O que eu aprenderei?

Designed for senior management-level staff, the UCSI University DBA programed emphasizes contemporary management thinking and substantial applied research projects that will help learners advance their career to the next level.

As a professional doctorate, the programed aims to provide management professionals and practitioners with extensive opportunities to reflect upon that add value to their experiences and expertise.

Through structured interactions with the faculty and a select group of dedicated colleagues from diverse industries and backgrounds, learners will also enhance their personal and leadership skills while extending their business networking abilities.

Programmed Details

UCSI University's DBA is a three-year programed with a trimester offering. Each semester lasts 14 weeks.

Classes are scheduled on weekends.

The objectives of the UCSI University DBA program me are:

  • Extend and build upon past experiences together with academic attainments to map each individual's professional management career.
  • Intensify and apply participants' managerial skills, capabilities and competencies to effectively confront challenges in the global business environment.
  • Develop strategic understanding and interest in local, regional and global developments impinging upon business and management.
  • Internalize individual behavior that encourages and motivates lifelong learning, self-development, growth and leadership.
  • Enhance individual management and problem-solving capabilities by applying cognitive skills that are embedded within the extensive research exposure involved in the DBA program me.
  • Learning outcomes:
  • Develop broad and perceptive understanding of the business and management knowledge in the contemporary business environment.
  • Appreciate the potential value of applied research in the practice of management.
  • Capacity to contribute to knowledge that would enhance the quality of professional management performance.
  • Capabilities in managing personal development, personal effectiveness, growth and leadership competencies through critical self-reflection.

Career opportunities

UCSI University DBA graduates are equipped with transferable skills such as academic achievements (knowledge learned from the classroom – theoretical and applied), organizational and communication skills, analytical skills, commitment, practical, maturity, decisiveness, intellectual creativity, capacity for hard work, group dynamic skills (teamwork, leadership, ability to motivate others), research / project management skills, and cross-cultural awareness (working with fellow students from different nationalities and background), etc. that would translate into employable skills for spearheading their careers.

Career opportunities for the UCSI University DBA candidate include dynamic and challenging managerial tasks such as decision-making and problem-solving, critical and analytical thinking, strong business acumen and effective time-management skills. DBA graduates have a wide choice of career opportunities spanning across various industries such as banking and financial services, international trade, shared services and outsourcing, engineering, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), Employment, Research and Development, Information Technology and others. UCSI University DBA graduates may be employed as senior executives or hold a senior management position such as a Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director / Executive Director, General Manager, Vice President of Operations, Business Analyst, Business Development Manager, Project Manager, Accounting Manager, Research and Development Engineer, Lecturer, and Finance Manager / Analyst among others.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Business and Information Science

Opções de estudo

Período integral (MINIMUM 3 YEARS)

RM21.000,00 (R$ 23.875) por ano
RM 63,000 for the entire course (minimum 9 semesters)
Data de início

4 Maio 2020, 7 Setembro 2020


UCSI University

Kuala Lumpur Campus,

No. 1, Jalan Menara Gading, UCSI Heights (Taman Connaught), Cheras,


Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

56000, Malaysia

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

Applicants must have relevant Master’s degree (M. Sc) from institution of higher learning recognized by Senate. Equivalent entry qualification: other certificates that are recognized as equivalent to a Master’s degree or other relevant professional qualifications and experience that are recognized by Senate; or a relevant bachelor’s degree with first class honours and they may convert their candidacy to the PhD programme after one year of studying at Master Level and approval by Senate. For application to a course with Higher Entry Requirements: recognised MBA degree or equivalent with two years relevant working experience. Other English Language Requirements accepted: 550 (written-based) in TOEFL, or applicants holding a previous degree from a university where the medium of instruction is English, will be deemed to have fulfilled this criterion.

Para estudantes internacionais

Students must have a recognized Master degree or equivalent.

IELTS Band 6.0 or;

Applicants who are deemed to have attained the equivalent competency of B2 on the Common European Framework Reference (CEFR) or;

TOEFL: a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or a minimum score of 79 with no less than 17 in each four components (internet-based) or;

Applicants with degrees and with proof of English Language as the medium of instruction are exempted from the above requirements upon faculty approval.