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MSc in Management – Climate Change program requirements

MSc in Management

The program requirements for the MSc in Management consist of 5.0 credits.
Note: A complete listing of Business (BUSI) courses and descriptions can be found in the Graduate Calendar.

1.5 credits in Research Methods & Foundations courses

Course CodeCourse Title Credit
BUSI 5980Foundations of Management Theory and Research0.5
BUSI 5981Statistics for Business Research0.5
BUSI 5982Research Methodology in Business*0.5

0.5 credits in Research Design

Course CodeCourse Title Credit
BUSI 5983Qualitative Research Design*0.5
BUSI 5984Quantitative Research Design* 0.5

1.0 credit in Restricted Electives

Course CodeCourse Title Credit
BUSI 5080Seminar in Accounting I*0.5
BUSI 5081Seminar in Accounting II*0.5
BUSI 5180Seminar in Management I: Modern Organization Theory*0.5
BUSI 5181Seminar in Management II: Current Topics in Organizational* Behaviour0.5
BUSI 5280Seminar in Marketing I: Management and Strategy*0.5
BUSI 5281Seminar in Marketing II: Consumer Behaviour*0.5
BUSI 5380Seminar in Management of Production/Operations I: Strategic Management of Production Systems*0.5
BUSI 5381Seminar in Management of Production/Operations II: Production/Technology/Strategy Interface*0.5
BUSI 5383Systems Optimization: Methods and Models*0.5
BUSI 5480Seminar in Information Systems I: Research Issues*0.5
BUSI 5481Seminar in Information Systems II: Current Trends*0.5
BUSI 5580Seminar in Finance I: Topical Issues in Investments*0.5
BUSI 5581Seminar in Finance II: Theories and Empirical Methods in Corporate Finance*0.5
BUSI 5780Seminar in International Business I: International Markets and Strategy*0.5
BUSI 5781Seminar in International Business II: Managing in a Global Environment*0.5

or elective courses taken with the permission of the Director of the Graduate Research Program

Completion of Thesis Proposal

Each student will have a supervisor who will serve as a mentor and guide for their thesis proposal. The supervisor will work with the student to establish a thesis committee. The thesis proposal is submitted before the student starts working on the thesis and needs to be approved by the thesis committee. The student will submit a written proposal including the rationale and outline of the topic to be covered in the thesis with indication of the scope of the literature to be reviewed. The proposal should include a background rationale, research questions, proposed methodology and data analysis plan.

The details of the thesis proposal can be found in the MSc Thesis Proposal Guideline.

Thesis

Successful completion of a thesis which must be defended at an oral exam. The details of the thesis can be found in the MSc Thesis Guideline.

Course CodeCourse Title Credit
BUSI 5989M.Sc. Thesis 2.0

*Taught jointly with the 6000 level offering of this course (unless enrollment numbers warrant otherwise).  Focus area courses are typically offered in alternate years. However, in consultation with their supervisor and with permission of the Director of Graduate Research Programs, students can take another course or directed study specific to their area of research as a substitute.

MSc in Management – Climate Change

M.Sc. Management with Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (5.0 credits)

Note: A complete listing of Business (BUSI) courses and descriptions can be found in the Graduate Calendar.

1.5 credits in Research Methods & Foundations courses

Course CodeCourse Title Credit
BUSI 5980Foundations of Management Theory and Research0.5
BUSI 5981Statistics for Business Research0.5
BUSI 5982Research Methodology in Business*0.5

0.5 credits in Research Design

Course CodeCourse Title Credit
BUSI 5983Qualitative Research Design*0.5
BUSI 5984Quantitative Research Design* 0.5

1.0 credit in Climate Collaboration

Course CodeCourse Title Credit
CLIM 5000Climate Collaboration1.0

Completion of Climate Change Seminar Series

Three seminars will be organized in each of the fall and winter terms, with the expectation that students will normally attend all six as part of the requirements of the Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change.

Completion of Thesis Proposal

Each student will have a supervisor who will serve as a mentor and guide for their thesis proposal. The supervisor will work with the student to establish a thesis committee. The thesis proposal is submitted before the student starts working on the thesis and needs to be approved by the thesis committee. The student will submit a written proposal including the rationale and outline of the topic to be covered in the thesis with indication of the scope of the literature to be reviewed. The proposal should include a background rationale, research questions, proposed methodology and data analysis plan.

The details of the thesis proposal can be found in the MSc Thesis Proposal Guideline.

Thesis

Successful completion of a thesis which must be defended at an oral exam. The details of the thesis can be found in the MSc Thesis Guideline.

Course CodeCourse Title Credit
BUSI 5989M.Sc. Thesis 2.0

*Taught jointly with the 6000 level offering of this course (unless enrollment numbers warrant otherwise). 

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Carleton University
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Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6
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