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Master of Business Administration

12 months
777 EUR/credit 23310 EUR/year
777 EUR/credit 23310 EUR/year
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If you are looking to transform your career, the Master of Business Administration program from Abu Dhabi University offers you the opportunity to become an accomplished global leader ready to thrive in today’s complex business environment in both the UAE and internationally.   


The development of cross-functional knowledge including leadership, communication, finance and accounting, strategic management, research methods, marketing, team-building and critical thinking skills, and the ability to critically evaluate business performance as well as an understanding of organization sustainability, are the cornerstones of this program. 

You will be immersed in a stimulating and diverse mix of case studies, exercises, group work, simulations and lectures. This blended teaching approach is designed to maximize the learning experience, giving you the knowledge and skills to manage, motivate, innovate and, most of all, lead in the ever-changing world of government, commerce and industry. 

The MBA core curriculum is comprised of eight core courses (24 credit hours) and two elective courses. Our six term structure offers you ultimate flexibility in terms of start date and study schedule and means you can complete your MBA in one year. It also allows you to better manage your workload as you take only two courses per term delivered in the evenings and weekends. If professional or personal commitments dictate that you need to miss a term, it is easy to catch up.  Ours MBA that offers such flexibility.

Career opportunities

The Master of Business Administration program from Abu Dhabi University will prepare you to advance into critical managerial positions in key areas of any organization in both the public and private sectors locally, regionally and internationally.

The acquisition of a master’s degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in your chosen field. You may use it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of professional training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • International Business
  • Strategic Management in a Global Environment
  • Research Methods in Business 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors Degree in a directly related discipline with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 on a 4.00-point scale, from an accredited university recognized by the UAE’s Ministry of Education- Higher Education Affairs.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23310 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 777 EUR per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23310 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 777 EUR per credit during 12 months.
  • Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Al Dhafra: 2940 AED
  • Dubai: 2925 AED

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

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


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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