Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration
(PhD in Business Administration)


The Doctoral Degree Programme in Business Administration aims to train high-level educational researchers to be well versed in both theory and practice.


The following scopes are being offered:

  • Accounting
  • Business Economics
  • Decision Sciences
  • Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Gaming Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Management
  • Marketing


Admission Requirements

FBA admits students with master degrees or good bachelor degrees for a Ph.D. programme.  Applicants should apply ONLINE at with curriculum vitae, relevant certificates and transcript, research interest proposal and two recommendation letters/contact information of at least two referees, etc.


English Language Proficiency Requirement

Applicants who received their Bachelor/Master’s degree from a university where the medium of instruction was not English are required to provide any of the following as proof of English proficiency:

  • Obtained a TOEFL* score of 550 (paper-based examination) / 80 (Internet-based examination) or,
  • An IELTS* overall score of 6.0 or above with no sub-score lower than 5.5.

*Note: TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for two years from the test date.

For more details, please visit the website of the Graduate School of University of Macau


Fees and Funding

Starting from the academic year of 2014/15, the Tuition Fee Scheme becomes credit-based.
All full-time Ph.D. students in the Faculty receive financial support of MOP6, 250 or MOP12, 500/month, which will be increased to MOP7, 000 or MOP14, 000/month after approval of PhD candidacy.


Student Housing

Postgraduate House (PGH) consists of 4 buildings (S1, S2, S3 and S4), offering more than 2,600 bed spaces mainly to UM non-local students.  All the rooms in the PGH are fully furnished, internet-connected, air-conditioned and with bathrooms, excluding personal necessities and beddings.  Please visit the following links for more information:

Postgraduate House
Fees and Charges


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