BSc Hons Management Practice Evening Programme

Accredited by Ulster University, the Bachelor of Science Hons Management Practice is an internationally recognised degree. The BSc is specifically designed for those wishing to advance their career and who are keen to pursue a comprehensive and practically orientated degree programme designed to enhance strategic thinking.

Delivered one evening a week (6-9pm) over two years on an academic timetable, the BSc is a great learning option for business professionals who want to work towards an accredited academic qualification whilst implementing immediate and practical change in their business or organisation.

Are you a business owner or manager in an SME in Ireland? Skillnets has joined forces with Irish Times Training & Ulster University to deliver a BSc (Hons) in Management Practice at a highly subsidised rate as part of the Management Works Programme. The first programme is currently enrolling for February 2018. Click here for more information on the Management Works BSc (Hons) in Management Practice.

Module Overview

Year 1 

  • Module 1 – Personal Effectiveness
  • Module 2 – Marketing
  • Module 3 – Leadership
  • Module 4 – Finance
  • Module 5 – Strategy
  • Module 6 – Improving Organisational Performance

Year 2 

  • Module 1 – Managing in Practice
  • Module 2 – Entrepreneurship in Practice
  • Module 3 – HRM in Practice
  • Module 4 – Accounting for non-Accountants
  • Module 5 – Research Methods for Management Practice
  • Dissertation

Delivery Methods

Weekly workshops in The Irish Times Building have a high element of class interaction and participation encouraging students to draw upon experiential learning and shared experiences. Lecturers include academic staff from Ulster University Business School and industry practitioners. Relevant case studies and a wide selection of e-books and online materials through Ulster University's library are used to support student development.

Participant Profile

  • Middle to senior managers looking to formalise qualifications, owner managers and area specialists e.g. Engineering/Marketing/Arts/Nursing. Past participants come from a diverse range of companies and backgrounds, but all have the same goal - to progress their career with a recognised qualification, delivered to the highest standards.
  • Participants must complete an Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), to demonstrate relevant experience to be accepted on this high level programme. This portfolio of evidence is authenticated by Ulster University.

Schedule & Assessment

Each module comprises 4 evenings of learning, with intermittent reading weeks to support learners in their coursework and assignments. Assessment is by assignment (2,500 - 3,000 words) at the end of each module which can be related to participant's own role/company to build a compelling business plan. The dissertation is 10,000 words. On successful completion of the 2 year programme, participants obtain a Bachelor of Science Hons Management Practice from Ulster University.


€3,300 per annum with an additional one off fee of €850 for APL accreditation due at the end of Year 1.

Find Out More

Programme Co-Ordinator: Michelle McKenna
T: (01) 472 7129

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