Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business

The OYAGSB Doctor of Management

Designed for executive-level working professionals, the Doctor of Management at OYAGSB is a practice-oriented doctoral research programme designed specially to meet the needs of the business sectors, thus providing an alternative route to candidates to acquire a doctoral qualification.

Our Doctor of Management (D Management) programme is a practice-oriented doctoral research programme designed specially to meet the needs of the business sectors, thus providing an alternative route to candidates to acquire a doctoral qualification.

 

Programme Structure

Our programme is offered as a full-time mode, by research. Our programme has two key components: coursework and thesis. Students are required to pass two compulsory courses of 8 credits meant to develop their research skills.

Pre-requisite Courses (8 credits)

  • SZRZ6014 Research Methodology
  • SCLE6014 Academic Writing 

After completing the coursework requirements, students will undertake applied research in their workplace/organisation. The research is focused on practical/applied industrial issues/challenges.

Research students are strongly encouraged to attend specialist research training and seminars focussing on various aspects of the research process, such as developing a research proposal and statement of a research problem, writing literature review, developing research instruments/instrumentation, identifying population and sample, conducting data collection, analysing qualitative and quantitative data, etc.

 

Entry Requirements

  1. A  master’s  degree  from  Universiti  Utara  Malaysia  or  any  other  institutions  of  higher  learning  recognised  by  the  University. For a master's degree with CGPA, the minimun CGPA is 3.00; or
  2. Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the university; and
  3. Fulfil the  English  language  requirement. 

Financial Requirement

  1. For sponsored applicant : Letter of Undertaking
  2. For self sponsored :
    1. ASEAN countries: Minimum balance of USD2,500.00 in own account
    2. Non ASEAN countries : Minimum balance of USD5,000.00 in own account

If you need help or more information during the application process, please feel free to contact us via phone or email. (+604-928 7111/7120/7121 or oyagsb@uum.edu.my)

All International postgraduate students should meet any one of the following English Language requirements set by the University before they are accepted for admission.

For direct admission, International Postgraduate Students must have obtained one of the following: 

Satisfy any one of the following English language assessments with the requirement to attend the SCLE4186 Academic English Language Enhancement for Postgraduates during the study:

  1. TOEFL score of between 477 to 549 for Paper Based Test
  2. TOEFL score between 53 to 79 for Internet Based Test
  3. IELTS of Band 5.5 d) MUET of Band 3.0
  4. Cambridge English Advanced Test score of between 162 to 168
  5. Pearson Test of English Academic score of between 42 to 49

Satisfy any one of the following English language assessments without the requirement to attend the SCLE4186 Academic English Language Enhancement for Postgraduate during the study:

  1. TOEFL Score of 550 and above in the Paper Based Test
  2. IELTS of Band 6.0 and above
  3. MUET of Band 4.0 and above
  4. Cambridge English Advanced Test score of 169 and above
  5. Pearson Test of English Academic score of 50 and above

Exemption for meeting the above English Language requirement are given to candidates with any of the following qualifications: 

  1. Obtain a degree from any institutions with English language Education System
  2. Obtain a degree from any Public University in Malaysia with English as a language of instruction
  3. Obtain a degree from any Private University or College University in Malaysia that are listed in Malaysian Qualifications Register (MQR)

Students who do not meet any of the above English language requirement will not be allowed to register for courses or continue with their programme of study. They may attend the Intensive Language Course for International Students that will prepare and assist them for their MUET examination.

Intensive English Language Course for International Students

  1. The Intensive English Language Course for International Students is a course designed especially for international candidates who have not demonstrated an acceptable level of English language proficiency upon entrance into the University.
  2. Students who do not fulfil the English Language requirement within the duration of the validity of their student visa, which is for one (1) year will cause the offer to be withdrawn and be terminated from the university.

 

Each application should enclose proof of payment of processing fee :

MYR100.00 (for local applicant); OR
MYR125.00 @ USD35.00* (for applicant from ASEAN Country); OR
MYR175.00 @ USD50.00* (for applicant from Non ASEAN Country).

*Payment in USD is only applicable for payment made from outside Malaysia


Payment can be made by the following methods :

  1. At UUM payment counter; OR
  2. Online payment in favour of Universiti Utara Malaysia
    at https://e-com.uum.edu.my/ OR
  3. At any Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (BIMB) branch. Specify payee code 340 in the column “Pay For” on the Bill Payment Slip; OR
  4. Through Telegraph Transfer for payment from outside Malaysia :

    Beneficiary
    Universiti Utara Malaysia

    Bank Name
    Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad

    Account Number
    0209 - 3010 - 0000 - 10

    Bank Branch / Address
    Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad (BIMB)
    UUM Branch,
    Universiti Utara Malaysia
    06010 Sintok, Kedah
    Malaysia

    Swift Code
    BIMBMYKL

    Bank Tel. No.
    04 - 928 2650 / 2651 / 2652

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The cost of higher education is increasing, either due to inflation or other economic factors. As such, with the increasing cost of education and the demand of higher education, education scholarships and study loans becomes an essential.

For Local Students

  1. MyBRAIN15 (MyPh.D/ MyMASTER/ Ph.D Industry) under the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE). 
  2. National Science Fellowship (NSF) under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia (MOSTI).
  3. PTPTN under Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional, Malaysia. 

For International Students

  1. Malaysia International Scholarship under the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia.
  2. Commonwealth Scholarship And Fellowship Plan (CSFP) Tenable In Malaysia under the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) Malaysia, for students from the Commonwealth Countries. 

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“The problem-solving and analytical skills I have developed in this programme have enabled me to solve real-life issues and problems in my organization. Contributing toward improving the place of work has given me a sense of pride.”

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Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB)
Universiti Utara Malaysia
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TEL: +604 928 7130/7113/7120/7121
FAX: +604 928 7160
EMAIL: oyagsb@uum.edu.my

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Universiti Utara Malaysia (Kampus Kuala Lumpur)
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Jalan Raja Muda Abd Aziz, Kampung Baru
50300 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
TEL: +604-928 7192/7194

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