Doctor of Philosophy program in Sustainable Leadership

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Admission Information

The CMMU Ph.D. in Management program emphasizes high standards and quality to benefit our students and graduates, now and in the future. Every student is assigned a faculty supervisor in their area of interest upon admission. The purpose of our admission procedure is to match qualified applicants with CMMU faculty advisors. We will treat your application confidentially.

Required Documents

  • Complete the CMMU Ph.D. online application, or submit the application form in person
  • A statement of purpose which outlines your career goals and how the Ph.D. program fits in, as well as your preferred area of research (e.g., strategy, finance, or marketing). In the statement of purpose you can also briefly describes your work, or research experience.
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation from at least 3 persons who are familiar with your work and/or academic performance. Preferably, one reference must be from a prior instructor.
  • Pay the application fee of 1,500 baht (in the online system, or by bank transfer)
  • Examination scores on designated exams: see entrance requirements below.

Entrance Requirements

The following admission requirements while be assessed as a whole, to give a complete picture of the applicant's profile, career objectives and suitability for Ph.D. studies. You can also apply if you do not (yet) meet all the requirements, as they are targets, not limits.
  • Master degree in management or a related field, with a GPA of 3.50 or higher as a target. Applicants with degree from a university abroad, or with a different grading system, can apply and submit their transcript for an individual assessment.
  • TOEFL paper-based score of 575 or higher (TOEFL iBT: 90+) or IELTS (academic band) score of 6.5 or above. Applicants with TOEFL paper-based scores between 550 and 575 can also be considered for acceptance, under the condition to improve the English score to 575 within the 1st year of the Ph.D. program
  • Applicants who do not have a recent TOEFL or IELTS test score (taken less than 2 years ago), can take CMMU's own TOEFL ITP English test.
  • GMAT score of 600. Applicants without GMAT can take the CMMU Analytical Test: for further information.
  • Working experience (preferred, but not required)
  • Evidence of research experience and/or capability (preferred, but not required)
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