12 months
22912 EUR/year
22912 EUR/year
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For those looking to accelerate their career, this MBA program in Project Management from Abu Dhabi University provides the opportunity to become an accomplished global leader in the field of Project Management and thrive in today’s complex business environment. 

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Alongside the core MBA courses, you will study the principles of Project Management , Project Planning, Integration and Scope Management and Contract Management and Legal Aspects in ADU’s College of Engineering. The development of leadership, communication, team-building and critical thinking skills, the ability to critically evaluate business performance, as well as an understanding of organization sustainability, are also the cornerstones of this program. 

This MBA program in Project Management from Abu Dhabi University  will immerse you in a stimulating and diverse blend of case studies, exercises, group work, simulations and lectures provided. 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 challenging world of project management and business.

The program is comprised of eight core courses (24 credit hours) and three specialization track 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. 

If you already hold a general MBA degree, or have a professional interest in Project Management, you have the option to take the concentration courses on their own and receive a certification from Abu Dhabi University.

Students should note that up to two concentration courses may only be offered in our Abu Dhabi campus only.

Career opportunities

The program will prepare you to advance into project management positions in key sectors where project management is an integral part of the business.  Project management is a crucial discipline in many sectors in the UAE economy and graduates of this program can expect to lead and manage projects in UAE project-based industries, as well as 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:

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership and Communication
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning, Integration, and Scope Management
  • Project Contract Management and Legal Aspects

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


33 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.
2.5 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

  • International

    22912 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22912 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    22912 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22912 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Al Dhafra: 93,720 AED
  • Dubai: 87,780 AED


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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