The Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) programme is aimed at middle to senior level managers who aspire towards achieving a doctoral qualification through a practice-based route.The programme has a strong practice focus, and embeds the latest research methodologies in equipping students with cutting-edge critical thinking and analytical skills, advancing knowledge, and facilitating knowledge transfer into organisational improvement, innovation, and value creation. The qualifications, skills, and knowledge gained by candidates will enable them to seek senior management and leadership positions within their organisations and potentially consulting and policy making roles for a wider professional impact.
The candidates will be in a unique position to effect strategic change on organisational policies, processes, and revenue, and also create a transformative impact on organisational and sectoral approaches and philosophies. Candidates will also be able to contribute to furthering knowledge through consulting, networking, and academic collaborative roles.
The DBA programme has been designed and developed according to the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) Doctoral Degrees Characteristics (2011) and to the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ 2008) Qualification Descriptors and has been evaluated at the UK Level 8 (Doctoral) Standard.
The DBA degree is awarded by Pôle Paris Alternance (PPA) a French Government recognised and approved Institution of Higher Education.