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POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES. CONTENTS. 1. Status of the Programmes. 2. Programme Structure. 3. Core Courses. 4. Elective Courses. 5. A Recommended Progression Pathway. 6. Student Support. ORIENTATION—JULY 2012—PG,IP,KL,JB,KC. CONTENTS. 7. Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). 8.

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CONTENTS

1

Status of the Programmes

2

Programme Structure

3

Core Courses

4

Elective Courses

5

A Recommended Progression Pathway

6

Student Support

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CONTENTS

7

Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs)

8

Final Examination

9

Project Course

10

Residential School cum Project Workshop

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1

Status of the Programmes

  • Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration (CeMBA)

  • Commonwealth Executive Master of Public Administration (CeMPA)

  • Master of Business Administration in Construction Management (MBACM)

  • Master of Business Administrationin Manufacturing & Production Management (MBAMPM)

  • Master of Education ( M.Ed)

  • Master of Philosophy ( MPhil)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

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1

Status of the Programmes

  • The above programmes (CeMBA,CeMPA, MBACM , MBAMPM & PGDE) are

    MOHE & MQA approved programmes. Meanwhile, the CeMBA & CeMPA are fully accredited programmes by MQA.

  • Whereas MEd, MPhil, PhD, PGDBA & PGDE are provisionally accredited by

    MQA.

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2

Programme Structure

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Minimum duration – 3 (for PGDE & PGDBA) and 5 (for Masters) semesters (with students taking a maximum of three courses per semester). Meanwhile, 4 semesters for MEd.

The duration for MPhil & PhD are as follows:

Minimum CGPA 2.0 (for PGDE) and 3.0 (for Masters & PGDBA) to satisfy requirements for graduation.

Time for completion is flexible depending on the learners’ time and pace.

2

Programme Structure

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3 Masters) semesters (with students taking a maximum of three courses per semester). Meanwhile, 4 semesters for

Core Courses

Common Core Courses

ORIENTATION—JULY 2012—PG,IP,KL,JB,KC


3 Masters) semesters (with students taking a maximum of three courses per semester). Meanwhile, 4 semesters for

Core Courses

ORIENTATION—JULY 2012—PG,IP,KL,JB,KC


3 Masters) semesters (with students taking a maximum of three courses per semester). Meanwhile, 4 semesters for

Core Courses

ORIENTATION—JULY 2012—PG,IP,KL,JB,KC


3 Masters) semesters (with students taking a maximum of three courses per semester). Meanwhile, 4 semesters for

Core Courses

ORIENTATION—JULY 2012—PG,IP,KL,JB,KC


3 Masters) semesters (with students taking a maximum of three courses per semester). Meanwhile, 4 semesters for

Core Courses

ORIENTATION—JULY 2012—PG,IP,KL,JB,KC


4 Masters) semesters (with students taking a maximum of three courses per semester). Meanwhile, 4 semesters for

Elective Courses

For CeMBA & CeMPA you are required to choose 3 out of 6 elective courses.

Whereas MBACM & MBAMPM you are required to choose 2 out of 4 elective courses.

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4 Masters) semesters (with students taking a maximum of three courses per semester). Meanwhile, 4 semesters for

Elective Specialization Courses

For MEd you are required to choose 3 out of 12 Elective Specialization courses.

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5 Masters) semesters (with students taking a maximum of three courses per semester). Meanwhile, 4 semesters for

A Recommended Progression Pathway

* required to take 4 courses in only ONE of the semesters.

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Self-learning course materials Masters) semesters (with students taking a maximum of three courses per semester). Meanwhile, 4 semesters for

F2F tutorials (5 x 2 hours / semester)

Telephone tutoring

On-line tutoring

( through WawasanLearn, your Learning Management System)

Video-conferencing

Digital Library

Regional Offices (library and Internet access)

6

Student Support

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Access to ‘Turnitin’ software to check your own written work for possible indications of plagiarism and for self correction to improve these assignments and project reports.

