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|Award granted||Doctor of Business Administration|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||3 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Indicative annual fee 2015||$29,800 AUD|
|CRICOS course code||054580F|
IELTS overall score of 7 (with no band score less than 6.5) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||M901|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
For further information about the DBA, including important advice about the application process and deadlines, please refer to http://www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw/courses/dba.php
The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is a 24 credit point professional doctoral degree taken over three years of full-time study (or part-time equivalent). Students are required to complete eight core coursework units, four thesis support units and a core research thesis worth 12 credit points.
Stage 1 (Coursework)
|MPA951||Financial Reporting and Analysis|
|MPR951||Financial Reporting and Analysis (Residential) *|
|MPT981/MPE981||Economics for Managers #|
|MPK901||Research Design and Analysis|
|MPR906/MPM906||Strategic Management *|
|MPR921/MPM921||Organisational Behaviour *|
plus 3 credit points from:
|MPA911||Corporate Governance and Ethics|
|MPD915||Management and Organisational Consulting|
|MPT936/MPK936||International Marketing #|
|MPR922/MPM922||Human Resource Management *|
|MPT935/MPM935||International Business Management #|
|MPT932/MPK932||Marketing Management #|
Or any other Level 9 cognate unit offered by the University not included in Stage 2, subject to the approval of the DBA Course Team Chair and the relevant unit chair.
Stage 2 (Doctoral Research)
12 credit points of DBA thesis units from:
MPD901, MPD902, MPD903, MPD904
|MPD910||Thesis Literature Review|
plus 2 credit points of units from:
|MPD912||Quantitative Thesis Research|
|MMD916||Thesis Method: Qualitative Research|
|MPD914||Thesis Results Reporting|
*MPR denotes residential version of unit
#MPT code denotes study tour version of unit
The minimum qualification for admission as a candidate for a degree of doctor is a degree of bachelor with honours or a degree of master with a substantial research component, from a recognised tertiary institution, in a field relevant to the program which the applicant proposes to undertake and for which the University can provide the required supervisory expertise.
See entry pathways to research degrees for detailed information on demonstrating your research ability and eligibility criteria. International students must also meet the English language requirements.
The entry requirements for 901 Doctor of Business Administration are:
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses.
Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.