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PhD in Management (By Research)


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ABOUT MUST

Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST) was initially set up between MUST Ehsan Foundation and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offering postgraduate programmes. MUST aims to provide a balanced and holistic education that will produce professionals who have a good understanding of the natural sciences, technology, information processing, business management and ethics. It focuses on producing graduates who will understand how their chosen fields fit into the broader scientific, technical, business, political and social contexts. It focuses on producing graduates with a multidisciplinary focus and who can work in teams and be able to express themselves creatively.

MUST Ehsan Foundation originally received a formal invitation to set up a reputable university in science, technology, engineering and business management. MUST supports:

● The development of indigenous technologies;
The development of highly skilled human resources;
The adoption of information-intensive and knowledge- driven processes in manufacturing;
Innovation and creativity; and
The promotion of Research and Development activities.


MUST & Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Partnership

Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST) was established as a research-based university with the assistance of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. MIT provided assistance to MUST with regard to postgraduate programmes, IT infrastructure, Library Resources, Academic Media Production, and Course Delivery.

Through this partnership, MIT had served as the model for MUST. The MIT model provides the impetus for MUST to provide good education and produce research scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs to meet industry demands.

MUST postgraduate programmes have delivered and continues to deliver substantial human capital to the industry. After gaining much experience in running postgraduate programmes, it now offers several undergraduate programmes.


Chairman of MUST, Tan Sri Effendi Norwawi witnessing the signing ceremony between MIT and MUST in January 1997 with Professor Fred Moavenzadeh from MIT.


About MUST PhD

The Doctor of Philosophy in Management Programme (by Research) prepares competent practitioners and researchers with a firm grounding in Management who can foster research and development of new knowledge in specific areas. Through supervised research work, doctoral students are equipped with in-depth knowledge of Management and a focused understanding in the chosen area of expertise such as:

● Financial engineering
● Management in Medical/Hospital
Management accounting
Managerial leadership
Human capital management
Environmental management
Business innovation strategies
Business creativity
Managing creative resources
Marketing strategies
Entrepreneurship
Social entrepreneurship management
Others according to student’s interest

Upon successful completion, the PhD holders take pride in being able to:

Demonstrate a systematic comprehension and in-depth understanding of the chosen discipline and mastery of skills and research methods related to the field of Management.
Show scholarly capabilities to generate, design, implement and adopt the integral part of the research process based on theoretical frameworks.
Contribute to original research that broadens the boundary of knowledge through an in-depth thesis, which has been presented and defended according to international standards, including writing in international and local publications.



Duration

a) The minimum duration is two (2) years.
b) The maximum duration is three (5) years.



Entry Requirements

Masters degree First or Second Upper Class honours degree or CGPA of 3.00 or above (on a 4 point scale) or an equivalent qualification in a relevant field from a recognized university.

In special circumstances, applicants who have relevant work experience in an appropriate field and a Second Lower honours degree or a CGPA of 2.50-2.99 (on a 4 point scale) may be considered for admission.

Language Proficiency –Applicants will be required to provide documentary evidence of proficiency in English in one of the following examinations:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) at a score of 600, or higher.
International English Language Testing Services (IELTS), a minimum overall score of 6.5, and at least 6.0 in each individual component of the test.
Provide proof of English proficiency as evaluated through personal interviews with MUST.


Malaysia MQA Accreditation

The MUST PhD in Management degree program was accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency. The MQA accreditation code: MQA/PA 4670 (N/346/7/0591). For MQA listing, kindly visit www.mqa.gov.my/pasp/

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MUST PHD RESEARCH PROCESS

Start with:
Submission of Preliminary Research Proposal (guideline will be provided)

Then Attend :
RESEARCH COMPETENCY WORKSHOP
4-day session that covers:
Introduction 
• Basic Choices in Research Area 
• Qualitative and Case Study Research 
• The Process of Quantitative Data Analysis 
• Guidance on Research Proposal 
• Findings and Discussion

Followed by Research Colloquium held every 6 months:
RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM 1
4-day session cover:
• Sharing your Research Chapter One (up to Chapter 3 where possible)
• Comment and feedback from panel and fellow researchers 
• Face to face counselling with your Research Supervisor 
• Seminar on mastering research skills 
• Industrial Expert Talk

RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM 2
4-day session cover:
• Sharing your Research – Progress on Chapter 1 and 3 and subsequent work
• Presentation of Research Design and preliminary findings if available 
• Comment and feedback from panel and fellow researchers
• Face to face counselling with your Research Supervisor 
• Advanced Seminar – Further topics on mastering research skills 
• Industrial Expert Talk

RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM 3
4-day session cover:
• Sharing your Research Chapter Three Onwards
• Key findings if available 
• Comment and feedback from panel and fellow researchers 
• Face to face counselling with your Research Supervisor 
• Seminar on mastering research skills 
• Industrial Expert Talk

RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM 4
4-day session cover:
• Sharing your Research Chapter Four on Data Analysis and Results
• Comment and feedback from panel and fellow researchers 
• Face to face counselling with your Research Supervisor 
• Seminar on mastering research skills 
• Industrial Expert Talk

RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM 5
4-day session cover:
• Sharing your Research Chapter Five (or more) on Conclusions and Recommendations
• Comment and feedback from panel and fellow researchers 
• Face to face counselling with your Research Supervisor 
• Seminar on mastering research skills 
• Industrial Expert Talk


UNIQUE FEATURES OF MUST RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM

MUST provide World Class research guidance and continuous support via Postgraduate Research Colloquium. Among the unique features of the Research Colloquium are:

• Continuous to guide and motivate PhD students in their doctoral research
• A platform to build friendship and develop international networking with fellow researchers 
• Acquire latest management practices and leadership skills from Industrial Experts 
• Get to know MUST senior management team and professors


VALUE ADDED SUPPORT PROVIDED BY EDS BUSINESS SCHOOL

EDS Business School (www.eds.my) has the proven track record in guiding hundreds of PhD candidates from Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Philippines, Myanmar and Pakistan to successfully earn their PhD degree since 2002. Besides the excellent support provided by MUST through the Postgraduate Research Colloquium, EDS also continuously provides the following value added support to all our PhD students:

• EDS acts as a bridge between PhD students and MUST. EDS will liaise with MUST to work out a solution if the PhD students face difficulties in their research or with their research supervisor;
• Provide Vietnamese or Chinese co-research supervisors to guide the PhD students in their research
• Provide English critics to edit and improve the dissertation before submitting for publication 
• Provide free tutorial seminar on:
- how to write an excellent research paper
- how to answer professionally during the Defense of Research Proposal and Viva Oral Defense session
- how to publish your research paper on the international conference



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MUST PhD Application Form >>> Click Here


CONTACT:

For further information and registration, please contact:

Dr. Dung Nguyen
MUST Vietnam Recruitment Representative
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Tel: 0947.247.247

Mr. Kenny Lee
MUST Malaysia Recruitment Representative
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Tel: 016-4220855

Prof Dato' Dr. Ben Lee
MUST International Coordinator
EDS Business School, President
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Tel: +6016-4462200



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