Programmes

DBL - Doctor of Business Leadership degree (NQF level 10)

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The more informed you are, the more empowered you are and the greater your chances of achieving success.  Beyond gaining knowledge, DBL students are given the platform, skills and competence to make a significant contribution to new knowledge in business management and leadership.

Admission requirements and supporting documents

  • A Bachelor's degree or any equivalent (provide a clear copy of degree as well as transcript indicating the symbol or percentage obtained for each module and indicating that the qualification was completed)
  • An MBL, MBA or equivalent Master's degree from a SAQA-approved tertiary institution (provide a clear copy of degree as well as transcript indicating the symbol or percentage obtained for each module and indicating that the qualification was completed)
  • An average pass mark of 65% and above for the Master's degree (transcript to be submitted)
  • Submit a 2 500 word research outline fitting the reasearch focus areas of the SBL displayed below
  • Submit a recent Curriculum Vitae
  • Submit a clear copy of ID or passport

The Graduate School of Business Leadership may institute additional selection criteria as deemed necessary

Prospective DBL candidates will be considered for admission to the respective research focus areas in the College. The initial selection of candidates for Doctoral studies will be done through the assessment of the research outline (maximum of 2,500 words) describing the following:

  1. Topic
  2. Description of the problem to be addressed
  3. Literature review indicating the gap in literature and the possible contribution to new knowledge
  4. Significance and impact of the desired outcome locally, on the continent and globally
  5. List of references (using the Harvard referencing method)

DBL proposal module fee: R12 000.00
Thesis fee: R29 495.00 (both payable in full upon registration)

Last modified: 2019/04/02