University of Antwerp

University of Antwerp, Antwerp Management School

  Belgium, Antwerp
Year Program Started
Curriculum Model
Coursework, Dissertation, Qualitative research study, Quantitative research study, and Blended learning
Curriculum Description
The Executive PhD is divided into 2 general stages. Stage 1 leads to the preparation of a PhD research proposal. Stage 2 focuses on supervised research, advanced teaching competencies and lecturing skills, and culminates in the defense of a doctoral dissertation. The program contains both compulsory and elective elements, which should result in a PhD degree within 4 years. A minimum of 30 credits has to be acquired in four different topics/domains: 1) Advanced doctoral courses, 2) Doctoral Seminars, 3) Publications, 4) Scientific Communication.
Thesis Requirements
Required to complete and defend a dissertation within 4 years
Cohort Profile
Cohort size: Approximately 15 participants; Average Age: 42; 33% Female, 67% Male; More than 20 different nationalities
Program Description
The PhD program is a four-year, part-time research-based program for senior executives looking to apply relevant knowledge and research skills to contemporary business problems in their industry or workplace. It is a premium executive development program designed to be academically rigorous, intellectually challenging and practical relevant.
Application requirements
Online application, academic master degree required (MBA or equivalent), relevant topic related professional experience, interview, transcripts and demonstration of english language proficiency.