Taught course

The Executive DBA

Aston University · Aston Business School
DBA by taught

Entry requirements

  • Postgraduate degree in business or equivalent
  • Min 5 years experience in a senior role

Months of entry


Course content

The Executive DBA is a part time distance learning doctoral programme designed so that senior professionals can advance their learning whilst still working in their existing roles.

The Executive DBA goes beyond theory. To succeed, participants must show that they can transform practice with the knowledge they have created. Participants discover how to turn complex ideas into actions and become recognised as thought leaders in their field.

You will benefit from:

  • a unique research experience that can transform your career, organisation and development as an individual
  • a widely respected qualification that clearly demonstrates your credibility, insight and ability to innovate
  • networking opportunities through a global cadre of highly experienced fellow Executive DBA participants to exchange ideas and experiences.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DBA by taught
    part time
    48 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions