The doctorate combines modules in advanced management theory and practice alongside training in the necessary methodologies and techniques to carry out research in business and management. The main aim of our Doctorate of Business Administration is to assist professionals who wish to enhance, contribute and transform how they work.
Throughout the DBA, you will cover essential concepts of business management and research, including management and administrative theories, research and business models as well as research methods. From this, you will develop problem-solving and decision-making skills which are vital for successful management in the business sector. Additionally, you will learn how to apply management research techniques and concepts to the drafting of a business-related thesis.
The last two years of the programme will be dedicated to carrying out research and preparing a dissertation on a relevant topic of your choice. Our unique approach to the DBA involves both experienced academics and senior business professionals to help mentor your through your research.
You will also have the option to learn German.
The Doctorate in Business Administration has been designed in order to provide the necessary knowledge and expertise to managers and leaders of the business and industrial sector.
The doctorate combines taught modules in advanced management theory and practice along with training in the necessary methodologies and techniques to carry out doctoral research in business and management.
The main aim of our Doctorate of Business Administration is to assist career professionals who wish to enhance, contribute and transform how they work. Attending this prestigious course will give your academic and professional aspirations a huge boost.
In addition, BSBI’s blended study mode means that you will have the flexibility to fit the course around your schedule, including work and family responsibilities.
Price: €15,000* (per year)
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The modules of the DBA are offered via the blended learning method. Students will attend the online modules via the UNINETTUNO University platform and face-to-face at the BSBI campus in Berlin.
Teaching takes place Monday to Saturdays, during morning, afternoon, or evening sessions.
During the online modules, students will have the opportunity to attend extracurricular face-to-face seminars. Also, they will be able to access the online version of the modules they will attend on campus. This way, a holistic approach is achieved.
Graduates will be able to:
After successful completion of the DBA in Economics and Business Administration programme, students will have opportunities to work in areas such as banking, finance and accounting. Successful graduates will have the knowledge and skills to secure placements in large consultancies firms, international retailers and fashion houses and other service industries. You can also pursue research degrees in top universities around the world. In addition, graduates on this programme can apply for exemptions from relevant professional examinations of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Students on this programme may also become student members of the Institute of Management.
A bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution in a business related discipline; a master’s degree or a Level 7 postgraduate qualification, or an MBA from a recognised Institution.
Applicants with degrees in other disciplines and applicants with no bachelor’s or master’s degree, but with other academic qualifications and significant professional experience at executive level are also welcome to apply. Their acceptance might be subject to successfully sitting to an entrance test and an interview.
Research proposal: applicants will also have to submit a detailed research proposal which will include: research topic rationale, aims and objectives, primary and secondary research questions, methodology, research structure and design, initial literature review.
English language requirements:
West African Senior School Certificate (WAEC) as proof of English for applicants from West Africa, namely Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Gambia and Sierra Leone (with conditions*).
WAEC English Language component must be at level C6 or above.
*According to the Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO admission criteria.
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