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Doctor of Philosophy (Business)

Offered by: Taylor's University
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 - 6 Yrs (Full Time) / 4 - 8 Yrs (Part Time)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time / Part Time
Fees42,300 (full-time) / 29,300 (part-time) / course
Fees (International Student)USD 16,891 (full-time) / course
CampusTaylor's University, Malaysia
FacultyFaculty of Business and Law: Taylor's Business School
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDoctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
Field of StudyBusiness Management & Administration
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description
Candidates pursuing the PhD (Business) must develop an independent thinking approach and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires diligent and thorough investigation into a topic with the aim of formulating new and original ideas, findings and theories.

All Doctor of Philosophy students are required to attend the Research Methodology & Advance Research Methodology modules in their first year of candidature.

Established in 1993, Taylor's Business School has grown to become one of the largest and most dynamic business schools in Malaysia. We are the preferred business school for hundreds of students who want an internationally recognised business qualification. Through strong linkages and collaborations with industry leaders and professionals, we are able to offer co-curricular programmes that help expose students to practical fieldwork, gain real world experience and enhance their marketability in the job arena.

The key areas of research offered in the PhD programme are:


  • Accounting Information Systems and Risk Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Reporting
  • Market Based Accounting Research

Banking and Finance

  • Corporate and Personal Finance
  • Electronic Banking
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • Islamic Finance
  • Microfinance
  • Money Laundering
  • Productivity and Efficiency of Financial Institutions
  • Risk Disclosure Practices of IPO and PLC
  • Risk Management and Supervision of Financial Institution

Consumer Behaviour

  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Influence of Behaviour upon Society
  • Personal Motivation
  • Place and Space
  • Tourist and Leisure Behaviour


  • Business Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Energy Economics
  • International Economics
  • International Macroeconomics (Exchange Rate Management and East Asian Financial-Capital Market Integration)
  • International Trade
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Statics
  • Tourism Economics


  • International Marketing
  • Services Marketing


  • Employment and Training Opportunities in South East Asia
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management
  • Human resource management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Poverty Alleviation via Tourism
  • Real Estate Development
  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainable and Responsible Tourism
Entry RequirementsMaster's Degree/Equivalent

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

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