GRADUATE-SCHOOL graduate school master of business administration
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master of business administration (MBA)

OVERVIEW

The MBA program engages the student's mind and sets it into high gear. The rigorous case studies approach is balanced with applications from real life experiences transported into the classroom by facilitators and students, who hold key positions in the private and public sectors.

Firm on standards and quality, the program allows the student to tailor the study route to meet personal and professional specific requirements. It is specifically designed to provide an intellectually demanding and rigorous plan of action that enables the student to work towards an MBA on a subject-by-subject basis.

In today's business environment, the difference between success and failure can be determined by being the first to develop and implement new and innovative ideas. Hence, the program also equips students to become managers who can make difficult and challenging decisions to ensure the prosperity and continuity of their organizations.
 

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

Student needs to complete 54 credits to be considered for the award of the degree. This can be obtained on two tracks:

1.    Thesis track – student takes 14 courses (42 credits), and writes a thesis (12 credits) that is then submitted in the official format. A final defense of the thesis is set with the presence of the official representatives from the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports (MoEYS).

2.    Non-thesis track - student takes 14 courses (42 credits), and in lieu of the thesis, takes four more subjects (12 credits) one of which is a research report that is also submitted in the official format. Final submission of this report serves as the basis for the student to take the state examinations set by the Graduate School with official observers from the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports (MoEYS).

The GPA requirement in all courses must be met in both tracks.
 

SCHEDULE


This program is made available on weekends and weekdays.
1.    For weekends:
         Saturday: 2:00-5:00 p.m.; and 5:15-8:15 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00-11:00 a.m.; and 12:00-3:00 p.m.
2.    For weekdays:
         Monday to Friday: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
 

COURSES
Course Code Course Description / Title Number of Credits Total Number of Credits
Basic Courses 12
GBF 101* Statistics 3  
GBF 102* Research Methods 3  
GBF 103* Organizational Behavior 3  
GBF 104* Managerial Accounting 3  
Major Courses 18
GBF 205* International Human Resource Management 3  
GBE 206* Strategic Management** 3  
GBA 208 Marketing Management 3  
GBF 210* Corporate Finance 3  
GBA 311 Entrepreneurship 3  
GBD 301* Project Management** 3  
Elective / Cognate Courses 12
GBA 209 Total Quality Management 3  
GBA 207 International Business 3  
GBF 313* Capital Market and Fund Raising 3  
GBF 314* Managerial Economics  3  
Options for Thesis or Non Thesis Tract 12
Option 1: For Thesis Tract
GBA 415A Thesis Writing 12  
Total 54 54
Option 2: For Non Thesis Tract
GBA 415B Business Management Research Project 3  
GBF 416* Management Ethics  3  
GBF 417* Production and Operation Management  3  
GBF 418* Leadership 3  
Total   54 54

Note:

  • The first three letters of the Course Code represents the Master's Program/Degree
  • The first number of the Course Code represents the semester where such course is approximately offered  
  • The last two numbers of the Course Code represent the order of the subjects required to finish the said degree
  • Courses with * are common subjects for MBA and MDM
  • Courses with ** are subjects for State Exams
  • NUGS reserves the right to change some of these courses from time to time in order to provide its students with the kind of education that meets the need of Cambodian's organizations and the country's development requirements.