Doctor of Business Administration

Course ID
SEGi University
Level of Study

The Doctor of Business Administration programme is a combination of coursework and research for management practitioners and professionals who are oriented towards making a significant contribution to practice and/or policy. Our modules emphasise interdisciplinary understanding and application of knowledge, crucial for management in a global perspective. SEGi DBA is a doctoral degree at the highest-level business qualification attainable.

The overall aims of the programme are to:

  • Provide significant contributions and enhancements of professional practices through the
    application of existing knowledge and theoretical frameworks
  • Focus on existing real business issues through critical review and systematic application of
    theory and research knowledge
  • Provide significant opportunity for considerable personal development in order to achieve
    higher level effectiveness as a professional practitioner

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Entry requirements

Master’s Degree – or any equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian government


IELTS 6.0 (international students)

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

Management Theory & Policies
Organisational Behaviour: Theory and Advanced Practices
Strategic Human Resource Management & Leadership
Advanced Practices in Strategic Marketing Management
International Business and Globalisation
Advanced Financial Management

Year 2

Strategic Change and Quality Management
Financial Accounting and Corporate Governance
Advanced Research Methodology
Advanced Data Analysis
Research Proposal

Year 3

DBA Thesis

Career opportunities

As graduates of this programme, you’re expected to make a key contribution to global business practices. Hence, the coursework relates to leadership, change, finance and process management, as well as research methodologies.