PhD in Business Administration

General

Program Description

Ph.D. Program in Business Administration is completely customizable and is open to executives who want to gain theoretical knowledge in business or aspiring academicians.Students are provided with the opportunity to specialize in one of six sub-branches of Business Administration. These branches are Management, Marketing, Accounting, Production and Technology Management, and Logistics Management.

The aim of the Ph.D. The program is to lead the students to prepare a substantial piece of original research that has the contribution in its respective field through its strong content focusing on research and theoretical issues.

Ph.D. Program in Business Administration is directed to the support of qualified academicians. The program spans four years including the thesis. The courses in the Ph.D. program are offered throughout the year.

The Program is open to students who own an undergraduate or graduate diploma, provided that they possess necessary qualifications. Accepted candidates who have graduated from programs other than business administration may take extra courses as a scientific preparatory program.

Courses

  • BA 630 Philosophy of Science and Research Design
  • BA 632 Qualitative Research Methods
  • BA 631 Quantitative Research Methods
  • BA 650 Area Research Paper I
  • BA 651 Area Research Paper II
  • BA 652 Seminars in Teaching Skills
  • BA 697 Individual Studies
  • BA 699 Thesis

Elective Courses

  • BA 634 Applied Regression Analysis
  • ECON 601 Microeconomic Theory I
  • ECON 603 Macroeconomic Theory I
  • ECON 605 Statistics
  • ECON 606 Econometrics
  • STAT 602 Probability and Statistics for Business

Application Requirements for International Students

Who can apply?

  • Foreign nationals
  • Blue Card holders (Turkish citizens by birth, but released from citizenship by the Ministry of the Internal Affairs, and who can certify that their minor children who are registered in that permit are eligible for the rights stated in Law No. 5203)
  • Foreign nationals who became Turkish citizen afterward/dual citizens in the same status
  • Turkish nationals who completed the last three years of their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) before 01 February 2013.
  • Turkish nationals who completed their entire secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) after 01 February 2013.
  • Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals who reside there and completed their secondary education there having a GCE AL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate.

Who cannot apply?

  • Turkish nationals, who completed their entire secondary education in Turkey or in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate)
  • Dual citizens who have a Turkish citizenship by birth. (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus/ those who completed their entire secondary education at Turkish schools in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus)
  • Dual citizens who have a Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate)
  • Turkish nationals or dual citizens, who have a Turkish citizenship by birth, that attend schools affiliated to the embassies in Turkey, and foreign high schools located in Turkey.
Last updated Feb 2018

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