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PhD - Business Administration

Course overview

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Qualification Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode Full-time, Part-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes January, March, May, July, September
Tuition (Local students) RM 54,500
Tuition (Foreign students) RM 73,500

About

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration program is structured to equip candidates with the essential expertise and competencies to excel in both academic and professional realms. Its primary objectives revolve around nurturing graduates with a robust foundation in Business Administration, positioning them as accomplished scholars or researchers. This program is dedicated to fostering individuals with strong ethical values and adept interpersonal skills, capable of employing scientific methodologies to identify and address challenges, collaborate effectively in teams, and articulate findings through comprehensive reports. Additionally, it aims to instill crucial workplace competencies such as leadership, team dynamics, decision-making prowess, and adept project management skills. The curriculum emphasizes the development of conceptual acumen and intellectual prowess through methodological approaches to undertake independent research. It further hones decision-making abilities and analytical acuity. Notably, the program adopts a 100% coursework model, eliminating the need for final examinations.

Admissions

Intakes

Fees

Tuition

RM 54,500
Local students
RM 73,500
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.

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Entry Requirements

  • A Master’s Degree in Business [Level 7, Malaysian Qualification Framework (MQF)] or in other related discipline and recognized by the University Senate; OR
  • A Master’s degree (Level 7, MQF) in non-related fields as accepted by the HEP Senate, subject to having relevant working experience and rigorous internal assessment; OR
  • A Master’s degree (Level 7, MQF) in no-related fields as accepted by the HEP Senate and without relevant working experience, subject to passing prerequisite courses; OR
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a master’s degree recognized by the Malaysian Government; OR
  • Candidates who have excellent Bachelor’s Degree (Level 6, MQF) graduates for direct admission to Doctoral Degree by Research (Level 8, MQF) programme with the following conditions:
  • Candidates have first class Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification; OR
  • Candidates have obtained CGPA of at least 3.67 or equivalent from either an academic or Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme; AND
  • Evaluated through rigorous internal assessment by UNITAR; AND
  • Approved by the UNITAR Senate and accepted as a candidate for the Doctoral Degree (Level 8, MQF) programme. Students must demonstrate appropriate progress during the candidature period.

    AND

    A proposal of about 500 words in English must be submitted together with all the relevant documents required for admission to the University on the registration day.

    English Requirements

    International Students
    i. Minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS OR
    ii. Minimum score of 60 for TOEFL OR its equivalent.

    Local Students
    i. Credit in SPM English OR
    ii. Pass an internal oral examination, with a minimum grade of C.

Curriculum

Year 1

• Advanced Research Methodology*
• Proposal and Thesis Writing*
• Advanced Qualitative Analysis Techniques*
• Advanced Research Ethics*
• Seminar on Current Issues in Business Administration*
• Seminar on Current Issues in Management
• Advanced Quantitative Analysis*
• Proposal Preparation 1
• Review of Literature 1
• Colloquium 1

Year 2

• Proposal Submission
• Review of Literature 2
• Proposal Defense
• Pilot / Preliminary Study
• Data Collection
• Data Analysis
• Colloquium 2

Year 3

• Thesis Writing and Review of Thesis
• Colloquium 3
• Submission of Thesis and Final Defense

Programme Structures Modules (Part-Time)

Year 1

• Advanced Research Methodology*
• Advanced Qualitative Analysis Techniques*
• Advanced Quantitative Analysis*
• Proposal and Thesis Writing*
• Advanced Research Ethics*
• Seminar on Current Issues in Business Administration*

Year 2

• Proposal Preparation 1
• Review of Literature 1
• Colloquium 1
• Proposal Submission
• Review of Literature 2
• Proposal Defense

Year 3

• Pilot / Preliminary Study
• Data Collection
• Data Analysis
• Colloquium 2
• Thesis Writing and Review of Thesis

Year 4

• Colloquium 3
• Submission of Thesis and Final Defense

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