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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN MANAGEMENT (BY RESEARCH)

 

FOR WHOM

The Doctor of Philosophy in Management Programme (by Research) prepares competent practitioners and researchers with a firm grounding in management who can foster research and development of new knowledge in specific areas. Through supervised research work, doctoral students are equipped with in-depth knowledge of Management and a focused understanding in the chosen area of expertise.

 

Upon successful completion, the PhD holders take pride in being able to:

  • Show scholarly capabilities to generate, design, implement and adopt the integral part of the research process based on theoretical frameworks.
  • Contribute to original research that broadens the boundary of knowledge through an in-depth thesis, which has been presented and defended according to international standards, including writing in international and local publications.

 

POTENTIAL AREAS OF RESEARCH

  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Leadership
  • Human Capital Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Business Innovation Strategies
  • Business Creativity
  • Managing Creative Resources
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Engineering
  • Social Entrepreneurship Management

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants are required to have a Master’s degree (Level 7, MQF): or an equivalent qualification in a relevant field from a recognized university; and
  • In special circumstances, applicants who have relevant work experience in an appropriate field and a Second Lower honours degree or a CGPA of 2.50-2.99 (on a 4 point scale) may be considered for admission.
  • Language Proficiency – Applicants will be required to provide documentary evidence of proficiency in English in one of the following examinations:
    • Test of English as a MALAYSIAN UNIVERSITY ENGLISH TEST (MUET) at a score of 4.0, or higher; or
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) at a score of 600, or higher; or
    • International English Language Testing Services (IELTS) at a minimum overall score of 6.5 and at least a 6.0 score in each individual component of the test

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

  • Being a full research mode programme, no course work is required. However, students are required to participate in Research Methodology workshops and colloquium at least twice a year.

MUST PhD Briefing Slides ACHE 2019

MUST post graduate pdf

 

For more details please contact Mr. Patrick on 077-3952949 or email us on admissions@americancollege.lk