MApplSc (Enterprise Systems)—
full-time and part-time

College of Engineering & Informatics

Course overview


Enterprise Systems rosette

OVERALL WINNER national Postgraduate Course of the Year (Engineering) Award 2013

The Masters of Applied Science (Enterprise Systems) is designed to meet the specific requirements of industry. It equips graduates with essential knowledge and skills in the fields of operations, quality and innovation management in sectors that include medical technology, manufacturing and health services. This programme is highly regarded by employers and there is a strong demand for our graduates. It is suitable for engineering, science, commerce and arts graduates.

Key features include:

  • Ethos of innovation
  • Extensive career opportunities
  • Customised learning programme
  • Career focused courses
  • Multi-disciplinary approach
  • Engaging teaching methods

Key facts

Entry requirements

Entry to the Masters of Applied Science (Enterprise Systems) is open to those who hold a Second Class Honours degree at Level 8 in a related discipline. Candidates who hold a Level 8 degree without honours, and who have three years’ relevant experience will also be considered.

Duration: 1 year, full-time
2 years, part-time

Next start date: September 2015

ECTS weighting: 90

Average intake: 17

Closing date: Please refer to the review/closing date website.

Mode of study: Taught

Course outline

The flexible structure allows you to tailor the programme to your specific needs. You can choose from the courses listed below. Courses are subject to availability and other courses may be made available.

• Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship
• Project Management
• Applied Innovation
• Decision Systems and Business Analytics
• Information Systems Strategy and Planning
• Operations Management
• Operations Strategy
• Logistics and Transportation
• Lean Systems
• Operations Research
• Quality Management
• Human and Systems Reliability
• Ergonomics
• Safety and Risk Management
• Regulatory Affairs

You must also prepare an industrial based research thesis on a topic to be agreed with an academic supervisor. We will provide you with a list of company specific case studies in medical technology and services organisations.

Applications and selections

Applications are made online via The Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC). Relevant PAC application code(s) above.


Who teaches this course?

Dr Kathryn Cormican
Programme Director
T: + 353 91 493 975

Requirements and assessment

Problem based learning techniques are used in most of our courses. You must complete a number of real world assignments throughout the year. Written examinations take place at the end of each semester.

Find out more

Dr. Kathryn Cormican
Programme Director
College of Engineering & Informatics
NUI Galway
T 353 91 493975

PAC code

GYE13, full-time
GYE14, part-time

Fees for this course

EU (Total): €6,815 p.a. 2014/15 (inclusive of Levy)
 - Tuition: €6,591 p.a. 2014/15
 - Student levy: €224 p.a. 2014/15
Non-EU (Total): €13,750 p.a. 2014/15

M.Applied Sc. EU Full time programme: €6,815

M.Applied Sc. EU Partl time programme: €3,520 p.a.