Preparation Semester for Master Programmes

"It is not where you start but how high you aim that matters" - Nelson Mandela

You would like to pursue a career in management, but you only have a non-business university degree? Then our Path2Master programme is the perfect fit for you. It provides you with an extra 30 ECTS and non-business graduates are prepared for a business master degree.

Facts & Figures

IUBH Path2Master Certificate
TYPE OF STUDY full-time

1 semester

INTAKE Spring & Autumn*
* first intake Autumn 2019

Overview of subjects

Business Basics Irish History & Culture
Academic Standards & Procedures Professional Development
Intercultural Communication

Focus on your success in your IUBH Master programme

With our Path2Master programme you concentrate on classical business adminstration content. This semester prepares you perfectly for the business conent in the following semesters of your MBA or Master programme. You will gain knowledge in the essential basics of business adminstration and become familiar with your specialisations.

Guaranteed progression into high-end quality IUBH Master programmes

Communication skills, personal networks and knowledge in management subjects are the most important sucess factors in the Irish economy and at IUBH, as a recent research has revealed. To give you the best possible start and leverage your global career, the Path2Master programme builds these skills. 

Your progression into all our high-class master's programmes is upon graduation guaranteed!

Leverage your success and start your studies


Practice-Oriented Through and Through

  • Academic knowledge is applied to projects, case studies and hands-on research
  • Real-life experience through company presentations, company projects, excursions and guest lectures

Outstanding Teaching and Individual Attention

  • A accomplished and global faculty that shares experience and knowledge with students
  • Work intensively in small international groups (around 20 students)

Excellent Campus Infrastructure

  • Campus WLAN and Student dorms
  • Study advisory service  and campus infrastructure

Your benefits at IUBH


English instructions in international, small groups

Faculty with academic, international business and consulting experience

Faculty and staff know you by name due to our exclusive campus community

Development of intercultural, professional and key social skills for a successful career

Great contacts to industry for career and internships, as well as networking programmes and exclusive information