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The Global DBA: Durham-emlyon 

The Global DBA: Durham-emlyon (GDBA), is a new part-time executive doctoral programme delivered by Durham University Business School and emlyon business school across global locations: UK, France and other international locations to be confirmed. Take your leadership to the next level in an age of disruption. 

The GDBA develop your understanding of frontier insights in management and business and enhance your own research capabilities, empowering you to push the boundaries of knowledge. Through this, you will become a true business leader enabling you to accelerate your personal development and further boost your career. 

You will use your research expertise by focusing on a challenge or opportunity your organisation is facing, to help transform your business and make an impact to professional practice and relevant communities across institutional, disciplinary and geographical boundaries. 

The Business School

Durham University Business School is a Faculty of Durham University and has four Departments which are Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Management and Marketing.

Our vision is to lead business thought and practice to improve global wealth and well-being

emlyon Business School

emlyon business school is a leading international and European business school in France. A stand-alone business school that was founded in 1872 by the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry and located at the time in an 18th-century building in downtown Lyon.

emlyon business school views quality as an intrinsic component of its operations and pedagogical approach.

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Find out more about studying for a Global DBA with Durham Business School.

How to Apply

You'll have a relevant Masters degree or equivalent and at least five years of management experience.
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What Our Students Say

Find out more about the rewards of studying with us, to become a future business leader in your field of expertise.
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Meet the Faculty

Our work spans all aspects of business activity including operations and innovation management, leadership and marketing and international business.

Fees and Funding

Find out more about programme fees and the availability of additional funding opportunities.
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Our Research

Our research is internationally renowned, both for its academic rigour and the benefits it brings to society as a whole.
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