Master of Science
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The Master of Science (Business Administration) programme is a postgraduate research
degree, which is purely by preparing and completing a research thesis.
This programme comprises of three parts:
>>> Part I > Compulsory Core Courses
>>> Part II > Research
>>> Part III > Thesis Examination
Each candidate will be required to take the following courses:
a) Business Research Methods >>> 3 Credits
b) Seminar in Management OR
Seminar in Marketing OR
Seminar in Finance OR
Seminar in Economics* >>> 3 Credits
*Each candidate must select one area of study
Candidates can also take additional courses in the following areas:
a) Applied Statistics >>> 3 Credits
b) Multivariate Statistics >>> 3 Credits
c) Non-Parametric Statistics >>> 3 Credits
Candidates will be conducting the research and prepare the thesis through self managed learning and or independent study under the guidance of one supervisor assigned by OUM to the candidate. Each candidate must meet the assigned supervisor at least 4 times in each semester before he/she can progress in the subsequent semester. Areas of specialisations in research:
>>> Management (Human Resource, Organisational Behaviour, Strategy, Ethics, etc)
>>> Marketing (Service, Consumer Behaviour, Strategy, etc)
>>> Finance (Investment, Banking, Portfolio Management, etc)
>>> Economics (Industrial Economics, Development, etc)
The candidate has completed the thesis and ready to submit for examination by OUM. An internal examiner and one external examiner will be appointed to assess the Master of Science (Business Administration) thesis and the candidate will be examined in the 'Viva Voce' session organised by the Centre for Graduate Studies.
Entry Requirements : Bachelor's
Degree with honors in the areas of Business Administration, Management, Finance,
Economics, Commerce or its equivalent.
Centre for Graduate Studies
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