Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Strategic Management KPT/JPS(PA 8943)03/23

The program, Doctor of Philosophy in Strategic Management is unique in providing professionally qualified Strategic management experts, academics, top class strategic decision makers for academic institutions and management industries in Malaysia and overseas. The doctoral research is typically designed with the concepts of strategic formulation, innovative organizations and market competition, and addresses a wide variety of topics that have direct or indirect implications for organizational effectiveness. Students are encouraged to conduct research that focuses on recent economic problems, planning strategies to overcome and sustain with superior competitive performance. Students are equipped with the ‘softer’ business skills, employers value, such as emotional intelligence, creative thinking and high impact communication. LUC prepares the participants to pursue cutting edge, world class interdisciplinary research with mastery of the scope of knowledge in a respective area. The students will be able to pursue significant conceptual research.

For successful completion of PhD degree in LUC, each candidate should publish minimum of Four research articles in scopus indexed journals, with Lincoln affiliation.

The programme aims to provide students with rigorous, in-depth andadvanced research knowledge within Strategic Management. The objective of theprogramme is to develop an understanding and critical appreciation of alternativeapproaches, methodologies and paradigms of research in the field of businessand management. The programme of Ph.D. in Strategic Management will produceStrategic Managers consultant who are:

  • Knowledgeable and skillful in strategic management recommend strategies appropriate to strategic management field.

  • Appraise original research independently by adhering to legal, ethical responsibilities with appropriate professional attitude

  • Demonstrate leadership, critical thinking and problem solving qualities through effective communication within a team.

  • Competent in information management and lifelong learning skills to recognize strategic decisions and show entrepreneurship skills related to modern strategic management.

Doctor of Philosophy in Strategic Management is designed with an advanced research skills that will prepare students for a career in academia along with other settings in which systematic and critical analytical skills are required. We produce top level managers and decision makers who are expected to work as Top Executives and Academics in Teaching and learning as well as Research.

Full Time : 36 - 60 Months
Part Time : 48 - 96 Months

Sl.No. MQA Subject Code Subject Name Credits
1 PHDSM 101 Research Methodology 3
2 PHDSM 102 Computer Applications 3
3 PHDSM 103 Dissertation on any one of the following specialties NA
1. Strategic Analysis
2. Strategy Formulation
3. Strategy Implementation
4. Strategy Evaluation
5. Fundamentals of Competitive Markets
6. Strategy and Structure of market competition
7. Corporate Strategy
8. Corporate Governance
9. Government & Business
10. Political Development Management
11. Industrial Organization, Price Policies, and Regulation
12. Disclosure Strategy
13. Strategy and Organization
14. Game Theory & Information Economics
15. Econometrics
16. Applied Stochastic Processes
17. Healthcare Leadership
18. Medical Ethics Strategic Management
19. Technological change and innovation
20. Managing Innovative Organizations
21. Strategic Leadership Concentration
22. Entrepreneurship
23. Strategy Management in Accounts and Finance
24. Hospitality Management
25. Media and Publications Management
26. Tourism Management
27. Transportation management and Logistics

Intake :
Ongoing, Limited Seats Available.

Entry Requirements :

  1. Master's Degree in Business or related (Level 7, MQF) disciplines accepted by the Senate of Lincoln University College; or
  2. Other qualifications equivalent to a master's degree that are accepted by the Senate of Lincoln University College.

International students are required to achieve a minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS OR its equivalent.

For non-Malaysian citizens, please refer to the Malaysian Qualification Agency's (MQA) List of Overseas Qualifications & its equivalency with Malaysian Education System to see if you qualify for this course.

Duration : 36 Months.

University : Lincoln University College

Level : Ph.D.