Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management – by Research

INTI International University: KPT/JPS(MQA/PA0028)08/2015

The programme enables students to undertake / conduct specialised, applied & in-depth research works in business, management, marketing, human resource, accounting, finance, entrepreneurship, and other relevant areas and emerging disciplines which can contribute to the body of knowledge & the enhancement of business and management science & practices as approved by the faculty


  • Prepare students for academic careers in colleges, universities & high-level positions in government, public and private sectors; in addition to consultancy work that involve business research & management advisory
  • Student may contribute to the government and industries, in supporting the national agenda to develop and build a pool of distinguished researchers focused on national & international research area that will build the country's intellectual capital & wealth, and contribute to the growth of the national & global economy
  • Students could develop high level skills such as the ability to work independently; self-motivation and self-discipline; specialist and generalist knowledge within the chosen field; critical thinking; analytical and writing skills; research skills; problem-solving skills, professionalism and ethical practice, all of which are crucial to a high performance economy and these skills are also increasingly in demand from global employers

Programme Duration
3 - 6 years
(Full Time)
4 - 8 years
(Part Time)
Programme Structure
  • Business Research Methods
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Doctoral Seminar
  • Students are required to produce a thesis (48,000 words) for complete fulfillment of the graduation requirement

*For students without any research background / experience
Research Area
  • Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Any other emerging business disciplines

  • Other area may be considered. Please contact the campus for more information.
Supervisors Profile
Dr. Wilson Tay
DMgt (Dist) (IMC SCU), MBus (Curtin), Grad Dip in Accounting (WAIT), BBus (Curtin), FCA (Aust), FCPA (Aust), FCIS (Aust), FCIM (Aust), CIMA (UK), CFP (US), MMIM, MIM-CPT

Dean, School of Business, Communication and Law
INTI International University @ Nilai

Dr Tay has over 35 years of academic and industrial work experience in Australasia and Malaysia. He has held the position of Vice President of Multimedia Development Corporation as the Head of the MSC Technopreneur Development Flagship responsible for the development of technopreneurs and the ICT SMEs and was also the former CEO of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM). Other positions he has held included Chairman of TMS Berhad, a Bursa listed software technology company, and adjunct Associate Professor and Faculty Member of several local and overseas institutions of higher learning.
Campuses & Intakes
INTI International University 
  • January 2015
  • June 2015
  • September 2015
Entry Requirements
  • A recognised Masters degree in the relevant field; AND
  • Meet any of these English Requirements:
    1. Masters degree conducted in English**; OR
    2. Credit 6 in MCE / SPM / GCE level; OR
    3. MUET Band 2 or 3 / TOEFL score of 550 / IELTS score of 6.0; OR
    4. Equivalent score from any of the above obtained at undergraduate level at a recognised university**
**A copy of document from the university is required during submission as a proof of English proficiency
Fees Summary
INTI International University
Local Students
Download complete Fee Structure here.
Programme Estimated Fees (RM)
Full Time (3 - 6 years) 38,500
Part Time (4 - 8 years) 38,500
INTI International University
International Students
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Students Fee Structure here.
Programme Approximate Total Fee (USD)
Full Time (3 - 6 years) 13,033
Part Time (4 - 8 years) 13,033

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