M.Phil (Business Management)
 

MPhil (Morning/Evening): 2 Years Program

Program Introduction

The objective of the MPhil Business Management program is to produce internationally recognized researchers /academicians with an integrated perspective on management to address complex issues in the national and international context. MPhil program in Business Management is designed to make a difference in the fields of business education and applied research. The program has a very strong research focus which is grounded in specified course work. Based on two-year duration for MPhil, the students are motivated to learn and apply the research tools and to produce high quality research output for industry. The objective is to enable students to develop research skills to identify the various business issues of industry and to suggest possible and viable solutions through their research work. Finally, the MPhil program endeavors to produce high quality professionals who could serve effectively in academia and industry.

Admission Criteria

  • 16 years degree in Business Administration BBA (Hons.) / MBA
  • In case, the applicants have achieved 16 years education in any other subject area other than business (MBA, BBA Hons) and otherwise qualify for admission in the program but may require taking deficiency courses.
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.00 out of 4.00 in BBA/ MBA/ other relevant degrees or equivalent or Division (where applicable)

Curriculum Structure

The duration of the course for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in full residence shall not be less than four semesters and more than six semesters for whole time students and not less than six semesters for the University employees admitted as part time students. Out of total two years duration, one and half year, i.e., within the first three semesters of the program students are expected to complete the course work of 27 credit hours (9 courses of 3 credit hours each). Starting in the fourth semester, Students shall carry out the research and produce MPhil Thesis of 6 credit hours. The overall conduction of MPhil program will be dealt by directorate of advanced studies of UVAS. However, preliminary information is given below.

MPhil Thesis

Thesis write-up will start after the approval of the research proposal by the MPhil research committee. Final thesis would be sent for evaluation from two experts. On the basis of the Evaluation Report by expert the student will be required to take a Viva examination. The examiners will include external and internal examiner.

Road Map for MPhil (Business Management)

Semesters

Subject/Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours per Semester

Semester I

3x3

9

Semester II

3x3

9

Semester III

3x3

9

Semester IV

1x6

6

 

Total Credit Hours

33

Scheme of Studies for MPhil (Business Management)

Semester

Code

Course

Credit Hours

Semester I

PGBM-01101

Advanced Research Methodology

3

PGBM-01102

Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis

3

PGBM-01103

Advanced Quantitative Data Analysis

3

9

Semester II

PGBM-01201

Non-Traditional Qualitative Methods

3

PGBM-01202

Philosophies in Business Management

3

 

Specialization Courses (Options) [Only one Course out of three courses will be opted]

 

PGBM-01204

Advanced Research in HRM

3

PGBM-01203

Advanced Research in Marketing

3

PGBM-01205

Advanced Research in Finance

3

9

Semester III

PGBM-01301

Research Workshop

3

PGBM-01302

Mixed Method Research

3

PGBM-01303

Conference Paper

3

9

Semester IV

PGBM-01401

Thesis

6

 

Total

33