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Doctor of Business Administration

University of Southern Queensland

Ph. D. On Campus Online
36 months
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30240 AUD/year
23920 AUD/year
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About

The Doctor of Business Administration program at the University of Southern Queensland provides a high-level, professional oriented program of study that gives students who are already business professionals, an advanced theoretical and empirical understanding of business challenges to enable them to identify and resolve these challenges in both the private and public sectors. 

Overview

On successful completion of the Doctor of Business Administration program at the University of Southern Queensland students will be able to:

  • apply relevant theoretical knowledge to contemporary business problems
  • critique contemporary organisational practice in the light of relevant theory
  • determine, apply and evaluate the effectiveness and rigour of research methods to business problems
  • critically evaluate business research studies in order to assess their quality and applicability in improving the effective handling of business management problems
  • demonstrate superior oral and written communications skills relevant to business
  • analyse research data and reflect critically on the analysis.

Career outcomes 

With your doctorate you can pursue a career as an academic, consultant or manager in a diverse range of industries worldwide.

Programme Structure

The Doctor of Business Administration is a 24-unit program comprising 4 coursework courses from the Master of Business Administration (MBA) specialisation courses, 2 units of research coursework and 18 units of research. Students are required to undertake:

  • 4 coursework courses from the MBA specialisation courses. If a supervisor evaluates that the applicant should build more specific prior knowledge in a particular specialist area that is vital to the research topic, then the applicant can be required to complete up to four relevant specialisation courses from the MBA

  • Research and Research Methods which must be completed successfully before progressing to the research thesis 

  • plus an externally examined research thesis normally comprised of 18 units.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 077414G 

To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • An Australian university coursework Masters degree or equivalent
  • 5 years full-time equivalent work experience, including at least 2 years full-time equivalent work experience in a managerial position
  • Submission of a satisfactory preliminary research proposal, as determined by the Higher Degrees Review and Admissions Committee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30240 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    23920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23920 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • External/Online AUD 30240

Funding

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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