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The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration prepares candidates to acquire knowledge and skills necessary to function at the highest academic and professional levels. Exposure in the areas of management will be in-depth, whereby graduates will focus on a specialised area and will work to further develop their conceptual and intellectual knowledge and methodological tools necessary to design and conduct independent research.
a.Every PhD student in Business Administration is required to write a thesis as a requirement for the award of the doctoral degree. This is an academic research whereby a student has to complete a thesis in the specific area selected.
b.Students will be supervised by a Supervisory Committee (in related field) led by a Chairman with two other joint supervisors as determined by IUKL.
c.A student has to write and complete a thesis between 80,000 - 120,000 words (double-spaced). Thesis evaluation will be done by two external examiners and one internal examiner.
A Master's Degree in Business Administration or relevant field from any Malaysian government accredited institution; OR Other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate of IUKL Sufficient mastery of the English language is required For local applicants, sufficient mastery of the English language is required OR credit in Bahasa Inggeris during SPM or score BAND 3 in MUET International applicants who originate from a country where English is the native language; OR are required to have a minimum score of TOEFL 550 OR IELTS 6.0.; OR have attained a degree from a university where the medium of instruction is in English.