The DBA programme is designed to prepare future managers with the in-depth knowledge and research skills in the business administration and management fields. Comprehension, evaluation, and creation of new knowledge are some of the areas covered in the programme to develop and enhance your leadership capabilities. Furthermore, you will gain a better understanding of not only theories and methodologies, but best practices in your chosen field of research.

This programme is a combination of coursework and research-based programme that provides you with the methodological and analytical tools required for executing research and creating knowledge. This 3-4 year programme can be done on a part-time or full-time basis - both modes are ideal for working adults. Intake is open every February, May, July, October, and December.


• Fastest growing Graduate School [6] in the region with 300 research students within 3 years.

• Any discipline in Business and Management is accepted

• There’s no proposal at the point of entry. Why? We want to assist you in coming up with research proposal together

• AeU will outsource to local or international supervisor – to suit your needs

• Attendance for research workshops and/or colloquia is not compulsory

• Close monitoring process is our main focus


• Possess a Masters Degree in relevant fields approved by AeU Senate OR

• Other qualifications recognized by AeU Senate.


Modes of Study:

  • Part Time
  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning

Duration: 3-4 years

No. of Semesters: 12 (1 semester is 4 mths)

Frequency of Tutorials / Research Workshops / Colloquia (Optional): Once a month – Saturday & Sunday

Supervisor: Provided by AeU

MQA Accreditation: PA 9673

EPF & HRDF Claimable (Malaysians Only): YES


• To equip you with advanced skills and competencies to overcome challenges and manage changes in the work environment

• To nurture skills in understanding, evaluating and creating new knowledge within your profession and therefore encouraging contribution to the development of professional practice in Business Administration

• To enhance your capabilities in leadership

• To increase appreciation of research implications and effectively convey research findings

• To develop in-depth understanding of theories, methodologies, and practices in the chosen area of research


• Organisational Leadership

• Advance Economic Analysis

• Advanced Accounting and Finance

• Strategic Marketing

• Advanced Statistic

• International Business

• Business Strategy and Policy

• New Business Venture

• Research Methodology 1

• Research Methodology 2

Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Jan 2020
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Jan 2020