Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Why study a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)?

This program enables students to complete extensive, independent research (80,000 words). For many students, the program is their first chance to make a major contribution to research in a field of business and economics of their choosing. The Monash PhD has an international reputation for excellence and relevance, with quality supervision at the heart of our success.

PhD students have the chance to work with a group of academics who are at the forefront of their areas of expertise and whose contribution to the business world is recognised internationally. As a doctoral candidate, you will be supported by a minimum of two supervisors throughout your candidature. Under their guidance, you will write and submit a thesis that represents a significant contribution to the body of knowledge or understanding of your field of research.

The sheer scale of Monash University's research capabilities and breadth of specialist expertise within the School of Business offer research students opportunities across the full range of applied business and policy disciplines.


Areas of study

The PhD program may be undertaken in the principal areas of research offered by the School of Business, including accounting and finance, business law and taxation, econometrics and business statistics, economics, health economics, management, marketing, and policy studies.

Duration

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) can be undertaken over two to four years of full-time or four to eight years of part-time study in the School of Business.

Fees

In 2021, annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • RM42,333 for Malaysian students
  • RM46,556 for international students.

■ Once-only fees

  • Application - RM100
  • Registration - RM200

■ Per-semester fee

  • General amenities - RM100

■ Visa application fee for new international student

  • Indonesia - RM3,340 (2 years)
  • Other countries - RM2,330 (1 year)

Intake periods

You can apply for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Monash Malaysia throughout the year, subject to availability of supervision.

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More information

Please contact Ms Kiew Suet Yin (Research Manager, Research Management Office) at  kiew.suetyin@monash.edu or +603 5514 5861 (Direct Line) for more information about the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).