Doctoral Degree in Business Management in Africa

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Business Management

Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.

A business management program teaches students how to efficiently and effectively manage other workers in a corporate environment. Students typically gain an in-depth understanding of how managerial policies impact productivity and company profits.

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PhD in Business Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The student should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, and application of Business Management principles, culminating in independent and original scientific work. [+]

The student should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, and application of Business Management principles, culminating in independent and original scientific work. Qualifying students display competence in the application of related research methodology, and the proper written and oral communication of the research process and findings. The thesis would constitute a decided contribution to the knowledge of an insight into the subject discipline, enabling students to reflect on the field of research.

Admission requirements

A student who is in possession of a Master’s qualification in Business Management on NQF Level 8 or 9 may apply for admission to this qualification. An average of 65% must be obtained in this Master’s Qualification. The Dean of the Faculty of Management may refuse a student admission to the Doctoral qualification if of the opinion that the student’s academic background is insufficient for the proposed studies.... [-]


PhD in Business Management and Administration

University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB)
Campus February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Bellville

USB's internationally acknowledged Ph.D. in Business Management and Administration focuses on developing employable expertise through in-depth research. [+]

USB's internationally acknowledged Ph.D. in Business Management and Administration focuses on developing employable expertise through in-depth research.

A combination of scientific rigor and managerial relevance

The executive Ph.D. may be described as a practice-based programme since knowledge is advanced partly by means of the professional application of the discipline. It combines scientific rigor and managerial relevance, and consequently, PhD students must be able to demonstrate that they have a theoretical as well as a practical appreciation and understanding of their research area.

"It's about developing employable knowledge"

To develop employable knowledge underpinned by theory and practice, Ph.D. students need to:... [-]