Columbus Graduate School of Business & Management

Offers Masters, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy and other Doctoral Degree Programs in the following disciplines:

 1) MBA

Master of Business Administration: A MBA is a rigorously designed and intellectually demanding professional education and development program studied in order to become a more effective and enterprising manager in a knowledge-based global economy. The MBA program of the Columbus Graduate School of Business & Management Online Higher Education Campus, takes the prides on the important balance of contemporary theory and practice in delivering the program. MBA students thus learn how to apply models and theories in a critical and creative way to real-life business problems. The program combines core MBA disciplines - marketing, operations management, strategy, for example - with innovative subject areas such as e-Business and Finance provide 'the Big Picture' of business life which underpins career success. By embarking upon a program of MBA study at the Columbus Graduate School of Business & Management, the student signals to an existing or future employer commitment to taking charge of one's career and to building strategic skills in readiness for increased management responsibility. The MBA studentship is highly international and diverse in nature, where students come from a range of sectors and organizational backgrounds - manufacturing, retail and services, the commercial sector, and from both large and small-medium-sized enterprises. Career progression in all of the above is enhanced by the strategic management knowledge and skills that the MBA develops. The MBA is also excellent preparation for further applied research-based academic study in the form of a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) or a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration. MBA students are expected to read widely, absorb the basics, and to think critically in order to bring real added value. An international perspective is maintained in all subject areas through the selection of study materials and in many module assessments by allowing the student to choose the context, organization or scenario in which to apply management theory. The Executive Development Project is designed to help learning and personal development, and hence career development, through engaging in a process of self-reflection and action. There is assessment for every module with a final thesis setting out individuals goals in the form of a personal development plan which is achievable. The Columbus Graduate School of Business & Management MBA Program consists of the following modules:

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

You will study how entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity lead to enhanced wealth creation. The entrepreneurship module provides a sound academic base for the understanding and practice of new venture creation, growth and innovation, entrepreneurial behavior and policy relating to larger companies and to small and medium-sized enterprises. The module is an innovative academic response to the growing importance of entrepreneurship in both its corporate and SME forms to economic development across the world. Assessments: By project work/report with substantial number of words covering the above scope of study.

Marketing Management

This module is about how organizations attempt to survive and prosper in the long terms by making products, services and ideas attractive to the individuals and organizations who are willing to pay for them, services and ideas attractive to the individuals and organizations who are willing to pay for them. For organizations some of the key questions are: whom shall I sell my services to, how do potential and actual customers view my offering, how do I make my product or service different, how much shall I charge for it and where and how do I promote it and make it available? All of the above strategic questions are posed in a context of competition and in a political, economic, socio-cultural and technological framework that is constantly evolving. In summary, the Marketing Management module is about 'satisfying customer needs profitably in a dynamic environment'. Assessments: By project work/report with substantial number of words covering the above scope of study.

Operations Management

The new global environment for operations demands new ways of thinking about the way we approach the management of our own organization and those we network with. Global sourcing and relocation are now commonplace for manufacturing and service organizations, public sector organizations are also now contracting on a global scale. The module seeks to provide a fundamental understanding of operations management and procurement. This is then developed into the new ways in which organizations should be managed in the global context. Assessments: By project work/report with substantial number of words covering the above scope of study.

Financial Management

Financial management is fundamental to the success of any business. Choosing the appropriate financial strategy underpins strategic success and value creation. This module will provide students with an insight into the strategic importance and relevance of financial management. They will become familiar with some of the latest and most important techniques in financial analysis and planning. The focus will beat the corporate level and will involve an integrative viewpoint for assessing financial issues rather than a functional one. Assessments: By project work/report with substantial number of words covering the above scope of study.

Accounting

If you want to run a business, you need to understand the Profit & Loss Account, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow. You may also need to understand international financial reporting. This module introduces you to the spectrum of financial information used by managers in planning and decision-making. Case studies are drawn from the US, Europe and Japan. Assessments: By project work/report with substantial number of words covering the above scope of study.

Corporate Responsibility and Business Ethics

As a senior manager, you need to be aware of the role of ethics in managerial decision making. This module covers some of the great international ethical debates surrounding globalization, global brands, fair trade, social responsibility and philanthropy. Assessments: By project work/report with substantial number of words covering the above scope of study.

Business Economics 

You will develop the ability to apply economic theories, concepts and tools to the analysis of strategic questions faced by businesses. The module will also give students an understanding of how the macro-economic environment affects business strategy, and will examine competition in international industries. Assessments: By project work/report with substantial number of words covering the above scope of study.

Human Resource Management

Effective management of human resource has always been important, but recent changes in the structure of enterprise, employment and organizational form has led to new expectations and new pressures, all of them changing more rapidly than ever before. Managers have to support their staff and colleagues in ways that ensure that the appropriate skills, knowledge and behavior are available as environmental demands change and the organization adjusts to those demands. An understanding of the basic principles of employee behavior, an informed appreciation of the value of the human resource, and the ability to draw on the former to add to the latter, can optimize employee performance within the organization. Assessments: By project work/report with substantial number of words covering the above scope of study.

Strategy

Strategy forms the spine of the MBA program and is the framework on which the other disciplines hang. It also provides a distinctive set of theoretically grounded tools and techniques. Strategy is concerned with understanding why some organizations and industries prosper while others do not, as a result of decisions taken, or not taken, by management. It is also concerned with the role and function of general management, including ethics, as well as the decision making and implementation process. Assessments: By project work/report with substantial number of words covering the above scope of study.

Organizational Behavior

This module uses psychology, sociology and anthropology to give you a deep understanding of organizational behavior and how it can improve the performance and will being of people at work. The module examines issues of globalization, diversity and cultural differences. It offers insights from the US and European organizations. Assessments: By project work/report with substantial number of words covering the above scope of study.

Leadership Development

This module uses psychology, social psychology and organizational behavior to create a deeper understanding of effective leadership. You will develop specific skills for improving your own leadership behaviors and a personal master plan for your continued leadership development. Assessments: By project work/report with substantial number of words covering the above scope of study.

Final Assessment:

The final assessment is the most important piece of work that you will complete while studying for the MBA. The final assessment aims are: 

To enable you to apply theory and method from your academic work to real managerial issues in real organizations.

To enable you, with support from the Columbus Graduate School of Business & Management to develop skills in defining a problem, selecting appropriate methodologies, finding and managing relevant data, planning a complex piece of work, making a critical analysis and presenting a well-structured, lucid report with productive conclusions.

To equip you with the ability to commission and evaluate the research and reports that are vital tools for any senior manager.

The final thesis must integrate all the above core modules project works/reports and set out individual goals in the form of a personal development plan which is achievable by the student or deemed realistic.

