All about this master, Master of Business Studies in Retail Management (Full-time) Dublin Institute of Technology - College of Business, School of Retail & Services Management
Ireland - Western Europe
Retail Sales management & Business Development

Dublin Institute of Technology - College of Business, School of Retail & Services Management
Master of Business Studies in Retail Management (Full-time)


Program overview

This exciting, innovative and unique masters degree course in retail management is primarily aimed at business graduates or holders of equivalent professional qualifications.  It is particularly suited to those who wish to pursue a career in the most dynamic business sector, deepen their understanding of retail business processes, and broaden their perspective on retail management. The program facilitates the student in the refocusing of existing knowledge, and an opportunity to come face to face with the latest thinking and the newest developments in retail management and technology.   This is combined with one-week full-time intense retail symposium  in January and an international retail study tour week in late May/early June, with additional exposure to international academics and practitioners, making this a very career-compatible and applied masters’ programme.

Curriculum (courses, subject modules)

Semester 1

Contemporary Issues in Retail Management

Corporate Finance

Managerial Thinking & Decision Making

Research Methods

Retail Symposium

One Elective

Store Environment


International Retailing

Semester 2

Retail Strategic Management

Predictive Retail Analytics

Retail Location/GIS

Global Supply Chain Management

One Elective

Marketing the Retail Brand


Managing Human Resources


Digital Environment Management & e-Business

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor

Employment opportunities & career impact

Average time for obtaining the first job offer : On Graduation

Employment opportunities :

This masters programme is designed for Business Graduates who envisage a career at senior management level in large scale retail companies or in organisations supplying such companies. Previoos graduates have secured management positions in varying roles throughout the services sector as a whole --at store level, in category management, as retail analysts, as local government planners, as retail buyers, in logistics, and in digital marketing.

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