Management & Science University (MSU) is one of Malaysia's top universities, with a focus on developing and delivering quality human capital in national and global critical-need areas; among them, Medicine, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Information Sciences, and Engineering, besides Business Management & Professional Studies, Education & Social Sciences, Hospitality & Culinary, and Music & Fashion, now delivered in Sri Lanka through MSU Colombo campus.
Meticulously crafted to enhance graduate potential, the University’s programmes of study are among the best in the region, producing graduates that are a popular pick among employers. A graduate tracer study by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) shows 98.6% MSU graduates secure employment within six months of their graduation, simultaneously securing MSU the national top spot in graduate employability among the nation’s higher education institutions.
The award-winning home-grown study programs of the University meet stringent standards set by both local and international bodies. Accreditors include the University Grants Commission, (UGC) Sri Lanka , Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), the United Kingdom’s Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC), and Japan’s Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow (ABEST21).
Accorded "Excellent Status University" twice on the national university-rating system SETARA by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and The Most Entrepreneurial University, 2016. A recent rating, placing MSU on world-class standards, was the QS 2016 Rating, which awarded 5 Stars to the University for its Teaching, Employability, Facilities, Social Responsibility, and Inclusiveness.
With a proven track record for excellence, MSU boasts of an employability rate of 98.6% within 6 months of graduation, due to all MSU programs being specifically designed to cater to industry requirements and maintain their relevance to the market.
MSU’s PhD program is designed to cultivate the leadership and efficacy necessary to tackle the challenges of senior management on an international level. It aims to help business professionals harness the ability to stay competitive and gain advanced knowledge in management, efficient business practices, advanced business research and have the ability to examine any formal organization and discern its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
Encompassing both theory and empirical analysis , encouraging creativity, analytical thinking, critical analysis, and innovative problem-solving as well as helping produce researchers who can advance business theory and practice, this challenging and intensive program prepares highly, motivated and successful managers and professionals for the most senior positions in the industry.
The very nature of the program teaches candidates to be team players, problem solvers, have great presentation and communication skills apart from having an analytical mind and perseverance.
Meant for those who seek greater depth of knowledge in a specific area, MSU’s PhD program that prides itself on its superior quality, is not just a passport to a world of research and new knowledge, but is also a valuable asset and an investment and a certificate of one's special abilities that can give an advantage in the job market and will elevate the career options of those who attempt to undertake the challenge of studying for this program.