Doctor of Philosophy (Business)

University of Wollongong
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
3 years
March July
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 59,280

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Entry Requirements

  • An Honours Bachelor degree in an appropriate discipline at Class II Division 2 or higher or appropriate Master of Philosophy with a strong thesis performance.

1. Special Admission Requirements

All applicants for research degrees must submit a written (preferably typed) proposal as part of their application. This proposal should:

  • commence with a statement detailing any previous research or project experience you have undertaken, including if possible a copy of the abstract of such work;
  • contain, in no more than one additional page, a clearly focussed research proposal for the study you would wish to undertake throughout your registration in the course; and
  • conclude with a statement of your motivation for wanting to undertake the research course.

2. English Requirements

  • IELTS Academic: Overall Score of 6.5 (Reading: 6.0, Writing: 6.0, Listening: 6.0, Speaking: 6.0)
  • TOEFL (Internet-based): Overall Score of 88 (Reading: 18, Writing: 18, Listening: 18, Speaking: 18)
  • UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65)



  • Accounting and Accountability In Developing Countries
  • Accounting and Information Systems
  • Accounting Regulation
  • Auditing
  • Carbon Accounting and Accountability
  • Corporate Governance
  • Critical Accounting Theory
  • Environment and Social Governance
  • Financial Reporting and Standard Setting
  • Government and Not for Profit Accounting
  • History of Accounting Thought
  • International Accounting and Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Social and Environmental Accounting
  • Voluntary Disclosure Regimes and Accountability


  • Banking
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Chinese Financial Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Ownership Structure
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Markets
  • International Finance
  • IPO
  • Market Microstructure
  • Managerial Compensation and Incentives
  • Political Connections
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Small Business Finance
  • Venture Capital


  • Applied Econometrics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Business Innovation and Social Innovation
  • Economic and Business History
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • Health Economics
  • Industrial and Business Economics
  • International Trade and Investment
  • Labour and Human Resources
  • Macroeconomic Performance and Policies
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Regional Development
  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Social Capital and Networks


  • Applied Systems Research
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Decision-Making
  • Corporate Governance
  • Critical Analysis of HRM Practices
  • Cross-cultural Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Firm Performance
  • Innovation Management
  • International and Comparative Human Resource Management
  • Internationalisation of Firms
  • Inter-organisational Relations
  • Knowledge Management in Organizations
  • OH&S Management
  • Organisational Change and Leadership
  • Strategic Management in SE Asian Firms
  • Supply Chain Management


  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Brand Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Corporate Marketing and Social Responsibility
  • International Marketing
  • Internet Marketing
  • Issues and Crisis Management
  • Marketing Research
  • New Product Marketing and Product Innovation
  • Non-for-Profit Marketing
  • Relationship Marketing
  • Sales Management
  • Services Marketing
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Social Marketing

Other Research Areas

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Business Wellbeing
  • Management systems
  • Corporate Recovery and Turnaround Strategy
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Financial Management of Enterprises
  • Financial Restructuring
  • Strategic Management
  • Corporate Governance and Business Ethics
  • International Business Strategy
  • Labour Regulation in the Global Economy
  • Public Policy and Public Administration
  • Health Management and Policy Development
  • Activity Theory
  • Executive Information Systems Management Information Systems and Decision Support Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Management of Information System, Architectures and Infrastructures
  • Online Banking
  • Organisational and Institutional Web Systems

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