2) MBA e-Business

Master of Business Administration in e-Business: Students choosing the MBA in e-Business must complete all the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program. Upon completing the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program, students than proceed to the major in e-Business. The e-Business subjects are as follows: Knowledge Management and Electronic Business. The assessment for the MBA in e-Business is similar to the standard MBA program (whereby students complete all the eleven core module assessments prior to undertaking the e-Business major assessment). The MBA in e-Business major assessment consists of both the eleven core modules and the major subjects, whereby, students complete a final assessment similar to the standard MBA final assessment.

3) MBA Banking

Master of Business Administration in Banking: Students choosing the MBA in Banking must complete all the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program. Upon completing the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program, students than proceed to the major subjects in Banking. The Banking major subjects are as follows: Bank Financial Management, Financial Law, Risk Management: Principles & Application, Corporate Finance, Law and Regulation of Electronic Finance and Internet Banking, Macroeconomic Policy & Financial Markets and Banking and Capital Markets. The assessment for the MBA in Banking is similar to the standard MBA program (whereby students complete all the eleven core module assessments prior to undertaking the Banking major assessment). The MBA in Banking major assessment consists of both the eleven core module and the major subjects, whereby, students complete a final assessment similar to the standard MBA final assessment.

4) MBA Finance

Master of Business Administration in Finance: Students choosing the MBA in Finance must complete all the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program. Upon completing the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program, students than proceed to the major subjects in Finance. The Finance major subjects are as follows: International Financial Management & Investment and Business Performance Planning & Control. The assessment for the MBA in Finance is similar to the standard MBA program (whereby students complete all the eleven core module assessments prior to undertaking the Finance major assessment). The MBA in Finance major assessment consists of both the eleven core module and the major subjects, whereby, students complete a final assessment similar to the standard MBA final assessment.

5) MBA International Banking and Finance

Master of Business Administration in International Banking and Finance: Students choosing the MBA in International Banking and Finance must complete all the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program. Upon completing the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program, students than proceed to the major subjects in International Banking and Finance. The International Banking and Finance major subjects are as follows: International Banking, Banking Regulation and Supervision, Risk Management, Strategic Management of Financial Institutions, International Financial Markets, Portfolio Investment, Fund Management, Security Markets Regulation, and Private Equity and Venture Capital Finance. The assessment for the MBA in International Banking and Finance is similar to the standard MBA program (whereby students complete all the eleven core module assessments prior to undertaking the International Banking and Finance major assessment). The MBA in International Banking and Finance major assessment consists of both the eleven core module and the major subjects, whereby, students complete a final assessment similar to the standard MBA final assessment.

6) MBA International Business

Master of Business Administration in International Business: Students choosing the MBA in International Business must complete all the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program. Upon completing the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program, students than proceed to the major subjects in International Business. The International Business major subjects are as follows: International Business, International Marketing and International Financial Management & Investment. The assessment for the MBA in International Business is similar to the standard MBA program (whereby students complete all the eleven core module assessments prior to undertaking the International Business major assessment). The MBA in International Business major assessment consists of both the eleven core module and the major subjects, whereby, students complete a final assessment similar to the standard MBA final assessment.

7) MBA Hospitality

Master of Business Administration in Hospitality: Students choosing the MBA in Hospitality must complete all the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program. Upon completing the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program, students than proceed to the major subjects in Hospitality. The Hospitality major subjects are as follows: Hospitality Operations Management, Research in Management: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, Strategic Management of International Hospitality Companies, Intuitive Management, Management and Organizational Learning and Development, Management Information Systems and Strategies and Project Management. The assessment for the MBA in Hospitality is similar to the standard MBA program (whereby students complete all the eleven core module assessments prior to undertaking the Hospitality major assessment). The MBA in Hospitality major assessment consists of both the eleven core module and the major subjects, whereby, students complete a final assessment similar to the standard MBA final assessment.

8) MBA Marketing

Master of Business Administration in Marketing: Students choosing the MBA in Marketing must complete all the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program. Upon completing the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program, students than proceed to the major subjects in Marketing. The Marketing major subjects are as follows: Marketing Strategy and International Marketing. The assessment for the MBA in Marketing is similar to the standard MBA program (whereby students complete all the eleven core module assessments prior to undertaking the Marketing major assessment). The MBA in Marketing major assessment consists of both the eleven core module and the major subjects, whereby, students complete a final assessment similar to the standard MBA final assessment.

9) MBA Leading People for Competitive Advantage

Master of Business Administration in Leading People for Competitive Advantage: Students choosing the MBA in Leading People for Competitive Advantage must complete all the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program. Upon completing the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program, students than proceed to the major subjects in Leading People for Competitive Advantage. The Leading People for Competitive Advantage major subjects are as follows: Strategic HRM in a Global Context and Organizational Learning & Personal Development. The assessment for the MBA in Leading People for Competitive Advantage is similar to the standard MBA program (whereby students complete all the eleven core module assessments prior to undertaking the Leading People for Competitive Advantage major assessment). The MBA in Leading People for Competitive Advantage major assessment consists of both the eleven core module and the major subjects, whereby, students complete a final assessment similar to the standard MBA final assessment.

10) MBA Retail

Master of Business Administration in Retail: Students choosing the MBA in Retail must complete all the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program. Upon completing the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program, students than proceed to the major subjects in Retail. The Retail major subjects are as follows: Retail Management, Supply Chain Management, Research in Management: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, Intuitive Management, Management Information Systems and Strategies, Management and Organization Learning and Development and Project Management. The assessment for the MBA in Retail is similar to the standard MBA program (whereby students complete all the eleven core module assessments prior to undertaking the Retails major assessment). The MBA in Retail major assessment consists of both the eleven core module and the major subjects, whereby, students complete a final assessment similar to the standard MBA final assessment.

11) MBA Strategic Management

Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management: Students choosing the MBA in Strategic Management must complete all the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program. Upon completing the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program, students than proceed to the major subjects in Strategic Management. The Strategic Management major subjects are as follows: International Business, Topics in Advanced Strategy and Marketing Strategy. The assessment for the MBA in Strategic Management is similar to the standard MBA program (whereby students complete all the eleven core module assessments prior to undertaking the Strategic Management major assessment). The MBA in Strategic Management major assessment consists of both the eleven core module and the major subjects, whereby, students complete a final assessment similar to the standard MBA final assessment.

12) MBA Tourism

Master of Business Administration in Tourism: Students choosing the MBA in Tourism must complete all the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program. Upon completing the standard eleven core modules of the standard MBA program, students than proceed to the major subjects in Tourism. The Tourism major subjects are as follows: Research in Management: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, Management Applications in Tourism and Sustainable and Ethical Tourism. The assessment for the MBA in Tourism is similar to the standard MBA program (whereby students complete all the eleven core module assessments prior to undertaking the Tourism major assessment). The MBA in Tourism major assessment consists of both the eleven core module and the major subjects, whereby, students complete a final assessment similar to the standard MBA final assessment.

