Doctor of Business Administration

Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
College of Business,
Universiti Utara Malaysia,
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA.

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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme is offered by full research. However, students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to enroll and pass the following courses during the first two (2) semesters of their enrolment (i.e. before being allowed to defend their thesis proposal):

  • SZRZ6014 Research Methodology
  • SCLE6014 Academic Writing

Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.

To complete the Ph.D. programme, students are required to:

1. Present and defend the proposed research/thesis to a committee;
2. Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School;
3. Produce at least two (2) articles, in (Option A or Option B);
4. Attend a viva voce session to defend the thesis; and
5. Submit a written thesis.

Option A

  • at least one (1) article is accepted for publication in ISI Journal or Scopus; and
  • at least one (1) article is under review for publication in a refereed journal.

Option B

  • Two (2) articles are published in a refereed journal