MBA University of Wollongong in Dubai

Course Overview

The University of Wollongong in Dubai Master of Business Administration (MBA) will provide one with a strong foundation in basic managerial concepts through a number of core topics and offer the individual the opportunity to develop a cross-disciplinary skillset, or to become a specialist in a specific subject area, through elective track options. The program promotes teamwork, independent learning, critical thinking and practical skills development. One will also develop the ability to identify, evaluate and respond to key business issues in an international context.

Career Opportunities

The universal appeal of the MBA qualification means graduates can expect to take up senior management positions in a variety of industries, or even head their own companies. Students and graduates of the MBA typically work in roles such as:

  • Business Development Managers
  • Strategists
  • Consultants
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • General Managers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Project Managers
  • Marketing Directors
  • HR Managers

The student is required to complete 12 subjects in total. Students typically complete two subjects in a semester which consists of 13 teaching weeks. Each subject requires one evening of attendance per week for 13 weeks.  At this rate, students are able to complete the degree program in six semesters. The following nine subjects form the core subjects within the MBA program:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Statistics for Decision Making
  • Managing People in Organisations
  • Marketing Management
  • Economic Analysis of Business
  • Financial Strategy
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Business Strategy
  • Strategic Decision Making

UOWD was established in the United Arab Emirates in 1993 by one of the world's top ranking universities, the University of Wollongong in Australia. Originally known as the Institute for Australian Studies, UOWD is a vibrant, dynamic and diverse institution, retaining a strong Australian heritage. Over the past 20 years we have established an outstanding record for educating highly employable graduates and gained an international reputation for the quality of our educational practices.

With over 3,500 students from 105 countries being taught by academics from more than 35 countries, UOWD offers the best traditions of western education in a truly multicultural learning environment.

Academic Excellence

UOWD have combined the academic excellence of Australia’s 12th highest ranking university with the culture and excitement of the cosmopolitan city of Dubai, to provide a dynamic, stimulating and rewarding environment for students, research practitioners and business professionals alike. At the same time, they are active contributors to the burgeoning knowledge economy of the UAE.

Their student-centred approach to learning ensures that our graduates go out into the world armed with much more than technical knowledge and an outstanding educational experience. They also have professional skills in research, analysis, entrepreneurship, problem-solving and communication. This sets them apart from their peers across other institutions and explains why so many of our graduates now have senior, responsible and exciting positions in a range of prestigious organisations, both in the UAE and around the world.

By choosing a program at UOWD one will be making an outstanding investment in their future as we strive for even more exciting learning opportunities for our students.

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