Courses Offered at Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB)

The Xavier University or XUB, in short, is located in the city of Bhubaneswar in Odisha is a reputed university with students enrolled from the different regions of India, as well as from other countries. The university has two campuses in the city, and it boasts of the achievement that all its students find employment even before they graduate from the university.

The university is active in research having published many books and chapters in books, articles in both national and international journals, and papers at the international conferences. The university also publishes four journals of its own.

Courses Offered

For interested students, XUB has courses in the following areas:

  • Business Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Rural Management
  • Sustainability Management
  • Commerce
  • Communications

Business Management

The Master’s Program in Business Management (MBA – BM) is the university’s flagship course. The following course areas are covered in this program:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Decision Science
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • General and Strategic Management

There is also the one-year full-time Executive MBA program for working professionals. The integrated PhD program leads to a dual degree, MBA-BM/MBA-HRM/MBA-RM (1st stage, as applicable) and PhD (2nd stage). Alternatively, students with the relevant qualifications can pursue a PhD in management. In a unique move, XUB also has an MBA-Global program in collaboration with Arizona State University.

 Human Resource Management

The students can enrol into an MBA-HRM program for a solid grounding in HRM theory and practice. There are courses in the areas of Organizational Behavior (OB), Resource Management (HRM) and Industrial Relations. It is also possible to complete a doctoral program in the same subject area.

Rural Management

The MBA in Rural Management equips students with capabilities to run business and development organisations. The Doctoral program builds leadership in the field of agricultural management.

Sustainability Management

In the area of sustainability management, the university has a bachelor’s degree programs, integrated postgraduate programs, postgraduate programs, and doctoral programs. Students can study sustainability management in considerable detail if they are interested


The school of communications under XUB offers a bachelor of science in Mass Communication as well as a master’s degree. There are also postgraduate diploma courses in broadcast journalism and film & TV production.


XUB offers courses in the subject of commerce to its students, with bachelor’s degree courses in Accounting, Finance, Business Management – HR, Business Management – Marketing, and postgraduate course of Master of Business Finance.

Xavier University’s wide range of academic programs and courses has something for any student interested in pursuing the relevant subject areas. They also have some centres of excellence to promote research and enhance existing knowledge base and skills. It is an option worth checking out when you are searching for institutes.

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