The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration is a research degree designed to develop the research capability and scholarly practices of those who aspire to become researchers and practitioners in business administration.
This programme provides an opportunity for candidates to extend and enhance their development beyond scholarly understanding and practice to include the capacity to conduct systematic research within an area of interest in the field of business administration.
The research topics may include but are not limited to the following topics identified under 3 research clusters, namely:
1.Financial and Managerial Decision making & Control
Vision: To produce ideas and suggests solutions to Financial and Managerial Decision Making and Control issues
- Management control and audit
- Financial Reporting and accountability
- Financial Analysis, Risk and Investment
Leader:Professor Dr. Sivakumar Velayutham
2.Globalization of Economics and Business
Vision: To be a respected research cluster producing research related to the impact and response of countries and business to globalization.
- Economic development
- Small and medium enterprises
- Multinational corporations
- Strategic outsourcing
Leader: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jason Lee Wai Chow
3.Management Leadership and Development
Vision: To provide and encourage management capacity and capability building research.
- Sustainable leadership
- Workplace attitudes and behavior
- Entrepreneurship and enterprising culture
- HRM/HDM and talent management
- Strategic management and organizational issue
Leader: Dr. Mandy Mok Kim Man
|Master's degree in business or a related field|
|English Entry Requirements|
|TOEFL||Paper based: 550 / Internet based: 79|
Applicants are required to submit a research proposal which should comprise the following elements:
- Field of research
Scholarships are available.
COURSEWORK & COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION
Note: Coursework and comprehensive examination on Research Methodology and Business Statistics is applicable only for candidates who do not have sufficient knowledge or background on these two subjects.
- Part time 4-8 years
- Full time 3-5 years
This school offers programs in:
Last updated November 20, 2017