Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration – Fully Online)

Programme Synopsis

The objectives of the Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) are:

  • Enhance managerial competencies and improve knowledge on current managerial practices and theory;
  • Sharpens students analytical, numerical and conceptual skills;
  • Improve student’s employability and managerial career development.

The MBA programme is designed to enhance student’s managerial skills and capability in managing organisations efficiently and effectively. The OUM MBA provides the opportunity for working adults to enhance their managerial skills and competencies. As this is a fully online programme, working professionals can study without sacrificing their professional and career development.

The MBA programme provides both theoretical and practical knowledge for understanding the main processes and skills that links the management of resources in an organisation. The programme gives current organisational best practices which can be applied to attain higher productivity among the workforce, improved performance and increase profits.

Ultimately, the OUM MBA programme is to prepare professionals with the right business qualifications which will lead to exciting, diverse and interesting career opportunities.

Normal Entry

Master’s degree in related field; OR
Bachelor’s degree with first class in related field from OUM or other institutions recognized by Senate; AND
i) Registered for a Master’s degree in related field; AND
ii)Passed related qualifying examination.

* Registration Fee and Matric Card included into 1st semester

Item Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Grand Total
Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 3 Sem 4 Sem 5 Sem 6 Sem 7 Sem 8 Sem 9 Sem 10 Sem 11 Sem 12
Online (Local) RM 7,020 RM 1,869 RM 1,869 RM 1,869 RM 1,869 RM 1,869 RM 1,869 RM 1,869 RM 1,869 RM 1,869 RM 1,869 RM 1,869 RM 27,579
Online Foreign (OLF) RM 8,424 RM 2,243 RM 2,243 RM 2,243 RM 2,243 RM 2,243 RM 2,243 RM 2,243 RM 2,243 RM 2,243 RM 2,243 RM 2,243 RM 33,097

Discount for Physically Disabled and Senior Citizens

This discount is applicable to:

  • Those who are at the age of
  • 60 - 74 years on the registration date – 75%
  • 75 years and above on the registration date – 100 %,
    Administration fee will be charged (RM350 for Undergraduate & RM500 for Postgraduate)
  • Physically disabled learners or “Orang Kelainan Upaya” (OKU) – 75%


  • Minimum payment: RM1000 for Any Postgraduate clustermes
  • The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
  • An administrative charges of RM250 per semester is applicable for extension of Masters Project.
  • Financial Options: EPF (account 2), Study Loan from commercial banks, Easy and Flexible Installment Scheme (0% interest) , HRDF Fund.
  • Repeat candidate (regardless the status) will have to pay 100% fee per credit except cash discount for early settlement.
  • Payment Modes: Internet Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, Postal/Money Order.
  • The total fees quoted are based on the minimum expected period to successfully complete the clusterme.

NOTE: Candidates need to obtain a minimum of B grade

Compulsory Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Research Methodology in Business 3
Doctoral Seminar in Management 3

Candidates will begin the research and thesis work under the guidance of a supervisor after completing the required courses. A student is then required to go successfully through a proposal defence before progressing further in their thesis work.

Tel (Office): 603 8913 5517
Tel (Mobile): 6012 211 6196