Master of Business Administration


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Program Description

Without sound business models and practices, even an apparently flourishing economy will crash and burn.

That’s what makes a Master’s degree in Business Administration vital. Additionally, with an MBA, you’ll be eligible for high-level jobs from the start. You’ll skip over entry-level positions and head straight for the kind of work that is stimulating, well-paying, and filled with the promise of advancement. Moreover, an MBA increases your global appeal, opening up opportunities for you in countries around the world.

Our Master’s program in Business Administration builds on the solid foundation of knowledge you will have attained in your undergraduate studies, with the aim of preparing you for a position of leadership and influence in the business world. You will go on field visits to companies, hold meetings with business leaders and government officials, and attend seminars and workshops conducted by successful EU entrepreneurs, in addition to receiving classroom instruction in:

  • Economics
  • Statistics and Math
  • Information Systems
  • Behavioral Patterns
  • Human Resources
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Information literacy: Students will demonstrate a facility with technology and analytical techniques for decision-making.
  2. Critical thinking: Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills and analysis.
  3. Sustainability: Students will demonstrate the ability to evaluate organizational and business activity in the context of economic, social, and environmental sustainability.
  4. Managerial skills: Students will demonstrate key managerial skills that will help them contribute effectively to organizations and benefit them in their careers.
  5. Professional communication skills: Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely in oral and written form.

Why get an MBA

  • Powerful networking opportunities.
  • Develop management and analytical skills that are sought after by employers globally.
  • Competitive edge for career advancement.
  • Expanded employment opportunities.
  • Significant potential for earnings growth.

Why get an MBA from the American University of Malta

  • Courses taught by highly credentialed faculty.
  • Network and learn from your professional peers.
  • EU-recognized and accredited program.
  • On-site Library with 24/7 virtual access to global research databases and electronic journals.
  • Merit-based scholarships.

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2-Year Degree Plan Outline

Year 1

Semester I

  • Financial Accounting
  • Economics for Managers
  • Organizational Theory
  • Marketing Management

Semester II

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Research Methods for Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Statistics

Year 2

Semester I

  • Business Law
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management
  • Money and Banking

Semester II

  • Research Project

Program Total: 48 US / 96 ECT


To be eligible for admission to the American University of Malta MBA program, you must have:

Undergraduate Degree in any discipline:

  1. US Bachelor's degree
  2. European three-year initial degree or the equivalent of MQF Level 6

Two years of relevant work experience preferred

English-language proficiency (ELP) based on one of the following:

  1. TOEFL: PBT 600 or
  2. IELTS 6.5 or
  3. Exceptions to the ELP requirement:
    1. You are an applicant with an undergraduate degree from an English-medium institution who can provide evidence of acquiring a minimum TOEFL PBT score of 600, or its equivalent in another approved standardized test, at the time of admission to your first-degree program.
    2. You are a native speaker of English and you completed your education in an English-medium institution in a country where English is the official language.

Career Opportunities

  • Marketing Director at a worldwide retail chain.
  • Chief Business Strategist at a multinational corporation.
  • Profitability Analyst for up-and-coming businesses.

These and many other challenging, satisfying, and lucrative opportunities await you upon graduation.

Last updated Mar 2020

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