Doctoral Program in Management

  • CRICOS Code: 056955G | 098522G

Course overview

  • 5 years full time / 8 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students.


What is it about?

Melbourne Business School is committed to providing outstanding research training for the world’s most ambitious minds. Challenge yourself through a program that broadens your skillset and advances your research career prospects in academia or within research and development teams in industry and the public sector.

The Doctoral Program in Management is made up of a 2-year Master of Commerce coursework program followed by a 3-year PhD.

All successful applicants admitted on a full-time basis will receive substantial financial support, including five years of full funding with a living stipend of $A30,000 per year and a full tuition waiver, which provides you with the time and resources to develop high-level skills and knowledge whilst achieving both a Masters and PhD qualifications. Students are also supported by a range of grants to assist with fieldwork and conference attendance.

Taught by the Department of Management and Marketing, the Doctoral Program combines rigorous research training and substantial opportunity to work on independent research projects with world renowned academics. This research training and activity will provide you with the skills and knowledge to address meaningful problems facing consumers, employees, managers, organisations, industries and communities.

Our graduate students have successfully attained positions in leading academic and business institutions both within Australia and internationally.

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Getting a PhD is not just a qualification, it teaches you an entirely new way of understanding and solving problems.

Associate Professor Adam Barsky, Graduate Research Director, Management

We strongly encourage students to be creative, intellectually curious, hard-working and contribute to the advancement of the management field.

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