D.B.A. Blended

Business Administration

University of Northampton

48 months
8000 USD/year
8000 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Business Administration programme of the University of Northampton is a professional doctorate with the same status as a PhD. It is the highest qualification available in business and management, designed for senior professionals who wish to advance their careers by developing their academic research and critical thinking skills.


The Business Administration programme of the University of Northampton is a part-time programme that typically runs over four years. The first two years are structured around facilitated modules that provide the foundations for the research project, the main element of the DBA. This research project needs to make a significant contribution to professional practice by developing existing theories and knowledge.


  • Further enhance your opportunities in senior management and/or consultancy roles.
  • Part time study to fit around you.

Careers and Employability

After becoming the first recipients in the University’s history, our new DBA graduates are ready to put their learnings into practice in their high-flying careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Research
  • Advanced Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Developing Leadership in Business Research
  • Reflecting on Business Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants will need to meet all of the following criteria:

  • hold a Masters degree in a business-related subject, normally completed within the last ten years.
  • have a minimum of five years’ relevant work experience, at an appropriate level.
  • be employed in a senior leadership/management role capable of supporting the achievement of the programme learning outcomes, including the professional research project.
English Language Requirements
  • Minimum standard – IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in categories (or equivalent) for study at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 USD per year during 48 months.

Fees UK & International:

  • Year 1 and Year 2: £8000
  • Year 3 and Year 4: £4000

Living costs for Northampton

796 - 1510 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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