PhD in Business Administration (ODL) (MQA/PA 15575)

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January, May, September


Full time: 3 -5 years
Part time: 4 - 6 years




Master of Education (ODL)
(MQA/PA11137) (N-DL/141/7/0011) 9/25

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is the highest level of academic qualification that can be awarded by a university. As a PhD student you will undertake advanced research work that contribute to a significant new knowledge in a chosen field. This qualification will set you apart from other qualifications as you will be in the forefront in term of knowledge and understanding of a particular research area.


Our PhD in Business provides opportunity for students to carry out in-depth investigation into specific areas related to a business discipline with the aim of enhancing and contributing to new knowledge. Upon completion you will show significant improvement in your research, analytical and presentation skills that are valuable in academics and business careers.


Our PhD in Business is offered fully online and the compulsory subject is delivered both synchronous and asynchronously. Students will meet online (synchronous) with a subject lecturer or research supervisor on a specific schedule. Other requirements including Graduate Seminar and Colloquium will be conducted online. The rest of the learning will be asynchronous through research works and self-learning. This allows for flexible learning and most appropriate for working adults who are able to schedule the study time completely on their own.


You may choose any of the following research areas or other areas that can be considered on case-to-case basis:


Strategic Management

Risk Management


Marketing Management

International Business

Consumer Behaviour

Organisational Behaviour

Corporate Governance

Business Analytics


January, May, September

Full time:  3 -5 years

Part time: 4 – 6 years

    • A Master’s degree in business with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 or equivalent

      Any other qualifications will be considered by University Senate.

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