IX. Graduate Programs



Required Courses

MGMT*6800 Philosophy of Social Science Research F [0.50]
This course introduces students to the underlying philosophical assumptions that support empirical research methods within social science disciplines. The aim of this course is to examine the philosophy of knowledge generation and claims, particularly in the context of management phenomena.
MGMT*6820 Theory of Management F [0.50]
This course examines the evolution of management thought and the overarching theories that have been successfully applied to multiple functional areas of the organization. Examples of theories that apply to such disparate areas as operations, marketing, and organizational behaviour include agency theory, transaction cost analysis, and contingency theory.


MCS*6950 [0.00] Marketing & Consumer Studies Seminar

Methods Courses

Students take one course in quantitative methods and one course in qualitative methods upon the advice of their supervisor and the program graduate coordinator. Appropriate courses are offered by a number of departments; students should consult with the graduate coordinator and/or their supervisor as to which methods courses are appropriate. Courses that students could consider to meet this requirement are:

ANTH*6140 [0.50] Qualitative Research Methods
FRAN*6010 [0.50] Applied Statistics
FRAN*6020 [0.50] Qualitative Methods
MCS*6060 [0.50] Multivariate Research Methods
MCS*6080 [0.50] Qualitative Research Methods
PSYC*6380 [0.50] Psychological Applications of Multivariate Analysis
SOC*6130 [0.50] Quantitative Research Methods
SOC*6140 [0.50] Qualitative Research Methods


BUS*6800 [0.50] Readings in Leadership I
BUS*6810 [0.50] Readings in Leadership II
BUS*6820 [0.50] Readings in Management
HTM*6220 [0.50] Special Topics in Management Issues
MCS*6000 [0.50] Consumption Behaviour Theory I
MCS*6010 [0.50] Consumption Behaviour Theory II
MCS*6070 [0.50] Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling
MCS*6100 [0.50] Marketing Theory
MCS*6120 [0.50] Marketing Management

As per UG norms, other electives from other UG academic units can be considered if agreed to by the graduate coordinator.

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