Master of Business Administration

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. For more details on this program, click here.

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 an 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 work places.
  • 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 48 hours

Exploration Term Courses

Required Courses (9.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ACCT601Accounting for Senior Managers3.000
ECON605UAE in the Global Business Environment3.000
STAT640Statistics & Quantitative Analysis3.000


Elaboration Term Courses I

Required Courses (9.00 hours)

Credit Hours
MIST610Information Systems in Business3.000
MKTG605Marketing Management in an E-Age3.000
FINC610Financial Management3.000


Elaboration Term Courses II

Required Courses (9.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ECON651Managerial Economics3.000
MGMT650Global Operations Management in the Service Environment3.000
MGMT610Strategic Human Resources Management3.000


Application Term Courses

Required Courses (9.00 hours)

Credit Hours
MGMT620Entrepreneurship & Innovation3.000
MGMT630Business Ethics & Corporate Governance3.000
MGMT660Strategic Management in a Dynamic Environment3.000


Elective Courses

Choose one for each semester (12.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ACCT610Accounting Analysis & Governance3.000
ACCT611Accounting for Strategic Decisions3.000
ECON610HR & Personnel Economics3.000
FINC640Advanced Corporate Finance3.000
FINC650International Finance & Banking3.000
FINC660Investment & Portfolio Management3.000
FINC670Advanced Risk Management3.000
FINC680Islamic Finance & Financial Institutions3.000
GBUS680Business Research3.000
MGMT621Leadership & Organizational Behavior3.000
MGMT622Staffing Organizations3.000
MGMT623Performance and Rewards Management3.000
MGMT624HR Development in UAE Context3.000
MGMT691Total Quality Management3.000
MGMT692Organizational Excellence Modeling3.000
MGMT693International Business Management3.000
MGMT694Organizational PM & Benchmark3.000
MIST630Strategic IS Management3.000
MIST640Business Intelligence & BPM3.000
MIST650E-Business: Technology, Strategies & Applications3.000
MIST660Enterprise IS3.000
MKTG610Contemporary Issues in Customer Behavior3.000