Programmes / Doctorate and PhD Programmes / Professional Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) / Entry requirements
A recognised Bachelor’s degree in a subject related to the programme.
A recognised Master’s degree in a subject related to the programme with a cumulative grade point average of greater than 3.0 on a 4.0-point scale, or its equivalent. At least the Master or the Bachelor degree should be in BM related subject.
A minimum EmSAT score of 1400, TOEFL score of 550 (213 CBT, 79 iBT), 6.0 IELTS academic, or their equivalents on another standardised nationally, or internationally, recognised test that is approved by the Ministry of Education in the UAE.
The chosen area of DBA study must be one, which can be supervised by staff within the University.
“Practical research interest” document of one page (500 words).
Submission a certificate of equivalency issued by the Ministry of Education in the UAE for all previous degree certificates awarded by institutions outside the UAE.
A copy of the passport along with a copy of the Emirates ID (If available).
Al Ethbara Number (for UAE nationals only).
Work experience: Relevant work experience will be considered. Considerable experience (3 years or more) in a Management/Business or related environment is desirable.
Satisfactory admissions interview will be mandatory.
Satisfactory supporting references will be required.
Students are encouraged to register for their IELTS or TOEFL at The British University in Dubai (BUiD) by contacting [email protected]
Paper-based ITP TOEFL are accepted by the administering institution only. Only those administered by AMIDEAST Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah will be accepted if it is sent by Amideast to BUiD directly.
While registering with ETS for iBT or with Amideast for ITP TOEFL, please quote BUiD’s TOEFL code 0168.
Internet (iBT) – test scores should be sent
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