Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration)

    (R2/340/8/0737 (A5905) 04/25)

    The objectives of the Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) are:

    • To enhance the research management skills in specific areas of business studies,
    • To enhance the analytical and conceptual skills in specific areas of business studies, and
    • To foster research and development of new and improved knowledge in specific areas of business studies.

    The Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) is designed to provide a strong foundation in selected areas of business administration by learning through the various phases in the research process.

    This programme is also developed to enhance the expertise of business professionals who are inclined towards an academic career, research related careers, or human resources development in selected areas of business administration like management, marketing, finance and economics.

    Dr Goi Mei Teh
    Program Director

    Tel :
    60389135541

    Email :
    goimeiteh73@oum.edu.my

    Malaysian Learner Fees
    Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
    Sem 1RM6,432RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258
    Sem 2RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258
    Sem 3RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258
    TotalRM31,270

    Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens
    * Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
    * The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

    The University offers 50% discount for:
    1. Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
    2. Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.
    The discounts are not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.
    Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.

    Note
    Processing fee: RM50
    Re-registration fee of RM220 per semester is chargeable for extension of Masters Projects

    Financial options:Payment Mode:
    EPF (Account 2); orJomPAY
    Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; orInternet Banking
    HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); orDebit/Credit Card.
    International Learner Fees
    Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
    Sem 1RM7,718RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258
    Sem 2RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258
    Sem 3RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258RM2,258
    TotalRM32,556

    Notes:
    1 – Fees applicable to International applicants
    2 – Registration Fee: RM1,500 , Processing Fee: RM200 (first semester only-non refundable exclude semester fee)
    3 – Financial method: Telegraphic Transfer , PayPal (Invoice will be prepared in MYR and will be added 6% to cover PayPal transaction fees.)
    4 – The fees are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research, registration, repeating of subjects and other fees.
    5 – 60% payment of the semester fees must be made before the semester starts, 40% payment before the examination week.

    * The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
    **LATEST UPDATE: 25 February 2021

    Normal Entry

    1. Master (MQF Level 7) in business-related fields as accepted by the HEP Senate; or
    2. Other qualifications equivalent to Master (MQF Level 7) as accepted by HEP Senate.
    English language competency requirements for international students: Minimum IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

    Note:
    i. No direct admission from Bachelor’s degree to Doctoral programme.
    ii. Candidate with a bachelor degree who has enrolled for a masters degree programme may apply to change to a doctoral programme within 1 year after registering for the programme, subject to the following provisions:
    a. Has demonstrated competency and ability to conduct research at the postgraduate level; (Level 8 MQF);
    b. A comprehensive internal assessment by the HEP; and
    c. Obtain approval from the HEP Senate.

    NOTE: Intake is subject to the approval of the Post-Graduate Committee of the Cluster.

     

    Note:

    1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
      • Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
      • Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
    2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.

    Part I: Compulsory Courses
    • Business Research
    • Doctoral Seminar in Management

    Part II: Research Proposal and Proposal Defense
    • Preparing research proposal and undergoing a proposal defense
    • Output of Doctoral Research Activity – Research Proposal

    Part III: Thesis and Viva Voce
    • Conducting research, writing thesis and undergoing a Viva Voce
    • Output of Doctoral Research Activity – Thesis

    1. What is the required minimum qualification?
      a. Master (MQF Level 7) in business-related fields as accepted by the HEP Senate; or
      b. Other qualifications equivalent to Master (MQF Level 7) as accepted by HEP Senate.
    1. What is the mode of study for the programmes offered?
      The mode of study is by research. Students are required to attend some courses as prescribed by OUM.
    1. How many intakes a year are there in OUM and when can I start applying?
      The intake is every January, May, and September. Learners may apply at any time.
    1. How much time do I need to complete my studies?
      Since this is a part-time study, the minimum duration is 4 years.
    1. How can I apply for the programme?
      Please visit our website at www.oum.edu.my and you may apply online.
    1. How to check the application stat?
      You will be contacted by OUM staff via telephone or email.
    1. What is English language requirement for international candidates?
      The English language competency for international student is minimum IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
    1. How may I know the result of my application?
      The offer letter will be issued by OUM.
    1. How will I receive my offer letter?
      You will receive the offer letter via conventional mail or email.
    1. What is the application procedure?
      Please visit OUM website at https://www.oum.edu.my/apply/ to understand the application procedure.
    1. How much is the processing fees?
      The processing fees for OUM PhD (BA) is RM50 for Malaysian or RM100 for International students.

    Fee

    RM31,270.00