Taught course

Doctor of Business Administration

Institution
University of the West of Scotland · Business School
Qualifications
DBA by taught

Entry requirements

You will normally be expected to:

  • hold an appropriate Master's qualification with a minimum pass rate of 60% or above
  • have at least 3 years of experience at management level and 5 years of work experience at senior level
  • undergo and successfully pass an interview (in-person or through digital technologies such as Skype)

Months of entry

January, November, September, August, June, May, February

Course content

A globally recognised qualification aimed at MBA and professionally qualified postgraduates who wish to take their management and professional development to a new level.

Contemporary employment requires high levels of intellectual sophistication, with employers specifically recruiting candidates with doctoral qualifications. The DBA enhances your professional and executive practice through the application of rigorous research to real and complex issues.

The course will appeal to those wishing to gain the highest level of professional qualification available in business and management, by undertaking world-class doctoral study. It will be of interest to leaders and managers working in the private sector, health, local authorities and higher education, enhancing your professional and executive practice through the application of rigorous research to real and complex issues in business and management.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements on the course page.

Qualification and course duration

DBA by taught

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Further details of qualification

The course can be studied in either London or Paisley. The starting dates change as follows: Paisley: January, September London: November, February, May, June, August

Course contact details

Name
Dr Veronika Gustafsson
Email
ask@uws.ac.uk