13) MS International Financial Economics

Master of Science in International Financial Economics: The aim of this program is to provide training in the core areas of macroeconomics, microeconomics and financial economics. The program has a specific international macroeconomic and financial economics slant and is state-of-the-art as it draws on the most recent developments in each of the subject areas. It provides the toolkit to gain employment in a wide range of spheres. Graduates from this program are likely to gain employment in financial institutions, including banks, investment banks and asset management firms and government organizations, involved in financial decision-making. The program would also offer candidates a suitable grounding for working in international organizations, in particular graduates are appropriate for working in international organizations involved in financial transactions and provision of finance. Areas covered include - Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, International Finance and Money, Econometrics, Economics of Finance, The IMF, World Bank and Economic Growth, Financial Institutions and Markets in Developing Countries, Advanced Econometrics, International Trade and Money, Finance and Growth. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced international financial economics related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

14) MS Business and Management

Master of Science in E-Business and Management: Within business, almost every function faces rapid change, as knowledge becomes the primary competitive resources. High potential of WWW as a Virtual Market places and a revolutionized supply chain for electronic data exchange between purchaser and supplier are two of the many changes that managers are likely to face. There is a growing demand for new types of managers, highly literate in the changes that new technologies are bringing and with in-depth understanding of the theory and practice of electronic business. This program will equip you with knowledge and skills to manage a wide range of e-business opportunities in a variety of organizational contexts. The program will prepare you for general management, or higher level policy-making roles within the e-business marketing strategies and solutions for organizations. The program will enhance your employment prospects and will facilitate rapid progression to a strategic role, whether in Internet start-ups or conventional businesses developing e-business functionality. Areas covered include - Finance, Marketing, Managing People, Business Data Analysis, Communications in Business, Information Systems, Applied Management Project, E-Business, International Marketing and Logistics and Supplies Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced e-business and management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

15) MS e-Business and Management

Master of Science in E-Business and Management: Within business, almost every function faces rapid change, as knowledge becomes the primary competitive resources. High potential of WWW as a Virtual Market places and a revolutionized supply chain for electronic data exchange between purchaser and supplier are two of the many changes that managers are likely to face. There is a growing demand for new types of managers, highly literate in the changes that new technologies are bringing and with in-depth understanding of the theory and practice of electronic business. This program will equip you with knowledge and skills to manage a wide range of e-business opportunities in a variety of organizational contexts. The program will prepare you for general management, or higher level policy-making roles within the e-business marketing strategies and solutions for organizations. The program will enhance your employment prospects and will facilitate rapid progression to a strategic role, whether in Internet start-ups or conventional businesses developing e-business functionality. Areas covered include - Finance, Marketing, Managing People, Business Data Analysis, Communications in Business, Information Systems, Applied Management Project, E-Business, International Marketing and Logistics and Supplies Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced e-business and management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

16) MS Entrepreneurship and Business Management

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Business Management: This program provides a comprehensive understanding of the entrepreneurial function as well as practical skills involved in managing a small business. It is designed specifically for graduates who wish to start their own business, or those currently working in the small business sector. You will develop an understanding of the role and significance of entrepreneurship and small business within a contemporary society, how small businesses are established and developed, and how they provide a vehicle for the exercise of entrepreneurship. You will learn how to analyze problems logically and apply appropriate decision-making tools alongside marketing knowledge to make feasible and realistic conclusions. Areas covered include - Finance, Marketing, Managing People, Business Data Analysis, Communications in Business, Information Systems, Applied Management Project, E-Business, Brand Management and Entrepreneurship. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced entrepreneurship and business management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

17) MS Finance and Business Management

Master of Science in Finance and Business Management: The accounting and finance function of organizations is a dynamic and rapidly changing part of the modern organization. The techniques, skills and competencies that were appropriate only ten years ago are now becoming redundant. This program will suit those new to accounting and finance who wish to use these skills to enhance their effectiveness as business managers. It will allow you to acquire the knowledge and skills to operate effectively in the accounting and finance arena and to face real issues challenging professionals today. You will develop your ability to analyze problems logically and apply appropriate decision making skills and knowledge to reach feasible and realistic conclusions. You will gain a range of accounting, finance and general management skills that will enhance both your short and long term employment prospects. The program will prepare you for a variety of careers in finance including accounting management, finance, banking, insurance, and careers in the stock market. Areas covered include - Finance, Marketing, Managing People, Business Data Analysis, Communications in Business, Information Systems, Applied Management Project, Issues in Financial Reporting, Management Accounting and Financial Markets. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced finance and business management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

18) MS International Finance and Banking

Master of Science in International Business and Management: This program offers you the opportunity to develop a particular strength in the management of international business issues. It focuses on strategic areas of marketing management and finance, as well as international markets and the developing patters of world trade. You will have the opportunity to develop the skills required to adapt appropriate strategic responses to different market environments and to identify sources of information on international markets. It provides you with the depth of knowledge required to work on projects which focus on international issues in a business. The program will prepare you for management positions, consultancy or higher level policy making roles within the field of International Business. Areas covered include - Finance, Marketing, Managing People, Business Data Analysis, Communications in Business, Information Systems, Applied Management Project, E-Business, International Marketing and Financial Markets. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced international business and management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

19) MS International Business and Management

Master of Science in International Business and Management: This program offers you the opportunity to develop a particular strength in the management of international business issues. It focuses on strategic areas of marketing management and finance, as well as international markets and the developing patters of world trade. You will have the opportunity to develop the skills required to adapt appropriate strategic responses to different market environments and to identify sources of information on international markets. It provides you with the depth of knowledge required to work on projects which focus on international issues in a business. The program will prepare you for management positions, consultancy or higher level policy making roles within the field of International Business. Areas covered include - Finance, Marketing, Managing People, Business Data Analysis, Communications in Business, Information Systems, Applied Management Project, E-Business, International Marketing and Financial Markets. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced international business and management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

20) MS Industrial Environment Management

Master of Science in Industrial Environmental Management: This program is designed for students wishing to gain a practical understanding of environmental issues associated with in manufacturing and service industries. It meets the intellectual and practical needs of professionals with in the polluter and regulatory organizations involved in managing pollution arising from industrial processes. This course is designed for environmental professionals working in a business environment from either a technical or non-technical background. Students who have successfully completed this program have found employment as environmental engineers, specialists, consultants and managers with in the petrochemical industry, water utilities, regulatory bodies, local authorities, manufacturing industry and in planning/estate management. Areas covered include - Environmental Systems & Sustainability; Environmental Regulation, Environmental Management; Project & Asset Management; Advanced Catchment Planning; Water Quality & Pollution Control; Practical Environmental Monitoring, Water Resources; Water & Sanitation in Developing Countries; Environmental Management Systems; Waste & Contaminated Land Management; Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems; Industrial Environmental Strategy, Industrial Environmental Management, Environmental Policy and Regulation, Urban Water Management, Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment and Disposal, Soil, Land and Water Quality Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced industrial environmental management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

