Doctor of Business Administration


The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program equips graduates with analytical and problem solving skills for undertaking independent research at the doctoral level. The aim is to find solutions to business problems at the national and international levels. Graduates are encouraged to disseminate their research findings through publications and journal articles.

Duration of Study

Full-time: 3 - 5 years Part-time: 4.5 - 7 years

Credit Hours


Career Prospect

Marketing, Accounting & Finance, Strategic Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management, Human Resource Management or any aspect of business

Subjects Offered

  • Innovations In Entrepreneurship

  • Advanced International Business

  • Advanced Marketing Management

  • Seminar in New Business Ventures 3

  • Advanced Business Strategy and Policy

  • Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility

  • Seminar in Creativity and Innovation Management

  • Advanced Studies in Financial Institution & Capital Market

  • Advanced Business Research Method 1

  • Advanced Business Research Method 2

Dissertation 1

  • DBA Dissertation Seminar

  • Preliminary literature Review

Dissertation 2

  • Topic Selection

  • Literature Review

Dissertation 3

  • Data Collection

Dissertation 4

  • Data Analysis and Interpretation

Dissertation 5

  • Dissertation Preparation

Dissertation 6

  • Dissertation Defense

Entry Requirement

  • A recognized Master’s Degree in relevant fields;  OR
  • A recognized Master’s Degree which is not in the relevant field with a least 2 years of working experience in the relevant field; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Government of Malaysia.

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