DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
About the PhD
A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a globally recognized graduate research degree and the highest academic degree you can achieve.
As a doctoral candidate, you will undertake four years of research.
At MCBS the program is divided into two parts, namely first, the foundation phase course work and second the research phase. The foundation phase consists of course work and on successful completion of foundation phase, the student will be accepted for research phase.
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Business Administration is designed for those who desire to work beyond the traditional leadership and would like to position themselves to lead and develop the 21st century academics and industry.
The students will expand their vision with distinct sphere of expertise, groundbreaking practices and position themselves as competent academicians, global researchers, executive leadership role, leading institutions, and industry.
Why PhD at Modern College of Business & Science?
The First PhD Program
Modern College of Business & Science offers is a pioneer in the field of Business. The college provides the largest portfolio of business programs not just locally as well as regionally.
Excellence in Higher Education
MCBS has one of the region’s largest offering of business programs, the college continues to be a leader in business education. With our unmatched range of programs and faculty expertise, MCBS will provide you the tools and knowledge you will need to make an impact on the world around you.
To develop scholars; intellect, pragmatic skills, and expertise in subject matter under supervision of experienced researchers that will build the following:
A Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in business administration is now regarded as the minimum expected academic qualification for teaching at higher educational institutions worldwide.
There are open alternative career opportunities for Ph.D. graduates outside academia. Many graduates assume jobs outside academia in varied business areas like human resources, transport, logistics, banking, insurance, finance, etc.
Program core competencies
On successful completion of the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration program from MCBS, graduates would acquire the following competencies:
Deep Knowledge in the Specialized subject area.
Graduates should possess working knowledge of computer applications in business and hands-on experience in handling basic computer programs to formulate business problems for drawing appropriate solutions.
Knowledge and skills in statistical applications in research in social science as descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression ANOVA, and chi-square test etc., is an essential requirement.
Graduates should develop exceptional skills in presenting information, thoughts, ideas, clearly and concisely. Appropriate word choices and information flow are also essential parts of communication competence.
Analytical and critical thinking:
Students must be able to attribute complex nature of information, data or problem in simpler elements related to their topic of study and develop the ability to easily analyze the information and offer appropriate explanation.
How we support you
MCBS is pleased to share the first cohort will receive a partial scholarship for the PhD candidates. Hurry and register today to avail this package.
The college offers a comprehensive range of services to support doctoral candidate from in person assistance/ workshops, online learning and a range of resources and unique opportunities to help you refine your skills and employability.
Teams of expert advisors provide support throughout your studies. Once enrolled, the Graduate Administration and Registration Department will be able to answer all your queries about the program. Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preparing to apply
For acceptance to the program you must demonstrate an ability to research independently and possess a high level of theoretical understanding.
English Language Proficiency
Candidates should obtain an IELTS test minimum scores – 6.0 overall, with 6.5 in writing, or equivalent international test recognized by Ministry of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation.
You can arrange to take the IELTS on the ground floor of our main campus. This is provided by The Academy. To learn more, visit http://academy.mcbs.edu.om/ or contact +968-24 583575
To get enrolled in Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program the candidate should have:
PhD Business Management Program Specification
|PhD Requirements||Credit Hours|
|Graded Coursework: Mandatory Courses||27|
|Graded Coursework: Elective Courses||09|
|Graded Coursework: Research Methods||09|
|Comprehensive Qualifying Exam||0|
|Collaborative Research and Publications||03|
|Professional Writing||3 CR|
|Studies in Organizational Analysis and Behavior||3 CR|
|Studies in Management Theories and Practice||3 CR|
|Strategic Thinking, Decision Making and Innovation||3 CR|
|Advanced studies in Management I: Translate Research into practice||3 CR|
|Advanced Studies in Management II: Knowledge Dissemination and Publishing||3 CR|
|Intelligent Business Analytics||3 CR|
|International Trade||3 CR|
|Pedagogical Strategies||3 CR|
|Entrepreneurship and Innovation||3 CR|
|Organizational Excellence and Performance Management||3 CR|
|Transportation and Logistics||3 CR|
|Advanced Topics in Financial and Managerial Accounting||3 CR|
|Global Issues in Business & Management||3 CR|
|Aviation and Airport Management||3 CR|
|Health, Safety, Security, and Environment in Business Management||3 CR|
|Digital Marketing||3 CR|
|Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy||3 CR|
|Special Topics in Business||3 CR|
|Basic of Research Methods||3 CR|
|Research Methods and Design I||3 CR|
|Research Methods and Design II||3 CR|