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College of Graduate Studies: All Programmes

Commonwealth Executive Masters (CEMBA/CEMPA)

Executive Masters Programmes


The Commonwealth of Learning partners with universities around the world to offer the Comonwealth Executive Master’s programmes in a flexible, cost effective and viable mode of delivery. Convenient study options offer busy managers and working professionals a novel way of accessing a high-quality management education at an affordable cost.

MA Education

MA Education

Course summary

If you are a teacher or you provide teaching and learning support as a career and wish to extend your understanding of teaching theory and practice, this is the course for you.  With the focus on key educational processes that underpin teaching, learning and positive management change, you will become a more effective and insightful practitioner with the direct impact the course will have on your teaching approaches.

MA in Human Resource Management (MA HRM)

MA in Human Resource Management

The 36 credit hours required for the Master of Arts (MA) in Human Resource Management (HRM) include the following courses:

  • Business Ethics
  • Leadership, Management and Relational Dynamics in Organisations
  • Managing People for Competitive Advantage
  • HR Consulting, Job Analysis & Succession Planning
  • Change Management
  • Information Technology for HRM Practice
  • Managing Cultural Diversity and Equality in Employment
  • Human Resource Planning in Action - Capstone
  • Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
  • Global Talent Management
  • Performance and Productivity Management
  • Strategic International HRM

MA in Leadership in Education

MA in Leadership in Education

Course summary

If you are a leader or aspire to leadership roles in education, you will want to enroll in our MA Leadership in Education, which will equip you with the techniques to lead the development of other.  You will learn skills and approach in communication needed to develop new behaviours and attitudes and it is very important at this level to be able evaluate matters, even as it relates to education internationally.  This course will prepare you for this challenge and will stimulate you to seriously assess policy, student and staff needs while you work through the process of initiating and driving change at an individual, group and/or organisational level.

Master of Business Administration (UCC MBA)


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an integrative and dynamic management development programme.  Each participant takes core courses in critical business functional areas as indicated below:

  • MGOL6001
    Leadership, Management and Relational Dynamics in Organisations
  • MGIT6002
    Information Systems in Organisations
  • MGQT6003
    Modelling, Analysis for Decision Making in Organisations
  • ECON6001
    Business Economics
  • MGHR6004
    Managing People for Competitive Advantage
  • FINM6001
    Financial Accounting and Management
  • MGMK6006
    Marketing Management and Strategy
  • ETH600
    Business Ethics
  • BUSI 6001
    Global Context for Organisations
  • MGSM 6007
    Strategy and Organisation for Transformation and Growth