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PDBA Degree

PDBA Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an application avenue for individuals without the necessary academic qualifications. Individuals who would like to apply for the PDBA via the RPL route must possess a minimum of 10 years senior management experience i.e. Director, CEO, etc.

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Applications for 2023 will commence from 10 May 2022 to 28 October 2022.