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Course summary

UWE Bristol’s Doctorate in Business Administration is a focussed course that will enable you to meet the higher intellectual and professional demands of your role. Designed for senior managers with significant experience and decision-making responsibilities, it will enable you to apply current business knowledge to develop comprehensive research skills in your area of interest. Over the course of the programme, we’ll equip you with all the skills you’ll need to conduct an independent research project with a demonstrable impact on your organisation. With the support of a carefully selected specialist supervisor, you’ll develop a personalised learning plan that allows you to address the challenges facing your business – whether that includes HRM, marketing, digital transformation, mergers and acquisitions, or leadership vision. You’ll be taught by experienced lecturers and widely published researchers from a broad variety of disciplines - from HR and finance, to organisational strategy and law. Teaching takes place in our world-class Bristol Business School (https://www1.uwe.ac.uk/bl/bbs.aspx), where you’ll be able to engage with academics from across several disciplines. You’ll also have opportunities to network with guest lecturers from amongst our partners, who include well-known names such as FMCG companies like Nestlé. Take your business career to the next level by developing the specialist knowledge, research skills and networks you need to achieve greater effectiveness as a professional practitioner.


Entry requirements

A good first degree plus one of the following; (a) an MBA or equivalent social science related Masters degree (b) a professional qualification (c) other relevant experience and demonstrated abilities deemed equivalent to (a) or (b) above Candidates must also be actively engaged as a practitioner at a senior level in their chosen field.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Doctor of Business Administration at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS