PhD in Business & Management (Doctor of Philosophy)
VU offers world-class business, management and public-policy research opportunities in our doctoral degree. We have connections with specialised institutes, private businesses and public organisations. Our research partners include:
- World Health Organization
- Department of State Development, Business and Innovation
- Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
We start by equipping you with high-level, ethical research methods. With these skills, you will undertake original research at the forefront of its field.
You can choose your Business PhD topic from our research focus areas, where you’ll have the support of an experienced supervisory team. You’ll learn to present your research clearly and effectively in your thesis, public presentations, journals and more.
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 Park Campus is next to parklands along the Maribyrnong River, a short walk from Footscray Station. Footscray is one of Melbourne’s multicultural hubs, only 10 minutes by train from the city. The campus has restaurants and cafes, learning commons, world-class sports science facilities, a bookshop, and a pool and gym. It hosts many of our degree and postgraduate courses, including in business, sport, youth and community work, science, engineering and education.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Following your PhD, 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, analyse 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
- Master’s degree with thesis;
- admissible bachelor degree Completed with a degree classification (as awarded on degree certificate) of first Division with Distinction (70%).
English Language Requirement
- Achieved an IELTS, (Academic Module) result with an overall score of 6.5 (no band less than 6) or equivalent and completed a Masters degree or a relevant four year undergraduate degree with Honours or its equivalent at a high standard.
- Course Code: 084125C
- 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