Research course

Doctor of Business Administration

University of Central Lancashire · Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise

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Entry requirements

To be considered for admission to the DBA Programme you should meet the following criteria:

  • Hold an approved Masters degree in business, management or in a subject that is relevant to the proposed research programme to be undertaken or hold an equivalent and relevant professional qualification
  • Have a significant level of relevant business, management or professional experience at a level appropriate to the proposed research programme
  • Demonstrate the potential to conduct research and write a thesis at doctoral level in a field which matches the areas of supervisory expertise available within the Business School
  • Demonstrate a high order of oral communications skills
  • Demonstrate a high level of motivation and a clear personal and professional rationale for undertaking the DBA programme
  • Provide two appropriate and satisfactory professional/academic references

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The DBA is specifically designed for experienced practitioners in business, industry and the professions, who are seeking to engage in a part-time research-orientated programme of postgraduate study leading to the award of a professional doctorate. The DBA is regarded as being the same status as the more commonly known PhD and permits you to use the title of ‘Dr.’ upon satisfactory completion.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DBA
    part time
    48-84 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)1772 892400