Corporate-Color
DOCTOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Program

STRUCTURE & DELIVERY

PROGRAM-STRUCTURE-&-DELIVERY

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) commences with structured coursework designed to build research competencies, followed by a research project that applies those competencies to improve business practices or develop new practices.

Year 1
Advanced coursework assessed by exams

  • Research methodology and literature review
  • Case methodology and qualitative research
  • Statistical tools and techniques for research
  • Research proposal and ethics

Year 2 & 3
Research Project

  • Undertake a significant research project
  • Formulate solutions for real-world challenges
  • Be mentored by an expert academic
  • Get your thesis reviewed by Scholars
 

PROGRAM ARCHITECTURE

To fulfil the requirements of the DBA program, students must complete a total of 240 credits.

4 ADVANCED COURSEWORKS
(CORE SUBJECTS)

80

CREDITS

THESIS WORK

160

CREDITS

TOTAL

240

CREDITS

You will also get the opportunity to hone your cognitive and generic skills by attending seminars, workshops and debates.

 

PROGRAM DELIVERY

  • All of the 4 Advanced Courseworks (core subjects) must be completed over four terms in Year 1 of the program.
  • Each subject has 40 contact hours and is taught over 5 weekends (4 hours per day).
  • Students are given a week to prepare for an exam and a week’s break after the exam. It is, thereby, estimated that a course can be completed within 2 months.
  • These courses are not inter-dependent and are offered on a rolling basis.