Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Management

Doctor of Philosophy (Management)


A PhD or Doctor of Philosophy is an advanced research degree. A PhD student conducts a major research project that is original within the discipline and presents the results in the form of a thesis. A PhD research is designed to create advanced knowledge. Once completed, the thesis is examined by experts in the field of the research.

This accredited research PhD programme aims to assist students’ ability in applying relevant research skills to contemporary business endeavours. The programme is designed to be academically rigorous and intellectually challenging, as the focuses are on the development of the self-reflective, analytic and worldly collaborative mindset of the graduates.

Research Area

  • General Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Talent Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational Development
  • Digital Business Environment
  • Project Management
  • Safety & Health Management
  • Economic Management
  • Human Capital Management
  • Privacy and Ethics Management
  • Financial Technology Management
  • Sustainability Management
  • Technology Management
  • Behavioural Science Management


  • Full-time : 3 – 6 years
  • Part-time : 4 – 8 years


  • March, June, September & December

Entry Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field from University of Cyberjaya or any other HEI recognized by the University Senate; OR
  • Any other qualifications equivalent to a Master‘s degree recognized by the University Senate; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government; AND

English Proficiency for International Students:

  • Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (pBT) or 80 (iBT) or minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or its equivalent


  • There shall be no direct entry from bachelors degree level to doctoral degree level.
  • Candidates with a bachelors degree who are registered for master’s degree programmes may apply to convert their candidacy to the doctoral degree programme within 1 year after master’s degree registration, subject to: (a) having shown competency and capability in conduction research at doctoral degree level; (b) rigorous internal evaluation by the University; (c) approval by the University.

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