Doctoral Studies
in Management

Why the Telfer PhD in Management?

  • We are located in downtown of a G7 capital city, where national and international leaders from the private and public sectors converge to tackle issues of national and global significance.
  • We are a triple-accredited school with internationally recognized and experienced faculty.
  • We offer a stimulating class environment that benefits from the team-teaching approach and multidisciplinary research expertise of our faculty with special interests in Accounting and Control, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Health Systems, and Organization Behavior and Human Resources.
  • We offer financial support to qualified applicants for each of the 4 years of the program duration, in amounts that can reach up to $36,000 per year.

Read a word from the leadership team


The thesis-based Telfer Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management program is designed to enable you to push the frontier of management knowledge. Discover the revolutionary power of asking cutting-edge questions related to best practice in private or public sector management, both within organizations and society, and then conducting research to seek empirically-supported transformational answers.

What matters is the perfect fit. We have developed six fields of study around our research excellence.

Program Structure

The program is structured to be completed in 4 years as follows:

MScHS Program Structure
Year 1&2 Year 3 Year 4
Courses(27 Units)
Comprehensive Examination
Thesis Proposal Thesis Work
Thesis Defense
Thesis Work
Research Involvement