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After completing a BS, BA or MA, a student may enter a doctoral program. A PhD is one of the highest degrees and requires the student to carry out original research that contributes new knowledge to the field. A PhD can be completed in as little as three years, but it usually takes longer.

What is a PhD in Strategy? This advanced degree teaches students how to design plans that result in achieving specific goals. Many strategy programs are in business schools and focus on business strategies. For example, marketing and strategy focuses on strategies for successful business marketing. A strategy program may also focus on political or social arenas. International affairs and strategic studies look at strategies for international security, politics and regional affairs. The classes required depends on specialization.

A PhD in Strategy teaches students to think about how to accomplish a desired outcome, which is applicable in life or any job. Students may also learn to manage teams, helpful in business careers. A strong theoretical background in strategy can be good for academic careers.

How much students spend to complete a PhD is highly dependent on the university they go to and how many years it takes to finish. Some schools have ways to help students with costs, such as grants, fellowships and paid teaching position.

Many students who get a PhD in Strategy go on to become professors in business schools. Another possibility is working as a manager or administrator in a company. A degree with a focus in international affairs may lead to a career in government or with non-profits. An alternative path is to use the knowledge gained from the degree to start a nonprofit focused on solving social problems. Earning this degree may also be good for those interested in becoming business owners.

It may be possible to study for a PhD in Strategy at a local university. Another alternative is online programs. To begin your investigation, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Tamkang University

Founded in 1983, the Graduate Institute of International Affairs and Strategic Studies (GIIASS) focuses on research in international politics, international security, reg ... [+]

Founded in 1983, the Graduate Institute of International Affairs and Strategic Studies (GIIASS) focuses on research in international politics, international security, regional affairs, and strategy.At present, we provide both Ph.D. and master programs for domestic and foreign students who are interested in international affairs or strategic studies.

Requirements for a degree in Ph.D. in Political Science - International Affairs and Strategic Studies

Successful completion of 32 credits of courses, including 9 credits of required courses and 23 credits of elective courses. Students have to pass the qualifying examination and publish at least one research paper in any journal listed in TSSCI or SSCI Index. Students are also required to submit a written doctoral dissertation completed under the supervision of a faculty member and pass an Oral Examination.... [-]

Taiwan Taipei
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Universidade da Coruña

The official program of Interuniversity Doctorate in Economic Analysis and Business Strategy responds to the intention to integrate in a same doctoral program to research ... [+]

Introduction

The official program of Interuniversity Doctorate in Economic Analysis and Business Strategy Responds to the intention to integrate into the same doctoral program researchers from the different areas of Economics and Business of the Faculties of Economic and Business Sciences of the Universities of Coruña, Santiago de Compostela and Vigo, who carry out research of quality contrasted by Their publications in scientific journals of international prestige. The objective is to train researchers able to publish their papers in academic journals present in the Journal of Citation Report (JCR). Consequently, the program aims to train students who are able to handle theoretical models fluently and have the skills necessary to use econometric techniques that allow them to obtain verifiable information from empirical economic data.... [-]

Spain A Coruña
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The student should develop applied and highly specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, comprehension, and application of strategi ... [+]

The student should develop applied and highly specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, comprehension, and application of strategic and general management principles. Through the Doctoral thesis, in which the qualification culminates, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thesis would constitute a decided contribution to a knowledge of, and insight into, the subject discipline as well as the field of research. Qualifying students would also display competence in the application of related research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings. Students should be able to reflect on their research decisions and applications in order to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of strategic and general management.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
OUS Royal Academy of Economics and Technology in Switzerland

Ph.D. in Strategic Management focuses upon coursework that deals with fundamental theories which have importance in the field of strategic management. ... [+]

3 TOP UNIVERSITIES = 1 EUROPEAN DOCTORATE All students will have in addition to ABMS Switzerland Doctorate a Joint Doctorate with University of Dąbrowa Górnicza (WSB) and Taras Shevchenko National University (KNU). ABMS is certified by EFMD EOCCS, the Swiss National Quality for Education (EduQua) and ASIC UK. WSB Is a European state-recognized university and KNU is a European public University founded 200 years ago and ranked among top 500 universities in the world. 3 Top European Universities = Best Virtual/Online Program = 1 Top European Doctorate SWITZERLAND + EU + TOP RANKED 500 Ph.D. in Strategic Management focuses upon coursework that deals with fundamental theories which have importance in the field of strategic management. The department of strategic management is more related to the issues that are faced by managers of larger organizations during their professional careers like making choices related to entering into industries and markets, the manner in which entrance or exit from a market should be made, in which position a firm should be placed for availing the competitive benefits, sequencing, timing as well as many other competitive initiatives. These are the challenges, which individuals belonging to the field of strategic management need to face. Prominent topics that are included are being mentioned below:... [-]

Switzerland Zürich
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Online