The Henley DBA
What is the Henley Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)?
We have produced more DBA graduates than any other institution in Europe
The Henley Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is a professional doctoral degree designed to enhance executive and professional practice.
It is designed to strengthen both the capability to develop knowledge and theory, and also the application of it.
The Henley Doctor of Business Administration programme will be of particular benefit to experienced senior executives, consultants, management educators and business school academics.
Watch our latest DBA webinar, hosted by Claire Collins, DBA Programme Director, by clicking here.
|Henley DBA Information Seminar||13 May 2013 (Monday)
|The evening will involve an in-depth talk from Claire Collins, DBA Programme Director, speaking about Henley's part-time DBA Programme. There will be ample opportunity to interact and ask questions. A member of our Alumni Network will also be attending to discuss their own DBA journey. Drinks and refreshments will be provided.||
Book online or call 01491 418803
DBA Drop in Sessions:
- Every Tuesday from 9.30am - 12.30pm
- Every Thursday from 1.30pm - 5.00pm
Henley Business School, Greenlands, Henley-on-Thames
Drop in for a one to one meeting with Caroline Followell, Business Development Manager, who will be happy to discuss your MSc/DBA plans with you. Please call 01491 418741 to arrange a convenient meeting time.
Key objectives of The Henley Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
The Henley DBA is a flexible programme, ideal for those who wish to combine their studies with a full-time occupation. It will enable you, as a research associate, to:
Enhance your performance as a reflective practitioner and enhance your professional skills and practice
Develop a sound understanding of the relevant conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of your chosen area of research in to business and management
Have a detailed understanding of applicable techniques for research and advanced academic and management enquiry
Produce Original research making a unique contribution to theory and practice.
Develop personal, consultancy and research competencies to compliment your experience and support application of your research
Supporting your thinking
In studying for the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) at Henley Business School you will benefit from:
- Outstanding research facilities
- Internationally-renowned mentors and supervisors
- A high level of ongoing and administrative support
- Participating in a wide range of events within the School
- Being a research associate of a Business School underpinned by a leading research intensive University
Applicants seeking to enter the MSc and DBA programme will normally be expected to hold a masters degree in the area of business or management together with at least five years' relevant experience. Candidates wishing to transfer from the MSc to the DBA programme will require an average of 60% in the MSc (and 60% on the Research Proposal element). Where an applicant has an existing Masters qualification in research, such as an MPhil or MRes, typically with a 'merit' pass or equivalent, it may be possible to join the DBA stage directly.
Applying for the Henley Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
To apply for the Henley DBA please complete the application form and provide the required documents including, one business reference and one academic reference.
The normal route for entry to the Doctor of Business Administration programme would be to register for the MSc in Business and Management Research which commences in October each year.
Applications should be received by the 30th of June for the October intake each year. Later applications will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.
University of Reading Alumni will receive a 10% reduction in fees for the MSc part of the programme.