Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions regarding the Online DBA Degree program offered by GAMBIT Business School or any other inquiries, feel free to try finding the answer to your question below.

FAQ questions are divided into several categories. You can use the top menu to switch between them.

Categories

What are the requirements for the enrollment?

Alternative questions:

  • Do I need to provide you any documents?
  • Can I enroll without a Master's degree?
  • I am XX years old. Am I eligible to apply?
Category
Admission

We have very affordable requirements to join our Online DBA program. You can find them on the corresponding page.

To enroll in our program, you should have a Master's degree and at least one year of working experience.

However, if you only hold a Bachelor's degree, you can compensate lack of formal education with working experience. This way, you will need three years of working experience, and you will be eligible to take our program.

We don't have any age restrictions, so it doesn't matter whether you're a fresh Master of 25 years old or an experienced worker of 50 years. We welcome everyone.

As for the documents, we will need to receive your passport, degree certificate, and CV. You can upload them during the application process or provide them later to your admission coordinator via email.

An English certificate is not required for enrollment. You only need to know the English language on a level that allows you to understand speaking instructions and write in English.

How much does the Online DBA program cost?

Alternative questions:

  • Are there any extra fees?
  • Does the 1,000 GBP discounted fee include everything I need to graduate?
Category
Fees

The regular cost of our Online DBA program is 2,000 GBP. But we have a 50% discount available until February 3, 2023, and you can purchase the Online DBA program only for 1,000 GBP.

This cost includes the following:

  • 14 core courses
  • 12 optional courses
  • Education Center (online learning platform) available 24/7 from any device
  • 36 months to complete the program at your own pace
  • Doctoral of Business Administration (DBA) Degree Certificate that will seriously enhance your CV

Information about all the fees and extra services is available on the following page.

What documents will I receive?

Alternative questions:

  • How do I receive a DBA Degree certificate?
  • Can I add a "Dr." title to my name after graduation?
Category
Graduation

You will receive an electronic DBA Degree certificate with a Transcript of Records. You can find samples of these documents on the following page.

You will be able to use the honirific title Dr. in your name upon getting this degree.

If you wish to receive a hard copy of the certificate, you can purchase it for a 150 GBP fee. Gambit will send you the hard copy with original signs and stamps via DHL.

What is the format of education?

Alternative questions:

  • Do I need to visit GAMBIT Business School in person?
  • Is everything conducted online?
  • Are lectures pre-recorded or the classes are conducted online? On which days?
Category
General information

Our education is conducted 100% online. So you can study from any point in the world at your comfortable time. We have no strict schedule because all the video lectures were pre-recorded in advance, and you can access them online 24/7 through your Education Center account.

You won't need to leave your country even for graduation; we will send you a DBA Degree certificate electronically. You can purchase a hard copy of the degree certificate for an extra fee of 150 GBP (delivery cost included).

What is the schedule?

Alternative questions:

  • How long does it take to complete the program?
  • How many days a week should I study?
  • Are there fixed dates/time for classes?
  • How can I complete the course in the shortest terms?
  • What if I won't complete the program in time?
Category
Education Process

We're offering 100% online education with a free schedule. All the courses are pre-recorded and already uploaded to your profile in the GAMBIT Education Center (online learning platform), so you can access them 24/7 and study whenever you like.

Approximate terms of studies depending on the amount of time you dedicate to your studies, will be the following:

  • 30 hours per week - 3 months
  • 20 hours per week - 6 months
  • 10 hours per week - 12 months
  • 5 hours per week - 24 months
  • 2 hours per week - 36 months

Even if you don't have much free time to dedicate to your studies, you will finish the program within a few years.

Should you need it, we can extend the program duration for an additional fee.

When does the class start?

Alternative questions:

  • When do I begin studying?
  • Can I postpone my starting date?
  • Can start on a later date?
Category
Education Process

By default, the starting date is set to the payment date. However, if you're not ready to start right away, we have the option to move your starting date forward for up to six months. This will give you the time to prepare for your studies.

How do I enroll in your program?

Alternative questions:

  • How to join?
Category
Admission

We have two enrollment options.

Formal enrollment:

  1. You need to fill out an application form on our website, providing all the information about yourself, your experience, and your goals for pursuing a DBA degree.
  2. One of our admission coordinators will review your application and let you know when it is approved.
  3. After that, you will need to provide us with the rest of the documents (if you haven't submitted them during your application process) and complete the payment for the program.
  4. After the payment is received, you will get your login credentials and will be able to start.

Fast-track enrollment:

  1. Fill out an application form. And after that, you don't need to waste time waiting for your application to be reviewed.
  2. We highly value motivated and interested people who know what they want. So you can immediately process the payment and get a 100% enrollment guarantee.
  3. After the payment is received, you will get your login credentials and will be able to start.

