Doctoral Program in Management

  • CRICOS code: 056955G | 098522G

Course overview

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


What is it about?

Taught by the Department of Management and Marketing, the Doctoral Program in Management at the University of Melbourne provides 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 program is made up of a 2-year Master of Commerce coursework program followed by a 3-year PhD.

Generous scholarships are available for high achieving applicants, including full fee waivers and a stipend of AUD 34,400 per year (2023 RTP rate).

Research conference travel funding of AUD$10,000 is available to all confirmed PhD candidates.

The 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.

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.