Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated)
Aim for a high-level career as a researcher or adviser in business, government, or academia. Our integrated business Ph.D. teaches you best-practice research methods before you begin a thesis in your chosen field.
INTEGRATED Ph.D. IN BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT AT VU
If you're a graduate without research experience, our integrated Ph.D. offers a pathway to a doctoral degree in business and management. In your first year, you’ll receive intensive research training. On passing with a 70% average in coursework and a thesis, you’ll begin your own original research, completing your Ph.D. in the standard four years.
You’ll choose your thesis topic from our research focus areas, benefiting from our expertise, support, and industry contacts. You’ll learn to present your findings as a thesis, and through international and local presentations and publications.
VU offers world-class business and management research opportunities. Our research partners include:
- World Health Organization
- Department of State Development, Business, and Innovation
- Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
City Flinders Campus is a modern building in the centre of Melbourne’s busy central business district (CBD) You could be studying courses as diverse as osteopathy and business at this campus. It is opposite Melbourne’s grand Flinders Street Station, the Yarra River and the Southbank precinct. The campus is a perfect location for transport, shopping, food and cafes, or to hold a special event at our our Convention Centre.
Footscray Nicholson Campus is a few minutes' walk from the Footscray train station. This relaxed and friendly campus has an emphasis on TAFE courses, run through VU Polytechnic. It's easy to find your way around – there is a brand new learning commons with a library and study spaces. We also have childcare facilities and a recreation centre.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
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Job Opportunity Potential
Following your Ph.D., you’ll be ready for a research career in business or the public sector, or to become an academic. These are usually high-level roles and paid accordingly.
You’ll understand how to collect, analyze and present data and evidence. You’ll use this knowledge to make a new contribution to your field.
We offer industry connections to begin your career in these areas:
- population growth
- 4 years
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
Entry into a research program (postgraduate study) requires completion of:
- an honors degree, or
- a masters degree by coursework with a research component, or
- an equivalent qualification from an approved university.
If you have a master's degree that did not include a research component, you may be eligible for our Ph.D. (Integrated) program.
- Course Code: 088580C
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Doctoral Degree/PhD
- Duration: 04 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A
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