Professional Doctorate in Business and Management DBA

Research ( part-time)

Chelmsford

September, January

DBA: 36-72 months

Overview

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) has been designed to let you increase your professional capabilities, make a positive contribution to your organisation, and produce publishable-level research.

Full description

Supervision and support

Workshops

Workshops are the mechanism through which the modules will be delivered and continuous support maintained. Therefore, in the first two years of the programme you will attend three full day workshops for each module. Workshops will continue after year two and will focus on:

  • Candidates presenting their work and discussing specific issues
  • Using your papers to create chapters for the thesis
  • Tackling and working on generic issues
  • Monitor progress
  • Peer-to peer learning
  • Individual tutorials
  • Academic speakers to encourage critical thinking
  • Maintenance of a community of practice
  • Structuring a thesis
  • Viva preparation
CANVAS

Canvas provides candidates with access to a range of resources to support their development. This includes academic databases, links to other websites and research software. In addition, it provides a mechanism through which candidates and staff can interact and facilitates electronic submission of work for formal assessment and allows timely feedback from academic staff.

Supervision

The role of supervision and the relationship with supervisors is one of the key determinants for successfully undertaking doctoral level study. For this reason, your supervisory team will be established at the outset, and is built into your programme of study. Mentors will be assigned during stage 1 and the supervisory team at stage 2. Supervisory support is, therefore, an on-going process during and after the completion of the taught modules.

Where you'll research

Your faculty

You have a highly active mind and see opportunity everywhere. Now you need theory and life-changing skills to sharpen your approach to management. At the Faculty of Business & Law, you will immerse yourself in a multicultural environment where technology blends with teaching to create a dynamic and innovative learning environment. An environment to help you gain those skills.

Where can I study?

Chelmsford
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Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

UK & EU students, 2018/19 (per year)

£4,260

UK & EU students, 2018/19 (Part-time, per year)

£2,130

International students, 2018/19 (per year)

£12,600

International students, 2018/19 (part-time, per year)

£6,300

Bench fees

In some cases extra costs known as bench fees will be charged for a postgraduate research degree. These are to cover additional/ exceptional costs directly related to a specific research project.

We charge bench fees in bands. They may apply for every year of your course. These bands are the same for full and part time students.

If you have to pay bench fees this will be made clear at your interview for a place. If have to pay bench fees this will be stated in your offer letter.

For 2018/19 the bench fee bands are:

  1. £500
  2. £1000
  3. £2000
  4. £4000
  5. £8000

Writing up fees 2018-19

Full-time: £1400
Part-time: £1000

Funding

For advice on funding, scholarships and PhD studentship opportunities, please visit our finance pages for postgraduate students and researchers.

You might also find The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding helpful.

ARU research

Join us as for a Professional Doctorate and you’ll be joining a group of passionate leading researchers who are experts in their fields. Our research-active staff are dedicated to producing relevant and significant outcomes and solutions that can be applied in the real business world.

Our four research centres are at the heart of knowledge generation in our business school. All centres work on the latest research developments that emerge from challenges and issues in the business world. We rely on our close business partnerships to keep our research focused on where it matters: improving business practice across the world. Our DBA students are at the heart of ensuring we constantly address the most relevant issues. Visit our centre pages to learn more about the work we’re doing and how it could be significant to your organisation and professional development:

Looking for something else? Our departments cover all business subjects, with many of our people having professional backgrounds. Take a look at our School of Economics, Finance and Law people and our School of Management people to see our range of expertise.

Anglia Ruskin's academic excellence was recognised in 2014 as part of the Research Excellence Framework (REF), an exercise which assesses the quality of academic research. Twelve areas of our work were classed as generating world-leading research and we constantly continue to progress and work to exceed our output. The results showed that we're making a significant impact on economies, societies, the environment and culture in all corners of the globe. We see our PhD researchers as key to the ongoing impact we can make.

Careers

This programme is based on the rationale that candidates will normally be in employment whilst they are undertaking it. In terms of employability, therefore, the aim of this course is twofold. First, to support career progression within the organisation and/or industry. Second, to support candidates who wish to embark on a portfolio career.

Research training is also an integral part of this course and will let you develop transferable skills in research methods, report writing, academic publishing, conference presentations, personal effectiveness and more.

Read more about studying a Professional Doctorate.

Contact details

If you're interested in finding out more about research study opportunities, please contact laibs-phdapplications@anglia.ac.uk

Entry requirements

Main
  • A good honours degree in a related area, along with appropriate professional experience
  • If English is not your first language, you’ll also need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
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International students

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.

Improving your English language skills

If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.

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