The Doctoral Degree Programme in Business Administration aims to train high-level educational researchers to be well versed in both theory and practice.
- The following scopes are being offered
- Business Economics
- Decision Sciences
- Information Systems
- Gaming Management
- Hospitality Management
- Admission Requirements
FBA admits students with master degrees or good bachelor degrees for a Ph.D. programme. Applicants should apply ONLINE at https://www.um.edu.mo/grs/en/admissions_phd_regular.php with curriculum vitae, relevant certificates and transcript, research interest proposal and two recommendation letters/contact information of at least two referees, etc.
- English Language Proficiency Requirement
Applicants who received their Bachelor/Master’s degree from a university where the medium of instruction was not English are required to provide any of the following as proof of English proficiency:
- Obtained a TOEFL* score of 550 (paper-based examination) / 80 (Internet-based examination) or,
- An IELTS* overall score of 6.0 or above with no sub-score lower than 5.5.
*Note: TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for two years from the test date.
For more details, please visit the website of the Graduate School of University of Macau
- Fees And Funding
Starting from the academic year of 2014/15, the Tuition Fee Scheme becomes credit-based.
All full-time Ph.D. students in the Faculty receive financial support of MOP6, 250 or MOP12, 500/month, which will be increased to MOP7, 000 or MOP14, 000/month after approval of PhD candidacy.
- Student Housing
Postgraduate House (PGH) consists of 4 buildings (S1, S2, S3 and S4), offering more than 2,600 bed spaces mainly to UM non-local students. All the rooms in the PGH are fully furnished, internet-connected, air-conditioned and with bathrooms, excluding personal necessities and beddings. Please visit the following links for more information:
Fees and Charges
- PH.D. Specializations – List of Topics and Information of Supervisors
- Programme Requirements
Ph.D. students in FBA need a minimum of 9 credits of course work, 18 credits of thesis and other requirements set in General Regulations Governing Ph.D. Programme in order to graduate. These 27 credits of course work comprise of two University-wide compulsory courses, two disciplinary courses and a doctoral thesis.