Master of Science in Business Administration (By Research)

(R/340/7/0704)(MQA/FA0098)11/2020

The Master of Science by Research programme equips graduates with the professional skills to acquire higher-level transferable competencies, including the conduct of business research and to apply the knowledge gained to real-time situations in their work places.

Duration of Study

2 years

Credit Hours

51

Career Prospect

Marketing, Accounting & Finance, Strategic Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management, Human Resource Management or any aspect of business

Subjects Offered

RESEARCH METHOD 1 / UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH METHOD:

  • Data Analysis
  • Research Proposal
  • Mixed Methodology
  • Data Collection Methods
  • Processing and Data Analysis
  • Preliminary Literature Review
  • Presentation of Research Results
  • Research Strategy and Processes
  • Qualitative Research Methodology
  • Quantitative Research Methodology​

RESEARCH METHOD 2 / UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH METHOD:

  • Introduction
  • Factor Analysis
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Multiple Regression Analysis
  • Structural Equation Modelling
  • Multivariate Discriminant Analysis

RESEARCH METHOD 3 / UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH METHOD:

  • Introduction
  • Data Analysis
  • Observations
  • Entering the Field
  • Writing up the report
  • Qualitative Research Genres
  • Self-reflexivity and Subjectivity
  • Role and Function of Literature Review
  • Reliability and Validity of Qualitative Research

Entry Requirement

  • Bachelor (Level 6 MQF) in business-related fields with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 or equivalent qualifications as approved by the Senate; OR
  • Bachelor (Level 6 MQF) or equivalent in business-related subjects with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00 but is subject to a careful assessment (interviews or portfolio); OR
  • Bachelor (Level 6 MQF) or equivalent in business-related fields a CGPA 2.50 out of 4.00 is acceptable, subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in related fields.
  •  English language competency requirements for international students: Minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

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