Reasons to study Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) at DMU:
Students have the opportunity to bring issues from their workplace experiences and study them in a complex and comprehensive manner to doctoral level.
The programme promotes and supports strongly developmental interactions within transformative environments. It achieves this through innovative modules which have been designed in a manner which actively encourages the challenging of norms and orthodoxies so as to generate original and energised thinking and solutions. The delivery schedule of the programme provides the busy professional people who make up the participant cohort with opportunities to learn and engage flexibly across a range of modes including, for example, lectures, workshops, project work, coaching and distance learning. Working with the programme team, the discursive and exploratory learning mode of the programme provides a wide variety of opportunities for students to develop to their full potential.
The programme is thoroughly underpinned and informed by the latest research in each of the subject areas addressed. The programme core team comprise advanced and established professors with developed publication records, international presence and conduct international roles in high prestige networks. The skill and knowledge base of the team allows connections to be made with practical applications and what is often referred more popularly to as ‘real world’ problems.
Directed and taught by leading senior professors in their fields
access to rich and in-depth sets of knowledge
A compact study format of three modules in year one
followed by supervised and directed study in subsequent years
The opportunity to gain practical experience
You have the opportunity to gain invaluable practical experience by completing an Executive Company Project, a 12 week business research project with a company
Access to extensive educational experiences through DMUGlobal
‘real-world’ problem and solutions-focused approach
an opportunity to bring issues you wish to tackle in your organisational context and develop leading-edge theory-informed and practically orientated solutions
Programme start for full-time and part-time modes will be Sept/Oct
You will be introduced to the embedded ‘Employability Hub’ within Leicester Castle Business School which will enhance your CV
Get taught by experienced lecturers who have a reputation for conducting quality research and consultancy projects
Study in the historic Great Hall of Leicester Castle and the Postgraduate Centre (Hugh Aston Building)
Network, mentoring and support from programme world-class and thought-leading academics