Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Business Administration

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Business Administration

KP/JPS (R/345/8/0992)05/20
Full Time: 3 – 5 years
Part Time: 4 – 6 years
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ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration prepares candidates to acquire knowledge and skills necessary to function at the highest academic and professional levels. Exposure in the areas of management will be in-depth, whereby graduates will focus on a specialised area and will work to further develop their conceptual and intellectual knowledge and methodological tools necessary to design and conduct independent research.

Key Features

  • Every PhD student in Business Administration is required to write a thesis as a  requirement for the award of the doctoral degree. This is an academic research whereby a student has to complete a thesis in the specific area selected.
  • Students will be supervised by a Supervisory Committee (in related field) led by a Chairman with two other joint supervisors as determined by IUKL.
  • A student has to write and complete a thesis between 80,000 - 120,000 words (double-spaced). Thesis evaluation will be done by two external examiners and one internal examiner.

Research Areas

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Other related field of Business Administration

CHECK IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE

  • A Master’s Degree in Business Administration or relevant field from any institution of higher learning recognized by the Malaysian government OR other qualifications approved by the Senate of IUKL
  • International Applicants are required to have a minimum score of TOEFL 550 OR IELTS 6.0 OR have attained a degree from a university where the medium of instruction is in English

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Course Structure

Phase I: Coursework (12 credits)
Postgraduate Research Methodology, Qualitative Analysis for PhD, Quantitative Analysis for PhD, Based on specialisation (To choose one)***, Current Issues in Organizational Behavior, Current Issues in Marketing, Current Issues in Finance, >Current Issues in Accounting

Phase II: Proposal Defense

Phase III: Thesis

*** Based on specialisation (to choose one):

  • Current Issues in Organizational Behaviour
  • Current Issues in Marketing
  • Current Issues in Finance
  • Current Issues in Accounting

HOW MUCH YOU NEED TO PAY

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM30,000.00
Deposit (Refundable) RM300.00
Insurance RM70.00/year
Total Fees (Approximate) RM30,500.00
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM31,500.00
Caution Fee (Refundable) RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative Fee RM4,800.00
Medical Insurance RM530.00/year
Visa Processing Fee RM381.60/year
Total Fees (Approximate) RM40,500.00

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