21) MS Logistics and Business Management

Master of Science in Logistics and Business Management: In recent years supplies management and logistics have been recognized as key tools increasing an organization's effectiveness and competitiveness. This program provides students with knowledge of logistics, supply chain management and e-business combined with related business disciplines. It will equip you with the skills to apply a wide range of business techniques in a variety of organizational contexts. Areas covered include - Finance, Marketing, Managing People, Business Data Analysis, Communications in Business, Information Systems, Applied Management Project, E-Business, Logistics and Supplies Management and Operations Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced logistics and business management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

22) MA/PhD Accounting

Master of Arts in Accounting: This program aims to give you a deep knowledge of the theoretical and empirical literature that provides the background to understanding changes and innovations in accounting. You also learn a range of techniques that can be used to solve real life problems. Areas covered include - Financial Accounting, Auditing, Management Accounting, Cost and Performance Management and Accounting in its International, Public and Private Contexts. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced accounting related subjects apart from those highlighted above. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Accounting: The PhD program in accounting includes the research areas of financial accounting, auditing and management accounting. Areas covered include - Financial Accounting Research, Audit Research, Management Accounting, Cost and Performance Management, Issues in Management Accounting Research, Empirical Finance, Research Design and Methodological Issues, Testing Casual Design, Theory and Research Evaluation, Scientific Methods, Qualitative methods, Academic Writing in a Research Setting, Advanced Microeconomic Theory and Econometrics. Assessments: The dissertation for this program should be between 100,000 words and above and should cover all standard advanced accounting related subjects apart from those highlighted above and may be a collection of research papers.

23) MS/PhD Economics

Master of Science in Economics: This program provides an advanced training in economic theory and econometrics, and application of these to achieve a sophisticated understanding of policy issues. Areas covered include - Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Research Methods in Economics, Risk, Uncertainty and Information, International Trade Policy, International Banking: Regulation and Supervision, Game Theory, Economics of Financial Markets, Development Economic Policy, Political Economy and Economic Policy, Natural Resource Economics and Economics of Labor Markets. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced economics related subjects apart from those highlighted above. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economics: The PhD program aims to give dedicated graduate students a solid training in performing high quality scientific research in economics, making use of the empirical and theoretical techniques that reflect the state of the art in the field. The program prepares students for the international job market, for positions at national and international policy institutions and research organizations. Areas covered include - Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometric Methods, Scientific Method, Economic Geography and Economic History, Experimental Economics and Social Choice Theory, Industrial Organization and International Economics, Labor Economics and Macroeconomics, Natural Resource Economics and Public Economics and Incentive Theory. Assessments: The dissertation for this program should be between 100,000 words and above and should cover all standard advanced economics related subjects apart from those highlighted above and may be a collection of research papers.

24) MS/PhD Finance

Master of Science PhD in Finance: This program is addressed to students seeking rigorous training in the tools of financial economics. This program prepares students to work for Investment Banks, Multinational Companies and Consulting Firms. Areas covered include - Investments, Finance in Discrete Time or Applied Finance, Econometrics or Applied Econometrics, Corporate Finance, Emerging Markets, Real Estate Finance, Empirical Finance, Market Microstructure, Banking, Advanced Corporate Finance, Derivatives and Risk Modeling, International Finance, Financial Crises, Real Analysis, Stochastic Processes, Time Series Analysis, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Economics and Statistics, Financial Economics, Business and Market Organization, International Economics, Economics and Business History, Labor Economics, Public Economics, Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Management and Operations Research and Mathematical and Computational Methods. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced finance related subjects apart from those highlighted above. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Finance: Finance is concerned with how individuals and firms interact through markets and contractual arrangements to sustain and create value, and to manage risks. The subfield asset pricing is concerned with how prices of real and financial assets are determined while the subfield corporate finance is concerned with the financing and investment behavior of firms. This PhD program in finance provides training that enables students to produce original research of high quality. The program is suitable for highly motivated and talented individuals who would like to pursue an international career at public or private sector. Areas covered include - Scientific Methods, Advanced Microeconomic Theory, Advanced Econometrics, Empirical Finance, Asset Pricing, Corporate Finance and Financial Markets, Dynamic Asset Pricing Theory, Numerical Methods in Finance and Economics, Capital Structure and Credit Risk, Advanced Financial Econometrics, Economics of Insurance and Contract Theory. Assessments: The dissertation for this program should be between 100,00 words and above and should cover all standard advanced finance related subjects apart from those highlighted above and may be a collection of research papers.

25) MS/PhD Management Science

Master of Science in Management Science: This program aims to give you a deep knowledge of the theoretical and empirical literature that provides the background to understanding changes and innovations in management. You also learn a range of techniques that can be use to solve real life problems. Areas covered include - Optimization and Dynamic Structuring, Mathematical and Numerical Modeling, Pricing and Revenue Management and Games and Decisions: Theory and Computational Aspects. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced management science related subjects apart from those highlighted above. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management Science: The PhD program in management science includes the market design, aspects of resource and energy markets: financial and taxation issues, resource economic modeling, economic aspects of environmental issues and climate change, contract theory with applications and strategic analysis. Areas covered include - Market Design in Deregulated Energy and Natural Resource Markets, Dynamic Feedback Rules in Resource Management, Contract Theory, Evolutionary Games, Revenue and Operations Management Models, Cost Allocation and Profit Sharing and Other Applications of Cooperative Game Theory, Managing Shared Marine Resources, Computational and Theoretical Aspects in Non-Standard Economic Models, Time Series Forcasting in the Energy and Resource Sectors and Election Theory and Preference Models. Assessments: The dissertation for this program should be 100,000 words and above and should cover all standard advanced management science related subjects apart from those highlighted above and may be a collection of research papers.

26) MS/PhD Strategy and Management

Master of Science in Strategy and Management: This program aims to give you a deep knowledge of the theoretical and empirical literature that provides the background to understanding changes and innovations in strategy and management. You also learn a range of techniques that can be use to solve real life problems. Areas covered include - Organization Theory, Inter-Organization Relations, Corporate Strategy and Advanced Strategy. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced strategy and management related subjects apart from those highlighted above. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Strategy and Management: The PhD program in strategy and management includes the research areas in strategy and management. Areas covered include - Research Designs and Methodological Choices, Testing Casual Models, Theory and Research Evaluation, Qualitative Methods, Network Analysis, Corporate Strategy, Inter-Organizational Relations, IT-Support of Strategic Decision Processes, Organization Theory, Enterprise Systems and Performance Management, Strategic Change and Change Management, Marketing Theories, Capital Structure and Credit Risk, Brand Management, Consumer Psychology and Marketing Communication. Assessments: The dissertation for this program should be 100,000 words and above and should cover all standard advanced strategy and management related subjects apart from those highlighted above and may be a collection of research papers.

