The PhD programme aims to prepare outstanding professionals and academicians for industry and academia. The overall goal of the master and doctoral research at the Department of Management Sciences is to contribute to existing knowledge. This happens when a PhD candidate creates new knowledge by discovering new facts, by formulating theories or by innovatively re-interpreting existing data and ideas.
The PhD programme is made up of coursework and a supervised research thesis. The programme suits graduates who are keen on extending and deepening their knowledgeby undertaking research investigation under the supervision of faculty member of the Department of Management Sciences. The PhD programme curriculum enables candidates to master the concepts and skills of research directly relevant to solving business management problems. A successful PhD graduate is someone who can bring ideas from his/her research findings, to bear on important business problems within the context of his/her individual workplace.
The work components of the PhD course are conducted in small classes led by highly qualified faculty members of the Department. The coursework environment for candidates is stimulating and challenging and requires a lot of commitment