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Master of Science (Management)

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  • Overview

  • Overview

  • About the Programme

    The Master of Science (Management) programme is a new and versatile offering designed for the current dynamic Business environment, with a flexible curriculum aimed at future-proofing your career. Students will take core modules to enhance their strategic thinking in a global environment and develop their leadership skills. They will be equipped with fundamental Business skills such as Business Analytics, which is becoming a critical skill across industry sectors.

    This programme has been designed with new career paths in mind and with inputs from our alumni and international faculty, as well as leading global employers. Our innovative learning environment supports you in developing capabilities through class participation, teamwork and learning, all delivered by leading academics. Moreover, you will learn to navigate the global Business environment using our case studies, in-class debates, online resources, presentations and project work, reinforced by a wealth of knowledge from our teaching faculty.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded

    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Master of Science (Management) from University College Dublin, Ireland.

    The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in Ireland.

    Graduates will be allowed to use the title MSc after their names.

    Key facts
    Duration
    18 months
    Intakes
    April & October
    Career Opportunities
    Blockchain Developer
    Business Development Director
    Logistics Director
    Management Consultant
    Project Director
    Search Engine Marketing Manager
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations
  • About the Programme

    The Master of Science (Management) programme is a new and versatile offering designed for the current dynamic Business environment, with a flexible curriculum aimed at future-proofing your career. Students will take core modules to enhance their strategic thinking in a global environment and develop their leadership skills. They will be equipped with fundamental Business skills such as Business Analytics, which is becoming a critical skill across industry sectors.

    This programme has been designed with new career paths in mind and with inputs from our alumni and international faculty, as well as leading global employers. Our innovative learning environment supports you in developing capabilities through class participation, teamwork and learning, all delivered by leading academics. Moreover, you will learn to navigate the global Business environment using our case studies, in-class debates, online resources, presentations and project work, reinforced by a wealth of knowledge from our teaching faculty.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded

    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Master of Science (Management) from University College Dublin, Ireland.

    The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in Ireland.

    Graduates will be allowed to use the title MSc after their names.

    Key facts
    Duration
    12 months
    Intakes
    April & October
    Career Opportunities
    Blockchain Developer
    Business Development Director
    Logistics Director
    Management Consultant
    Project Director
    Search Engine Marketing Manager
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations

Ranking & Accreditation

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Top 3 Universities in Ireland
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Top 25 in European Business School Rankings
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Top 100 in the World for Graduate Employability
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Top 200 in QS World University Rankings
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Top University in Ireland for Graduate Employability
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Accredited by the Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange (CSCSE)

CSCSE is affiliated with the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China*

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Large Business Alumni

Large Business Alumni with over 105,000 graduates across 156 countries and regions.

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Member of the Leading Business School Alliances

The Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS) and the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM)

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • April
    • October

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • April
    • October

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

Curriculum

Modules

Core Modules
  • Analysis for Business
  • Global Strategic Management
  • Leadership and Organisational Behaviour

Click here for module descriptions.

Specialisation Group Modules

(Select 2)

Digital Marketing

  • Corporate Marketing Strategy
  • Digital Brand Management
  • Digital Marketing and Social Media Management

FinTech

  • Finance and Analytics
  • Financial Technology
  • Investment Management

Management

  • Organisational Change and Management Consultancy Skills
  • Responsible Business and Sustainability
  • Technology Management and Innovation

Project Management and Supply Chain Management

  • Global Logistics
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Master's Degree programme accepts the following qualifications, which includes:

    • A minimum Second Class Honours Degree (or equivalent). Applicants with Business or non-Business Degrees, keen to pursue a career in Business or those who wish to obtain a Business qualification
    • A recognised professional qualification deemed equivalent to a Degree
    • In exceptional circumstances, candidates who provide evidence of:
      • Significant managerial experience (normally more than 10 years) may be accepted. Management experience specifically in the area of the chosen programme pathway will not be required, except in the case of those applying for the MSc in Finance
      • A combination of non-Degree level qualifications and managerial experience. In such cases, a minimum of 3 years management experience will be required. Management experience specifically in the area of the chosen programme pathway will not be required, except in the case of those applying for the MSc in Finance
    English Language Requirements
    • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
    • Students are required to meet the University’s English language requirement. Click here for more information.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University.

  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Master's Degree programme accepts the following qualifications, which includes:

    • A minimum Second Class Honours Degree (or equivalent). Applicants with Business or non-Business Degrees, keen to pursue a career in Business or those who wish to obtain a Business qualification
    • A recognised professional qualification deemed equivalent to a Degree
    • In exceptional circumstances, candidates who provide evidence of:
      • Significant managerial experience (normally more than 10 years) may be accepted. Management experience specifically in the area of the chosen programme pathway will not be required, except in the case of those applying for the MSc in Finance
      • A combination of non-Degree level qualifications and managerial experience. In such cases, a minimum of 3 years management experience will be required. Management experience specifically in the area of the chosen programme pathway will not be required, except in the case of those applying for the MSc in Finance
    English Language Requirements
    • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
    • Students are required to meet the University’s English language requirement. Click here for more information.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University.

  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Part-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript. 

      S$28,498.05 payable in 4 instalments
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      ^The Educational Grant and amount specified is exclusive to selected programmes and not transferable to another programme or another intake of the same programme. Terms and conditions apply.

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40* 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$29,642.55 payable in 4 instalments
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40* 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

    • International Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (International Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$36,842 payable in 2 instalments
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$523.20
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Administration Fee

      S$1,199*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Includes application for Kaplan Student Access Card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • Not applicable
  • Duration
    Duration
    • 12 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • Not applicable
SUCCESS STORIES
UCD_Sandeep Singh

I would absolutely recommend UCD to prospective students. My Master’s programme offers a good mix of rigour and flexibility, the modules taught have been very thought-provoking, and our instructors have been very helpful and encouraging.

Sandeep Singh  
Manager, Statutory Board 

Master of Science (Management)  
University College Dublin Student (2022) 

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