Master of Philosophy in Business Administration

The aim of the Master of Philosophy in Business Administration is to equip graduates with critical and analytical skills for researching, teaching and defining solutions to the opportunities and challenges in administering businesses. The programme is designed to train and develop individuals and intellectuals who wish to have academic careers as researchers and lecturers in Business Administration

Objectives of the Programme

Upon completion of the programme, students will be able to:

  • Understand the existing and emerging business administration theories, methods and techniques, and their impact on the performance of organisations;
  • Critically analyse business processes, identify inefficiencies and problems, and apply decision-support tools to business decision making;
  • Understand the quantitative and qualitative research approaches to address issues related to business administration; and
  • Develop the skills to teach or transfer knowledge on business administration

Admission Requirement

  • At the time of application, applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from a recognized/accredited Institution in the relevant field of study. Preference will be given to applicants with a FIRST CLASS OR SECOND-CLASS DIVISION

Mode of Study

Full time




The programme focuses on creating a pool of manpower with the requisite competencies to contribute to:

The educational and higher learning institutes

• Research institutes and organisations,

• Government and nongovernmental organisations

• Training and consultancy organisations

• Business analysis and development


The following documents are to be enclosed along with the completed application form;
  • Two passport Size Photographs
  • Copy of Identity Card
  • Evidence of Source of Funding
  • Secondary/High School Certificate
  • Degree Certificate(s)
  • Transcript(s)
  • Proof of National Service
  • Proof of Work Experience
  • Resume/CV
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (One (1) must be Academic)
  • Statement of Purpose