Kurdistan Business School
MA in Business and Management
The Master of Arts (MA) in Business and Management
is a 180 credit academic programme that aims at equipping students with the
latest theories and best practices in management decision areas. The programme
is designed for those applicants with a background in Business and Management
who would like to specialise in research, teaching and consulting in Business
Management. The applicant should be holding a BA or BSc in Business Management
studies or any related field that has no less than 60% of courses reflected in
the sought degree. The minimum average mark accepted from undergraduate studies
The coursework component of programme has six
modules, which are studied over three semesters. The minimum pass mark for each
module is 60%, and an average of 70% must be achieved for the 6 modules. Modules
have different evaluation methods such as a coursework, midterm exams, final
written exam or projects. Coursework normally includes, but not limited to,
case studies, reports, assignments and presentations.
Students have to successfully pass six modules over
three semesters, normally two modules in each semester. Each module carries 20
credits, which makes a total 120 credits, followed by a 60 credit research dissertation
of 20,000 words. Students will be required to defend their dissertation via a
viva voce. The minimum period for completing the programme is four semesters but
can be extended to a maximum of six semesters.
Evaluation methods and assessment strategies are
not necessarily different with existing methods of the University. However,
each course specifics will be highlighted in the module descriptors.
1. Minimum undergraduate average of 60%
Note: Equalized transcript is required for students who have
graduated from international institutions.
2. Obtained a bachelor degree in Business and/or
Management or related field of study.
3. Minimum English Language requirement is 50
in PTE or 6 in IELTS or 74 in ibt-TOEFL.
4. Personal Statement - Essay format with a minimum number
of 300 words.
5. 2 Recommendation Letters
Note: For AY 2019-20 applications, please
email [email protected] or visit UKH's
$4,500 USD for the whole programme