DOCTOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (DBA)

The highest postgraduate degree in the academic management education that contribute to business theories and further enhance the professional practice

DURATION:
• Full Time: 72 Months
• Part Time: 96 Months

MODE OF STUDY:
Coursework

PROGRAMME APPROVAL CODE:
KPT/JPS (N/340/8/0247) 11/18
(MQA/PA2966) 10/18

What Will You Learn

  • Advanced management theories 

  • Research and analysis of business theories and practices

  • Refine practical experience and insight

  • Combine relevant theories and implement a program to address specific issues

Programme Introduction

The Doctor of Business Administration is aimed at advancing leadership in the field of business administration. The programme primarily focuses on theories and methodologies related to research and practice, comprehensive study, processes as well as the best practices in business management. Students of this programme will develop business acuity and at the same time, enhance their overall management capabilities

 

YEAR 1YEAR 2YEAR 3
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Advanced Economic Analysis
  • International Business
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Advanced Finance
  • Organisational Leadership
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Decision Making
  • Stage 1 – Identifying and Defining Research Problem & Methodology
  • Stage 2 – Review of Literature
  • Stage 3 – Preparing a Research Proposal
  • Stage 4 – Research Design & Planning
  • Stage 5 – Pilot Study & Refining Research Design

 

 

 

 

  • Stage 6 – Data Collection & Processing
  • Stage 7 – Data Analysis, Interpretations & Writing Draft Chapters
  • Stage 8 – Writing, Completing and Submitting Dissertation
  • Stage 9 – Viva Voce Examination

 

 

 

 

 

A master’s degree accepted by the HEP Senate;

OR

Other qualifications equivalent to a master’s degree that are accepted by the HEP Senate.

Note:
i. No direct entry from bachelors degree level to doctoral degree level.
ii. Candidates with bachelors degree who are registered for master’s degree programmes may apply to convert their candidacy to the doctoral degree programmes within ONE (1) year after master’s degree registration, subject to:

  1. having shown competency and capability in conducting research at doctoral degree level
  2. rigorous internal evaluation by the HEP
  3. approval by the HEP Senate.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT (For International Students Only):

  • Minimum score of 500 for TOEFL or
  • IEL TS Score 6.0

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