In many Nigerian and international Universities offering a PhD in management, a prerequisite degree is the MSc. Management. The MSc. Management is an academic, research oriented programme that requires the completion of a dissertation/Thesis before a graduate is admitted to it. Because of its social scientific approach it is foundational for PhD candidates who hope to pursue an academic or research related career. This explains why there is a high demand for MSc. Management.
The philosophy of the programme is to provide graduate education and training in Management, which broadens the intellectual exposure of students in the discipline, develop their capacity to undertake rigorous and quality research in the cove areas of the discipline, and apply theoretical understanding and research results to practical management situations and problems.
The aim is to produce talented academics and professionals in major fields of business to meet the demands of Tertiary institutions and business establishments.