Taught course

Business Administration Doctorate

Institution
Teesside University · Teesside University Business School
Qualifications
DBA by taught

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have a master's degree in a subject that has aspects that relate to business and/or management, together with a minimum of three years' managerial experience.
Applicants should include a short research proposal with their application.


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

The interview will normally explore:

  • Reason for your application
  • Work experience
  • Previous postgraduate qualifications
  • Research experience
  • Research areas of interest
  • All aspects of the research proposal e.g. proposed, project aim, identified research gap, literature review, research methodology and research contribution to knowledge
  • Anything else deemed appropriate by the tutor connected to the proposed research

Months of entry

October

Course content

Today’s global business environment is disruptive and dynamic, posing a range of leadership challenges for organisations. You develop the knowledge and skills required of business leaders within the complexities of the fourth industrial revolution.

You become a research-informed business leader who is able to apply best practice within your organisation and in your own managerial practices. The interaction between theory and practice provides you with a range of perspectives that add value in terms of business effectiveness, efficiency and capability. You reflect upon your own personal skills and engage in dialogue with global peers, to challenge your assumptions and transform your professional practice.

Today’s global business environment is disruptive and dynamic, posing a range of leadership challenges for organisations. You develop the knowledge and skills required of business leaders within the complexities of the fourth industrial revolution.

You become a research-informed business leader who is able to apply best practice within your organisation and in your own managerial practices. The interaction between theory and practice provides you with a range of perspectives that add value in terms of business effectiveness, efficiency and capability. You reflect upon your own personal skills and engage in dialogue with global peers, to challenge your assumptions and transform your professional practice.

Working autonomously, but with support from your supervisory team, you build on previous knowledge and experience, gaining the confidence in academic research to undertake doctoral-level study.

You select a research topic aligned to your personal and professional objectives. Examples of previous research include studies of commitment to personal development, changes in public sector organisation, and the impact of organisational culture on efficiency.

Working autonomously, but with support from your supervisory team, you build on previous knowledge and experience, gaining the confidence in academic research to undertake doctoral-level study.

You select a research topic aligned to your personal and professional objectives. Examples of previous research include studies of commitment to personal development, changes in public sector organisation, and the impact of organisational culture on efficiency.

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Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English will need to satisfy the English language requirements which are a minimum overall score of 6.5 IELTS, and 5.5 in each band.

Fees and funding

For information on fees and funding please visit our website www.tees.ac.uk

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DBA by taught
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    27 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Dissertation80 (45000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions, Teesside University Business School
Email
tubsadmissions@tees.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1642 384491