DBA /PhD Programmes


Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

The UWS DBA has been created by one of Scotland’s largest business schools, with core activity in internationally recognised, business-related research, which underpins curriculum development, teaching and learning, and staff development.

Course Duration

  • 3 Years

Entry Requirements

You will normally be expected to be an MBA graduate, professionally qualified, with at least five years’ experience as a director/senior manager, recognised as a high achiever in a non-academic environment.

International students: in addition to the above, overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) and no less than 5.5 in any individual component.

Tuition fees* (Tuition fees after scholarship)

First Year – £ 9,950*

2nd Year – £ 5,000*

3rd Year – £ 5,000*