Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Management (By Research)

Faculty of Management (FOM)

(R2/345/8/0141) 05/22 (A8126)

Master of Philosophy (Management) and Doctor of Philosophy (Management) are research programs offered at the Faculty of Management. Our research program equips you with the knowledge and research skills needed for conducting research in the area of your interest (i.e. accounting, auditing, business, banking, corporate governance, economics, finance, HR, IT Management, marketing, organizational behavior, quantitative finance, taxation, etc). Supervised by active and reputable researchers and supported by excellent research facilities, you will get to experience an incredible research journey from attending research-intensive workshops and international conferences and publishing research articles in international journals to winning research awards and thus becoming a successful researcher.

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  • Fields of Research
    • Human resource management
      International business
      Entrepreneurship
      Management
      Knowledge management
      Banking and finance
      Economics
      Accounting
      E-commerce
  • Entry Requirements
    • A Master’s degree or equivalent in a related field from MMU or any institution recognised by the Senate; OR
    • A Master’s degree or equivalent in a non-related field from MMU or any institutions recognised by the Senate, and evidence of at least two (2) years relevant working or research experience; OR
    • Other academic qualifications equivalent to the above that are accepted by the Senate.
    • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3.67 or equivalent, in a related field from MMU or institutions recognised by Senate can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment.
    • English Entry Requirement:
      • Minimum IELTS overall band score of 6.0 or its equivalent*
      • *The equivalency table is as below:

      English Competency CEFR High
      B1
      CEFR Low
      B2
      CEFR Mid
      B2
      CEFR High
      B2
      IELTS 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5
      TOEFL iBT 42 46 60 79
      MUET Band 3 Band 3 Band 4 Band 4
      Pearson Test of English 47 51 59 63
      Cambridge Qualifications and Test 154 160 169 176

      • In addition to the above, any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.

      • The English language requirement is waived for the candidates who are natives of and/or have completed their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees from countries that use English as the medium of instruction as well as the first language.

  • Programme Duration
    • Full-Time: Min. 2 years, Max. 5 years
    • Part-Time: Min. 3 years, Max. 7 years
  • Intake
    •  Throughout the year