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Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Organizations, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The program places particular interest on innovation, financial and other performance metrics of individual firms and across industries.

The strategy, entrepreneurship and organizations Ph.D. program is a four- or five-year program, with coursework in strategic management, entrepreneurship and macro organizational behavior. Many students complete the program in four years, although some students may be awarded a 5th year of funding.

Each doctoral student completes a set of research methods courses as well as courses in an outside but complementary support area. Strategy, entrepreneurship and organizations Ph.D. students collaborate closely with faculty on research projects, regular research colloquiums and activities associated with the Academy of Management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    45 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategy, Entrepreneurship, & Organizations Ph.D. Seminars
  • Seminar in Macro Organizational Behavior
  • Overview of Entrepreneurship Research
  • Overview of Strategic Management
  • Advanced Strategy 
  • Research Foundations
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Elements of Econometrics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • The completed online Graduate Application for Admission 
  • A non-refundable application fee 
  • One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
  • The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
  • Departmental application
  • Reference letters or rating forms

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31538 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31538 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    13120 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13120 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Knoxville

  • 885 - 1460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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