Access to statistical analysis using the SPSS software.

Regional Offices (library and Internet access)

6

Student Support

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7 work for possible indications of plagiarism and for self correction to improve these assignments and project reports.

Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs)

TMAs may comprise:

  • Case Study analysis

  • Application exercises (for PGDE programme)

  • Scenario analysis

  • Organisational diagnosis

  • Field work, data collection and analysis

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Final Examination

CeMBA, CeMPA, MBACM, MBAMPM & PGDBA

  • Three hour, proctored, close book examination

  • Covers all the units of the course

  • Would have a minimum of 2 sections

    • Comprises case study, application problems or situation analysis

    • Questions are essay type, testing you on the concepts learnt and their applications to the world of business and management

      (Please refer to individual course study guide)

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Final Examination

Post-Graduate Diploma in Education

  • Three hour, proctored, close book examination

  • Covers all the units of the course

  • Will have 3 sections

  • Section A with a weightage of 30% is compulsory: short answer application problems

  • Section B with a weightage of 30%, will comprise up to 3 structured answer questions.

  • Section C with a weightage of 40% answering 2 out of three essay type questionstesting on the concepts learnt and their applications to the real world.

    (Please refer to individual course study guide

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Project Course

Objective of the Project Course

The main objective of the Project Course is to help you to

a. develop and demonstrate your ability to apply multidisciplinary or inter-disciplinary concepts, tools and techniques which you have acquired through all the courses you have taken (including your own work experiences) to solve or resolve an interesting or significant organisational and managerial problem or issue.

b. enhance your ‘soft’ skills such as analytical, logical and communication skills and creativity

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Project Course

  • The Project Course is a capstone course of the CEMBA / CEMPA / MBACM & MBAMPM programmes.

  • It is essentially an independent study to be undertaken by you on an organisational or management issue.

  • As the Project Course carries 6 credits, a workload of 240 hours is expected to be undertaken by you for this course.

  • Once you have registered for the Project Course, you are required to send a Project Proposal and you can only begin work on the project when approval of the proposal is received from the University.

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Project Course

  • To ensure that you receive adequate training to handle the preparation of the Project Proposal, conduct the study and write the Project Report successfully, the University has allocated considerable time in the Residential School cum Project Workshop (RSPW) for this project course activity.

  • All students taking the Project Course are strongly encouraged to attend the RSPW, prior to enrolling for the Project Course.

  • Once you have been enrolled in the Project Course, you will be assigned a suitable Project Supervisor to supervise your chosen topic of research and you are expected to work closely with your Project Supervisor during the period in your preparation of the Project Report.

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Residential School cum Project

Workshop (RSPW)

  • Those of you who wish to take up the Project Course are strongly advised to attend the RSPW prior to taking up the Project Course.

  • The RSPW is planned to be held once during each semester.

  • Detailed sessions on the preparation of the Project Proposal, on practical issues of conducting research relevant to the Project Course, and on the preparation of the Project Report will be conducted during the event.

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You Are Expected To … work for possible indications of plagiarism and for self correction to improve these assignments and project reports.

  • Apply the concepts learnt in the programme in the context of your own organization ,to enable you to question, analyze and compare business and public sector practices.

  • Share your own experiences with your peers and tutors and contribute to the discussions at the tutorials.

  • Participate in all learner support activities as best as possible.

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You Are Expected To … work for possible indications of plagiarism and for self correction to improve these assignments and project reports.

  • Have access to an Internet connection, preferably Broadband.

  • Keep abreast of the business and public systems scenario in the country and abroad by regularly accessing print and electronic media.

  • Be an active participant on WawasanLearn, your Learning Management System.

  • Pace your studies by setting aside time per week as per your convenience.

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For more information: work for possible indications of plagiarism and for self correction to improve these assignments and project reports.

Please refer to your Student Handbook

or

Visit our website at www.wou.edu.my

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