Liverpool John Moores University

Doctor of Business Administration, Engineering and Technology

The Doctor of Business Administration, Engineering and Technology is designed to develop senior managers who work in the broad fields of engineering and technology, by improving specialist business management skills through research and its application in a professional setting.

The DBA takes between 3-7 years to complete, and during this time you will participate in workshops, lectures, seminars, action learning sets and tutorials.

Entry requirements

Candidates should be well-qualified in their chosen field and possess a business related Masters degree (e.g. MBA) or equivalent qualification supplemented with sufficient recent business and management experience appropriate to the research being undertaken.

To be considered for the programme, candidates must complete the online application form and provide the following documents: Completed application form; Master's degree certificate; Transcript of master study; 1 Academic reference; 1 Reference from current employer; Evidence of Language - IELTS 6.5 (or CEF B2) with no components score below 5.5 (if required); A personal statement (1500-2000 words) to include: Reasons why you want to study DBA course; Reasons why you are suitable to the course; Previous experience of research; Brief introduction of your research to include: Title of your research; Introduction of the research; Literature review of current studies; Research method; Contributions of your research.

The deadline for applications for January 2018 entry, will be 30th November 2017.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
DBA Part-time January 2019 11,900 (Year 1) International 3 3 Years
DBA Part-time January 2019 10,475 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 3 Years

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