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Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration)

Offered By: Open University Malaysia (OUM)

Programme Synopsis
The objectives of the Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) are to:

  • Enhance research management skills in specifi c areas of business studies.
  • Enhance analytical and conceptual skills in specifi c areas of business studies.
  • Foster research and development of new and improved knowledge in specifi c areas of business studies.

The Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) programme is designed to provide a strong foundation in selected areas of business administration by learning through the various phases in the research process.

This programme is also developed to enhance the expertise of business professionals who are inclined towards an academic career, research related careers, or human resources development in selected areas of business administration such as management, marketing, fi nance and economics.

Programme Structure
Degree by Research (Structure I)

A doctoral degree programme can be completed within a minimum period of four years and a maximum period of eight years.

Learners who are not able to complete their studies within the stipulated maximum period under the doctoral degree programme
may apply for an extension of not more than three semesters or one academic year by making a written application to the Director for approval. The application must be made three months before the end of the duration of study.

Failure to complete a programme within the stipulated duration may result in the termination of candidature.