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Equivalent to a PhD in Business Administration, this online degree is a fine blend of theory and rigorous research in problems that come up in the day to day business functioning.

Enrollments for the online PhD included senior executives, consultants, senior managers, educators and academicians.


The online DBA online program lays down a solid foundation for career development, and sharpens a candidate’s capability before a major career move.


A Master’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum of three years management or professional experience thereafter.


Evidence of English proficiency for applicants whose first language is not English and who have not undertaken tertiary education in English. The minimum language requirements are either:


IELTS (International English Language Testing Service) score of 6.5 with an individual writing score of at least 6.0; or

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 550 with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of at least 5.0, or TOEFL Internet-based Test with a minimum score of at least 79;


Minimum Course Duration: 3 Years (9 Trimesters)


Maximum Course Duration: 5 Years

Fee Structure

MYR $ 33,600, Stage 1 Fee - MYR $ 25,200 (Payable in three quarterly instalments of MYR $ 8,400) & Stage 2 Fee - MYR $ 8,400


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Program Curriculum

Year 1 (Stage 1 – Coursework)

Organisational Behaviour
Corporate Finance
Marketing Strategy
Strategic Management

Year2 (Stage 1 – Coursework)

Fundamentals of Research
Quantitative Research Methods
Qualitative Research Methods
Research Project

Years 3-6 (Stage 2 – Dissertation)

Research Proposal & Research Dissertation

Choose from a wide and exciting range of research areas:

Microeconomics of competitiveness
Poverty alleviation
Systems ( socio-economic)
Youth unemployment

Learning outcomes

  • On successful completion of this program, candidates should be able to:
  • This program aims to produce researchers well-equipped to identify and solve business problems with a scientific approach
  • Conduct research independently and adhere to legal, ethical and professional code of practice in social research
  • Communicate and work effectively with peers, scholarly communities and stakeholders, while displaying leadership qualities
  • Appraise problems in the relevant field critically using scientific skills
  • Integrate information to develop lifelong learning
  • Contribute to original research that has broadened the boundary of knowledge through in depth thesis, presented and defended according to the international standards including refereed international publications

A research or teaching life is fast becoming the natural next step for corporate managers."

Dr. Wing Lam Vice Chancellor, GlobalNxt University