Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business and Economics

Monash University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 037832K

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Monash is committed to providing the highest quality of graduate research education in a stimulating, supportive and professional environment. The sheer scale of Monash University's research capabilities and the breadth of specialist expertise within Business and Economics offer opportunities across the full range of applied business and policy disciplines.

A PhD in Business and Economics takes the form of the Monash Doctoral Program – a PhD for the 21st century. The program enables you to complete extensive, independent research on an agreed topic under the supervision of at least two expert academics. Your study will culminate in a written thesis or alternative approved output, which offers a significant contribution to the current body of knowledge in your chosen research area. The research component of your degree is enhanced by a series of coursework units or professional development activities designed to provide you with the skills to make an impact in academia, industry, government or the wider community.

Undertaking a PhD is a chance to push the boundaries of contemporary business practice and have a hand in solving some of the biggest challenges facing industry today.

You will be supported by a minimum of two supervisors throughout your enrolment, both of whom are committed to your success.

Depending on your focus, you will be assigned to one of the following disciplines: Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Law and Taxation, Econometrics and Business Statistics, Economics, Management, Marketing or Specialist streams in Economics.

A PhD may be undertaken in the principal areas of research offered, including:

Accounting and finance
Business law and taxation
Econometrics and business statistics
Economics
Health economics
Management
Marketing
Policy studies

As well as the research component, you will also complete a series of professional development activities or coursework units relevant to your chosen research focus. These activities are designed to provide you with the skills needed to develop your professional skills to support you in your future career.

This full-time course is also offered on-campus in the below location:

Malaysia Campus

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
33,700 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 3 years
Read more3 - 4 years

Full time
Caulfield campus
900 Dandenong Road
Melbourne Victoria 3145
Australia
33,700 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 3 years
Read more3 - 4 years

Full time
Peninsula Campus
Moorooduc Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3199
Australia
33,700 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 3 years
Read more3 - 4 years

Full time
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia
33,700 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 3 years
Read more3-4 years (full time)

Self study / online (without attendance)
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia

Entry criteria

The minimum qualifications for admission to PhD enrolment are:

a bachelor's degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant field, and which normally includes a research component in the fourth year, leading to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
a course leading to a level rated by the relevant department, faculty and committee as equivalent to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
a master's degree that entails work, normally including a significant research component, including at least 25% of one full time equivalent year of work, including a thesis. It is normally expected that a grade of honours 2A has been obtained for the research thesis or project. Where ungraded, examiners' reports will be taken into account; or
have qualifications which in the opinion of GRC are deemed equivalent.

English entry requirements

IELTS 7.0 overall (no band less than 6.5)

TOEFL (paper-based) : 587+ TWE 4.5

TOEFL 94 + Reading 19, Listening 20, Speaking 20 & Writing 24

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 65 + communicative score 58

Cambridge English: 185 + Writing 185 and no skill below 169

Address

Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
Australia
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