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Business Administration

Heriot-Watt University

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About

is a professional degree, designed to support you and give you the skills you need to deliver unique solutions in your sector or organisation, based on accurate and unbiased analysis of situations therein. The Business Administration programme is offered by Heriot-Watt University.

Overview

This DBA is an exectutive postgraduate qualification led by academics at the Edinburgh Business School. This programme of study is suitable for those with a number of years of work experience who wish to explore advanced principles of business administration.

The Edinburgh Business School has designed the DBA to fit around your working life. You can study full-time or part-time and either on-campus in Edinburgh or remotely online.  The Business Administration programme is offered by Heriot-Watt University.

Research

The programme consists of two stages: the course stage and the research stage, and builds on the learning gathered on completion of an MBA or MSc programme. 

The course stage will equip you with the knowledge and expertise needed to develop the topic of your thesis and your understanding of the research process. The stage comprises of three courses, Introduction to Business Research 1, 2 and 3.

On completion of these courses, you will move on to the research stage which consists of two phases: the mentored phase and the supervised phase. Pass these, and then submit your final thesis for examination. 

Programme Structure

Research

  • The programme consists of two stages: the course stage and the research stage, and builds on the learning gathered on completion of an MBA or MSc programme. 
  • The course stage will equip you with the knowledge and expertise needed to develop the topic of your thesis and your understanding of the research process. The stage comprises of three courses, Introduction to Business Research 1, 2 and 3.
  • On completion of these courses, you will move on to the research stage which consists of two phases: the mentored phase and the supervised phase. Pass these, and then submit your final thesis for examination.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
First Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • DBA
You must have five years’ experience, a Masters degree and be fluent in English.
  • PhD
A relevant first degree with first or upper second class honours, and preferably a Masters degree, of similar standard to those awarded by Heriot-Watt University. All PhD students must provide evidence of their English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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