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Overview

The MBA experience at UAE University emphasizes leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurial creativity. During four semesters of courses, MBA students are guided through a progression of thoughts and shared experience that prepares them for confident, competent business leadership in and beyond the UAE business environment and provides the business community with high-quality graduates who are capable of becoming the business leaders of the UAE and beyond.

UAEU now ranks #1 in the UAE based on the Times Higher Education Ranking! We are also #5 in the Middle East, #49th in Asia and #70 in the Young University Rankings of 2019.

Program Objectives

  • Advanced specialized knowledge and critical understanding in business administration and at the interface between related fields.
  • Highly developed communication skills, in a professional context, to explain and | or critique substantively complex matters.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to the analysis and solution of complex business problems.
  • Work effectively as individuals and contribute positively to complex groups as members and leaders.
  • Ethical and social commitment at the local and global levels.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced comprehensive knowledge of conventional and innovative concepts and principles across the breadth of business administration issues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to professionally apply business administration knowledge in practical settings.
  • Communicate in writing, using the appropriate information technology where appropriate, and to produce highly developed professional-quality business documents on substantively complex matters in business administration.
  • Deliver a highly developed professional quality presentation, expressing a comprehensive internalized personal worldview on substantively complex matters in business administration accompanied by appropriate technology.
  • Identify appropriate sources of information and use appropriate analytical techniques in a systematic way that leads to integrate knowledge from different business administration related fields and use highly developed cognitive skills to think critically and creatively.
  • Demonstrate advanced problem-solving skills by identifying a business complex problem, generating and comparing alternative strategic approaches to develop innovative solutions with intellectual independence.
  • Demonstrate autonomy, responsibility and continuous self-development in planning and executing a major project at their workplaces.
  • Demonstrate teamwork, coordination, and leadership abilities in a complex strategic business environment setting involving multiple groups and governance processes
  • Lead, contribute and implement ethical standards in a consistent and sensitive way that leads to informed, fair and valid decisions.
  • Analyze business administration issues, reflect ethical engagement, civic and social responsibility on socio-cultural norms and relationships, and act to transform them.

Degree Requirements

Required Credit Hours: minimum of 48 hours

Exploration Term Courses

Required Courses (9 hours) Credit Hours
ACCT601 Accounting for Senior Managers 3
ECON605 UAE in the Global Business Environment 3
STAT640 Statistics & Quantitative Analysis 3

Elaboration Term Courses I

Required Courses (9 hours) Credit Hours
MIST610 Information Systems in Business 3
MKTG605 Marketing Management in an E-Age 3
FINC610 Financial Management 3

Elaboration Term Courses II

Required Courses (9 hours) Credit Hours
ECON651 Managerial Economics 3
MGMT650 Global Operations Management in the Service Environment 3
MGMT610 Strategic Human Resources Management 3

Application Term Courses

Required Courses (9 hours) Credit Hours
MGMT620 Entrepreneurship & Innovation 3
MGMT630 Business Ethics & Corporate Governance 3
MGMT660 Strategic Management in a Dynamic Environment 3

Elective Courses

Choose one for each semester (12 hours) Credit Hours
ACCT610 Accounting Analysis & Governance 3
ACCT611 Accounting for Strategic Decisions 3
ECON610 HR & Personnel Economics 3
FINC640 Advanced Corporate Finance 3
FINC650 International Finance & Banking 3
FINC660 Investment & Portfolio Management 3
FINC670 Advanced Risk Management 3
FINC680 Islamic Finance & Financial Institutions 3
GBUS680 Business Research 3
MGMT621 Leadership & Organizational Behavior 3
MGMT622 Staffing Organizations 3
MGMT623 Performance and Rewards Management 3
MGMT624 HR Development in UAE Context 3
MGMT691 Total Quality Management 3
MGMT692 Organizational Excellence Modeling 3
MGMT693 International Business Management 3
MGMT694 Organizational PM & Benchmark 3
MIST630 Strategic IS Management 3
MIST640 Business Intelligence & BPM 3
MIST650 E-Business: Technology, Strategies & Applications 3
MIST660 Enterprise IS 3
MKTG610 Contemporary Issues in Customer Behavior 3

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or it is equivalent from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of higher education and scientific research;
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent in all undergraduate work.
  • A score of at least 6.0 on the IELTS Academic exam or equivalent.
  • This test score must be less than two years old at the time of application, with the following exceptions:

Conditional Acceptance

An applicant with a Bachelor degree recognized by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research may be granted conditional admission into the Master’s program in one and only one of the following cases:

  • An applicant with an IELTS score of 5.5, or its equivalent. Such a Student must meet the following requirements during the period of conditional admission or be subject to a dismissal:
  1. Must achieve a minimum IELTS score of 6.0, or its equivalent, by the end of the student’s first semester of study;
  2. May take a maximum of six (6) credits hours in the first semester, not including intensive English courses;
  3. Must achieve an overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the first 9 credit hours of credit-bearing courses studied in the Master’s program.

An applicant with an undergraduate cumulative GPA less than 3.0 but equal or higher than 2.5, or its equivalent. Such a student must meet the following requirements during the period of conditional admission or be subject to a dismissal:

  1. May take a maximum of nine (9) credits hours in the first semester of study;
  2. Must achieve an overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the first 9 credit hours of credit-bearing courses studied in the Master’s program.

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Program taught in:
  • English
Last updated October 2, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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