Doctor of Business Administration

Course ID
SEGi University
Level of Study

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme at SEGi University is designed for management practitioners and professionals aiming to impact practice and policy significantly. This comprehensive programme combines coursework and research, emphasising interdisciplinary knowledge application crucial in global management.

Our DBA enhances professional practices by applying existing knowledge and theoretical frameworks to real-world scenarios. It equips students to address genuine business challenges through critical review and systematic theory and research application. Personal development is paramount, enhancing leadership, communication, and overall professional acumen.

SEGi is renowned as the leader in adult learning, offering the fastest DBA completion without compromising quality. Flexible timetabling accommodates your professional commitments.

Our unique “Industry into Classroom” approach integrates real industry projects into coursework, guided by academic experts and industry practitioners, providing invaluable real-life experience.

Join our diverse community representing 90 nationalities, fostering international exposure and cultural learning. Accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, our DBA prepares you for leadership, change management, finance, and research, positioning you for a global business impact.

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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.


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Information on Accreditation

Intakes & Orientation Dates

Full Time Mode Intakes
Orientation Dates
Part-Time Mode Intakes
13/01/2024 25/05/2024 14/09/2024
Orientation Dates
06/01/2024 18/05/2024 07/09/2024