Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)


In the Ph.D. in Business Administration program, you will have the opportunity to focus on research-based leadership strategies to tackle some of the biggest challenges in our global economy. Ultimately, as a doctoral candidate, you will be challenged to enhance your field with a dissertation on a subject unique to your experience and proven expertise.

Program Structure

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When can I enroll?

You can start anytime. This is a distance learning self – study program which allows you to set the pace of your study within the duration set.

What is the entry requirement for the program?

1. Master’s Degree or equivalent qualification
2. English language proficiency
3. Mature candidates aged 35 years old and above with minimum 8 years working experience at managerial position can apply

What are the required documents for admission?

Submit the document at the application stage
1. Education certificates
2. Passport copy
3. Passport size photo
4. Dissertation Proposal (to be submitted upon acceptance into the program)

Do you provide study materials?

Yes !! PCIE study materials are a combination of reading materials, dissertation guidelines, and sample dissertations. It is available online on PCIE LMS and PCIE phone app.

What is the assessment method of this program?

Minimum 25,000 to 40,000 word dissertation. Upon approval of the dissertation, a candidate must defend his/her dissertation in a viva voce examination

Do you provide additional learning support?

Yes, you can email your questions to [email protected] However, because our fees are very affordable and the program is designed to be a self-study based, we also offer personalized online tutor support with a fee of EURO100 an hour.

How will I get my degree?

We will send you a high-resolution electronic version of your award for FREE.

You can get a printed copy together with the transcript at EURO 50 and we can send them to your address. Please make sure your contact details are correct when submitting the request. Courier charges are based on your location and to be borne by the student