“The unexamined life is not worth living”, so said Socrates, a great ancient Greek philosopher. A postgraduate degree obtained through a thesis and viva (or oral) examination is often considered to be of higher level than a taught postgraduate degree. Doing a thesis is like philosophy, a study of truths and pursuit of wisdom.
The conferment of an M.Phil is evident of independent research capability – from the formulation of research problem to research design and articulation of findings. This degree programme is ideal for those who like independent study, reading, research work, as well as intellectual discussions with their supervisors and peers.
The Faculty of Business and Finance (FBF), through its various departments, is currently offering the Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) by full research in Business and Management, Banking and Finance, Economics, Accounting, Information Technology, Entrepreneurship and etc. With an M.Phil degree in one of these specialisms, one can work either in the commercial sector or in academia.