The Doctor of Philosophy in Management Program (by Research) prepares competent practitioners and researchers with a firm grounding in Management who can foster research and development of new knowledge in specific areas. Through supervised research work, doctoral students are equipped with in-depth knowledge of Management and a focused understanding in the chosen area of expertise.
Upon successful completion, the PhD holders take pride in being able to:
Show scholarly capabilities to generate, design, implement and adopt the integral part of the research process based on theoretical frameworks.
Contribute to original research that broadens the boundary of knowledge through an in-depth thesis, which has been presented and defended according to international standards, including writing in international and local publications.
POTENTIAL AREAS OF RESEARCH
Human Capital Management
Business Innovation Strategies
Managing Creative Resources
Social Entrepreneurship Management
Being a full research mode program, no course work is required. However, students are required to participate in research methodology workshops and colloquium at least twice a year.
Applicants are required to have a master’s degree (level 7, mqf): or An equivalent qualification in a relevant field from a recognized University; and
In special circumstances, applicants who have relevant work Experience in an appropriate field and a second lower honors Degree or a GPA of 2.50-2.99 (on a 4 point scale) may be considered For admission.
Language proficiency – applicants will be required to provide Documentary evidence of proficiency in English in one of the Following examinations:
Test of English as a Malaysian university English test (must) at a Score of 4.0, or higher; or
Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) at a score of 600, Or higher; or
International English language testing services (IELTS) at a Minimum overall score of 6.5 and at least a 6.0 score in each Individual component of the test