The National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) is a public research university located in Galway, Ireland. It was founded in 1845 as Queen’s College Galway and was one of the three Queen’s colleges, along with those in Belfast and Cork. In 1908, it became a constituent college of the new National University of Ireland, and in 1997, it was renamed as the National University of Ireland Galway.
The university offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs in various fields, including business, arts, social sciences, engineering, law, and medicine. The university’s J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate business programs, including an MBA program.
The MBA program at NUIG is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in a dynamic business environment. The program focuses on developing skills in areas such as leadership, strategic thinking, communication, and innovation, and covers a wide range of topics, including finance, marketing, operations, and entrepreneurship. The program is offered on a full-time or part-time basis and can be completed in one or two years, respectively.
The program features a range of teaching methods, including lectures, case studies, group projects, and seminars, and includes opportunities for practical experience through internships, consultancy projects, and industry visits. The program also emphasizes international perspectives, with opportunities for overseas study and exchange programs. Graduates of the program have gone on to work in a variety of industries, including finance, consulting, marketing, and entrepreneurship, among others.