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Fees and Funding

The fee for this DBA six-year programme is £87,500 to be paid in instalments.

Year Amount
1 £35,000
2 £35,000
3 £8,750
4 £8,750
Total £87,500

Please note: Upon acceptance of an offer of a place on the Programme students will pay a non-refundable deposit of £2,000. This deposit is deductible from Year One tuition fees.

Direct expenses in connection with research projects (for example; database access; travel and subsistence) are the responsibility of the individual student. All research funding should be in place before research projects are approved. Students may apply for funding for attendance at relevant events.

In addition, students are responsible for covering the costs (travel, hotel etc) in attending all modules, including those delivered in the UK and US.


Durham University Business School and Fudan University are delighted to offer a number of scholarships for this programme.

We are looking for high quality and ambitious new practitioner-researchers to help us deliver outstanding research that addresses some of the biggest challenges facing business.

All candidates will be automatically considered for a scholarship as part of the application process – there is no separate scholarship application. The scholarship awarding will be agreed by both institutions.