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Doctor Of Business Administration

  Level PHD
  Duration 3-4 years (9-12 semesters)
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Overview of Doctor Of Business Administration in Asia e University Malaysia

Programme Highlights

  • Internationally benched marked, approved by the Ministry of Education and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
  • Supported with research workshops, research colloquia and research clinics.
  • Curriculum that applies cutting-edge research to practical problems in business and management.
  • Modular type of delivery for the taught courses.
  • Access to the physical and digital library comprising of around 190,000 e-books, 95,000 e-journals, and 2.4 million e-theses titles accessible anywhere anytime..
  • Viva Voce for international students can be done on-campus or off-  campus via video conferencing.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the programme, students are able:

  • Demonstrate managerial and leadership qualities by communicating and working effectively
  • Demonstrate mastery of qualitative and quantitative research skills
  • Interpret research findings and recommend solutions using scientific and critical thinking skills
  • Refine theories and concepts in decision making process in the business environment
  • Critique theories and concepts in business
  • Design appropriate research methods
  • Conduct research with minimal supervision and adhere to legal, ethical and professional practices


  • Year 1

Semester 1: Research Methods for Business, Marketing & Global Business, Business Strategy & Policy

Semester 2:  International Business, Accounting & Finance Decision

Semester 3: New Business Venture,

Managerial Leadership in Asia

Total Credits: 28 credits

  • Year 2

Research Proposal and Proposal defence

Total Credits: 10 credits

  • Year 3

Data Collection, Research Colloquium & Dissertation Writing, Viva Voce

Total Credits: 42 credits

Overall 3 Years Total Credits: 80 credits

  • Possess a recognised Master’s degree; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualification

Additional Requirements:

  • A statement of research intent, describing what you have already done and what you hope to accomplish in your doctoral research
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume

Minimum English Language  Requirements for International Students:

  • Minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualification.
  • Those who have their tertiary education in English will normally be exempted from the above requirement.


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