- 1.Students should be able to prepare clear and concise written reports using the appropriate style and structure.
- 2.Students should be able to deliver effective oral presentation well-focused and rigorously delivered.
LG2: Our graduates will be critical thinkers.
- 1.Students should be able to critically analyze, synthesize, and evaluate alternative when making decisions.
LG3: Our graduates will have a sound recognition of ethical dimensions in business practice.
- 1.Students should be able to assess the ethical dimensions in various business situations.
LG4: Our graduates will have strategic thinking abilities.
- 1.Students should analyze complex business problems and recommend optimal strategies.
LG5: Our graduates will be strategic integrators.
- 1.Students should apply functional areas in the strategic planning process.
Our graduates will have research skills.
- 1.Students should be able to conduct sound research.
The Faculty of Business Administration and Economics (FBAE) is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest-standing, most recognized form of specialized accreditation that an institution and its business programs can earn. Accreditation is a voluntary, nongovernmental process that includes a rigorous external review of a school's mission, faculty qualifications, curricula, and ability to provide the highest-quality programs.
Admission Procedures and Requirements
The requirements for entry are:
- Business and Economics Graduates:
- An application form duly completed;
- Two recommendation letters, one of which is from a university professor;
- A GPA of 3.0/4.0 or its equivalent at the undergraduate level.
- Other Discipline Graduates:
- Same requirements as indicated above in addition to up to 18 credits of relevant undergraduate business courses.
Applicants from institutions where English is not the language of instruction, a minimum score of 60 in the English Entrance Test (EET) is required.
Up to 6 relevant Master’s level credits can be transferred from other relevant Master’s programs. Relevant programs include (list not exhaustive):
- MS, MA, MPhil or MRes programs in Business/Management.
- MS, MA, MPhil or MRes programs in Economics or Financial Economics.
- MBA (with or without concentration).
The below items are applicable to all programs:
All the graduate courses are offered starting 5:30 p.m.
For registration procedure to the graduate program, see corresponding pages in the Catalog.
The maximum course load is 12 credits per semester.
Each graduate student shall be assigned an academic advisor to assist him or her in the preparation of the plan of study and in selecting a supervisor for the thesis or research project. It is; however, it is the student’s ultimate responsibility to ensure that all graduation requirements are met.
Academic Rules and Regulations
For complete and detailed information regarding university academic rules and regulations of the graduate degree programs, students should refer to the corresponding pages in this Catalog.
It is the responsibility of the graduate student to read and observe the academic rules and regulations set by the University and the Faculty. Ignorance of a rule or a regulation is not a justification for not applying them.
Repeating Graduate Courses
A graduate course may be repeated only once. In the calculation of the student’s cumulative GPA, only the last grade is considered.
Dismissal from the Graduate Program
A graduate student will be dismissed from the program for one of the following reasons:
Failure to remove probation within two consecutive semesters after being placed on probation; and
Failing the research project or the thesis defense twice.