Global DBA: Durham-Emlyon

emlyon business school
Program overview
4-6 years
Part time
Doctorate / PhD
Scholarships available

Start dates
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About this program

Global DBA: Durham-Emlyon

Delivered by Durham University Business School and emlyon business school, the Global DBA is a new part-time executive doctoral programme taught across three global locations: Durham, Paris and a 2nd nternational location You will have the unique opportunity to learn from and work with internationally renowned faculty at two of Europe’s most innovative "triple crowned" business schools.

This programme has been specifically designed to respond to the global need for business leaders who can truly challenge current professional practices and devise new methods for progression. By combining an academically rigorous doctoral education with business practice, you will update your business knowledge and enhance your analytical and critical thinking capabilities. The DBA will also require you to produce a doctoral thesis to help bridge the gap between business practice and academia, generate new knowledge and create real business value, making an impact to real world organizations and communities..

Admission requirements

  • A Master’s degree in a business and management related discipline from a recognised university or other institution of higher education; or equivalent qualifications or experience
  • A minimum of five years’ business and management experience
  • An English proficiency test is required for non-native English speakers (minimum score requirements are IELTS score of 7.0 or 102 or above in TOEFL IBT) or equivalent qualifications or experience

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Program content

Year 1

Module 1

Leadership and followership

Module 2

Global Strategic Management

Module 3

Innovation & Technology Management

Year 2

Module 4

Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice

Module 5

Theory into Practice

Year 3-6

Doctoral Thesis

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the school website for more information.


Tuition fees: £60,000. (A £2,000 non-refundable deposit payable upon acceptance of an offer will be deducted from the first year's fee.)


Degree awarded: Doctor in Business Administration

You will:

  • Enhance your understanding of business theories
  • Become an expert in a field that you are passionate about
  • Push the boundaries of knowledge using advanced research capabilities
  • Accelerate your personal development and become a thought leader
  • Make an impact in your company and across boundaries
  • Advance in your current role or successfully embark on a new venture
  • Network with professionals and intellectuals from around the globe
  • Benefit from the guidance of 2 thesis advisors

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About this institute

emlyon business school 

emlyon business school was founded in 1872 by the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It is a private higher-education establishment recognized by the French State. It is one of the oldest business schools in Europe. emlyon is among the 1% ofglobal business schools to be accredited by...

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Contact info

emlyon business school

23 avenue Guy de Collongue
69134 Ecully

Phone no: +33 4 78 33 77 83

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