Ph.D Studies

Admission requirements for Doctoral studies

  • Completion of a bachelor's degree in a recognized academic institution with a grade of at least 80.

  • Completion of a master's degree in management, economics or other related field at a recognized academic institution in a track that includes a research dissertation (thesis), with an average grade of 85 and a grade of at least 86 in the research dissertation;

  • Alternatively, graduates who completed their preliminary research studies with a grade of at least 85, and 86 at least in the thesis.

  • Approval of a School's faculty member to supervise the work (in accordance with the study regulations for the Ph.D degree of the Authority for Advanced Studies).

  • Approval of the "Statement of intentions" by School's Ph.D committee after the recommendation of the supervisor. The structure of the "Statement of intentions" can be found on the School's website.

  • The School recommends submitting the "Statement of Intentions", the research proposal and the doctoral dissertation in English in order to expand the possibilities of submitting the work to international jurisdiction, as well as enable publication of the research abroad. Such a choice requires the approval of the supervisor.

  • Details of the candidate's course plan and its approval by the supervisor.

  • Two recommendations from academics. One of the recommenders should be the master's thesis supervisor.

  • School's Ph.D committee may invite the candidate for an interview before two of its members.

  • Exceptional cases will be discussed by the School's Ph.D committee.

The structure of the studies

During the doctoral studies, each student is required to general and disciplinary studies of up to 16 credits in accordance with the proposed field of research and the previous academic background.

As part of the studies obligations, doctoral students should take three of the School's compulsory courses. The minimum grade in each course and the general average grade of the studies will be determined by the student's supervisor/s.

In first stage, the student is required to prepare a detailed research proposal, obtain the supervisor/s' approval of the proposal, submit it for review to the School's Ph.D studies committee, and meet some other possible requirements.

The second stage, with the approval of the research proposal by the authorized bodies, the student will be required to complete the writing of his doctoral dissertation, all in accordance with the regulations of the School of Business Administration Ph.D studies program.

For further details:

Diana, Ph.D studies coordinator
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