The focus of the Doctor of Economics and Finance program provides the student with an opportunity to study an applied economics or finance problem as it manifest in the ongoing day-to-day operations of the firm and society. Candidates pursuing this degree are interested in examining economic and finance problems from an applied standpoint and developing real world applications and solutions. Students entering this program are active within the professional economic and financial industries or intend to enter the either industry as an analyst or in a managerial capacity.
- Quantitative Research Methods
- Qualitative Research Methods
- Research Proposal Perfecting
- Manuscript Preparation
- Completion of Manuscript
- Defense Preparation Module
Monarch Business School is the first distance-learning business school in the world to achieve triple accreditation by the International Standards Association (9001, 14001, 18001) and is accredited by the Swiss Federation of Private Business Schools. Monarch Business School is a member of ACBSP-the Association For Collegiate Business Schools & Programs, CEEMAN-The Central and Eastern European Management Association and ACUNS-The Academic Council of the United Nations System. See our accreditation page.
Today’s complex business world requires managers who can integrate the knowledge of economics and finance into a holistic approach to drive better decision making. The Doctor of Economics and Finance does that in an applied manner bringing theory to real world case studies. The result is that Candidates leave the program with a sense of confidence that they can make the appropriate business decision at the right time.
Dr. Christophe Schinckus – Professor of Finance
Candidates are able to progress through the program and develop their Manuscript on a step-by-step basis providing a higher chance for completion.
The Doctor of Economics & Finance focuses uniquely on the acquisition of practical knowledge applied to existing financial problems to develop potent solutions to real world challenges.
Participants demonstrate their mastery of critical thinking by producing new insights and actionable outcomes on a selected economics or financial problem. The manuscript is typically 200 to 250 pages in length.
The program has a rolling admission and be started at any time.
Study duration varies depending on the study mode:
- Standard Duration = 3 Years
- Part-Time Duration = 5 Years
The program may be followed Full-time, Part-time or as an Independent Study.
Program Open To
- Graduates from accredited Bachelor & Master programs with +5 Years Management Experience;
- Candidates with a Professional designation and +5 years managerial experience may be admitted to the program on the discretion of the Dean.
Tuition is levied on a quarterly basis in advance. All candidates may terminate a program upon 3 months written notice to the administration.