Northumbria University DBA

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Northumbria University DBA

The DBA is a professional doctorate in business administration equivalent in standing to a PhD but with a clear focus on developing and improving professional practice. With its accent on developing research and enquiry skills to the highest level and a focus on application and reflection, coupled with flexibility in its block delivery, the DBA is the logical choice for experienced senior managers and management educators who wish to continue their lifelong learning. The Programme aims to enable students to: build on their current knowledge ,skills and abilities, challenge them at the highest level of thought, extend their capabilities as a manager, consultant and management educator, open up new and higher level career opportunities and equip them with the premier academic qualification.

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Full time | Northumbria University | 2 years | SEP-17

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

A Masters qualification in a Business and Management related area (or exceptionally an equivalent qualification with substantial work experience in a business and management discipline) which includes a substantive study of the field, personal and professional development and research training resulting in a research dissertation. The research training and research element must equate to a minimum of 60 credits, a minimum of 3 years’ experience of business and management practice in line with the University Professional Doctorate Framework and/or evidence of appropriate continuous professional development and submission of a research proposal at an appropriate level for doctoral study and which can be supervised by Newcastle Business School staff.


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