PhD Management Sciences

Program Description

The PhD Management Sciences is a research-based doctoral program to produce high-quality researchers in the specialized areas of Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, and Operations and Supply Chain Management. It is a full-time program that requires a high level of commitment for four to five years to complete.

Career Prospects

The doctoral program is designed for individuals interested in academic careers or seeking research positions in industry, government, and consulting firms.

Program Objectives

The program is designed to train scholars who will be:
  • knowledgeable about the latest developments on the frontiers of their scientific disciplines,
  • capable of contributing to the advancement of knowledge relevant to management education and practice, and
  • skillful in conveying this knowledge to students and practitioners.

Program Structure

Structure Sem. CHr.
Coursework 4 48
Comprehensive Exam, Proposal, and Dissertation 4 36
Total 8 84

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must have;
  • Completed the MPhil/MS/BS or equivalent degree
  • Passed the previous degree, with a cumulative GPA score of 3.0/4.0 under semester system, or with first division in the annual system
  • Passed the admission test such as GRE or NTS
  • Submitted a statement of purpose
  • Qualified a written test of academic writing, designed and administered by GIFT University
  • Qualified a panel interview where the candidate has demonstrated his/her preparedness, seriousness, and a clear vision for research
  • Submitted a research statement along with two academic references
  • Submitted an updated and detailed curriculum vitae
  • If available, submitted a copy of his/her MS/MPhil dissertation up to the first chapter along with the list of references