M.Sc. On Campus

Engineering Systems Management

American University of Sharjah (AUS)

60 months
6474 EUR/year
6474 EUR/year
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Since its launch in 2002 as the first program of its kind in the entire region, the Engineering Systems Management master's degree at American University of Sharjah (AUS) has become one of the most popular graduate degrees at AUS. The demand for our program remains high with an average of 25 students enrolling in it every year.


Today's engineers are routinely confronted with broader job responsibilities that require them to combine managerial aspects with technical aspects.

The Engineering Systems Management master's degree at American University of Sharjah (AUS) has become the premier choice for engineers whose goal is to work in areas that integrate technical engineering skills with managerial and economics skills. Our curriculum is designed to enhance management and technical skills of all engineers, regardless of their discipline, to meet the needs of the marketplace in the UAE and other Gulf countries.

Our highly qualified faculty members, modern laboratories and resource facilities and a dynamic curriculum that is in sync with the demands of the global market, has earned our program an enviable reputation throughout the region.

Statistics show that 75 percent of all engineers in the UAE assume management responsibility within the first five years of professional practice. And that is precisely why our program ensures that our students are equipped with the right tools to deal successfully with all the professional challenges that come their way.


The MSESM program aims to reinforce and expand its reputation nationally and in the region for graduating professionals recognized for excellence in their contribution to ESM scholarship, having exceptional leadership, commitment to creative problem solving, and professional integrity who are instrumental in development of a prosperous society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Graduates of the MSESM program will be prepared to:

  • develop creative and effective engineered solutions that require engineering systems management skills to meet organizations needs in both the service and industrial sectors.
  • succeed in a wide range of different organizations, positions and projects and adapt to various work environments
  • lead the change management process to meet organizational goals and objectives
  • seek continual professional development and lifelong learning in a dynamic, global professional environment.
  • act professionally and ethically in the practice of engineering systems management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a four-year bachelor’s degree from an independently accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division and by AUS (applicants with a bachelor’s degree obtained outside the UAE must submit an equivalency of their degree from the UAE Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division)
  • have attained a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.00 (on a scale of 4.00) or its equivalent, and 3.00 or its equivalent in 300- and 400-level courses in discipline(s) relevant to the graduate program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32373 EUR for the full programme during 60 months.
  • National

    6474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32373 EUR for the full programme during 60 months.

AED 142,500

Living costs for Sharjah

3400 - 5200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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