Entry requirements

Normally hold a Mphil, MBA or other Masters-level degree in the feild of business and managment or organisation studies AND Hold, or have held, a post which includes managerial responsibility OR be in a position to observe managerial practice AND Have the potential to conduct research and write a thesis at doctoral level.

Months of entry


Course content

The DBA is designed to improve business and managerial practice through the development of personal, intellectual and academic abilities of participants. It has a strong and committed focus on managerial and professional practice and seeks to link the rigorous study of work based problems and issues to personal and professional development, thereby ensuring transfer of learning into organisational and managerial practice.

Department specialisms

Business Ethics & Organisational Governance; Employment & Work; Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Strategy; management learning; Marketing; Public Sector Management; Tourism & Leisure; Working Lives, Narrative & Identities.

Information for international students

You'll need to meet the minimum English entry requirement for your chosen course to qualify to study here at NTU. The requirements for all our courses are listed on our English language pages - http://www.ntu.ac.uk/study_with_us/international_students/english_language/index.html

Qualification and course duration


part time
48 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44 (0)115 848 4488
+44 (0)115 848 6512