PhD in Business Administration JPT/BPP(MQA/PA3704)04/19 

The Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration programme provides an excellent platform for candidates to develop a disposition for deep critical thinking and dialogue. This, in turn, cultivates the candidate’s ability to build on existing knowledge and practice to respond to the evolving business landscape. The likelihood outcome from the programme is new knowledge and innovation that may contribute to enhancing the role and influence of businesses and society at large.

Throughout the programme, the candidates will be guided on ways to synthesise knowledge, conduct independent research, generate new insights and communicate effectively. In so doing, the programme will be a springboard for self-development and lifelong learning in the candidate’s selected field or subfield of interest.

If you possess an inquisitive mind, a passion for research and an inclination for significant contribution to the business world, we look forward to your application.

Field of Study

  • Business, Management, Accounting, Finance and Economics

List of Compulsory Courses

  • Research Methodology and Data Analysis
  • Thesis

Entry Requirements

  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field of study accepted by the Senate, or
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree that are accepted by the Senate

Other Requirements

  • IELTS 6.0, or
  • TOEFL 80, or
  • Other equivalent scores.

Mode of Delivery: Research

Medium of Instruction: English

Mode of Study: Full Time and Part time

Method of Delivery
Research supervision, Lecture, Discussion

Duration of Study
Full-time – Minimum : 3 years, Maximum : 5 years
Part-time – Minimum : 4 years, Maximum: 6 years

Full-time & Part-time
January, May and September

Student’ ability is gauged via short presentation, proposal defense seminar, research progress evaluation, thesis and Viva-Voce.