School of Business & Management Studies

Rationale for the Programme
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The CEMBA is an applied and tiered master’s programme offered at three levels, described as entry and exit points. The programme of study is broken down as follows:

Level 1: Diploma - 48 Credits.

Level 2: Graduate Diploma- 60 Credits.

Level 3: Degree - 90 Credits.

Students will enter at the Diploma level and may choose to exit at the end of the Diploma programme or proceed to the Graduate Diploma programme.  This option is also available at the Graduate Diploma level.  Learners who complete all of the course and project requirements will be awarded the degree.

 

Programme Structure

The CEMBA Programmeconsist of four components: 

  1. Core Courses

  2. Specialist Compulsory Courses
  • Elective Course

  1. Required Courses 


In order to complete the programme, the candidates will need to take 15 courses in total, comprising of 8 core courses, 2 specialist compulsory courses, 3 elective courses and 2 required courses.

  1. Core Courses

The CEMBA streams share the following core courses:

  • Managing Information Systems
  • Management in Organisations
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Operations Management
  • Economic Environment of Business
  • Public Systems Management
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Marketing Management
  • Accounting and Finance
  1. Specialist Compulsory Courses

Each stream has two (2) specialist compulsory courses.

CEMBA stream:

(1) Strategic Management

(2) Quality Management

These electives are SHARED between the CEMBA and CEMPA streams:

  • Electronic Commerce
  • Project Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Policy Analysis and Implementation
  • Contemporary Administrative Systems
  • Disaster Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Marketing
  • Business Ethics
  1. Required Courses 

There are two required courses: 

(1) Research Methods

(2) Project

Comparison between CEMBA and CEMPA

 

CEMBA

Core Courses

8 courses from the Core Courses List

Specialist Compulsory

  • Strategic Management
  • Quality Management

Electives

3 courses from the Electives List

Required Courses

Research Methods 

Research Project

CEMBA/CEMPA Course Structure

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

Points

 

CEMBA

 

 

Year 1      Semester 1

MI311

Managing Information Systems

 

6

MO311

Management in Organisations

 

6

HR311

Managing Human Resources

 

6

OM311

Operations Management

 

6

Year 1      Semester 2 – CHOICE OF FOUR COURSES

EP312

Economic Environment of Business

 

6

PS312

Public Systems Management

 

6

MM312

Marketing Management

 

6

AF312

Accounting and Finance

 

6

QT312

Quantitative Techniques

 

6

Year 2      Semester 1

SM321

Strategic Management

 

6

QM321

Quality Management

 

6

PM321

Project Management

 

6

CA321

Contemporary Administrative Systems

 

6

Year 2      Semester 2

DM322

Disaster Management

 

6

RM322

Research Methods

 

6

RM320

Research Project

 

6

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