Doctor of Philosophy (Management/Business)

About the Course

The research programme leading up to the award of a PhD in Management/Business is designed for ambitious graduates wishing to do academic research in, or teach as, professors of management/business. Emphasizing mastery of the concepts and skills relevant to business and management, this doctoral programme will equip you with the relevant background theory and technical knowledge for field research into business management.

Entry Requirements

Prospective applicants must have at least a Master’s degree or equivalent from an institution approved by MSU Senate. 

PhD Management/Business (PMB) is a research programme by the MSU School of Graduate Studies (SGS). 

Duration of Study

Minimum 2 years; Maximum 6 years.


KPT/JPS ( N/141/7/0039 ) 05/20


RM20,000 - RM25,000

*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees

The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students

Among the Courses Offered

  • Advanced Research Methodology
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Thesis Writing

Career Prospects

  • Academia
  • Research
  • Consulting
  • Upper-level public policy or corporate policymaking