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Doctor of Business Administration, DBA

Doctor of Business Administration, DBA

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

4 years

Start date

OCT

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

DBA - Doctor of Business Administration

Subject areas

Database Administration Business Administration

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Swansea School of Management DBA is a part-time professional doctorate designed for senior managers and leaders in all sectors; private, public and not-for-profit.

On this programme, learners engage in applied research, bringing established and cutting-edge theory to bear on their practical organisational issues. You will develop and enrich practice in your field, as well as contributing to our understanding of the underpinning theoretical base for the work.

The structured approach offered by the Swansea DBA is based on six modules over three years, blending lectures, guest talks, workshop discussions and student presentations. The doctoral thesis is developed in parallel under guidance from a doctoral supervisory team allocated at the start of the programme.

The Swansea School of Management DBA is designed to develop critical thinkers and practitioners who will reflect on their impact on their organisations and society more generally.

Programme Summary

The Swansea School of Management DBA is a part-time professional doctorate designed for senior managers and leaders in all sectors; private, public and not-for-profit.

On the Swansea DBA learners engage in applied research, bringing established and cutting-edge theory to bear on their practical organisational issues. You will develop and enrich practice in your field, as well as contributing to our understanding of the underpinning theoretical base for the work.

The structured approach offered by the Swansea DBA is based on six modules over three years, blending lectures, guest talks, workshop discussions and student presentations. The doctoral thesis is developed in parallel under guidance from a doctoral supervisory team allocated at the start of the programme.

The Swansea School of Management DBA is designed to develop critical thinkers and practitioners who will reflect on their impact on their organisations and society more generally.

Programme Aims

The aim of the Swansea DBA as a professional doctorate is to provide a structured programme for doctoral research, leading to the demonstration of an original contribution to knowledge in the academic subject and the field of practice through original research or the original application of existing knowledge and understanding.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

7,650

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

7,650

Entry requirements

Applicants for the DBA must normally hold an undergraduate degree from an approved university and have achieved a minimum classification of upper second (2:1) or equivalent. Applicants will also normally have, or be studying for, a master’s degree or similar level of qualification at an approved university. Applicants will normally be expected to have a minimum of five years’ experience in a senior role.