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Masters in Professional Practice

The Design, Print and Packaging Skillnet is a training network which works with companies in the design, print, packaging, signage and label sectors to deliver training solutions which will improve business performance.

Building on the work of the Design Ireland Skillnet and the Print and Packaging Skillnet, this network will continue to provide excellence in training opportunities .

The focus of the Design, Print and Packaging Skillnet is to provide strategic and cost-effective training solutions which will assist members to reduce costs and enhance competitiveness through enhanced skills and expertise.

Who is it for?

If you have been considering doing a Masters programme this year but have been put off by lengthy academic programmes and con-cerns about going back to education when you’re trying to run a small business, the TU Dublin awarded Masters in Professional Practice, kicking off this November, is just the right programme for you.

This highly regarded programme has three major advantages over other taught Masters programmes:


Taking just 11 months, it is one of the most condensed Business Masters programmes available in Ireland.


Supported by the Design, Print & Packaging Skillnet it is heavily subsidised, costing just €3,000 for 2024/25.   This is less than half the cost of comparable Masters programmes in Ireland!

 Course Commences November 2024.


The TU Dublin accredited Masters in Professional Practice is designed specifically for experienced professionals who are now seeking a practical yet challenging programme to build their business skills in the latest digital marketing and strategic marketing techniques and to provide the business communications and coaching skills, finance and leadership skills to bring their career to the next level.

All of the training provided is in response to the expressed needs of companies in our industry. The network work with companies through a training needs analysis process to define and prioritise the training needs each year.

Companies can access our range of subsidised programmes and influence what programmes are provided.

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