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Doctorate of Business Administration

Athena Global Education
3 years
Doctorate / PhD
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Program description

Doctorate of Business Administration

Business-oriented critical thinking and problem-solving skills help you to acquire qualities designed for Top management and Executive positions, thus DBA is Your Best Choice.

  • Get Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) from Universidad Católica De Murcia (UCAM), Spain
  • UCAM is ranked among top 10 universities in Europe by Times Higher Education Ranking-2019 for Quality Education.
  • DBA is a 180 ECTS credits, 3-year blended program
  • It offers a well-structured 1 year coursework followed by a research project from the 2nd year
  • Get access to well-developed digital resources, personal tutor and research guide
  • Fits into the busy schedule of senior executives
  • Final degree is awarded at the convocation held at UCAM.
  • 100% Online with Personal Tutor support
  • Flexible Payment, Instalment scheme.
  • M.Phil Certification upon completion of First year (60 ECTS) (Optional)

Admission requirements

Highest Qualification

Candidates must have an MBA or Master's degree or equivalent from recognized institutions.

Work Experience

Candidates must have at least three years of work experience at managerial level.

English Language Proficiency

Candidates must have a thorough command of written and spoken English. English level: 6.0 IELTS or equivalent.

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Program content

This is your expected skill development and learning from the program:

Module 1

Research Methodology and Methods

By the end of the module you will be able to explain your own research ‘philosophy’ and you will be able to decide what research methods to use.

Module 2

Research Issues within Contemporary Management

The module will help you to identify what would make a suitable, interesting and applied research topic in management so that you can begin to conceptualise your own area for future research, later in the course.

Module 3

Interim Research Project

The purpose of the module is to allow you to utilize the research methods skills you have acquired, and the areas of research you have identified,

Module 4

Designing a Research Project

The purpose of this module is to write a detailed proposal document for your actual thesis.

Module 5

Developing as a Researcher

The purpose of this module is to provide you with some useful theoretical tools to help you to reflect constructively and in the right depth.

Module 6

Practice Based Thesis

This is the capstone module of the DBA in which you plan and implement your own extended research project, demonstrate your own deep expertise in a specific area of applied business and management.

Program delivery

How You Learn

Scientifically developed learning pedagogy, which ensures quality and effective learning experience for the learners. We ensure a seamless learning experience for students with varying levels of expertise on the subject matter.

  • Video classes
  • Text learning contexts
  • Personal tutor
  • Online library
  • Collaborative learning

Tuition fees

  • Registration Fees: $2000
  • First Installment: $1000
  • Second Installment: $1000
  • Third Installment: $1000
  • 2nd Year (Research): $2000
  • 2nd Installment: $1500
  • 3rd Year (Research): $2000
  • 2nd Installment: $1500
  • Total Fees: $12000


Doctorate of Business Administration


Ministry of Education, Spain

Credits: 180 (ECTS)

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Athena Global Education (AGE)

Athena is a new-age educational venture working relentlessly to upskill and empower working professionals from dynamic career backgrounds. In partnership with European Universities and Professional Qualifications Bodies, UniAthena is offering online Accredited Doctorate, Master's, Diploma, and Certificate programs The delivery...

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Athena Global Education

The Sherrington Building, Magdalen Centre
The Oxford Science Park
OX4 4GA Oxford
United Kingdom

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