BSc in Manufacturing Management (Online)

Programme Code: SG_EMANU_J07

Delivery: Online

About Manufacturing Management 

This course is aimed at those currently working in management or supervisory positions in a manufacturing or service organisation.

The course teaches key skills that managers need to learn to grow and adapt to changing work environments in the modern organisation. Topics covered include strategic planning, budgeting, human resource management, quality and operational effectiveness.

Students completing the BSc Manufacturing Management degree meet the requirements of the internationally recognised Six Sigma Green Belt award. Students receive this award in addition to their degree by sitting an external Green Belt exam.

About this Programme

This degree offered via online distance learning aims to deliver a broadly based degree with lecturers from the schools of Engineering and Business and Humanities at IT Sligo. The programme is suited to a variety of industry sectors including: manufacturing, medical devices, pharmaceutical, food processing and services. It is intended to prepare graduates
for positions in front-line management.

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Award: Level 7

Application Closing Date : 31st August 2020

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Entry Requirements

The BSc Manufacturing Management is the final year of a L7 degree course offered over 2 years part-time. Applicants will be expected to hold a Level 6 National / Higher Certificate in Business, Science, Engineering or equivalent. If you wish to undertake an online Level 6 course at IT Sligo, a suitable course would be the Higher Certificate in Science in Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) If you already have some but not sufficient qualifications to enter this course you may be able to gain entry in one year by taking the Level 6 Certificate in Quality Assurance. If you have qualifications from outside Ireland or do not meet the normal eligibility requirements please read our FAQ page ( for further information. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience may also be considered through IT Sligo’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. Please email: for further information on our RPL process.


Participants will have a formal assessment at the end of each semester which will normally require attendance for exam(s) at IT Sligo. We also normally provide exam centres in Dublin and Cork. Over the four semesters, participants will take the following modules.

Career Opportunities

A graduate from this programme will have the necessary technical and business skills to manage a group of employees in a modern business. By combining operations and project management with quality, finance and leadership skills, the graduate is ideally equipped to take up positions as team leader or department manager in a manufacturing or service environment.

What subjects will I study?

Programme Fees

Total €6,400
Per Year €3,200
Per 5 credit module €600

Who do I contact?

Tel: 071 931 8511
Course co-ordinator: Brian Coll