Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration

Kuala Lumpur Infrastructure University College

Program Description

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration

Kuala Lumpur Infrastructure University College

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration prepares candidates to acquire knowledge and skills necessary to function at the highest academic and professional levels. Exposure in the areas of management will be in-depth, whereby
graduates will focus on a specialised area and will work to further develop their conceptual and intellectual knowledge and
methodological tools necessary to design and conduct independent research.


Admission Requirements


• A Master Degree in Business Administration or related fields approved by the Senate of KLIUC; AND

• Satisfactory verbal proficiency in English; AND

• For local candidates, they are required to have credit in English Language paper at SPM level or equivalent and have
obtained at least BAND 3 at MUET; OR

• For international candidates, they need to have at least 550 in TOEFL or band 6.0 in IELTS


Duration of Study


Full time : 3 - 5 years

Part time : 4 - 6 years


Intakes


March, June & September/October


Key Features


• Every PhD student in Business Administration is required to write a thesis as a requirement for the award of the
doctoral degree. This is an academic research whereby a student has to complete a thesis in the specific area selected

• Students will be supervised by a Supervisory Committee (in related field) led by a Chairman with two other joint
supervisors as determined by KLIUC

• A student has to write and complete a thesis between 80,000 words and 120,000 words (double-spaced). Thesis
evaluation will be done by two external examiners and one internal examiner

Total credit hours

 

  • Coursework – 9 Credit Hours (for those majoring in Marketing or Organizational Behavior)
  • Coursework – 12 Credit Hours (for those majoring in Finance or Accounting)
  • Proposal and Thesis

Course Structure


Accounting and Finance

 

Phase I


• Research Methodology & Qualitative Analysis

• Quantitative Analysis

• Seminar on Current Issues in Accounting/ Finance

Phase II – Proposal Defense

Phase III – Thesis

 


Marketing or Organizational Behavior


Phase I


• Research Methodology & Qualitative Analysis 6

• Seminar on Current Issues in Marketing or Organizational Behavior 3


Phase II – Proposal Defense


Phase III – Thesis

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
Duration
Duration
3 - 4 years
Part time
Full time
Price
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Start date Jan. 2017
Place
Malaysia Kajang
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