Postgraduate Programme Offered and Entry Requirements in School of Business

i. Masters (Msc) in Management And Technology (Full Time)

General Entry Requirement:

A minimum of a Lower Second Class Honours Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, recognised by the Senate of UTB.

AND

At least a credit or equivalent in English Language GCE O-level or a valid IELTS score of 6.0 or a valid TOEFL minimum overall score of 550 or its equivalent. The English Language requirements may be waived where qualifying studies in Higher Education were in the medium of English Language. Where candidates completed their higher education more than 2 years prior to their current application they will need to show that they have continued to study or work in the medium of English.
Mature candidates who do not meet the above minimum requirements but have significant relevant work experience are encouraged to apply. Admissions criteria for mature candidates are in place and such applications shall be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 

ii. Masters (Msc) in Management And Technology (Part Time)

General Entry Requirement:

A minimum of a Lower Second Class Honours Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, recognised by the Senate of UTB.

AND

At least a credit or equivalent in English Language GCE O-level or a valid IELTS score of 6.0 or a valid TOEFL minimum overall score of 550 or its equivalent. The English Language requirements may be waived where qualifying studies in Higher Education were in the medium of English Language. Where candidates completed their higher education more than 2 years prior to their current application they will need to show that they have continued to study or work in the medium of English.

Mature candidates who do not meet the above minimum requirements but have significant relevant work experience are encouraged to apply. Admissions criteria for mature candidates are in place and such applications shall be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Note : The modules offered are similar with full-time MSc Management & Technology. The duration of study is two years (four semesters).

iii. Masters by Research and PhD

Candidates may apply Masters by Research and PhD in the following areas:

  • General Management
  • Technology Management
  • Banking & Finance
  • Economics and related issues
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Business Information System
  • and any other relevant topics

Duration of Study

ProgrammeFull TimePart Time


Masters by research
  • 2 years of supervised study inclusive of one year writing-up period.
  • The submission of thesis is before the end of the writing-up period 4 years of supervised study, inclusive of one year writing-up period.
  • 4 years of supervised study, inclusive of one year writing-up period.
  • The submission of thesis is before the end of the writing-up period

 

PhD

  • 3 years of supervised study inclusive of one year writing-up period.
  • The submission of thesis is before the end of the writing-up period
  • 6 years of supervised study, inclusive of one year writing-up period.
  • The submission of thesis is before the end of the writing-up period

Minimum Admission Requirements for Masters in Research

  • A minimum of a Lower Second Class Honours Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, recognised by the Senate of UTB.

AND

At least a credit or equivalent in English Language GCE O-level or a valid IELTS score of 6.0 or a valid TOEFL minimum overall score of 550 or its equivalent. The English Language requirements may be waived where qualifying studies in Higher Education were in the medium of English Language. Where candidates completed their higher education more than 2 years prior to their current application they will need to show that they have continued to study or work in the medium of English.

  • Mature candidates who do not meet the above minimum requirements but have significant relevant work experience are encouraged to apply. Admissions criteria for mature candidates are in place and such applications shall be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Additional admission requirements may be set by the programme area, such as having a required qualification in a relevant area, submission of a satisfactory research proposal and passing an interview.
  • A candidate will only be offered a place if the faculty is able to provide adequate supervision and facilities in the candidate’s proposed area of research.

Minimum Admission Requirements for PhD

  • A Masters degree, or equivalent, recognised by the Senate of UTB.

                                        OR

An upper second-class honours Bachelor degree, or equivalent, recognized by the Senate of UTB.

                                        AND

At least a credit or equivalent in English Language GCE O-level or a valid IELTS score of 6.0 or valid a TOEFL minimum overall score of 550 or its equivalent. The English Language requirements may be waived where qualifying studies in Higher Education were in the medium of English Language. Where candidates completed their higher education more than 2 years prior to their current application they will need to show that they have continued to study or work in the medium of English.

  • Applications from mature candidates are encouraged. Admissions criteria for mature candidates are in place and such applications shall be considered on a case to case basis.
  • Additional admission requirements may be set by the programme area, such as having a required qualification in a relevant area, submission of a satisfactory research proposal and passing an interview.
  • A candidate will only be offered a place if the faculty is able to provide adequate supervision and facilities in the candidate’s proposed area of research.
 
 
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