Integrated PhD in Business & Management at VU
If you’re a graduate without research experience, our integrated PhD offers a pathway to a doctoral degree in business and management. In your first year, you’ll receive intensive research training. On passing with a 70% average in coursework and a thesis, you’ll begin your own original research, completing your PhD in the standard four years.
You’ll choose your thesis topic from our research focus areas, benefiting from our expertise, support and industry contacts. You’ll learn to present your findings as a thesis, and through international and local presentations and publications.
VU offers world-class business and management research opportunities. Our research partners include:
World Health Organization
Department of State Development, Business and Innovation
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.