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University of Canberra

Suburb , ACT ,Australia

Professional Doctorate in Business Administration (Research) - 380JA

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.

Campus Information

Canberra, Bruce

The University of Canberra is located in the suburb of Bruce in the Australian Capital Territory. Surrounded by Lake Ginnindera, the new suburb of Lawson, Radford college and residential housing, regular public buses can drop you right on campus. Open space, natural calm, tall trees and wildlife. Close to the city. Convenient to shopping. Great food, cool cafes, events and markets; a buzzing social hub with something for everyone. Student accommodation, an on-campus medical and counselling centre, the Australian Institute of Sport, Calvary Public Hospital, Belconnen Shopping Mall and a variety of restaurants are all within walking distance.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible interview call from institution
10 Days
Provisional/ unconditional offer
20 Days
Visa process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

  • Academic
  • Lecturer
  • Sessional academic
  • Senior research officer
  • Senior research fellow
  • Company director
  • General manager
  • Chief executive officer
  • President
  • Vice president
  • Chief financial officer
  • Board member
  • Marketing director
  • Business start-up adviser
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business consultant
  • Public servant
  • Senior policy officer
  • Indigenous program director
  • Human resources director
  • Industrial relations director
  • International diplomat

PSW Opportunity

Major Cities

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane

Regular 2 years post study work visa for international students completing Bachelors and Masters degrees (minimum 92 weeks), 3 years for Masters by Research and 4 years for PhD. graduates

Cities and major regional centres

  • Perth
  • Adelaide
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast Canberra Newcastle/Lake Macquarie
  • Wollongong/Illawarra Geelong
  • Hobart

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an 
additional year in Australia on a post-study work visa
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 3 years of PSW visa)

Regional centres and other regional areas

All other locations 
(list of cities)

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an additional 
2 years in Australia on a post-study work visa 
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 4 years of PSW visa)

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

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:

a) evidence of knowledge in an area relevant to the proposed doctoral topic;
b) five years of professional practice at a senior level in a relevant area of business, government or law
c) evidence of previous study as demonstrated by a coursework Masters or other education an area relevant to the proposed doctoral topic; and
d) demonstrated ability to undertake complex thinking and problem solving.

Plus all applicants will:

e) meet the University's minimum English proficiency requirements for entry into higher degree by research courses;
f) satisfy any additional requirements specified for admission of the particular applicant, consistent with University policy.

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  • Course Code: 097118F
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Doctoral Degree/PhD
  • Duration: 04 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 111200 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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