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Master of Science (Business Administration)

Offered By: Open University Malaysia (OUM)

Programme Synopsis
The objectives of the Master of Science (Business Administration) are to:

  • Enhance research management skills in specific areas of business studies.
  • Improve analytical and conceptual skills in specific areas of business studies.
  • Foster research and development of new knowledge in specific areas of business studies.

The Master of Science (Business Administration) is designed to provide a sound foundation in selected areas of business administration by learning through the various stages in the research process. This programme is also developed to enhance the expertise of people whose interests are inclined towards an academic career or research related careers, such as, research management executives, and lecturers or tutors in public and private higher educational institutions.

Programme Structure
Degree by Research (Structure I)

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with honours in the areas of business administration, management, marketing, finance, economics,
    commerce or its equivalent OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in the areas of business administration, management, marketing, finance, economics, or commerce AND
    at least 2 years’ work experience.

To be considered under Open Entry, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 35 years old on 1st of January (applied year) AND possess STPM (minimum 1 principle) OR a recognised diploma or
    equivalent, AND
  • Possess prior learning experience and / or knowledge relevant to the programme applied for
  • Not applicable for research-based master’s programmes.

A master’s degree programme can be completed within a minimum period of two years.

Learners who are not able to complete their studies within the stipulated maximum period under the doctoral degree programme
may apply for an extension of not more than three semesters or one academic year by making a written application to the Director for approval. The application must be made three months before the end of the duration of study.

Failure to complete a programme within the stipulated duration may result in the termination of candidature.