27) MS Management

Master of Science in Management: The main management stream is designed to provide graduates who wish to broaden their career options with an opportunity to examine a range of current management issues and to facilitate the acquisition of essential management skills. These program address all of the essential requirements of modern management, including an international perspective and an understanding of export strategy. Graduates will also acquire key project management skills. Areas covered include - Financial Management, Management of Human Resources, Marketing, Operations Management, Research Methods, Strategy, E-Business, Innovation Management, Marketing Research, Project Appraisal, Project Management and Service Quality & Customer Satisfaction Measurement. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

28) MS Financial Services Management

Master of Science in Financial Services Management: One of the most rapidly growing sectors of most economies, the financial services industry needs managers who can respond quickly to conditions in some of the world's fastest moving markets, whilst conforming to requirements of strict ethical and regulatory frameworks. Areas covered include - Financial Accounting, Financial Services Management, Foundation of Finance: Finance and Investment, Marketing, Research Methods, E-Business, Financial Products and Project Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced financial services management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

29) MS Health Care Management

Master of Science in Health Care Management: Open to all professional groups within the health sector, this program provides an academically challenging and stimulating study of management within health care. This program is designed to equip managers and clinicians for these tasks. Areas covered include - Financial Management, Health Care Quality Management, Health Care Systems Structures & Functions, Organizational Behavior, Research Methods and Resources, Operational Management in Health Care, Analysis and Integration of Health Information, Education and Development of Health Care Professionals, Health Care Philosophy and Ethics, Project Appraisal, Service Quality & Customer Satisfaction Measurement and Strategy. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced health care management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

30) MS Human Resource Management

Master of Science in Human Resource Management: This program enable students to examine current thinking on the strategic role of human resource management and develop the practitioner, analytical and research skills needed to provide professional support to organizations in mobilizing their human resources to meet business needs and employee aspirations. This program equips you for employment in areas such as recruitment and selection, training and development, reward management, consultant, career development, human resource planning and etc. Areas covered include - Managing and Leading People, Managing for Results, Business Environment and Performance, People Management and Development, Employee Reward, People Resourcing, Learning and Development, Employee Relations, Research Methods, Industrial Relations and International Human Resource Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced human resource management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

31) MS International Hotel Management

Master of Science in International Hotel Management: This program in International Hotel Management concentrates on the operation, delivery, management and the strategic issues involved with providing successful hotel and related services world-wide, including an understanding of the economic, social and technical context. This program has been designed to meet the educational and professional needs of graduates who are holdings or who wish to hold highly responsible positions in hotel management. It will be of particular interest to graduates who wish to build a career, experienced managers and executives who wish to broaden their knowledge and improve their skills in modern business practice and educators in the hotel field who wish to further their knowledge. Areas covered include - Financial Management, Hospitality and Tourism Operating Systems, Hospitality Services Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Research Methods, Strategic Management of International Hospitality Companies, Asset Management, Consumer Behavior, Managing Employees in Service Industries, Service Quality & Customer Satisfaction Measurement, Strategy, Travel and Catering Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced international hotel management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

32) MS International Marketing Management

Master of Science in International Marketing Management: The global market place requires a critical overview of the management of products and services. As e-commerce and virtual enterprises assume a greater significance, this program examines issues and considers how managers should exploit the opportunities being offered. Modules consider a wide range of issues in the international marketing field and students will gain an excellent understanding of research and statistics for management. Areas covered include - Financial Management, International Business Management, International Marketing Investigation, International Marketing Management, Marketing, Marketing Communication, Research Methods, Consumer Behavior, E-Business, International Retailing, International Trade and Strategy. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced international marketing management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

33) MS International Retail Marketing

Master of Science in International Retail Marketing: Retailing is a highly significant economic activity on both at national and international scale. This program reflects the demand for highly qualified managers from a rapidly internationalizing retail sector and one in which the competitive significance of advanced retail marketing practices is increasingly acknowledged. Areas covered include - International Human Resource Management, International Retail Marketing, International Retailing, Relationship Marketing, Research Methods, Retail Buying and Merchandising, Financial Management, Franchising, International Marketing Investigation, Managing Employees in Service Industries, Marketing Communication and Marketing Research. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced international retail marketing related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

34) MS Management Information Systems

Master of Science in Management Information System: This program is of particular interest to those with a general management degree and who seek careers in an non-IT line of business where they work closely with IT staff; or those who in an IT-company or in an IT-related line of business where they will work closely with business departments such as marketing, accounting and human resources. Information and information systems are critical to the operations of many, if not all commercial enterprises. In addition, with the mass-scale adoption of the Internet, information systems have become increasingly useful tools for companies to establish online relationships with customers. These ties in with the trend for systems to be used across organizational boundaries, either in the stable business to business relationship, or in a more fluid market relationship where businesses meet each other online on electronic markets and auctions. Areas covered include - Business Process Management, Financial Management, Fundamentals of Information Systems, Information Systems Development, Marketing, Research methods, Strategic Information Management and Strategy. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced management information system related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

35) MS Marketing Management

Master of Science in Marketing Management: This program is designed to prepare students for specialist careers in a variety of marketing roles - enabling them to cope effectively with an increasingly global, dynamic market place. Students will cover a range of issues in marketing communication, relationship marketing and marketing research as well as learning essential management techniques. Areas covered include - Financial Management, Management of Human Resources, Marketing, Marketing Communication, Marketing Research, Relationship Marketing, Research Methods, Consumer Behavior, E-Business, Innovation Management, Service Quality & Customer Satisfaction Measurement and Strategy. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced marketing management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

36) MS Retail Management

Master of Science in Marketing Management: This program is designed to prepare students for specialist careers in a variety of marketing roles - enabling them to cope effectively with an increasingly global, dynamic market place. Students will cover a range of issues in marketing communication, relationship marketing and marketing research as well as learning essential management techniques. Areas covered include - Financial Management, Management of Human Resources, Marketing, Marketing Communication, Marketing Research, Relationship Marketing, Research Methods, Consumer Behavior, E-Business, Innovation Management, Service Quality & Customer Satisfaction Measurement and Strategy. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced marketing management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

