Ph.D. On Campus


University of Melbourne

60 months
45824 AUD/year
34816 AUD/year
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Taught by the Department of Management and Marketing, the Doctoral Program in Management at the University of Melbourne provides outstanding research training for the world’s most ambitious minds. 


Challenge yourself through a program that broadens your skillset and advances your research career prospects in academia or within research and development teams in industry and the public sector.

The Management program at University of Melbourne is made up of a 2-year Master of Commerce coursework program followed by a 3-year PhD.

Generous scholarships (full fee waivers and a stipend of AUD$30,000 per year) are available for high-performing applicants through the University of Melbourne.

Top-up funding of AUD $10,000 available for research, experiments and conferences during the research phase of the program.

The Doctoral Program in Management at the University of Melbourne combines rigorous research training and substantial opportunity to work on independent research projects with world renowned academics. 

This research training and activity will provide you with the skills and knowledge to address meaningful problems facing consumers, employees, managers, organisations, industries and communities.

Where will this take me?

The Melbourne Business School Doctoral program prepares graduates for research and teaching careers at top-ranked educational institutions and for careers where world-class research and advanced analytical skills are required.

Programme Structure

Fields of Research

  • Business data analytics
  • Business ethics
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Diversity
  • Employee / industrial relations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human resource management
  • Indigenous business and leadership development
  • Innovation management
  • International business
  • Leadership
  • Management science and decision analysis
  • Managerial psychology
  • Operations management
  • Operations strategy
  • Organisation studies
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Project management
  • Strategic management
  • Supply chain management
  • Sustainability
  • Technology management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Semester 2 intake only 


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 056955G | 098522G

Applicants are required to complete the online University of Melbourne Application form and attach:

  • Evidence of completion of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree with a major in management, marketing or a cognate background with a University of Melbourne equivalent weighted average mark of at least H2A (75%).; and
  • A personal statement 
  • A curriculum vitae 
  • Two referee reports
  • A recent Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45824 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45824 AUD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    34816 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34816 AUD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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