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PhDDoctoral Program of Business and Management

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Program description:
The PhD programme of the Doctoral School of Business and Management aims to prepare students to carry out high quality research in management and business related areas. In order to achieve this goal PhD students take courses in research methodology and subject area topics. These courses are designed to inform students of the latest research in that area. During the seminars interactive discussions are held with active participation of students. Each course ends with an exam. After completing the course work, PhD candidates go through a complex exam as part of the requirements for the doctoral degree. PhD candidates need to demonstrate their ability to conduct high level research work. The dissertation has to include original empirical research. The dissertation has to be defended in front of a reviewer committee during an open session.

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MSc diploma

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““A Master level university degree, acquired in an accredited programme with grade “”““B”“”“ (good) is a minimum requirement for admission. Good working knowledge of English has to be supported by TOEFL exam certificate or other recognized language exam. (In the Hungarian system an intermediate level state exam is required.) The application must include the following documents: – Application form, – Detailed CV, – Transcript of the Master Degree, – Document of language exam (TOEFL or equivalent), – Two letters of recommendation, – A preliminary research plan of two pages, – An essay of 3-5 pages in the field of the planned research – A list of publications, – A copy of any publication relevant to evaluate the candidate, – Any other document relevant to evaluate the application. All documents originally written in languages other than English or Hungarian must be accompanied by an official translation in English. Applicants are invited for an entrance oral examination where professional knowledge in management and business administration and in quantitative methods has to be demonstrated. The decision on admission is based on examination of the application documents and on the results of the oral entrance examination. “”

Ms. Rebeka Gazsi
program coordinator

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States