Colleges and Universities Offering Doctor of Business Administration in Australia

  • Course Name: Doctor of Business Administration(DBA)
  • Major Subject: DBA
  • Course Category: Doctorate Courses

Institutions Offering Doctor of Business Administration

  • University of Notre Dame Australia University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney  
    Program outline:

    • RSCH7000 Quantitative Research Methods
    • RSCH7001 Qualitative Research Methods
    • RSCH7002 Scholarly Reading and Writing
    • RSCH7003 Developing a Research Proposal
    • RSCH7043 Supervised Research - Business

    The Professional Doctorate comprises coursework and a substantial research component leading to the submission of a thesis. The coursework component includes four compulsory research training courses to be completed as a prerequisite to your individual research project. The coursework will provide opportunities for you to formulate substantial elements of your planned research (e.g. topic refinement, identification and justification of the preferred research method(s), preparation of a draft proposal), and to develop personal competencies in critical analysis and scholarly writing relevant to your profession.
    The completion of the coursework is facilitated by a course delivery schedule which takes into consideration that you may also be in employment during your candidature.

    Entry requirements:
    The following criteria apply to students seeking admission to the Professional Doctorate program:
    • The Pro Vice Chancellor - Research, on the advice of the Dean of the School, determines admission to the Doctor of Business Administration Award.
    • Applicants to the Doctor of Business Administration Award are expected to satisfy the following criteria:
    • Possession of a research Masters degree by thesis or dissertation appropriate to the professional field of the applicant; or
    • Possession of a Masters degree by coursework appropriate to the professional field of the applicant completed at a superior standard; or
    • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree with Honours (typically 1st Class or Class 2A Honours level or equivalent); or
    • Possession of a Master of Philosophy; or
    • In exceptional circumstances, an equivalent academic or professional background that is considered by the Dean of the School to be an appropriate preparation for independent study and research work at Doctoral level.
    • An applicant may be required to satisfy the Dean of the School of the ability to understand and communicate in both written and spoken English at a level adequate for the purpose of pursuing the program of study.
    • In addition to the academic criteria listed above, applicants are normally expected to satisfy the following:
    • have a minimum of 3 years of relevant professional practice;
    • have the support of an industry or professional mentor.

    You may be required to demonstrate an ability to understand and communicate in both written and spoken English at a level adequate for the purpose of pursuing the program of study.

    Course Duration: 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

    Study Mode: Internal and External

  • Charles Sturt University Charles Sturt University, Bathurst  
    Entry Requirements:
    -Students must have completed a MBA degree or Masters Degree in Business, or hold an equivalent qualification from a recognized Australian tertiary institution, or hold an international qualification deemed to be equivalent (as determined by NOOSR).

    -To gain entry to the program students will normally have achieved a credit average (or equivalent) in their MBA (or equivalent) studies as a demonstration of their capacity to undertake postgraduate work at an advanced level.

    -In addition to acceptable academic qualifications, an applicant for admission shall:

    Have a minimum of five years of relevant business experience, and
    be working in business or have access to business such that the practical requirements of the program and the research can be undertaken.

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