PhD Programme in Management and Business Administration


PhD Programme in Management

The PhD Programme in Management and Business Administration aims to prepare students to carry out high quality research in management and business Related Areas.

PhD students take courses in Research methodology and subject area topics. These courses are designed to inform students of the latest research in that area. During the seminars interactive discussions are held with active participation of students. Each course ends with an exam.

The first year of the PhD course is probationary. Students are assessed on the basis of a first year report or comprehensive examination, and a series of coursework modules.

The PhD programme in Management and Business Administration programme has a number of compulsory subjects:

  • Philosophy of Science and Research Methodology
  • Business Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Multivariate Data Analysis
  • Qualitative Research methods
  • Research Forum

As well as the opportunity for specialization in the following Areas:

  • Business Economics
  • Organization and Management Theory
  • Behavioural and Decision Sciences
  • Corporate Finance
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Production/Operations Management
  • Environmental Economics and Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Information Management
  • Future Studies
  • Public Sector Management
  • Agricultural Economics

PhD students must write and submit a dissertation which must include empirical research and has to be defended in front of a committee during an open session.

After completing the course work PhD candidates go through a comprehensive Rigorosum as part of the requirements for the doctoral degree.
PhD candidates need to demonstrate their ability to conduct high level research work.

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