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Master of Business Administration programme brief

A Master of Business Administration is a 2-year study programme with six active options that consist of Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Human resource management, Public Sector Management, and Health Services Management. Each year has 2 study semesters. In the first year each semester has 5 course-units and these are all core subjects. In second year students are mandated to choose one option among the six options being offered on the programme. Each option for semester one and two has 4 core and 2 elective course-units, where the core course-units are mandatory, and from the 2 electives a student chooses one course-unit.  Note that, apart from students doing Plan A research (Dissertation) where in their second semester of year two no course-units are done, with plan B research (research project) students have to do 4 taught course-units alongside the Project Research.

 

Provided below is the programme structure per year.

Year I Semester I

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 7101

Financial Accounting

4

MBS 7102

Financial Management

4

MBS 7I03

Quantitative Methods

4

MBS 7104

Entrepreneurship

4

MBS 7105

General Management

4

 

Year I Semester II

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 7201

Leadership and Organizational Behaviour

4

MBS 7202

Marketing Management

4

MBS 7203

Managerial Economics

4

MBS 7204

Strategic Management

4

MBS 7205

Operations Management 

4

Year II Semester I

Finance Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8101

Cost and Management Accounting

4

MBS 8102

Research Methods

4

MBS 8106

Corporate Finance

4

MBS 8107

Investment Analysis and Port Folio Management

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8108

Financial Derivatives

4

MBS 8102

Research Methods

4

 

Accounting Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8101

Cost and Management Accounting

4

MBS 8102

Research Methods

4

MBS 8106

Corporate Finance

4

MBS 8107

Investment Analysis and Port Folio Management

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8108

Financial Derivatives

4

MBS 8102

Research Methods

4

Public Sector Management Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8102

Research Methods

4

MBS 8114

Human Resources Practices and Strategy

4

MBS 8118

Public Administration and Management

4

MBS 8119

Public Sector Finance

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8117

Change and Organizational Development

4

MBS 8120

Public Administration and Management

4

Marketing Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8101

Cost and Management Accounting

4

MBS 8102

Research Methods

4

MBS 8110

Consumer Behaviour

4

MBS 8111

Branding and Communication

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8112

New product Development

4

MBS 8113

Electronic Marketing

4

Human Resource Management Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8102

Research Methods

4

MBS 8114

Human Resources Practices and Strategy

4

MBS 8115

Contemporary Work Issues and Employment Relations    

4

MBS 8116

Human Resources Information Systems

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8117

Change and Organizational Development

4

MBS 8118

Public Administration and Management

4

Health Services Management Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8102

Research Methods

4

MBS 8121

Health Care Planning Policy and Reform

4

MBS 8122

Alternative Systems of Health Care Management

4

MBS 8123

Health Economics

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8117

Change and Organizational Development

4

MBS 8118

Public Administration and Management

4

 

Year II Semester II

Finance Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8201

Corporate Governance

4

MBS 8208

International Financial Management

4

MBS 8209

Mergers and Corporate Restructuring

4

MBS 8205

Research Project (Paper)

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8210

Business Analysis and Valuation

4

MBS 8211

Commercial and Investment Banking

4

 

Accounting Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8201

Corporate Governance

4

MBS 8203

Audit and Assurance

4

MBS 8204

Business Analysis and Valuation

4

MBS 8205

Research Project (Paper)

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8206

Public Sector Accounting

4

MBS 8207

Strategic Management Accounting

4

Public Sector Management Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8221

Project Planning and Management

4

MBS 8222

Local Government Management

4

MBS 8223

Policy Analysis and Management

4

MBS 8205

Research Project (Paper)

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8201

Corporate Governance

4

MBS 8224

Administrative Law

4

Marketing Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8213

Global Marketing

4

MBS 8214

Service Marketing

4

MBS 8215

Marketing Research

4

MBS 8205

Research Project (Paper)

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8216

Advertising and Sales Promotion

4

MBS 8201

Corporate Governance

4

Human Resource Management Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8217

Human Resources Planning and Development

4

MBS 8218

Compensation and Reward Systems

4

MBS 8219

Human Resources Policies and Labour Laws

4

MBS 8205

Research Project (Paper)

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8201

Corporate Governance

4

MBS 8220

Competency Based Management

4

Health Services Management Option

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8221

Project Planning and Management

4

MBS 8225

International Health Care Systems

4

MBS 8226

Managing Health Services

4

MBS 8205

Research Project (Paper)

4

Electives (Select One)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Units

MBS 8201

Corporate Governance

4

MBS 8223

Policy Analysis and Management

4