FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS

FEB Postgraduate Programmes


Faculty of Economics and Business offers :

POSTGRADUATE DEGREES BY RESEARCH (MASTERS AND DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY)

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is a research degree by thesis under the supervision of an experienced member of academic staff or a supervisory panel. A panel is made up of graduate staff and experts from either within or outside the University. The duration of studies is 3 years full-time and 4 years part-time.

The academic progress of a research student is evaluated twice a year through progress reports. Final assessment is through thesis and a viva voce examination.

A student who has satisfied the Examination Committee for Postgraduate Studies in all aspects of their work is eligible forthe award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

MASTER'S DEGREE

The Master's degree by research is under the supervision of an experienced member of academic staff or a supervisory panel. A panel is made up of graduate staff and experts from either within or outside the University.

The duration of studies is 2 years full-time and 3 years part-time.

The academic progress of a research student is evaluated twice a year through progress reports. The degree is examined through the presentation of a thesis and through a viva voce examination.

A student who has satisfied the Examination Committee for Postgraduate Studies in all aspects of their work is eligible for the award of the Master's degree.

POSTGRADUATE DEGREES BY COURSEWORK (MASTERS)

The Master's degree by coursework programme is designed to extend the knowledge and skills gained from the first degree and to develop new professional skills in graduates. The programme involves lectures, seminars and project work. A minimum of 42 credit points of study and a final Cumulative Grade Point (CGPA) of at least 3.0 is required for the award of the Master's degree.

The minimum 42-credit points of study consists of a combination of compulsory subjects, electives and a research/dissertation project. Each subject carries a weightage of 2 to 3-credit points, and assessments are through take home assignments, tests and final semester examinations. Student progress and performance in the research/dissertation project is assessed through oral presentations and written reports.

Corporate Master in Business Administration (CMBA)

The CMBA gives the working professionals the flexibility to upgrade their managerial skills and career growth. If you want to shape your career to meet the challenges of a complex and changing business environment, this innovative CMBA is ideal for you. The programme has attracted a highly motivated community of students from diverse academic backgrounds and working experiences. We bring together experienced, dedicated and qualified lecturers to ensure the programme is innovative, application-oriented and multi-disciplinary. The CMBA is outstanding because it has retained the best features of the traditional MBA combined with contemporary features demanded by today business managers.