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Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration

Offered by: Asia e University (AeU)
Course DurationFT:3 Yrs ; PT:4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDoctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
Field of StudyBusiness Management & Administration
Mode of StudyFully Online / Blended Learning
Course Description
The programme focuses intensively on preparing candidates for academic careers and to conduct highly specialised scholarly research, both in theory and application.
The focus will be more on the development of new theory in management, public administration, consulting, economics and several other related business fields.

Programme Delivery

Stage 1 : Proposal Development

Stage 2 : Data Collection

Stage 3 : Report Writing

Stage 4 : Thesis Examination / Viva

Research Fields

Wholesale and Retail Sales

  • Auctioneering
  • Buying & selling
  • Consumer Services
  • Dairy Retailing
  • Demonstration Techniques
  • Property Sales
  • Purchasing, Procurement & Contracts
  • Real-Estate Business
  • Retailing Sales Representatives
  • Stock-Keeping
  • Telephone Selling
  • Warehouse
  • Wholesaling

Marketing & Advertising

  • Advertising
  • Market Research
  • Marketing
  • Merchandising
  • Public Relations
  • Sales & Marketing

Finance, banking, insurance

  • Bank Teller Programmes
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Finance
  • Finance Theory
  • Finance Banking Insurance
  • Financial Management
  • Insurance Investment Analysis
  • Investment & Securities
  • Pension Insurance
  • Social Insurance
  • Stock-Broking

Accounting & Taxation

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Book-Keeping
  • Tax Accounting

Management & Administration

  • Administration
  • Business Administration
  • Educational Management
  • Employment Management
  • Enterprise Training
  • Human Resource Management
  • Local Public Administration
  • Logistic Management
  • Management of Education
  • Management Science
  • Management Skills
  • Office Management
  • Organisational Theory & Behaviour
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Personnel Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Public & Institution Management
  • Quality Management Recruitment
  • Start Your Own Business Courses
  • Training Management

Secretarial & Office Work

  • Administration & Secretarial Services
  • Business Correspondence
  • Clerical Programmes
  • Court Reporting
  • Data Entry
  • Foreign Language Secretary Programmes
  • Information Processing/Data Entry
  • Keyboard Skills
  • Legal Secretary Programmes & Management
  • Management Support Services
  • Medical Secretary Programmes
  • Office Automation
  • Operation of Office Machines
  • Receptionist Training
  • Secretarial Programmes

Working Life

  • Clients’ Needs
  • Company Knowledge
  • Industrial Relation
  • Introductory Courses at Work
  • Organisation at Work
  • Quality Assurance
  • Trade Union Courses (General)
  • Work Development
  • Working Life

Audit Subject

  • Research Methodology
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Qualitative Data Analysis
Entry Requirements

For Malaysian  and International Students:

  • Possess a recognised Master’s degree; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualification.

Additional Requirements:

  • A statement of research intent, describing what you have already done and what you hope to accomplish in your doctoral research
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume.

Minimum English Language Requirements for International Students:

  • Minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS 6.0; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualification.
  • Those who have their tertiary education in English will normally be exempted from the above requirement.

*Any of the above conditions would require student’s research proposal to be approved. 

*The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Applicants are responsible to verify the requirements by contacting the University’s Admission Unit.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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