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Doctor of Business Administration DBA

Key information
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Qualification type

DBA - Doctor of Business Administration

Subject areas

Business Administration

Course type

Research

Course Summary

A globally recognised qualification aimed at MBA and professionally qualified postgraduates who wish to take their management and professional development to a new level. Contemporary employment requires high levels of intellectual sophistication, with employers specifically recruiting candidates with doctoral qualifications. The DBA enhances your professional and executive practice through the application of rigorous research to real and complex issues. This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course. The course will appeal to those wishing to gain the highest level of professional qualification available in business and management, by undertaking world-class doctoral study. It will be of interest to leaders and managers working in the private sector, health, local authorities and higher education, enhancing your professional and executive practice through the application of rigorous research to real and complex issues in business and management.

Different course options

Full time | Paisley Campus | 3 years | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Advanced Research Methods 1 (30 Credits) - Core
Research Proposal (30 Credits) - Core
Professional Development and Leadership (30 credits) (30 Credits) - Core
Advanced Research Methods 2 (30 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to: hold an appropriate Master's qualification with a minimum pass rate of 60% or above; have at least 3 years of experience at management level and 5 years of work experience at senior level. In individual cases, advanced entry to the research phase of the DBA may be available to exceptional candidates who can demonstrate an authoritative understanding of research and leadership issues through prior experience and qualification within a higher education environment. This will be considered on an individual basis and be demonstrated through the submission of a detailed research proposal and the successful completion of an applicant interview.

University information

With around 17,000 students, University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s biggest modern universities. We have a proud record in delivering work-ready graduates and developing effective partnerships with business, industry and the public and voluntary sectors. With our cutting-edge courses, practical knowledge, and intelligent teaching, we help our students get ahead. The location of our west of Scotland campuses in Ayr, Dumfries,...more

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