ECTS/DS

All degree programmes are based on ECTS, and all courses are delivered in modules that allow students to focus on a single subject/module at a time. Thus, a normal semester-long course (for instance, a six ECTS credit course includes 28 learning hours) is delivered within a two week module that meets during evenings and weekends.
A “Diploma Supplement (DS)” is automatically awarded free of charge and in English to students upon completion of a programme. A sample DS for each programme can be viewed below.

All degree programmes are based on ECTS and all courses are delivered in modules that allow students to focus on a single subject at a time.  Thus, a normal semester-long course (for instance, a six ECTS credit course includes 28 learning hours) is delivered within a two-week module that meets during evenings and weekends.

Students are assigned an academic advisor at the time of registration and they should consult him/her regarding their registration to courses. The academic advisor will advise the student about courses and other academic matters.
Students are responsible to be present on the date and time specified for examinations as well as to complete all assignments associated with the courses they are taking. Registration to exams is compulsory and is done online through the intranet. Students who miss examinations for any reason will be allowed to take the exam the next time it is offered (free of charge) or request a make-up exam and pay the relevant fees. All assignment deadlines must be met. However, students are allowed a maximum of three extensions to be applied at their discretion. Each extension is worth three days and must be requested in advance by notifying in writing the Graduate Course Administrator.
Numerical Equivalent
Min Mid-point Max
A+ 95 97 100
A 90 92 94 Excellent
A- 85 87 89
B+ 80 82 84
B 75 77 79 Good
B- 70 72 74
C+ 65 67 69
C 60 62 64 Fair
C- 55 57 59
F <55 Fail
I Incomplete
P Pass (applies to courses for which no examination grades are given)
W Withdrawal
Au Audit
TR Transfer
MBA/MPSM
Participants must maintain a minimum grade point average of 70% (“B-“) for the total of 120 credits.  The average grade is computed as a weighted average of all course credits taken. The grade received for the final project will be calculated in the grade point average. Failing grades do not count towards the total credits earned.

MSc in Educational Leadership & Management
A participant requires a minimum of 90 ECTS credits to graduate. These must include a minimum of 72 ECTS credits of core courses and 18 ECTS credits of elective courses or a final project (thesis). Participants must maintain a minimum average of 70% (“B-“) for the total of 90 ECTS credits.

MSc in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour
A participant requires a minimum of 90 ECTS credits to graduate. These must include a minimum of 63 ECTS credits of taught core courses and 27 ECTS credits from one of the following options:

  1. Additional taught electives (27 ECTS credits)
  2. Additional taught electives (12 ECTS credits) plus an 8,000 – 10,000 word thesis on human resource management or organizational behaviour worth 15 ECTS credits.

Participants must maintain a minimum average of 70% (“B-“) for the total of 90 ECTS credits.

MSc in Financial Services
A participant requires a minimum of 90 ECTS credits to graduate. These must include a minimum of 72 ECTS credits of taught core courses and 18 ECTS credits from one of the following options

  1. Additional taught electives (18 ECTS credits); or
  2. An 8,000 – 10,000 word thesis on a subject in Finance and Banking.

Participants must maintain a minimum average of 70% (“B-“) for the total of 90 ECTS credits.

MSc in Management
A participant requires a minimum of 90 ECTS credits to graduate. These must include: 55 ECTS from taught core courses; 15 ECTS from taught elective courses; 5 ECTS from participating in career development and industry seminars and 15 ECTS from a 12,000 word Final Project (Thesis). This research project could be part of an internship with a business or organization.

The MBA and MPSM programmes are normally pursued either on a one-year, full-time or a two-year, part-time basis. Students will be allowed a maximum of three years from the date of enrolment to complete the programme.

The MSc programmes are normally pursued either on a one-year full-time basis, or a two-year part time basis of evening/weekend class attendance. Students will be allowed a maximum of two years from the date of enrolment to complete the programme.