DCU Business School Masters programmes are renowned for having a unique blend of applied theory and real world practice. Are you thinking of undertaking a Masters? Here’s ten reasons to choose DCU Business School!
Recognised Internationally – DCU is ranked among the top 50 young universities worldwide (QS ‘Top 50 under 50’ and The Times Higher Education ‘100 under 50’). DCU Business School (DCUBS) is also the youngest provider of university management education in Ireland and is home to four specialist Master’s degrees ranked within the top 30 in the world in the Eduniversal Best Masters rankings.
Distinctive Postgraduate Portfolio – Specialising at postgraduate level can augment your skills sets and make you a stronger job applicant. Our portfolio of professional studies includes full and part-time Masters programmes and a significant number of programmes offered by DCU Business School are unique or the first of their kind in Ireland.
Diversity – DCU is a diverse, multi-ethnic community with over 2,000 international students from 116 countries. DCU Business School courses attract a wide diversity of students from many different countries, including recent graduates and experienced executives. To date over 43,000 students have graduated from DCU and are now playing key roles in many sectors across the world.
The Learning Partnership – DCU Business School has developed a reputation for lecturer and student interacting as equals in a ‘learning partnership’. As part of the ‘adult learning experience’ experiential learning techniques, including business simulations, case studies, seminars, problem-solving and team building exercises are used to apply knowledge.
Variety and Depth in Teaching – DCU Business School staff come from a broad spectrum of backgrounds: accounting, economics, finance, human resource management, information systems, engineering, management, marketing, and psychology. DCUBS academics play an active role in advising government, industry bodies, SMEs and major corporations with research published in leading international academic and business journals.
Next Generation Management Philosophy – Next Generation Management is DCU Business School’s ground-breaking initiative, which is designed to prepare the next generation of business managers and leaders, who are adaptive and flexible, innovative, socially responsible and accountable. DCUBS prides itself on its ability to deliver excellent management education in keeping with the needs of the market and to provide students with the knowledge, competence and ability to apply it.
Top Class Facilities – Within DCU Business School’s purpose built facility students have access to study rooms for group assignments and collaborative study; computer rooms; a coffee shop; and wireless internet access. Classrooms are fitted with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment. Students have 24-hour online access to materials, project details and submission requirements via Loop, our online learning platform which offers access to an e-library and allows students to study from home.
Global Outlook – Highly regarded internationally, DCU Business School is a member of the International Partnership of Business Schools (IPBS). DCUBS is actively involved in a wide array of international research projects, student and lecturer exchanges and other international ventures, which are central to our existence.
Links to Business – We are justifiably proud of our links with business. DCU Business School seminar series provide a forum for visiting academics and senior business practitioners to impart their knowledge and experience to DCUBS students, while industry-based projects enable students to ground their learning in real-world scenarios.
Graduate Reputation – Our reputation as a business school is based, above all else, on the quality of our graduates. Their capacity for creative thinking, their cross-disciplinary approach to problem-solving, and their ability to operate effectively make DCUBS graduates among the most sought after in Ireland and beyond. Our graduates hold senior positions in public and private enterprise around the world and we continue to educate future leaders of Irish and international business.
If you want to take your career to the next level, DCU Business School has the postgraduate programme to help you realise your full potential. If you are thinking about doing a Masters in DCU Business School, you can check out all of DCU Business School’s Postgraduate programmes here.