Master of Philosophy in Business

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Master of Philosophy in Business

 

Offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies

through the Department of Business Administration

New admissions for Academic Year 2023

 


About the programme

Applications are invited from interested candidates for the Degree of MPhil (Business) offered through the Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. MPhil (Business) is a Master’s by thesis which aims to facilitate students to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills required to be independent researchers and opens up a learner-centred pathway leading to a rigorous research project in the field of Business. Once enrolled students are required to successfully complete four non-credit taught courses and two workshop series parallel to which their research project will commence under the guidance of a supervisor.

 


Eligibility criteria

Applicants who possess one of the following minimum qualifications and good knowledge of English are eligible to apply for the Degree of MPhil (Business) programme:

  1. Has a First‐Class or Second‐Class (Upper Division) Special/Honours Degree in Business Administration/Management or any other field in the broad area of Management Studies (equivalent to the level 6 of SLQF) with a substantial research component;

  2. Has a First-Class or Second-Class (Upper Division) Special/Honours Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology or similar discipline with a minimum of 30 credits in the broad area of Management Studies (equivalent to the level 6 of SLQF) and with a substantial research component;

  3. Has an M.Sc. (Management), MBA or any other Master’s degree in the broad area of Management Studies with a substantial research component (equivalent to the level 10 of SLQF);

  4. Has an M.A. in Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology or any other Master’s degree in a similar discipline with a substantial research component related to the broad area of Management Studies (equivalent to the level 10 of SLQF);

  5. Has a First-Class or Second-Class (Upper Division) Special Degree in Business Administration/Management or any other field in the broad area of Management Studies with at least three-year experience as a researcher or academic and/or with proven track record of publications in the broad area of Management Studies;

  6. Has an M.Sc. (Management), MBA or any other Master’s degree in the broad area of Management Studies (equivalent to the level 9 or above of SLQF) with at least one year experience as a researcher or academic and/or with proven track record of publications in the broad area of Management Studies;

  7. Has an M.A. in Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology or any other Master’s degree in a similar discipline (equivalent to the level 9 or above of SLQF) with at least one year experience as a researcher or academic and/or with proven track record of publications in the broad area of Management Studies;

  8. Has a Postgraduate Diploma in Management or in a similar discipline (equivalent to the level 8 of SLQF) with at least two-year experience as a researcher or academic and/or with proven track record of publications in the broad area of Management Studies;

  9. Has any other qualifications that can be accepted by the Senate of the University according to the minimum admission requirement/s of SLQF.

 


Duration:  02 Years

Course Fee: Local Students LKR 560,000.00

Foreign Students USD 3450

*Course fee can be paid in two installments

Medium: English

Seminar and Workshops: Will be held on weekends during Term I and Term II (first six months)

 


For application and payment details please visit: http://www.graduate.sjp.ac.lk/upcoming-courses/2023/mphil-in-business/

Contact Details:

Coordinator

Master of Philosophy in Business

Department of Business Administration

University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Phone: +94(0)11-2803472

Email: mphil.bus@sjp.ac.lk

Management Assistant

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Phone: +94(0) 11-288 1553

Email: bosmgt.fgs@sjp.ac.lk

 


 

 

 

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