37) MS Technology Management

Master of Science in Technology Management: This program dedicated to training engineers and scientists for leadership in the management of technology-based organizations. It provides a balanced combination of management skills with a wide variety of advanced technology subjects. The program will appeal to newly qualified engineering and science graduates and persons with some experience in industry. Areas covered include - Corporate Strategy, Human Resource Development, International Business Management, Management of Human Resources, Managerial Accounting, Business Analysis, Marketing Research and Statistics for Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced technology management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

38) MS Tourism Development

Master of Science in Tourism Development: This program is designed for those with a particular interest in the issues, problem and processes associated with the planning and development of tourist destinations. The emphasis of the program is on both the theoretical and applied aspects of tourism planning and development. The program provides coverage of both the conceptual and practical issues and problems facing the public and private sector dealing with the development of tourism in a wide variety of situations. It is equally suitable for recent graduates seeking managerial level positions in the tourism industry, consulting or the public sector. Areas covered include - Project Appraisal, Research Methods, Tourism Development, Tourism Management, Tourism Social Sciences, Tourism Strategy, Destination Management and Marketing, eTourism Applications, Financial Management, Managing Tourism Distribution and Intermediaries, Marketing Research, Sustainable Tourism, Tourism Services Marketing and Visitor Attraction Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced tourism development related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

39) MS Tourism Management

Master of Science in Tourism Management: This program aims to provide an in depth analysis of what has become one of the world's largest industries. It gives an opportunity to develop academic skills and knowledge. At the same time it maintains a practical focus on the rapidly developing tourism industry. The structure of this program allows plenty of choice for range of modules so that participants can focus on those areas and topics that are of most interest to them and have most relevance to their future careers. It also aims to provide a high quality, professional education that is intellectually rigorous and up-to-date as well as relevant to the needs of existing and future managers, executives and other professionals in tourism. It takes a broad view of tourism and provides an opportunity to explore issues and problems relevant to a wide range of situations and aspects likely to be faced by managers and other professionals in the area. Areas covered include - Hospitality and Tourism Operating Systems, Research Methods, Tourism Management, Tourism Social Sciences, Tourism Strategy, Visitor Attractive Management, Destination Management and Marketing, eTourism Applications, Financial Management, Managing Tourism Distribution and Intermediaries, Project Management, Service Quality & Customer Satisfaction Measurement, Sustainable Tourism, Tourism Development, Tourism Education and Tourism services Marketing. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced tourism management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

40) MS Tourism Marketing

Master of Science in Tourism Marketing: This program is designed to give you the skills to pursue a career in marketing a tourism product. The modules are designed to incorporate established principles of marketing as well as current specialist issues. Basic understanding of the Marketing concept leads to opportunities to apply theory to a wide variety of tourism situations. This program will provide you with a specialist marketing qualification from a highly regarded university. At the completion of your program not only will you have an opportunity to be at the forefront of latest tourism marketing thinking and practice, but you will also have the relevant skills to study your customers and the environment you do business in, communicate effectively with the other departments within your organization, and formulate plans that are appropriate for your tourism product. Areas covered include - Marketing Communication, Research Methods, Tourism Education, Tourism Management, Tourism Service Marketing, Tourism Social Science, Tourism Strategy, Destination Management and Marketing, eTourism Application, Financial Management, Managing Tourism Distribution and Intermediaries, Marketing Research, Sustainable Tourism, Tourism Development and Visitor Attraction Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced tourism marketing related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

41) MS Financial Economics

Master of Science in Financial Economics: The aim of this program is to offer training in the key macroeconomic and microeconomic issues fundamental to financial decision-making. The program is state-of-the-art as it draws on the most recent developments in each of the subject areas. The program will provide graduates with the toolkit to gain employment in a wide range of sphere. We expect graduates from this program will gain employments in financial institutions, including banks, investment banks and asset management firms and government organizations, involved in financial decision-making. In particular graduates are suitable for working in international organizations involved in financial transactions and provision of finance. Areas covered include - Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Basic Economics, Economics of Finance, The IMF, World Bank and Economic Growth, Financial Institutions and Markets in Developing Countries, Advanced Econometrics, International Finance and Money, Finance and Growth. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced financial economics related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

42) MS Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets

Master of Science in Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets: This program is addressed to students wishing to gain a better understanding of the aggregate economy and financial markets. This program prepares students to work as macroeconomists in investment banks, financial and development agencies and consulting firms. Areas covered include - Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Programming, Financial Economics, Empirical Macroeconomics, Empirical Finance, Time Series and Forecasting, Economic Policy Challenges, Macroeconomic Modeling and Estimation, Macroeconomic Policy and Computation Methods. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced macroeconomic policy and financial markets related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

43) MS International Trade, Finance and Development

Master of Science in International Trade, Finance and Development: This program helps students to analyze key economic policy questions in a rapidly globalizing world. This program prepares students for jobs in international organizations, development banks, NGOs and the private sector. Areas covered include - International Asset Markets and Current Account Dynamics, Financial Crises - From Contagion to a Better Financial Architecture, Trade, Outsourcing and Employment; Applied Microeconomics, Applied Macroeconomics, Sovereign Debt - Dangers and Promise; Development Aid and its Discontents - Poverty, Growth and Development and The Macroeconomics of Long-term Growth. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced macroeconomic policy and international trade, finance and development related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

44) MS Global Finance

Master of Science in Global Finance: If you are working in the finance sector, this program will improve your overall effectiveness in the industry, which will immensely benefit your financial career. In addition, there is a shortage of highly qualified professionals in the field. Even non-financial sectors, such as manufacturing and real estate, are seeking financial expertise. Hence, if you are not working in the finance sector now, our innovative, world-class program can prepare you to take advantage of these opportunities. This program offers interested professionals like you an unrivalled opportunity to increase your finance knowledge and skills. Areas covered include - Asset Markets, Corporate Finance, Management and Asset Allocation, Derivatives Markets, Applied Corporate Finance and Valuation, Foreign Exchange Markets, Financial Engineering, Fixed Income Instruments and Markets, Risk Management, Financial Markets and Innovation. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced global finance related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

45) MS Science and Technology Commercialization

Master of Science in Science and Technology Commercialization: This program prepares you to be a successful technology entrepreneur. You will learn to identify and evaluate emerging technologies, identify customers and marketing strategies, develop broad, flexible business plans, build a high-functioning management team to drive the new venture, devise approaches for securing funding, and manage and protect intellectual property. Areas covered include - Converting Technology to Wealth, Marketing Technological Innovations, Technology Management and Transfer - Theory and Practice, Financing New Ventures, Strategic Analysis for Technology Commercialization, Legal Issues of the Commercialization Process, Managing Product Development and Production, The Art and Science of Market-Driven Entrepreneurship, Creative and Innovative Management, Internationalization of Technology, Technology Enterprise Design and Implementation and Risk Analysis. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced science and technology commercialization related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

