Doctor of Business Administration
Doctor of Business Administration DBA
Online - Uni Wide
Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.
Full-time 3.0 years (6.0 sessions)
Part-time 6.0 years (12.0 sessions)
Normal course duration is the effective period of time taken to complete a course when studied Full-time (Full-time Equivalent Duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern for the actual length of study. Not all courses are offered in Full-time mode.
Students must have completed a MBA degree or Masters Degree in Business, or hold an equivalent qualification from a recognised Australian tertiary institution, or hold an international qualification deemed to be equivalent (as determined by NOOSR).
To gain entry to the program students will normally have achieved a credit average (or equivalent) in their MBA (or equivalent) studies as a demonstration of their capacity to undertake postgraduate work at an advanced level.
In addition to acceptable academic qualifications, an applicant for admission shall:
No special arrangements apply
To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.
The course consists of the following programs:
1) DBA coursework:
Each student must successfully complete four doctoral level subjects (for a total of 64 points):
2) DBA Thesis
The student, under the direction of the appointed supervisors, will identify, analyse and propose solutions to current problems confronting professional practice in business through the application of knowledge, thereby improving professional practice or understanding.
The original contribution to knowledge in a DBA thesis must encompass at least one of the following:
Students will enrol in one of the following research subjects during the period of their candidature:
Sessions 3 to 6
DBA717 Thesis (Full-time) (128 Points)
DBA711 Research Issues in Business
DBA712 Research Methodology for Business
DBA713 Developing a Literature Review
DBA714 Business Specialisation Research
Sessions 5 to 12
DBA718 Thesis (part-time) (128 Points)
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: April 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.