The DBA (HEM) is designed for participants who have held a mid to senior level of responsibility in the field of higher education.
- You should be a graduate of an approved university or hold a graduate-equivalent professional qualification and a post- or advanced graduate qualification (normally a Masters level degree) and have at least 3 years managerial experience in higher education. You will also be required to supply the names of two referees, one of which should be academic if you have studied in the last 5 years.
- Exceptionally, we consider applications from those who do not fulfil the above criteria. Such cases will be assessed on an individual basis.
Months of entry
Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Governance and Regulation, Strategic Change and Leadership, The Future of Work, Sustainability and Responsibility, Healthcare, Higher Education Management.
Information for international students
For those whose first language is not English, we require evidence of an appropriate level of language proficiency. The preferred test is the IELTS which is administered by the British Council. We require a score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component of the test) and the pass date must be not more than two years old on the start date of the course.
Fees and funding
Please see the postgraduate funding page for more details.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- DBA (HEM) Administrator
- 01225 386213