46) MS Development Economics

Master of Science in Development Economics: This program is concerned with economics of the Third World development. A technical training in the formal analysis of development economics and econometrics is vital to careers involving developing countries. Areas covered include - Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics with Development Applications, Development Economics Theory; Risk, Uncertainty and Information, Money and Banking, International Banking - Regulation and Supervision, Game Theory, Economic of Financial Markets, International Trade Policy, Political Economy and Economic Policy, Natural Resource Economics and Economics of Labor Markets. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced development economics related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

47) MS International Economics

Master of Science in International Economics: This program reflects the fundamental importance of this area in the present age. 'Globalization' of the world economy means that a training in international economics is now of vital importance in many careers. Areas covered include - Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics with Trade Applications, International Trade Theory, International Trade Policy; Risk, Uncertainty and Information, Money and Banking, International Banking - Regulation and Supervision, Game Theory, Economics of Financial Markets, Development Economic Policy, Political Economy and Economic Policy, Natural Resource Economics and Economics of Labor Markets. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced international economics related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

48) MS Economic Policy

Master of Science in Economic Policy: This program is aimed at those students who are contemplating a career in international policy-based organizations, or who are already working in such institutions. It reflects the strengths in policy issues, both micro and macro. Areas covered include - Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Economic Regulation and Competition, Econometrics, Development Economics Policy, International Trade Policy; Risk, Uncertainty and Information, Money and Banking, International Trade Policy, International Banking - Regulation and Supervision, Economics of Financial Markets, International Investment, Development Economics Policy, Economic Policy and Political Economy and Natural Resource Economic. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced economics policy related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

49) MS Management Research

Master of Science in Management Research: This program introduces a range of social science perspective both historic and contemporary, explores a range of epistemological and ontological interpretations of management in organizations, including accountability, rationality, language, discourse and provides the methodological basis for informed critical analysis of professional research. This programs primary focus is on research skills training. Areas covered include - Management and Organizational Theory, Organizational Behavior, Marketing, Science and Technology Studies, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, International Business, Operations Management, Accountability, Research Methodology and Statistical Research Methods. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced management research related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

50) MS Economics of Science and Innovation

Master of Science in Economics of Science and Innovation: This program is addressed to students who want to understand the economic opportunities presented by technological innovation. This program prepares students to work for - research centers, innovative companies, and technology transfer offices. Areas covered include - Prices, Markets, Strategy and Regulation; Information Economics, Technological Change and Growth, Large Scientific Equipment and Projects, Biotechnology, Energy, Economics of Innovation, Scientific Policy and International Networks, Technologies of Information and Communication and Public Health. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced economic of science and innovation related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

51) MS Competition and Market Regulation

Master of Science in Competition and Market Regulation: This program is addressed to students wishing to gain a better understanding of antitrust issues and cases as well as the guidelines for market regulation. This program prepares students to work in - regulatory agencies, competition agencies, large companies and consulting firms. Areas covered include - Principles of Microeconomics, Information Economics, Game Theory - Industrial and Organization, Econometrics, Elements of Competition Law, Economics of Competition Policy, Economics of Market Regulation, Quantitative Analysis of Market and Firm Conduct, Competition Policy - Cases; Competition and Regulation in Specific Sectors - Telecommunications, Energy, Water, Transportation and Banking and Finance. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced competition and market regulation related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

52) MS in Insurance and Risk Management

Master in Insurance and Risk Management: This program uses a managerial approach to cover specialized themes in insurance and finance. This program covers the following areas - Fundamentals of Management and Economics - Quantitative concepts and basics of Financial Analysis from Accounting to Capital Budgeting; Studies include - Principles of Corporate Finance, Principles of Investment Evaluation, Fundamentals of Accounting, Financial Mathematics and Applied Statistics; Insurance - Basic techniques relevant to life and non-life Insurance, Introduction to Risk & Insurance, Life Insurance Technique - the Basics, Life Insurance Technique - Application, Non-life Insurance Technique - the Basics, and Non-life Insurance Technique - Applications; Risk Management - Covers themes of insurance risk, notions and models of analysis to identify and efficiently manage corporate risk. Studies include Principles of Risk Management, Financial Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management in the Insurance Industry and Enterprise Risk Management in the Banking Industry; Insurance Company Management - Examines the managerial side of companies in the insurance process; Studies include: Accounting and Control in Insurance Companies, Firm Evaluation, Organization design & Human Resource Management, Marketing in the Financial Services and Strategic Management. Areas covered include - Principles of Corporate Finance, Principles of Investment Evaluation, Fundamental of Accounting, Financial Mathematics and Applied Statistics, Principles of Risk Management, Financial Risk Management, Introduction to Risk & Insurance, Life Insurance Technique: the Basic, Non-Life Insurance Technique: the Basic, Accounting and Control in Insurance Companies, Organization Design & Human Resources Management, Marketing in the Financial Services, Strategic Management, Enterprise Risk Management in Insurance Industry, Enterprise Risk Management in Banking Industry, Life Insurance Technique: Application, Non Life Insurance Technique: Applications and Firm Evaluation. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced insurance and risk management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

53) MS Financial Engineering

Master of Science in Financial Engineering: This program aims at equip finance and banking industry professionals with current knowledge and skills in financial innovations and risk management. The domain knowledge includes financial product development, price and hedge modeling, investment technology, risk analyses, computational methods and data support systems for trading. Areas covered include - Derivatives and Fixed Income, Quantitative Methods and Programming, Equity Products and Exotics, Corporate Financing and Risk, Advanced Numerical Methods, Risk Analyses and Management, Portfolio Theory and Investments, Financial Engineering Project, Stochastic Calculus and Processes, Financial Econometrics, Financial Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Investment, Software and System Design, Advanced Term Structure Models, Financial Product Innovations and Financial Technology Innovations. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced financial engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

54) MS Construction Management

Master of Science in Construction Management: (This program is conducted in collaboration with the Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science) With the upcoming growth in the construction market, more and more companies are doing business across the dateline. Under recently concluded World Trade Organization and Washington Accord treaties, construction industry professionals can practice their profession outside their country of citizenship for the first time ever. These agreements present corporations and individuals with ever-expanding national and international construction opportunities, but they need to understand how the construction industry operates on a global basis. This program fits your schedule and your needs. Using the newest technology that eliminates the need to attend any structured classes, this program will prepare the graduate for positions of increased responsibility by providing a set of skills that will make each graduate a more valuable asset to their employer. This program is intended for the future leaders in the construction industry, people who are making vital decisions about the business of construction. Valued people who possess talents that a company can ill afford to lose if they were away pursuing an advanced degree. Areas covered include - Commercial Management and Cost Control, Construction Value Management, Principles of Sustainable Construction, Construction Ecology and Metabolism, Construction Human Resource Management, Managing Construction Information Technology, Construction Finance and Investment, Advanced Planning, Scheduling and Logistics, Construction Risk Management, Advanced Project Safety Management, Construction Communication and Research, Sustainable Practices in Design/Construction, Legal Aspects of Construction Process, Advanced Construction Estimating, Facility Planning & Management and Sustainable Technology in Built Environments. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,00 words and should cover all standard advanced construction management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

