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Sunway University Doctor of Philosophy (Business)
Sunway University

Doctor of Philosophy (Business)

Shah Alam, Malaysia

3 Years


Full time, Part time

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USD 16,145 *


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A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is the highest level of academic qualification one can achieve. This qualification sets you apart as having developed an exhaustive understanding of your selected focus area in the discipline of business studies, placing you at the forefront of your chosen field of research.

Our Ph.D. in Business provides you with opportunities to undertake extensive investigation within your chosen business field and you are encouraged to develop new ideas or employ well-thought-out methodologies to produce noteworthy theoretical and practical contributions. You will utilize the best-suited research design to explore and/or test informed ideas. The outcome of your research extends the frontiers of knowledge and you will disseminate the scholarly findings to peers and practitioners, through academic and professional networks, conferences/seminars, and even publications.

The University has a dedicated team of academicians to mentor you along your research journey, as you investigate a topic of your choice. You may pursue a topic or an issue that you are currently researching within your workplace, in which case your Ph.D. can also be of direct relevance to your current employment. Alternatively, you can choose to undertake research in any particular area you are passionate about.

You will be a part of an elite group of respected scholars, who actively promote scientific, technological, social, and cultural progress whilst also shaping business, legal and societal boundaries. By the end of your study, you would have developed expertise in your chosen field and be well-equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills, and personal attributes to carry out independent research.


January and July


3 Years (full-time)

4 Years (part-time)



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