (NUI Galway, UL and UCC).
The programme aims to:
- Further develop the students’ knowledge and critical understanding of marketing to an advanced level.
- Cultivate a comprehensive range of applied and analytical skills in marketing, with a strong emphasis on strategic decision-making.
- Expose students to the latest cutting-edge ideas, techniques, and marketing frameworks through the analysis of industry best practice.
- Foster an appreciation of the significant changes and challenges occurring in increasingly competitive marketplaces.
- Develop students’ competencies and confidence through professional training in business and marketing skills, including oral and written presentation skills.
- Provide training in the methods and practice of accepted research methodologies.
- Allow students to develop and expand their personal confidence.
Applications and Selections
Who Teaches this Course
Dr. Christine Domegan, PhD, MBS, B.Comm.
Dr. Elaine Wallace, PhD, MBS, B.Comm.
Dr. Ann Torres, PhD, MBA.
Dr. Natasha Evers, PhD, MBS.
Requirements and Assessment
A second class honours grade 1 Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent business degree, with a significant specialisation in Marketing. Applicants who hold a second class honours grade 2, may be interviewed to ascertain their suitability for entry;
Applicants with a Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent business degree, without a specialisation in Marketing, are expected to hold a second class honours grade 1 or higher;
A second class honours, grade 1 or higher in the Higher Diploma in Business Studies (level 8);
Any other applicants, seeking a conversion programme, are expected to hold a second class honours grade 1 or higher; and may be interviewed to ascertain their suitability for entry and also required to successfully complete a Principles of Marketing course, as specified by the Discipline, prior to commencement of studies.
1 year, full-time
Next start date
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Please refer to the offer rounds/closing date webpage. 8 July 2016 for non-business applicants.
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Mode of study
The programme is offered on a full-time basis over one year. Lectures will commence in the first week of September, with assessments/written examinations during/at the end of each Semester. The Technology and Innovation modules are delivered using a combination of blended and fully online learning. The programme will consist of lectures, projects, case studies and presentations in the required subjects. A range of assessment methods are used, including essays, projects, reports, presentations, case studies and and/or written examinations. To be eligible for the award of Masters, candidates must successfully complete modules to a total of 90 ects. Students are required to take twelve obligatory subjects and complete a minor dissertation.
Semester 1 Obligatory Subjects:
- Innovation & Technology Transfer
- Marketing Technology Products
- Research Methods
- Marketing Innovation & Commercialisation
- Digital Marketing
- Services Marketing
- Marketing Performance & Productivity
Semester 2 Obligatory Subjects:
- Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Cases in Marketing Management & Strategy
- Brand Management & Strategy
- Marketing Analytics
- Social Marketing & Sustainability
Students complete a minor research dissertation under the supervision of staff members. This dissertation will account for 25 ects and must be completed by a date in summer specified by the Marketing Discipline.
Supplementing the formal curriculum are frequent opportunities to hear distinguished visiting academic and industry speakers. Students will be exposed to the latest cutting edge ideas, techniques and marketing frameworks through the analysis of industry best practice.
Honours are awarded only on completion of the programme according to the following scheme and in accordance with the standardised Marks & Standards document (AMT/13/A8/5.1) for Postgraduate Taught Masters degrees.
H1 70% on the aggregate
H2.1 60% on the aggregate
H2.2 50% on the aggregate
H3 40% on the aggregate
Note (1): Honours are awarded only on the aggregate performance at an Examination as a whole. Honours are not awarded on the basis of results obtained in individual modules.
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