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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Doctor of Business Administration

  • Doctorate (PhD)

The Doctor of Business Administration is a high-level, business-oriented doctoral research program.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

The Doctor of Business Administration is a high-level, business-oriented doctoral research program. If you are a business professional and already have a Masters degree such as a Master of Business Administration degree, the Doctor of Business Administration will extend and develop your theoretical and empirical understanding to enable you to identify and resolve business challenges in both the private and public sectors.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements A coursework masters degree or equivalent level from a recognised institution1 5 years full-time equivalent work experience, including at least 2 years full-time equivalent work experience in a managerial position1 Submission of a satisfactory preliminary research proposal, as determined by the Higher Degrees Review and Admissions Committee1 1As determined by the DBA Research Program Coordinator. English Language Requirements You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6. 5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. We can help
Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Toowoomba

How to apply

How to apply Apply with USQ For Australian and New Zealand students Admission is dependent upon the Faculty's capacity to supervise the proposed dissertation. Prospective candidates should consult with the DBA Research Program Coordinator before preparing their preliminary dissertation proposals. Research concentrations are updated periodically. Closing dates Applications may be submitted at any time, but it is ideal to allow a minimum of 20 working days between when you submit your application and the start of your requested semester.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at University of Southern Queensland (USQ).
82.5%
Overall satisfaction
77.8%
Skill scale
57.3%
Teaching scale
91.4%
Employed full-time
$110k
Average salary