Ph.D. in Business Administration

Ph.D. in Business Administration (International Program)

NIDA Business School is one of Thailand’s premier business school that is known for its high quality research and distinguished academic training. Our PhD program’s mission is to produce outstanding academic scholars that will be sought after by other leading business programs and research institutions.

NIDA Business School provides our PhD students with the opportunity to work closely with high caliber faculty members in order to develop an academic career in their selected area of specialization. Our PhD in Business Administration provides the following specializations: Accounting, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems (MIS), Marketing, and Operations Management.

  • Designed for those with a strong commitment to careers in research and teaching
  • Emphasizes rigor and individual attention
  • Fulltime program (weekdays)
  • Conducted in English
Doctoral Programs
NIDA Business School
International English language
NIDA Business School
60 Credit
704,000 Baht
Estimated expenses throughout the program
Currently Open Class16
Currently Open Now – April 12, 2023

Program Director


Assoc. Prof. Asda Chintakananda, Ph.D.

Director of PhD Program / Director of Management Insight Lab

National Institute of Development Administration

Key Features of the Program

NIDA Business School is one of Thailand’s premier business school that is known for its high quality research and distinguished academic training.

Course Syllabus

PhD specialization in accounting focuses on understanding the role of information and measurement systems in effective resource allocation within the firm and among firms. Areas of research include determinants of auditor performance and quality, financial disclosure strategies of firms, effects on IFRS adoption, financial reporting quality, corporate governance and fraud, etc.

PhD specialization in finance focuses on: 1) understanding the dynamics of financial markets arising from the interactions among investors, firms, and financial intermediaries; and 2) debating on issues that allows each market participant to make effective financial decisions and policy recommendations. Areas of research include asset pricing, portfolio choice, market microstructure, behavioral and empirical finance, risk management, real estate investments, etc.

PhD specialization in management focuses on understanding how firms create and sustain competitive advantage. Management is an interdisciplinary field that draws upon theories and frameworks from economics, sociology and psychology. Areas of research include institutional change, technological change and innovation, competitive strategy, corporate strategy, cooperative strategy, global strategy, behavioral strategy, corporate governance, top management team, business ethics, real options, etc.

PhD specialization in MIS focuses on the enhancement of knowledge that relates to the management of IT-based resources and services as well as IT-based business models. Areas of research include consumer usage of social media and e-commerce, big data analytics, eLearning technology, innovation management of ICT, mobile marketing, IT strategy, etc.

PhD specialization in OM focuses on improving the efficiency, quality, and innovation of enterprises to create unsurpassable competitive advantages through better understandings of operational strategies, product/service development and innovation, quantitative modeling, and rigorous data analytics. Areas of research include supply chain and inventory management, decision making under uncertainty, pricing and revenue optimization, quality management, process improvement, competitiveness, etc.

PhD specialization in marketing focuses on understanding the needs of customers, and ideas for developing and launching new products and services. Marketing is an interdisciplinary field that draws upon economic, behavioral, psychological and administrative theory. Areas of research include marketing communication, social media marketing, consumer preferences and behavior, new product introductions, electronic word of mouth, etc.


Tuition fees

Tuition Credit Fee per credit14,200
Dissertation Credit Fee per credit10,200
Academic Activities fee20,000
Qualifying Exam fee20,000
academic and administrative fee per semester4,000
Technology service fee per semester1,000
Information Resource Service fee per semester1,000
Estimated expenses throughout the program704,000

Applicant Qualifications

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Currently Open Now – April 12, 2023
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