About the Programme
The MSc in Business (by research) program at Manipal International University is a quality postgraduate research program backed by the prestigious Manipal brand around the world. It is a program designed to cover a wide array of research in business under the quality supervision of our academics with extensive experience of high quality research and publication, thus able to take you to a higher and stronger career growth with the best research skills. With a professional and best academic environment, students will be guided towards a brighter future.
For students to understand and learn more extensively about how research at the master level should be done, students will be exposed to the most important aspects of research both quantitatively and qualitatively. This Msc in Business (By research) program at Manipal International University is structured as follows: -
MSc701 Research Methodology 1
Students will be exposed to a deeper knowledge of the basics of research at the Master level from the aspects of philosophy, the art of thesis writing to the ethical aspects of research at the advanced postgraduate level.
MSc702 Research Methodology 2
Students will be exposed to more advanced knowledge from the aspect of quantitative and qualitative research design to the aspect of data analysis and interpretation for both research designs including mix-methods.
After Students finish the two compulsory subjects they will begin research with professional supervision starting from the aspect of problems statement to methodology and preparation for proposal defence. Then Students will be guided to complete the theis and pass the Viva-voce successfully.
Class sessions and seminars for coursework studies will be conducted for two consecutive semesters a year which are in March and September every year. However, registration for the MSc in business (by research) program will be opened throughout the year. Once a student successfully enrols as a student at Manipal International University, the student will be assigned to a research supervisor and your journey in research will begin. All classes and seminar sessions will be conducted on Saturdays.
You can choose to be a full-time or part-time student. Full-time students will complete their studies between 2-3 years while part-time students will complete between 3 to 4 years. If you want to do a credit transfer from a previous university for the same level of study, the study duration can be shortened in case-to-case bases.
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