PhD in Management and Leadership at Management University of Africa (MUA)

Course NameDoctor of Philosophy in Management and Leadership
Other Course NamePhD in Management and Leadership
Institution Management University of Africa
TypePrivate University
LocationNairobi County
QualificationPhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
Mode of Study Full time
Part time

Course Entry/Admission Requirements for PhD in Management and Leadership at Management University of Africa

The applicants to this program must satisfy any of the following minimum admission requirements:

  1. Be a holder of Masters Degree in management and Leadership from Management University of Africa (MUA) or its equivalent from a recognized institution/University.
  2. Possess both bachelors and masters degrees. Masters degrees must be in an area of Management, Leadership or Business Administration.
  3. Holder of any other relevant masters’ degree in any other relevant field provided measures will be taken or have been taken to redress deficiencies in business and/or management and leadership education.
  4. Three letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant’s academic preparedness and ability to successfully undertake doctoral studies. At least two of those letters must be from the applicant’s previous graduate instructors.
  5. The applicant should make arrangements for the official transcripts to be submitted to the University directly from previous academic institution(s).
  6. Appear in person for an oral interview in order to determine their suitability for admission to a rigorous doctoral program.
  7. Pass any other qualifying requirements as determined by the University senate.
  8. Be a holder of any other qualifications accepted by the University Senate as equivalent to any of the above.

“Possession of the Minimum requirements does not guarantee automatic admission to the doctorate degree.”

Other Admission Requirements

In addition to the above requirements, applicants are required to submit a clear statement of goals and objectives showing their specific area(s) of intended doctoral-level research work along with the other credentials. Such statement is expected to be sufficiently specific to enable the department and the School of Management and Leadership to make an accurate assessment of the students’ academic capabilities and preparation.

International applicants will be required to seek equivalence of their certificates from Commission for University Education (CUE) or other recognized examining bodies

Duration of Study

3 years (minimum) - 7 years (maximum)

How to Apply for Admission

  • Meet the minimum academic qualification criteria set out above
  • Complete and submit the application form to the admissions office.
  • Submit certified copies of relevant qualifications documents/certificates for admission including KCSE results slip/certificate or its equivalent
  • Attach 2 pass port size photographs
  • Attach a Copy of national ID or passport
  • Pay KES 2,000 application fees to the university account - Management University of Africa , Co-operative Bank of Kenya, Mombasa Road Branch, Account No. 01129504445300
  • There are three intakes every year during the following months: January, May, and September classes. Applications can be made anytime but applications late for a particular admission semester will automatically be carried forward to the next semester admissions.

Click to Apply Online

Visit the University website or contact the admissions department for more details on how to apply. In case of any questions/enquiries contact us using the details below:

The Management University of Africa
Physical Address:
Popo Road, off Mombasa Road, Belleview, South C.
Postal Address:
P.O Box 29677-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

Tel: (+254) 20 2361160/1
Mobile: +254 706 035299, +254 722 224193

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** Despite the fact that reasonable effort has been made in order to provide an accurate description of this course, certain details could have been updated by the institution which may impact the accuracy of the information presented here. We advice that you contact the institution directly to confirm admission details.