What are the payment methods available?

Alternative questions:

  • Can I pay by credit card?
  • Can I pay via bank transfer?
  • Can I pay by cash?
Category
Fees

Available payment methods are the following:

  • credit/debit card payment
  • PayPal payment
  • bank transfer

You can learn more about payment options on the following page.

Do you hold a graduation ceremony?

Alternative questions:

  • Are you giving out a graduate attire?
Category
Graduation

Since our DBA program is held 100% online, we're not carrying out a graduation ceremony in graduate attire.

You will receive your DBA Degree Certificate electronically via email, or if you order a hard copy, we will send it to you via DHL.

Do you provide a job placement?

Alternative questions:

  • Do you guarantee that I will find a good job?
Category
After the Graduation

No, we do not provide job placement. However, we can help you to find a decent job in several ways:

  • Employers around the world highly value DBA graduates, so you will be able to aim for higher positions with our DBA Degree Certificate.
  • We can forward your CV to our partners, and in case they require a specialist with your skills and experience, they will reach out to you.

Most of our students and graduates take a huge leap in their careers with our DBA degree.

What is the language of instruction?

Alternative questions:

  • What language do you use for your courses?
  • Do I need to provide an English certificate to enroll?
Category
General information

The language of instruction is English. Therefore, you should know the language on a level that allows you to understand speaking instructions.

You can find the sample lectures for all the courses available in the Education Center. The login and password for the demo access are available on the home page.

You don't need to provide any English certificate to enroll.

What equipment do I need for my studies?

Alternative questions:

  • Can I take this course if I don't have a PC?
  • Can I study from my tablet or phone?
Category
Education Process

You will need any device (PC, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone) with a stable Internet connection and office applications (Word, Excel, or similar ones).

Education Center (online learning platform) is available directly from your browser, so you can study from any device you like. We recommend using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browsers.

Can I pay in installments?

Alternative questions:

  • Do you have an installment option?
  • Can I pay by month?
  • I don't have the full amount on hands. What should I do?
Category
Fees

If you wish to pay in installments, we can offer you several installment plans, but the program's cost will slightly increase.

You have several payment options for the discounted fee of 1,000 GBP:

And if you miss the deadline for the installment payment, your Education Center account will be temporarily disabled. Furthermore, you will be expelled if you miss the payment for more than two weeks. 

What support will I have during the education?

Alternative questions:

  • If I don't understand something, will there be a person to help me?
  • Do you have a forum for your students to communicate?
Category
Education Process

Our tutors are always there to help you. If you have any questions during your studies with GAMBIT, you can always reach out to your tutors through the form in your Education Center.

We have a lot of students studying at the same time; as a result of that, the reply may take some time. Generally, you will receive an answer to your email within a week.

We do not provide a forum for student communications because we would like our students to develop their skills independently instead of relying on others.

What accreditations does GAMBIT have?

Alternative questions:

  • Are you accredited?
  • Is your degree recognized in [my country]?
Category
General information

GAMBIT received accreditation from IQaCC (International Qualification and Certification Center), allowing us to issue valid doctoral degree certificates recognized worldwide.

You can find our accreditation certificate on the following page.

Do I need to pass an exam?

Alternative questions:

  • What is your examination process?
  • Do I need to write a thesis?
Category
Education Process

Before starting the course, you must choose your Doctoral Research Project topic and discuss it with your tutor. You can do pure research or make your project business-oriented; it's up to you. You're free to start working on your Doctoral Research Project as soon as you begin the course.

The goal of the Doctoral Research Project is to test several theories based on the topic of your work. Therefore, the number of theories you wish to test will directly affect the grade you will be able to receive.

You can learn more about Doctoral Research Project here. Or you can log in to the demo of our Education Center and find more detailed assignments there.

The purpose of this project is to demonstrate that you have acquired sufficient skills and knowledge in your field. It will be your chance to develop new knowledge, understanding and/or insights, or to take existing research further.

Can I get a demo?

Alternative questions:

  • Can I try your courses before enrolling?
Category
Education Process

Yes, you can log in to the demo account of our Education Center (online learning platform) and have a look at several sample lectures available for free.

After enrollment, you will get your individual login credentials with unlimited access to all the courses for 36 months.

Can I transfer credits from my previous degree?

Alternative questions:

  • How many credits can I transfer?
Category
Admission

You can transfer an unlimited number of credits from your previous degree if you have completed them no longer than five (5) years ago.

For this, you will need to leave an application, discuss the possibility of transfers with your admission coordinator via email, fill in the application for a credit transfer, and provide them with your previous certificates and transcripts of records for evaluation purposes. Your admission coordinator will review the documents provided and will make a decision about the transfer.

