Master of Business Administration

American University in Dubai

M.B.A. On Campus
24 months
1037 EUR/credit
1037 EUR/credit
Tuition fee
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Providing world-class post-graduate qualifications for professionals who aspire to be leaders and successful managers in their fields, the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program at American University in Dubai is an integrated program promoting strategic thinking, ethical values, social responsibility, and cultural diversity.


The graduate-level, 36 hour credit program encompasses 12 courses consisting of nine core courses and three elective courses. Students can opt for the Generalist M.B.A. or elect for a concentration in Finance, Management or Marketing.

Upon completion of the Master of Business Administration. (M.B.A.) program from American University in Dubai, students will have acquired:

  • A broad understanding of the conceptual foundations of the functional disciplines of business and of their applications
  • An ability to identify, analyze and propose solutions to business problems across a wide range of functional areas
  • A profound understanding of the conceptual foundations of their selected functional area (for students completing a concentration) and an ability to investigate and formulate recommendations for managerial decision problems and policy issues in that area
  • An ability to use quantitative and qualitative research techniques skillfully to assess the functional and overall performance of business organizations.
  • An ability to use business communication and presentation skills effectively and persuasively, both orally and in writing
  • A global perspective and an understanding of the international environment of business
  • An understanding of the ethical and social ramifications of business decisions


AUD’s School of Business Administration provides its students with the following facilities:

  • 11 regular classrooms, three computer labs, four theater style classrooms, student lounge, conference room and stock trading room;
  • Regular classrooms vary in size and can accommodate anything from 20 to 44 students;
  • The AUD/IBM Center of Excellence for Smarter Logistics (CESL) can be set as a board room, a venue for concurrent break-out sessions,  a class-room conducive for group discussions or formal lectures;
  • Stock trading room has trading terminals and large screens for students to simulate stock trading;
  • All classrooms and computer labs are equipped with Instructor PC (HP EliteDesk 800 G1 SFF) connected to a ceiling-mounted projector and audio speakers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management 
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Law and Ethics in Business Organizations
  • Leadership and Consumer Behavior

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited national or regional institutional body, achieving a 3.00 GPA or better in undergraduate study.
  • International TOEFL®or Academic IELTSTM or the equivalent score on another internationally-recognized English exam. PBT is accepted from specific centers in the UAE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1037 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1037 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1037 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1037 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.

AED 4.200 per credit


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Master of Business Administration
American University in Dubai