NFQ Level 9, Major Award

The programme is designed for those who have already begun management and professional careers. For this reason, the Executive MBA Programme at UCC is offered on a part-time basis over 24 months from the date of first registration for the programme. Each 12-month period consists of two 12-week semesters. Parts 1 and 3 commence in January; and Parts 2 and 4 commence in September. Classes are held on Fridays (full day) and Saturdays (mornings) during each semester. The programme is normally available on a cyclical basis (with the next intake of students in January 2023).

Students registered for the January 2021 - December 2022 programme cycle will take Part 4 in 2022/23.

Students registering for the January 2023 - December 2024 programme cycle will take Part 1 in 2022/23.

Orientation and Introduction to the Leadership Development Framework

Students are required to attend the Orientation & Introduction to the Leadership Development Framework programme prior to the commencement of Part One - Management Foundations. The Leadership Development Framework allows students to reflect upon their achievements, performance and learning through three structured reflective stages.