PhD. in Human Resources Management
Ph.D. in Human Resources is a qualification, which is appointed for individuals who have acquired a Master’s degree in the relevant field and want to further enhance opportunities related to career and development. This program has been actually developed for dealing with issues that correspond to management related studies, methods of research as well as the external minor. It is important that students who wish to enter this field must show compatibility with some of the imposed requirements. After completion of coursework, it is important to pass an evaluation exam and after this, you will be required to do research work and write a thesis project.
The background requirements are mentioned below so that our readers can get a better idea of the entire concept.
• Students should have a Master’s degree in Business or equivalent qualification in the associated field of business.
• Recommendation letter from the previous institution is also needed.
• One intermediate level course of microeconomics
The primary concentrations students have to select are related to Human Resource Management, organizational strategy, and behavior of the organization. Secondary concentrations include of resource management, organizational theory, and management of resources. Coursework primarily focuses on various aspects related to the field under discussion and you will get better chances to explore the potential.
This program is equivalent to EQF (European Qualifications Framework) Level 8 - Doctorate Level.
This program is equivalent to 180 ECTS
How long should be my thesis?
Usually, it should be from 60.000 – 100.000 words (from chapter 1 to chapter 5). Students are allowed to have 10% less or more. However, the supervisor can allow a student to write more.
Do you mention on the Ph.D. online or distance?
Can I use the title?
We have asked the Swiss Authorities about the title, and their answer was (Students are allowed to use the title they got from the school)
Is there a "Thesis Defence"?
Yes, and we recommend students to do it in Switzerland however it can be done ONLINE too, you need a camera and microphone.
Study Language: this study program is taught entirely in English.
We have 5 intakes per year.
Is OUS Accredited by a recognized European accreditation body?
Yes, OUS is authorized, validated, certified, accredited and/or an institutional member of over 50 public/private organizations, for the full list please check here.
We have 5 intakes per year. So, you can start at any month you wish.
- Duration: 3 Years (one-year Study program + Thesis work which takes around 2 years)
- Age: 25 years or older
- Previous study: Master degree or equivalent
- Study Language: this study program taught entirely in English.
- English level: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (Only for students from non-English speaking countries or students who did not study at English speaking school) If you don't have English certificate you can do our own English test for free of charge.
- Study Method: Online
- Fee: Please check: Tuition Fee
Note: If you have any doubts about your suitability for this study program please contact us,
Note: Study fee does not include application and reservation fee (to guarantee you a study place) of 240 Euro (one-time payment and non-refundable).
European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System: this program is equivalent to 180 ECTS, please check the duration above.
European Qualifications Framework: this program is equivalent to EQF Level 8
OUS Accreditations, Quality Assurance & legalizations: Please check here