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Glasgow Caledonian University

Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA)

GCU London
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Rank: 88 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: GCU London

Website: www.gcu.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2021/09/28

Duration: 36 months

Intl fees: £24000


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Ranking and student feedback

88

The Complete University Guide
75

UKEAS Ranking

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Description

The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) is an innovative alternative to the traditional PhD. The DBA course is designed to enable professionals to use applied research and become influential leaders in business, gaining a recognised qualification.Business leaders recognise the operational and strategic challenges they face, for example, new technologies, increased business outsourcing, greater political uncertainty and business volatility.Such complexities require that organisations identify and respond more quickly to changing risk profiles, providing innovative solutions to complex problems.The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) course provides an opportunity for you to do so. You will study taught modules and, via applied research, you will make an impact upon your organisation by delivering unique solutions based upon accurate analysis of global challenges.This is the ideal qualification to enhance your career projection, which allows you to learn in work and at work, combining full-time employment with studying for a flagship Doctorate of Business Administration.

Requirements

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2:1 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject, plus three to five years work experience in a relevant field. An applicant can seek entry to the programme if they do not have the normal entry requirements, but can demonstrate that they have achieved the prerequisite skills and knowledge through their experience, or informal learning (Recognition of Prior Learning).

Language qualifications

IELTS (Academic): 6.5

About this university

International students

Caley rates as the second best university in the UK for its international student satisfaction levels. A large part of this is due to the level of international student support on offer as well as the quality of lifestyle on offer. the International Support Team are available to assist with matters such as immigration and visas as well as daily living matters such as making the most of their time in the UK, working between studies and bringing a family to Scotland while they study. The service is based within the Saltire Centre in the main campus area of the university. Student life outside the classroom centres around the Students Union, itself an independent charity that represents the students, provides support and advice and organises the extracurricular activities. All students are automatically members. There is also a free law clinic within the university that assists students with legal advice and assistance particularly in matters such as housing, employment and contract law. The union runs a large selection of clubs and societies for students to get involved with. There are some 60 different societies ranging from culture and faith groups to hobby and interest societies. There are also volunteering and charity work opportunities for those seeking to give something back to the wider community. In addition, there are some 35 sports club including traditional and modern sports.

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