24 months
796 EUR/credit 11940 EUR/year
796 EUR/credit 11940 EUR/year
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The Master of Project Management (MPM) program at Abu Dhabi University is offered by the College of Engineering (CoE) in collaboration with the College of Business.   


The Master of Project Management (MPM) program at Abu Dhabi University is designed to be in line with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI: www.pmi.org). This prepares the students to take the exam of Project Management Professional (PMP) certification offered by the PMI and makes the program more attractive to professionals and engineers who plan to become certified Project Managers. 

The program curriculum consists of 10 courses (30 credit hours), 6 of which are core courses, 2 are program elective courses, and 2 are business courses. The student could also do a research project in lieu of one program elective. Upon completion of the 6 core courses of the program, students will be offered two certificates from Abu Dhabi University, the first one is a Certificate in Project Management Fundamentals, and the second is a Certificate in Advanced Project Management. 

The new program accepts students with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, computer science, or information technology.

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:

  • Project Management
  • Project Planning, Integration, and Scope Management
  • Project Contract Management and Legal Aspects
  • Project Management Professionalism  
  • Project Scheduling and Time Management 
  • Project Costing and Financial Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 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

    11940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 796 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 796 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • Abu Dhabi, Al Ain: 2940 AED
  • Dubai: 2,000 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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