Taught course

Doctorate of Business Administration

Leeds Beckett University · Faculty of Business and Law
DBA by taught

Entry requirements

You will normally hold an M.Phil, MBA or other Masters level award in the field of business and management or organisational studies; and hold, or have held, a post which includes managerial responsibilities or to have been in a position to be able to observe managerial and organisational practice; and to be in, or be able to place yourself in, circumstances that will allow you to conduct the necessary research. The English requirement for this course is IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5 or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The DBA is a research degree with equivalent outcomes to a PhD including level of award and title. It provides continuing professional development for managers, consultants and other professionals including academics, who are typically in employment in high level and demanding roles.

The DBA will help you develop your capacity to think creatively and innovatively about your organisational, managerial and professional problems. It will improve your skills in making informed judgements and decisions in relation to complex issues.

Fees and funding

For the most up-to-date funding information please visit: http://courses.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/dba

Qualification and course duration

DBA by taught

part time
48 months

Course contact details

Admission Enquiries
+44 (0)113 812 3113