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University of Bath: Higher Education Management (Business Administration)

Institution University of Bath View institution profile
Department School of Management View department profile
Telephone 01225 386213
Study type Research


Most DBAs offer a doctorate in business or management. But the Bath DBA in Higher Education Management is the only programme of its kind. We've developed our DBA specifically for university leaders. Gain the research skills you need to address the challenges of higher education in the 21st century.

What makes this course unique 1. A specific focus on higher education management 2. Delivered by one of the UK's best business schools 3. Develop research skills relevant to higher education managers 4. Combine research with professional practice by applying your increased knowledge to your work 5. A strong global alumni network who support current students and the programme

As well as developing your leadership expertise, the Bath DBA will give you the skills you need to apply research to your own professional area.

We bring together the latest scholarship and an applied focus on research. You'll develop a thorough understanding of how and why things happen in contemporary higher education.

You'll graduate with research skills appropriate for higher educational managers, and be better equipped to deal with the ethical and political issues facing higher education today.


The University of Bath
School of Management

Think Ambitious.

We are one of the UK’s leading business schools. We’re ranked 1st for Marketing (The Complete University Guide 2021), 3rd for Business and Management Studies (The Complete University Guide 2021) and 3rd for Accounting and Finance (The Guardian University Guide 2021). We have five-year EQUIS accreditation. Only 1% of business schools achieve this.

We’re also a leading centre for research. In the latest Research Excellence Framework, 41% of our submissions met the 4* standard (the highest possible). We aim high with our research. We want to influence change in the …

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