55) MS Project Management

Master of Science in Project Management: This program is designed for professionals who work in a prime contract environment or who are part of a team that delivers projects which have a significant level of technical, commercial, organizational or supply chain complexity. Areas covered include - Organization and Strategy, Program Management Tools, Integrated Design and Delivery, Integrated Program Management, Contracts as Organizations, Financial and Legal Engineering of Projects, Customers and Markets, Organizational Leadership, Team Leadership, Methods of Enquiry. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced project management related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

56) Doctor of Business Administration

Doctor of Business Administration: The Doctor of Business Administration is aimed at experienced and well qualified managers, consultants and management educators who wish to make a substantial and original theoretically informed contribution to management practice through personal research at an advanced level. In contrast to a conventional PhD, the knowledge involved in a DBA relates to issues of professional, as well as academic, importance, and to matters which have a direct impact on the participant's organization; a measure of company involvement is expected. The DBA represents a logical and progressive development from MBA and other Masters or senior professional management qualifications. Upon completion of the DBA participants will be well-placed to drive forward new plans within their own organization or to make a transition at senior level to other organizations. Assessments: The dissertation for this program should be 100,000 words and above and should cover all standard advanced business administration subjects and may be a collection of research papers.

57) MS Investments

Master of Science in Investment: This program is designed for graduates who want to develop a career in investment institutions, or who wish to become investments specialists or managers in other corporate bodies. Typically, we expect students to have a background in accounting, finance, economics, business administration, mathematics, statistics, science or engineering. Based mainly, but not exclusively, on practices in the US and the continental Europe, and some emerging markets, this program equips you with the skills and knowledge that you need to function as an investments specialist in domestic and international markets. This program is intellectually demanding and requires considerable effort, it is structured to prepare you for the challenging working environment that you will encounter in the industry after graduation. Areas covered include - Financial Modeling and Forecasting Techniques, Financial Statement Analysis for Investors, Foreign Exchange and International Money Markets, Investment Mathematics and Statistics, Portfolio Theory and Investment Analysis, Risk Management, Security Analysis and Valuation, and Trading Techniques. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced investment related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

58) MS Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment

Master of Science in Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment: Future development and prosperity is largely dependent upon access to energy upon access to energy sources and secure, reliable supplies of natural resources. Exploitation of these resources has an impact on the environment, and the balance between these is becoming a critical factor in the business world where business sustainability is increasingly defined by factors which go beyond the bottom line. The goal of this program is to educate the next generation of interdisciplinary managers in the study of energy and natural resource development and environmental impact. Students are specifically taught the range of methods and subjects necessary to understand, advance and critique important issues stemming from the interaction of humans and the environment. Areas covered include - Social Science Research Methods, Econometrics, Optimization and Microeconomics, Financial Aspects of Energy and Commodity Markets, Economic Decision Models, Environmental Economics, Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Taxation, Market Imperfections and Regulation, Ethics and Corporate Governance in the Energy Sector, Political Aspects of Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Issues, Agricultural Policy, Business Language in the Energy Sector, Refinery Economics and Production Planning in the Processing Industry, Operational Risk in the Energy Sector, The Energy, Natural Resource and Environmental Industrial Sectors, Petroleum and Natural Gas Economics, International Fisheries Management, Environmental Economics, Alternative Energy Sources in Physical, Environmental and Economical Perspectives, The Economics of Climate Change, Innovation and Technology Management, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Analysis and Performance Management - Capital Budgeting, Supply Chain Management, Simulation of the Business Process, Project Management; Economic Analysis - Petroleum Economics, International Fisheries Management, Change Management; Financial Economics - Investments, Corporate Finance, International Finance, Advanced Portfolio Theory; International Business - International Strategy, International Finance, Globalization and Integration, International Organization and Management; Marketing and Industrial Economics - Buyer and Consumer Behavior, Marketing Communications, Brand Management, Distribution Channels and B2B Marketing; Strategy and Management - Network Economy-Business Models and Strategies, Business Location Decisions. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced energy, natural resources and environment related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

59) MS Money, Banking and Finance

Master of Science in Money, Banking and Finance: Money, Banking and Finance is the program which attracts the most students. There is a worldwide demand for those trained in the technical and formal aspects of monetary economics and finance. Graduates from the program hold high ranking positions in financial centers around the globe. In addition to those aiming at careers in the private sector, it attracts economists currently working in economics, treasury or finance ministries, or in central banks, and graduates preparing for such careers. Areas covered include - Macroeconomics, Econometrics with Financial Application, International Banking and Finance, Money and Banking, Risk, Uncertainty and Information, Economics of Financial Markets, International Trade Policy, International Banking: Regulation and Supervision, Game Theory, International Investment, Development Economic Policy, Political Economy and Economic Policy, Natural Resource Economics, Security Analysis and Portfolio Theory and Economics of Labor Markets. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced money, banking and finance related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

60) MS Project Planning and Development Project Analysis

Master of Science in Project Planning and Development Project Analysis: This program is designed for those intending to pursue careers as project planners and development policy analysts and those working in project planning and development policy analysis in international agencies or research institutes. This program is for students who hold an Economics degree or have a strong background in Economics, though others are welcome with other backgrounds, particularly in technical subjects such as Engineering or in subjects such as Management. Areas covered include - Project Planning, Appraisal and Implementation, Quantitative Methods for Planning - Forecasting, Economic Appraisal of Development Projects, Project Planning, Appraisal and Implementation, Quantitative Methods for Planning - Forecasting, Basic Economics, Growth and Development, International Trade, Money, Finance and Growth, Environmental Economics, Theory and Principles of Sustainability, International Macro Economics and Policy, Economics of Inequality and Deprivation, Economic Appraisal of Development Projects, Advanced Econometrics, Financial Institutions and Markets in Developing Countries, Globalization, Trade and Economic Development, The IMF, World Bank and Economic Growth, Quantitative Methods for Planning - Optimal Decision Making, Aid and Development, Poverty: Concept, Analysis and Policies, Development Policy, International Finance and Money, Policies for Sustainability and Development, China and India in the International Economy, Economic Growth in the Twenty First Century, Economy of East Asia and Japan after World War II, International Economic Relation after World War II and USA after World War II. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced project planning and development project analysis related subjects apart from those highlighted above.