The doctoral degree in business management will give you the opportunity to make a significant contribution to business practice through an extensive and innovative research-driven program.
At the University of Zambia, our doctorate in business management will have you maintain a laser-focus on highly-relevant skills and knowledge that will make you even more attractive to hiring managers. You’ll begin with subjects that build your research capability, after which you’ll develop an original research project and produce a thesis outlining your findings. For the duration of your doctorate in project management, you’ll be part of a vibrant research community and will be under the supervision of renowned discipline experts. And as a student enrolled in the UNZA E-Campus portal, you’ll have 24/7 access to a range of valuable learning resources that will help you succeed.
From research seminars and professional development workshops to a doctoral research symposium. You’ll be assisted by leaders in executive business management to graduate and drive discovery within your profession, positioning yourself for leading roles in your industry.
GSB8101 - Doctoral Quantitative Research Methods
GSB8102 - Seminar in Organizational Theory
GSB8103 - Doctoral Qualitative Research Methods
GSB8104 - Seminar in Cross-Disciplinary Decision Making
GSB8105 - Structural Equation Modeling
GSB8106 - Specialisation Seminar 1
GSB8109 - Seminar in Academic Writing and Publishing
GSB8107 - Research Practicum 1 (16 weeks)
GSB8108 - Specialisation Seminar 2
GSB8201 - Specialisation Seminar 3
GSB8203 - Specialisation Seminar 4
GSB8206 - Specialisation Seminar 5
GSB8202 - Research Practicum 2 (16 weeks)
GSB9050 - Doctoral Dissertation 2
GSB9051 - Doctoral Dissertation
Our unique doctoral degree in business management is carefully designed to provide you with top-notch doctoral-level knowledge and expertise that will ready you for a profitable career in the global workplace of business and management.
Studying via our E-Campus will give you invaluable exposure to management and business-related subjects. Key components of the executive Ph.D. in management include: structural equation modelling, organizational theory, and cross-disciplinary decision making. These core elements will prepare you for careers in areas such as budget analysis, management analysis, and financial management.
Once you graduate from UNZA with a doctorate in business management, you will have acquired highly sought-after skills and an understanding of business and management that is meant to help you to land your dream job.
Simply submit a copy of your transcripts with your application online:
A bachelors degree from a recognized institution
5 O’Level results including English with a Satisfactory score
Simply submit a copy of your transcripts.
International Students Welcome:
International students must meet the same admissions requirements
Visa not required
This is a 3-year program designed to prepare students to immediately apply the skills, knowledge, and competencies.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition Fee per Course
Tuition Fee per Practicum
12,414 ZMK *
1500 USD *
Tuition Fee Dissertation
16,550 ZMK **
2000 USD **
Why Choose a Ph.D. in Business Management with UNZA?
The Ph.D. in business management online course offered at the University of Zambia is an ideal doctoral degree for students who are eager to further increase their employable value for an employer in the vast global business environment.
By opting to study with the help of our exclusive E-Campus, you will get one of the top business and management doctoral degrees in the world. To make distance Ph.D. learning accessible to you 24/7, we have merged business with management courses and seminars into a special online Ph.D. in strategic management program. By utilizing specialization seminars and doctoral dissertations, you will be uniquely equipped with intricate knowledge about math, economics, and best business practices. So whether you’re aiming to conquer corporate or government institutions, our specialized Ph.D. in management and business can help you achieve an exceptional standard when it comes to future career prospects.
Are You Called a Doctor with a Doctorate?
Yes, as Ph.D. stands for Doctor of Philosophy. The actual word doctor is derived from the obsolete Latin language (the word is “docere”) and it means “to teach”. This meaning refers to achieving the highest level of academic training in a respective field e.g. philosophy, engineering, education, etc. On the other hand, those who become medical practitioners receive an MD (Doctor of Medicine) upon graduation.
What is the Difference between a DBA And A Ph.D.?
The difference between the two is that a Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) is a doctoral degree aimed at individuals who would like to advance their careers in the world of academia. On the other hand, a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) is a professional doctorate degree with an emphasis on theoretical expertise related to business practice.
What Can You Do with A Ph.D. in Business Management?
A Ph.D. in international business management from UNZA can open up a world of high-paying career opportunities and specific jobs such as: financial manager, management analyst, budget analyst, and even top executive.
Disclaimer: Substitutions (or waivers) of the Specialization seminars may be permitted by the Ph.D. faculty committee. Such substitutions may be from courses in related areas or from appropriate individual study courses offered by members of the Ph.D. Faculty committee or seminars in the topics related to the students’ specialization and research focus.