The Doctor of Philosophy (Business, Management & Entrepreneurship) is designed to prepare students for a career as an academic or researcher in the public and private sector. The research in the PhD programme is a supervised programme; providing an opportunity for students to conduct an in-depth investigation of specific research issue related to a business, management and entrepreneurship discipline which contributes to knowledge in that field of study.
A recognised Master degree in business or relevant filed or other qualification approved by the HELP University Senate. International candidates must obtain a minimum English requirement of IELTS Band 6.0 OR its equivalent if their bachelor degree’s medium of language is not English. The validity of IELTS must be within 2 years from the date of admission.
This is a research-based PhD programme. The candidate is required to conduct independent research under an academic supervisor/supervisory committee, complete the thesis and orally defend his/her thesis in a proposal defence and attend a viva voce.
Other Requirement: Students are to acquire sufficient research skills training hours as prescribed by the faculty before the proposal defence. On top of this, a student undertaking research in the entrepreneurship-related area is required to undertake two Entrepreneurship modules: