Doctorate Degrees in Business and Economics

Compare PhD Programs in Business and Economics

Business and Economics

A PhD is the topmost degree of academic achievement that can be obtained in most fields. In addition to the creation of a thesis, earning a PhD usually requires extensive study over three years. Multiple lower-level degrees are necessary before students may enroll in a PhD program.

What is a PhD in Business and Economics? This field of study relates to the financial department of a corporation. While business practices and operations will be studied, there is also a focus on the economic implications and necessary processes for success of a corporation. Students usually study general finance, management practices, global economics, investment and risk, and cash flow valuation.

Holding a PhD makes it much easier to create a career for yourself in the field of business. Advanced positions that you could not enter otherwise are open to you and you can earn a much higher salary. The time required to enter higher positions is greatly reduced as well.

Because the cost of earning a PhD in Business and Economics varies quite a bit, it is a wise decision to research before enrolling. Everything from the specific school and program to the country of study will influence the tuition and should be understood before beginning.

Because a PhD program in business and economics incorporates both the business and economic side, there are many careers that can be attained. On the business side, it is possible to become a manager, department head, consultant, supervisor, or executive. On the economic side, both lower positions, such as accountant or auditor, and higher positions, such as senior accounting analyst, are attainable. Alternatively, it is possible to study to enter the education field in order to teach future students about business and economics.

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PhD Programme

Hanken School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Finland Helsinki Vaasa + 1 more

The Hanken PhD Programme corresponds to four years of full-time studies, during which you produce a doctoral thesis (180 credit points) and complete 60 ECTS credit points of coursework. [+]

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Become the knowledge producer of tomorrow and beyond

Do you have:

An interest in business and economics beyond the ordinary? A Master’s degree and a passion for creating knowledge? A desire to work with issues that are important to both yourself and society? A wish to safeguard your employability in the global economy of tomorrow and beyond?

Hanken signs employment contracts with all new doctoral students. The employment contracts are for 12 months with an option of a further 12 months, provided there has been good study progress.

Programme Structure

The Hanken PhD Programme corresponds to four years of full-time studies, during which you produce a doctoral thesis (180 credit points) and complete 60 ECTS credit points of coursework.... [-]