This research-based qualification suits business professionals who wish to improve their ability to make research-based business decisions.
It will enable you to make a substantial contribution to business practice by applying theoretical frameworks, methods and techniques towards solving contemporary and complex business problems. Candidates develop their research and discipline-based knowledge and skill through coursework units, an independent research project, and through regular participation in professional development workshops with other cohort candidates.
Entry Domestic February and July (Domestic students only. This course is not available for international students.)
Admission to the DBA course will be based on candidates having completed a minimum of five years senior level business or professional practice experience, and either:
• a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) with a GPA of 5.5 (on a scale of 7) or greater from QUT or another recognised institution; or • a Masters degree in a business discipline area (e.g. Master of Business) with a GPA of 5.5 or greater from QUT or another recognised institution; or • a Bachelor’s degree in a business discipline with first or second class Honours Division A, or equivalent, from QUT or another recognised institution.
Admission is subject to these requirements, plus an interview with the Director Graduate Studies or the Assistant Dean (Research) and mutual acceptance of a study plan on a case-by-case basis, and subject to availability of a suitable supervisor.