How do I apply?

Applications are made via the Postgraduate Application Centre website ( ) for codes GYC16 (Executive MBA) or GYC17 (Postgraduate Diploma in Management).

I do not have an academic degree. Can I still apply?

Yes, you can apply to the Postgraduate Diploma in Management provided you have at least 5 years work experience in an appropriate field. The Postgraduate Diploma in Management is equivalent to the first year of the Executive MBA programme. Students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma are eligible for admission to the second year of the Executive MBA.

What is the application deadline?

Applications are now being received for the 2018 programme and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Can I defer admission?

No, admission cannot be deferred. 

How long is the programme?

Two years part-time.  For specific dates please see .

What is the class size?

A maximum of 20 people are accepted onto the programme each year.

How much does the Executive MBA cost?

€13,850 per annum. 

Can I pay in instalments?

EU students have the option of paying their fees in two equal instalments in September and January each academic year.

Do you have any scholarships?

Please see the  page. Additionally, the MBA at NUI Galway is an approved programme for the tuition fees tax relief scheme where eligible applicants can claim 20% tax relief capped at a value of €1,000.  Please contact your financial adviser for further information.