Doctor of Philosophy in Business

Doctor of Philosophy in Business

1. Introduction

The objectives of the programme are to:

1. Produce graduates with strong professional and ethical values who are able to contribute effectively towards the development of the industry.

2. Produce graduates who are able to serve the nation with integrity when resolving challenges of today’s complex business environment in compliance with the relevant rules, regulations and policies.

3. Produce graduates who are able to generate new inventions, innovations, ideas or methods towards the improvement or enhancement of business processes.

4. Produce graduates who possess entrepreneurial skills essential for employment and self-employment

2. Entry requirements

  • A Master’s degree in the field or related field as accepted by the HEP Senate;
    Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree recognized by the Government of Malaysia;
  • IELTS Band 6.0/ CEFR Mid B2/ TOEFL iBT 60/ equivalent
  • *Exemption if medium of instruction during Master studies was in English

3. Enrollment time

All year round

(shortlisted candidates will be included in the cohort of the latest semester)

4. Duration

  • Minimum – 3 years
  • Maximum – 6 years

5. Curriculum

  • Research Methodology
  • Advanced Data Analysis for Economics and Business Research
  • Doctoral Thesis

6. Go back and forth

  • The 1st semester, complete the first two course in TAR UC
  • Each year after, stay in Malaysia for 01 month to renew visa/ passport
  • The last semester, stay about 01 – 02 months to finish graduating procedure

7. Graduation requirements

  • Complete compulsory course
    • Research Methodology
    • Advanced Data Analysis for Economics and Business Research
  • Complete PhD Thesis:
    • Written in English
    • Approx. 60,000 words
  • Publications
    • 01 articles published in Scopus indexed Journal (not compulsory)
    • 01 paper presented at an international conference

8. Fee & Payments

  • Registration fee: RM 1600 (≈ VND 8,400,000)
  • Tuition fee: RM 22,600/ 3 years (≈ VND 119,000,000/ 3 years)
    * May change depending on the exchange rate at certain time

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