This course is a research degree with equivalent outcomes to a PhD including level of award and title. It provides continuing professional development for managers, consultants and other professionals including academics, who are typically in employment in high level and demanding roles. The DBA will help you develop your capacity to think creatively and innovatively about your organisational, managerial and professional problems. It will improve your skills in making informed judgements and decisions in relation to complex issues.
You will normally need an M.Phil, MBA or other masters level award in business and management or organisational studies, and hold, or have held, a post which includes managerial responsibilities or to have been in a position to be able to observe managerial and organisational practice. You will be in, or be able to place yourself in, circumstances that will allow you to conduct the necessary research. If you do not meet one or more of these criteria you can apply through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning or Prior Experiential Learning.