Doctorate in Business Administration

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by Teesside University


Course introduction

Introduction


The DBA is designed for people who have achieved, or expect to achieve, senior organisational positions and who wish to develop their analytical and research skills and knowledge.

It is a professional doctorate, equivalent to a PhD but with a strong focus on applied research. Learn how to enhance professional practice by applying and developing theoretical frameworks and perspectives.
 

  • Develop the students’ proficiency in research, methodological and analytical skills.
  • Promote critical thinking and the ability to deal with complex, interdisciplinary facets of organisations.
  • Foster professional development skills.
  • Provide the highest level of management education.
  • In addition, the DBA students will be given knowledge to enhance their managerial practice and/or organisation.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


Research Methods for Doctoral Students
DBA Advanced Independent Study
Applying Management and Organisational Studies Research
 



Entry Requirements


Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have a Master's Degree in a subject related to business and/or management (for example MBA), together with a minimum of three years of managerial experience.
  • Applicants will also be asked to send a short research proposal.
  • All applicants will be interviewed and must show that they have undertaken recent and relevant study or practice in the field of business and/or management
     
Note: All applications are subject to University approval.

English Language Requirements
IELTS 6.5 (with no elements lower than 5.5) OR
University approved equivalent

Criteria for Admission to the Programme
The DBA is designed for people who have achieved, or expect to achieve, senior organisational positions and/or who wish to enhance their analytical and research skills and knowledge. Applicants should have a Master's Degree awarded in a subject related to Business and/or Management (for example MBA, MSc Project Management, MA HRM, MSc Engineering Management, MSc Oil & Gas Management), together with a minimum of three years' managerial experience. The applicants will be asked to send a short research proposal.

All prospective students will be interviewed: the applicants must show that they have recent and relevant study or practice in the field of business and/or management.
 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Full-time: 27 months
Part-time: 36 months 
 



Fees & Funding


Fees & Structure (Local)

 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
 Full-time  S$42,800.00  S$650.00 - S$1,200.00
 Part-time  S$42,800.00  S$650.00 - S$1,200.00
Application fees: S$214.00

Fees & Structure (International)
Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
Full-time (27 Months)  S$44,940.00  S$3,000.00 - S$3,200.00
Application fees: S$481.50

Note:
# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
# Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop and fee protection scheme.
International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.
 

 

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