What is the format of education?

Alternative questions:

  • Do I need to visit GAMBIT Business School in person?
  • Is everything conducted online?
  • Are lectures pre-recorded or the classes are conducted online? On which days?
Category
General information

Our education is conducted 100% online. So you can study from any point in the world at your comfortable time. We have no strict schedule because all the video lectures were pre-recorded in advance, and you can access them online 24/7 through your Education Center account.

You won't need to leave your country even for graduation; we will send you a DBA Degree certificate electronically. You can purchase a hard copy of the degree certificate for an extra fee of 150 GBP (delivery cost included).

What is the language of instruction?

Alternative questions:

  • What language do you use for your courses?
  • Do I need to provide an English certificate to enroll?
Category
General information

The language of instruction is English. Therefore, you should know the language on a level that allows you to understand speaking instructions.

You can find the sample lectures for all the courses available in the Education Center. The login and password for the demo access are available on the home page.

You don't need to provide any English certificate to enroll.

What accreditations does GAMBIT have?

Alternative questions:

  • Are you accredited?
  • Is your degree recognized in [my country]?
Category
General information

GAMBIT received accreditation from IQaCC (International Qualification and Certification Center), allowing us to issue valid doctoral degree certificates recognized worldwide.

You can find our accreditation certificate on the following page.

How much does the Online DBA program cost?

Alternative questions:

  • Are there any extra fees?
  • Does the 1,000 GBP discounted fee include everything I need to graduate?
Category
Fees

The regular cost of our Online DBA program is 2,000 GBP. But we have a 50% discount available until February 3, 2023, and you can purchase the Online DBA program only for 1,000 GBP.

This cost includes the following:

  • 14 core courses
  • 12 optional courses
  • Education Center (online learning platform) available 24/7 from any device
  • 36 months to complete the program at your own pace
  • Doctoral of Business Administration (DBA) Degree Certificate that will seriously enhance your CV

Information about all the fees and extra services is available on the following page.

What are the payment methods available?

Alternative questions:

  • Can I pay by credit card?
  • Can I pay via bank transfer?
  • Can I pay by cash?
Category
Fees

Available payment methods are the following:

  • credit/debit card payment
  • PayPal payment
  • bank transfer

You can learn more about payment options on the following page.

Can I pay in installments?

Alternative questions:

  • Do you have an installment option?
  • Can I pay by month?
  • I don't have the full amount on hands. What should I do?
Category
Fees

If you wish to pay in installments, we can offer you several installment plans, but the program's cost will slightly increase.

You have several payment options for the discounted fee of 1,000 GBP:

And if you miss the deadline for the installment payment, your Education Center account will be temporarily disabled. Furthermore, you will be expelled if you miss the payment for more than two weeks. 

What are the requirements for the enrollment?

Alternative questions:

  • Do I need to provide you any documents?
  • Can I enroll without a Master's degree?
  • I am XX years old. Am I eligible to apply?
Category
Admission

We have very affordable requirements to join our Online DBA program. You can find them on the corresponding page.

To enroll in our program, you should have a Master's degree and at least one year of working experience.

However, if you only hold a Bachelor's degree, you can compensate lack of formal education with working experience. This way, you will need three years of working experience, and you will be eligible to take our program.

We don't have any age restrictions, so it doesn't matter whether you're a fresh Master of 25 years old or an experienced worker of 50 years. We welcome everyone.

As for the documents, we will need to receive your passport, degree certificate, and CV. You can upload them during the application process or provide them later to your admission coordinator via email.

An English certificate is not required for enrollment. You only need to know the English language on a level that allows you to understand speaking instructions and write in English.

How do I enroll in your program?

Alternative questions:

  • How to join?
Category
Admission

We have two enrollment options.

Formal enrollment:

  1. You need to fill out an application form on our website, providing all the information about yourself, your experience, and your goals for pursuing a DBA degree.
  2. One of our admission coordinators will review your application and let you know when it is approved.
  3. After that, you will need to provide us with the rest of the documents (if you haven't submitted them during your application process) and complete the payment for the program.
  4. After the payment is received, you will get your login credentials and will be able to start.

Fast-track enrollment:

  1. Fill out an application form. And after that, you don't need to waste time waiting for your application to be reviewed.
  2. We highly value motivated and interested people who know what they want. So you can immediately process the payment and get a 100% enrollment guarantee.
  3. After the payment is received, you will get your login credentials and will be able to start.

Can I transfer credits from my previous degree?

Alternative questions:

  • How many credits can I transfer?
Category
Admission

You can transfer an unlimited number of credits from your previous degree if you have completed them no longer than five (5) years ago.

