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Doctor of Business Administration – Online

Course overview

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Qualification Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode Part-time, Online
Duration 3 years
Intakes January, May, September
Tuition (Local students) RM 58,500
Tuition (Foreign students) RM 71,500

About

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program is a practice-oriented doctoral program that blends coursework, doctoral seminars, and research dissertation to refine your business strategies for driving competitive enterprises. The structured research will furnish you with a profound understanding of Business and Management, along with a focused set of insights applicable to your specialized area. This industry-centric doctorate enhances your credibility and equips you to showcase competencies in your field, thus advancing your professional aspirations. Possessing a DBA can unlock numerous opportunities, enabling you to pursue roles in teaching, consulting, leadership, or entrepreneurship.

> UNITAR’s Doctor in Business Administration (DBA) – Online: Why Choose Us?

Doctoral programs are primarily intended for candidates seeking recognition and a PhD based on substantial and original research in their chosen field.

Our online DBA program primarily focuses on supervised research work, providing graduates with profound knowledge of business and management, complemented by practical implementation in their chosen area of expertise. Professional doctorates in business administration offer students the chance to contribute to both knowledge and practice. Graduating with a DBA enhances your credibility and demonstrates competence in the business realm, facilitating progress towards your professional objectives. A doctorate in business administration offers versatile opportunities, including roles in academia, consultancy, organizational leadership, and research.

> Industrial and Societal Insights

Beyond personal academic achievements, attaining an online DBA empowers you to make significant contributions to businesses across various sectors and societies. The rapid and profound changes in the business landscape, particularly exacerbated by the global pandemic, underscore the importance of industry-based research in driving economic recovery and fostering sustainable development.

> Accreditation and Quality Assurance

UNITAR’s online Doctor in Business Administration program is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and endorsed by the Ministry of Education Malaysia. Being the first university in Southeast Asia to receive a QS 5-star rating for online learning underscores our commitment to delivering quality online education. This rating assures students of professional online student services, advanced technological support, engaging student-faculty interactions, and opportunities for networking with peers and alumni. Flexible consultation hours with supervisors are available, based on prior appointments.

> Course Structure and Assessment

Students have the option to enroll in either full-time or part-time study modes for the online DBA program. The program duration ranges from a minimum of 3 to 6 years (full-time) or 4 to 8 years (part-time). The online postgraduate course is fully coursework-based, comprising 5 courses with no comprehensive or final examinations. Dissertation assessment is based on a pass/fail grading system, which does not contribute to the CGPA calculation. Doctoral seminars supplement the coursework, providing valuable industrial perspectives to candidates.

> EPF Withdrawal Facility

Applicants have the option to finance their online DBA studies through EPF Account II Withdrawal.

Embark on your journey towards a rewarding future with our array of traditional and online business study programs below.

Admissions

Intakes

Fees

Tuition

RM 58,500
Local students
RM 71,500
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.

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Entry Requirements

  • Master’s Degree (Level 7, MQF) in related fields as accepted by the UNITAR Senate;
    OR
  • A Master’s Degree (Level 7, MQF) in non-related fields as accepted by the UNITAR Senate, subject to having relevant working experience and rigorous internal assessment;
    OR
  • A Master’s Degree (Level 7, MQF) in non-related fields as accepted by the UNITAR Senate and without relevant working experience, subject to certain prerequisite requirement courses;
    OR
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree (Level 7, MQF) recognised by the Malaysian Government.

International Students

  • Minimum score of 6.0 for IELTS OR
  • Minimum score of 60 for TOEFL iBT OR its equivalent

Curriculum

Programme Modules (Full-Time)

Year 1

  • Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation
  • Strategic Planning and Performance Evaluation
  • Strategic Operations Management
  • Business Transformation
  • Doctoral Seminar in Business
  • Advanced Research Methodology

 

Year 2 Onwards

  • Dissertation (Part 1) Independent Study Project and Proposal Defense
  • Dissertation (Part 2) Final Defense and Submission of Dissertation

 

Programme Modules (Part-Time)

 

Year 1 and 2

  • Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation
  • Strategic Planning and Performance Evaluation
  • Strategic Operations Management
  • Doctoral Seminar in Business
  • Business Transformation
  • Advanced Research Methodology

 

Year 3 Onwards

  • Dissertation (Part 1)  and Proposal Defense
  • Dissertation (Part 2) Final Defense and Submission of Dissertation

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