DBA – Accounting


The DBA accounting online major is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to conduct applied research. You can gain advanced accounting skills to meet the real-world business challenges facing your organization by pursuing a DBA in Accounting. You will be able to focus on ways to clearly communicate financial results to executive decision makers.

Whereas, accountability is essential to successfully managing the organization and making sound business decisions. Therefore, this course can enhance your knowledge of management accounting methods that are essential to the bottom line of your company and raise the competitive position of your organization. Exploring principles and theories of managerial decision-making, corporate governance, and employee performance evaluation from a local and global business perspective.

The teaching team, which combines academic and professional training skills, will teach you and introduce you to best Accounting practices, trends and recent issues.

All units are taught by experienced lecturers who hold a PhD and have spent many years working in various companies.

Course Aims

This Online program will enable you to:

  • Develop core competencies in accounting, finance, management and business analytics, which are vital for you to succeed as a professional accountant, financial expert and business leader.
  • Delivers a rigorous learning experience across a wide spectrum of fields, including financial and managerial accounting, taxation, auditing, law, financial management, corporate governance, accounting analytics, strategic management, and business leadership.
  • Professional-level training in business leadership, strategic management reporting, and advanced financial and performance management.

Course Card information

  • course code:AC-DBA/20
  • Name and level of final award :DBA / Accounting
  • Awarding body/institution :BARVQ
  • Status of awarding body/institution :Recognized Body
  • Location of delivery :Brussels – Belgium
  • Language of delivery and assessment :English
  • Duration :24 months full-time

36 months part-time

  • QAA subject benchmarking group(s) :Accounting
  • EQF Degree  :8
  • Delivery Method :100% online via Online Campus

  • This course is compound of 18 modules plus applied research-based doctoral project. ,you need Completion of Doctoral Study with :
  • Core accounting Specialization course (8)
  • Elective course (3)
  • Research methods courses (1.)
  • Data Analytics Specialization courses (3)
  • Financial Specialization courses (2)
  • Doctoral Writing Assessment (1.)

§  Minimum Degree Requirements

  • To be eligible for the DBA, students have to take and pass six of the taught modules each year, in addition applied research-based doctoral project.
  • There are core and option modules available as part of the course and their credit value.
  • Full-time Postgraduate students’ study 90 credits per year, plus 60 credits for applied research-based doctoral project, usually over two years , and for part-time students’ study 60 credits plus 60 credits for applied research-based doctoral project,   usually over three years.
  • The Accounting Focus is designed to prepare students for successful careers in auditing, financial accounting, management accounting, and taxation; Given this goal, successful graduates in accounting will be able to:
  • Defining and interpreting accounting information to inform users and make decisions.
  • Apply critical thinking skills by identifying and analyzing accounting issues using relevant accounting frameworks.
  • Analyze financial and contextual information to make decisions, estimate costs, and determine tax implications, audit risks, and engagement procedures.
  • Evaluate and mitigate the risks of mismatched behavior by applying appropriate internal controls, incentives and performance measures.
  • Previous study:
  • Master Diploma or equivalent
  • Four-Year Bachelor Diploma
  • Work Experience:
  • Master Diploma or equivalent: 5+ Years of Experience in the same or related field
  • Four-Year Bachelor Diploma: 7+ Years of Experience in the same or related field
  • Age: 25 Years or more
  • Related job titles to explore
  • Chief financial officer (CFO)
  • Business researcher
  • Consultant
  • Controller
  • Vice president of finance
  • Adjunct or part-time business faculty
  • Full-time business faculty
  • Employment settings to explore
  • Corporation
  • Accounting firm
  • Consulting firm
  • Government – local, state, federal
  • Self-employment
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Community college
  • Small business
  • Health care organization
  • Insurance firm
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial institution