By Research

Doctor of Philosophy in Business (N/340/8/0737) (09/27) (MQA/PA 13941)

Programme Overview:

The objectives of the programme are to:

1. Produce graduates with strong professional and ethical values who are able to contribute effectively towards the development of the industry.

2. Produce graduates who are able to serve the nation with integrity when resolving challenges of today's complex business environment in compliance with the relevant rules, regulations and policies.

3. Produce graduates who are able to generate new inventions, innovations, ideas or methods towards the improvement or enhancement of business processes.

4. Produce graduates who possess entrepreneurial skills essential for employment and self-employment.

Intake:

Rolling Intake (throughout the year)

Duration:

Full time (Malaysian & International students) - 3 years

Part time (Malaysian students ONLY) - 4 years

Campus:

KL Main Campus

Compulsory

  • Research Methodology
  • Advanced Data Analysis for Economics and Business Research
  • Doctoral Research

Career Prospects

  • Academics
  • Market Researcher
  • Management Manager
  • Administrative Manager
  • Marketing / Sales Manager

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • A Master's Degree (MQF, Level 7) in Business field or relevant field as accepted by the University Senate; OR
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master's Degree that are accepted by the University Senate.
  • Note: Candidates registered for master's degree programmes may apply to convert their candidacy to the doctoral degree programmes within one year after candidate registers for master's degree programmes subjected to: 

- having shown competency and capability in conducting research at doctoral degree level

- rigorous internal assessment by the HEP; and

- approval by the HEP Senate.

  • HEP may take the graduates of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF) Bachelor Level 6 for direct entry into the MQF Level 8 Doctoral programme with the following conditions: 

a) The student obtains a first class or equivalent; OR

b) Obtain a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.67 or equivalent from the academic or Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programmes; and

c) Neutral internal assessment by the HEP; and

d) Obtained approval from the HEP Senate and accepted into the MQF Level 8 Doctoral programme candidacy. Students should show appropriate progress during the candidature.

English Language Requirements

Malaysian Students

  • MUET Band 4.0 or IELTS Band 6.0; OR CEFR Mid B2 OR TOEFL iBT 60 or equivalent
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Master studies was in English

International Students

  • IELTS Band 6.0; OR CEFR Mid B2 OR TOEFL iBT 60 or equivalent
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Master studies was in English

      

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CENTRE FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

TELEPHONE: +603-41450100
Ext no. 3637, 3725
EMAIL : cpsr@tarc.edu.my

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