University of Canberra

Professional Doctorate in Business Administration (Research)

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
CRICOS: 00212K

If you are a business professional looking to extend your expertise and progress your career to the next level, then the Professional Doctorate in Business Administration (Research) will help you embrace your past professional and workplace experience to develop a host of relevant research skills. This carefully designed program provides opportunities for advanced study and reflection on practice across a range of professional fields including accountancy, business management, economics, human resource development, international management, organisational behaviour, and more. You will explore a research subject of your choosing in the form of a dissertation and can tailor the course content to suit your professional interests through your choice of suitable electives. As a Higher Degree by Research (HDR), this course is covered under the Australian Government's Research Training Program (RTP) funding model, which provides a fee offset for domestic students for the standard duration of the course.


96 credit points

Standard entry requirements

  • An applicant may apply for entry into the Professional Doctorate Business Administration (Research) program and the Faculty will determine their eligibility based upon evidence provided which includes: evidence of knowledge in an area relevant to the proposed doctoral topic
  • Five years of professional practice at a senior level in a relevant area of business, government or law
  • Evidence of previous study as demonstrated by a coursework Masters or other education an area relevant to the proposed doctoral topic
  • And demonstrated ability to undertake complex thinking and problem solving.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UC College, Bruce Domestic: $103,200
International: $124,000
  • Full-time : 4 years

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