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Master of Management

This Master of Management (MM) programme is primarily designed for a diverse student population including recent as well as experienced graduates from Management as well as non-Management areas. Leveraging a blended learning approach, the MM programme aims at introducing students to the management of organisations and developing transferable knowledge and intellectual skills which are keys to successful management of the private and as well as public sector organisations. The programme provides students an access to an appropriate higher degree programme in Management. The MM Programme will be taught in English on a full-time (one and a half years) and a part-time (two – four years) basis, beginning August of each year.


Format of Study

The Master of Management program will be offered in two different formats to suit the varying needs of students. The total credit requirement to graduate with the degree is 52 modular credits. The students can earn these 52 credit hours either in the full-time mode in 3 semesters or in the part-time mode in up to 5 semesters. Students would need to successfully complete 7 core modules (4 credit hours each) and 6 optional modules to graduate (4 credit hours each). A full-time student would normally take not less than 16 modular credits and not more than 20 modular credits in a semester. A part-time student normally takes at least 8 modular credits and not more than 16 modular credits in a semester. in general, students would need to earn the credit hours as shown below:

7 Core modules:
6 Optional modules (or 4 optional modules and Research Exercise)
28 Credits
24 Credits
Total: 52 Credits

Admissions Requirements

For admission to the Master of Management Programme, an applicant must satisfy the following entry requirements

  • (a) At least a Second Class Bachelor's degree with Honours from Universiti Brunei Darussalam or a university or institution recognised by the Senate; OR
  • (b) A Bachelor's degree with Honours from Universiti Brunei Darussalam or a university or institution recognised by the Senate and at least three years of working experience at executive or management level;
  • (c) English proficiency requirement: an applicant must obtain at least C6 in English Language at GCE ‘O’ Level, or a grade ‘B’ in IGCSE English (as a Second Language) or an IELTS score of 6, or TOEFL minimum overall score of 550, or other recognized English proficiency tests as stipulated by UBD.

In addition to the above, an applicant may be required to undergo one or more entrance tests or interviews as deemed appropriate by the Faculty Board to determine his/her suitability to pursue the programme.


Structure of Degree

Program Structure
(Full Time)
Program Structure
(Part Time)
Module Name MC Module Name MC
Semester 1 Semester 1
BM-5101 Management Theories and Practices 4 BM-5101 Management Theories and Practices 4
BM-5103 Accounting and Financial Management 4 BM-5103 Accounting and Financial Management 4
BM-5104 Research Methods and Data Analytics 4 BM-5104 Research Methods and Data Analytics 4
Optional 1 4
Optional2 4

Semester 2 Semester 2
BM-5106 Managing Innovation 4 BM-5107 Project Management Principles and Practices 4
BM-5107 Project Management Principles and Practices 4 BM-5108 Managing International Business 4
BM-5108 Managing International Business 4 Optional 1 4
Optional 3 (or Research Exercise) 4

Semester 3 Semester 3
BM-5105 Strategic Management 4 Optional 2 4
Optional 4 4 Optional 3 4
Optional 5 4 Optional 4 4
Optional 6 (or Research Exercise) 4

Semester 4
BM-5106 Managing Innovation 4
Optional 5 (or Research Exercise) 4

Semester 5
BM-5105 Strategic Management 4
Optional 6 (or Research Exercise) 4
Total (7 Core + 6 Optional Modules) 52 Total (7 Core + 6 Optional Modules) 52


Optional Modules

Option (Choose six modules or 4 four modules with Research Exercise)
  • BM-5306 People Management
  • BM-5301-C Corporate Governance
  • BM-53xx Leadership & Change Management
  • BM-5302 Organizational Behaviour
  • BM-5308 Public Sector Management
  • BM-5310 Cross-Cultural Management
  • BM-5303 Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • BM-5307 Digital Transformation
  • BM-5303-I Knowledge Management System
  • BM-5304-I Electronic Business
  • BM-5304-C Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • BM-5304 Entrepreneurship and Start-up Venture
  • BM-53xx Operation & Production Management
  • BM-5305 Marketing Theories & Practices
  • BM-5311 Research Exercise
  • *One module from Master of Applied Economics or Master of Islamic Finance or Master of Logistics*


Programe Coordinator
  
Dr M Muzamil Naqshbandi
muzamil.naqshbandi@ubd.edu.bn

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