PhD AND DOCTORAL PROGRAMMESDBA in Project and Programme Management




Admission requirements

 You are warmly invited to contact the programme director, Professor Paul Gardiner at to discuss your application in the first instance. The application process is fully online and includes the option to apply for a scholarship. 

For detailed information about the application process please contact Mathieu Moisan at

Potential students should have:
  • A master in a business or management related subject or equivalent
  • At least five years’ experience as a manager in industry
  • A strong desire to do applied research to benefit business and society.
Potential students should be fluent in English (IELTS 6.5 - or equivalent)

Admission deadlines 

Admission to the Global DBA occurs twice a year, in early April and early October. Applications are invited now for the April 2022 admission intake. The closing date for applications requesting a scholarship is 31 January 2022. The closing date for all applications is 28 February 2022

Applications are made online and must include:

  • The research proposal (using the template provided here

  • Two letters of support from senior academic or professional referees

  • Curriculum vitae / resume with photo

  • Statement of motivation

  • Copy of your degrees and their grade transcripts 

  • Copy of your identity card, or passport

  • A recent photograph

Tuition fees and scholarships 

The tuition fee is 70,000. 

A number of scholarships are available each year up to a value of 50% or higher of the tuition fee. Further information about the scholarships currently available and how to apply for one are available upon request. 

In addition, the part-time structure of the programme enables people to work and study at the same time so they can financially support themselves and their families through their work. 

If you have any queries about the admissions and registration process, please contact:

For queries regarding the programme, please contact either:​

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