Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

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Take your business-oriented research to the highest level

The Doctor of Business Administration is a high-level, business-oriented doctoral research programme. If you are a business professional and already have a Masters degree such as a Master of Business Administration degree, the Doctor of Business Administration will extend and develop your theoretical and empirical understanding to enable you to identify and resolve business challenges in both the private and public sectors.

Career outcomes

With your doctorate, you can pursue a career as an academic, consultant or manager in a diverse range of industries worldwide.

Entry Requirements

  • A coursework masters degree or equivalent level from a recognized institution1
  • 5 years full-time equivalent work experience, including at least 2 years full-time equivalent work experience in a managerial position1
  • Submission of a satisfactory preliminary research proposal, as determined by the Higher Degrees Review and Admissions Committee1

1As determined by the DBA Research Programme Coordinator.

English Language Requirements

All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This programme requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language programme.

Last updated Jul 2020

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Are you thinking about studying in Australia? The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) prides itself on providing the best support possible to help you reach your study and career goals. USQ students enjoy small class-sizes, collaborative learning spaces, and a suite of support services to enhance your study experience. With students from more than 80 countries and internationally accredited degrees and programmes, you can choose to study on campus, external or online. Read Less
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