Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (AB401)


UPTM’s Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration program is a rigorous and intellectually challenging degree designed to develop scholars who are capable of conducting high-level research that leads to new discoveries and insights. At IGS, we pride ourselves on our commitment to fostering a collaborative and supportive research environment, with supervision provided by leading experts in the field. Our program offers a range of niche areas that allow candidates to specialize in their research, including Business Information System, Leadership and Organisational Behaviour, Consumer and Market Analysis, and Financial Analysis and Policy. By pursuing a Ph.D. in Business Administration, candidates will gain the knowledge, skills, and expertise necessary to become leading scholars and experts in their chosen fields.

Duration : 3-5 years

Minimum Requirement :

A Master’s Degree (Level 7, Malaysian Qualifications Framework, MQF) in related field or any other equivalent qualification from KUPTM or any other institutions of higher learning recognized by the University Senate

Fulfil English language requirements

For international candidates, they need to have at least score of 550 in Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 6.50 in International English Language Test Systems (IELTS). The validity period for TOEFL and IELTS is two years from the date of the award.
Advanced Research Methodology (BUS 6165)
Proposal Meeting and Thesis Writing (BUS 6166)
Seminar on Current Issues in Business Administration (BUS 6176)
Local Student – RM20,200

International Student – RM29,800


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