Management, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • Tuition
  • English (take IELTS)
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NEOMA Business Schools Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD in Management) combines high-level training, with supervised research to help the future Doctor in Management develop the skills he or she needs to become a successful researcher. The curriculum is international, taught and supervised in English by NEOMA Business School international faculty.


The PhD in Management is designed to help the student obtain positions in leading academic and research institutions or join research-oriented departments at major firms.

To choose NEOMA Business School is to select a highly intellectually challenging PhD. Thanks to leading-edge research with leading-edge researchers, the future Doctor in Management will benefit from the schools expert faculty: guidance through the programme on a one-on-one basis, working at the cutting-edge of research. As a result of the PhD, he or she will be able to :

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the key research questions and methodologies in a given field of specialisation;
  • Contribute to expand the frontiers of knowledge in a given research field: formulate research questions at the leading-edge of your field; implement a rigorous research plan to test these questions; communicate conclusions effectively and clearly to a variety of audiences.
  • Collaborate in international research groups.
  • Publish in top academic journals.
  • Promote his or her academic career towards the best institutions

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The PhD in Management is a three-year programmeemphasising the development of leading-edge research skills to identify, analyse and solve key managerial questions in a rapidly changing, globalised business and management world. Courses are offered in partnership within the Ecricome Universa Doctoral Consortium, of which NEOMA BS is a founding member, to offer doctoral students an unparalleled access to a broad faculty of renowned experts.NEOMA Business School boasts three campuses in Paris, Reims and Rouen. First year classes are conveniently located in the heart of Paris.

  • Year 1 Learning The Ropes - Fundamentals & Specialisation :
Learn the fundamental research skills and specialise in your field.
  • Year 2 All About Research
Students are guided and supervised through the research process. Students learn how to formulate research questions, design research plans and test their ideas.
  • Year 3 Preparing For The Thesis

Students gain in autonomy and develop the skills required to design and manage larger research projects in their field, and communicate results effectively to a variety of audiences. As importantly, students will be working at the frontiers of knowledge in their field to create Tomorrow.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

  • Master-level degree or equivalent (BAC+5)
  • Application documents:
  • Cover letter and CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A research proposal (3-5 pages)
  • Sample of academic writing (Master thesis, report, working paper, published articles)
  • Academic qualifications (official transcripts and diplomas)
  • GMAT or GRE
  • Application fees: 100

Tuition Fee


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