For this, you will need to leave an application, discuss the possibility of transfers with your admission coordinator via email, fill in the application for a credit transfer, and provide them with your previous certificates and transcripts of records for evaluation purposes. Your admission coordinator will review the documents provided and will make a decision about the transfer.

When does the class start?

Alternative questions:

  • When do I begin studying?
  • Can I postpone my starting date?
  • Can start on a later date?
Category
Education Process

By default, the starting date is set to the payment date. However, if you're not ready to start right away, we have the option to move your starting date forward for up to six months. This will give you the time to prepare for your studies.

What is the schedule?

Alternative questions:

  • How long does it take to complete the program?
  • How many days a week should I study?
  • Are there fixed dates/time for classes?
  • How can I complete the course in the shortest terms?
  • What if I won't complete the program in time?
Category
Education Process

We're offering 100% online education with a free schedule. All the courses are pre-recorded and already uploaded to your profile in the GAMBIT Education Center (online learning platform), so you can access them 24/7 and study whenever you like.

Approximate terms of studies depending on the amount of time you dedicate to your studies, will be the following:

  • 30 hours per week - 3 months
  • 20 hours per week - 6 months
  • 10 hours per week - 12 months
  • 5 hours per week - 24 months
  • 2 hours per week - 36 months

Even if you don't have much free time to dedicate to your studies, you will finish the program within a few years.

Should you need it, we can extend the program duration for an additional fee.

What equipment do I need for my studies?

Alternative questions:

  • Can I take this course if I don't have a PC?
  • Can I study from my tablet or phone?
Category
Education Process

You will need any device (PC, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone) with a stable Internet connection and office applications (Word, Excel, or similar ones).

Education Center (online learning platform) is available directly from your browser, so you can study from any device you like. We recommend using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browsers.

What support will I have during the education?

Alternative questions:

  • If I don't understand something, will there be a person to help me?
  • Do you have a forum for your students to communicate?
Category
Education Process

Our tutors are always there to help you. If you have any questions during your studies with GAMBIT, you can always reach out to your tutors through the form in your Education Center.

We have a lot of students studying at the same time; as a result of that, the reply may take some time. Generally, you will receive an answer to your email within a week.

We do not provide a forum for student communications because we would like our students to develop their skills independently instead of relying on others.

Do I need to pass an exam?

Alternative questions:

  • What is your examination process?
  • Do I need to write a thesis?
Category
Education Process

Before starting the course, you must choose your Doctoral Research Project topic and discuss it with your tutor. You can do pure research or make your project business-oriented; it's up to you. You're free to start working on your Doctoral Research Project as soon as you begin the course.

The goal of the Doctoral Research Project is to test several theories based on the topic of your work. Therefore, the number of theories you wish to test will directly affect the grade you will be able to receive.

You can learn more about Doctoral Research Project here. Or you can log in to the demo of our Education Center and find more detailed assignments there.

The purpose of this project is to demonstrate that you have acquired sufficient skills and knowledge in your field. It will be your chance to develop new knowledge, understanding and/or insights, or to take existing research further.

Can I get a demo?

Alternative questions:

  • Can I try your courses before enrolling?
Category
Education Process

Yes, you can log in to the demo account of our Education Center (online learning platform) and have a look at several sample lectures available for free.

After enrollment, you will get your individual login credentials with unlimited access to all the courses for 36 months.

What documents will I receive?

Alternative questions:

  • How do I receive a DBA Degree certificate?
  • Can I add a "Dr." title to my name after graduation?
Category
Graduation

You will receive an electronic DBA Degree certificate with a Transcript of Records. You can find samples of these documents on the following page.

You will be able to use the honirific title Dr. in your name upon getting this degree.

If you wish to receive a hard copy of the certificate, you can purchase it for a 150 GBP fee. Gambit will send you the hard copy with original signs and stamps via DHL.

Do you hold a graduation ceremony?

Alternative questions:

  • Are you giving out a graduate attire?
Category
Graduation

Since our DBA program is held 100% online, we're not carrying out a graduation ceremony in graduate attire.

You will receive your DBA Degree Certificate electronically via email, or if you order a hard copy, we will send it to you via DHL.

Do you provide a job placement?

Alternative questions:

  • Do you guarantee that I will find a good job?
Category
After the Graduation

No, we do not provide job placement. However, we can help you to find a decent job in several ways:

  • Employers around the world highly value DBA graduates, so you will be able to aim for higher positions with our DBA Degree Certificate.
  • We can forward your CV to our partners, and in case they require a specialist with your skills and experience, they will reach out to you.

Most of our students and graduates take a huge leap in their careers with our DBA degree.

Join our Online DBA program today!

Apply now