London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

The programme seeks to advance your proficiency in applied management, methodology and analytical skills via the critical review and systematic application of appropriate theories and the undertaking of research in order to maximise your performance and decision making abilities in your chosen area.

Course Modules

Taught modules include: Organisational analysis and research; practice based research; reflexivity in action; research methods toolkit.

Course Additional Entry

The course is designed for those who already have appropriate business experience. In order to provide a contextual setting for their research, candidates must have the ability and opportunity to carry out detailed research activity in 1 or more organisations. Access to and support from the appropriate organisation(s) is considered critical in terms of initial selection of candidates and for the duration of the programme. Candidates will be well qualified in their chosen field and will normally have already gained a Master of Business Administration or other business'related Master's degree or equivalent qualification, together with a sufficient amount and level of business and management experience appropriate to the research being undertaken. However, subject to a successful panel interview, candidates with an undergraduate degree of at least 2.2 in the wider social sciences area coupled with significant relevant business experience are also welcome to apply.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
5 years
Part Time
DBA £2,025  Credit module. First year home fees