Entry Requirements

To enter the programme you need

  1. A recognised Master’s degree in a subject related to the programme with a cumulative grade point average of greater than 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale or its equivalent.
  2. Minimum EmSat English score of 1550 or TOEFL score of 580 (writing score of 6)/92 (writing score of 20) or IELTS score 6.5 (writing score of 6.0) or any another standardised test as approved by Ministry of Education.
  3. Work experience (3 years or more) in an area related to the programme
  4. An initial proposal for research, including motivation to study for a PhD which will be discussed through an interview.
  5. Supporting references will be required.

An initial proposal for research, including motivation to study for a PhD which will be discussed through an interview

  1. Supporting references will be required.

Application Eligibility Requirements

1 A recognised Master’s degree (or equivalent or higher qualification) in Business Management or Business Management related subject with a cumulative grade point average of greater than 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale or its equivalent.
2 Documentary evidence of minimum EmSat English 1550 or TOEFL score of 580 (237 CBT) or its equivalent in a standardized English language test such as  6.5 IELTS or City & Guilds, Pearson, or Cambridge or any other standardized test as approved by Ministry of Eduction – Higher Education Affairs.
3 The chosen area of Business Management study is one which can be supervised by staff within the University.
Selection criteria
4 Work experience: Relevant work experience will be considered. Considerable experience (3 years or more) in a Management/Business or related environment is desirable.
5 Interview: Satisfactory admissions interview by a panel of at least two academics will be mandatory
6 Research experience: Evidence of training in research and research work, including publications, will be considered.
7 An initial proposal for research, including motivation to study for a PhD will be considered.  Guide to writing proposal is provided here.

 

An example of PhD research proposal can be downloaded here.

8 References: Supporting references will be required.

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