Master of Business Administration Program By United Arab Emirates University |TopMBA

United Arab Emirates University

Al Ain Campus, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
  • QS Global MBA Rankings
    121-130
  • Degree MBA
  • Program Type Full-Time MBA
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Specializations E-Commerce / Business
  • Fees(USD) 24434-
  • Scholarships Yes

The United Arab Emirates University MBA programme runs for a duration of two years of part-time study, with annual intakes each September. Study is currently offered in both Abu Dhabi and Al Ain campuses, and all programmes are accredited at both graduate and undergraduate levels by the AACSB International. MBA students can select specific content tracks as part of the elective course system, Finance, E-Business, Human Resource Management and Development, and Organization Excellence, with more specialisations planned for the future.


The MBA programme at United Arab Emirates University focuses on leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurial creativity. Across four semesters, MBA students are guided through a range of thoughts and shared experience that prepares them for confident, competent business leadership in and beyond the UAE business environment. Graduates will leave the programme with high-quality skills and a capability to become business leaders in the UAE and around the world.


UAEU is fiercely proud of its MBA graduates, considering them the best in the UAE. The faculty actively encourages student feedback to strengthen the MBA programme, invites them to be guest speakers for future cohorts, make classroom appearances, host MBA events, and serve as members of the university’s graduate alumni association.


The objectives of the UAEU MBA programme are:


  • To develop students’ specialised knowledge and critical understanding in business administration and at the interface between related fields.
  • To build strong professional communication skills, including how to explain and critique substantively complex matters.
  • To apply critical thinking skills to the analysis and solution of complex business problems.
  • To work effectively as individuals and contribute positively to complex groups, both as members and as leaders.
  • To develop an ethical and social commitment at both local and global levels.


Tuition fees for the UAEU MBA programme are:


  • 89,7500 AED (24,434 USD) for the Al Ain study location
  • 133,350 AED (36,305 USD) for the Abu Dhabi study location

About University

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) was founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. It aspires to become a comprehensive, research-intensive university and strives to preserve national heritage while pursuing innovate solutions and promoting academic excellence.  

UAEU is located in in Al Ain, also known as the city of the Oasis. It’s situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia. The city of Al Ain is an old city, central to the cultural heritage of the UAE, and the second largest city in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. It's around 150km inland from the capital city of Abu Dhabi and the popular tourist destination of Dubai. 

The city is a popular tourist destination itself with first-class hotels, a golf resort, shopping malls, a wildlife park, a water adventure park and the recently-opened Hazza Bin Zayed football stadium. The city centre also features the Al Ain Oasis, and other oases dotted around the area, which offer cool retreats in the middle of the summer heat. One of Al Ain’s main attractions is Jebel Hafeet, a 1,340m mountain, with mineral springs at its base and stunning drive mountaintop views at sunset. 

Islam is the official religion of the UAE, and Arabic is the official language. English is widely spoken and most road and shop signs and restaurant menus are in both languages. The weather consists of almost year-round sunshine, with temperatures ranging from a low of around 13°C (50°F) on a winter’s night, to a high of around 42°C (118°F) on a summer’s day. The cooler months of November to April have temperatures of around 24°C (75°F) during the day and 13°C (56°F) at night. 

UAEU aims to continue its positive contribution to the advancement of the UAE by delivering undergraduate and graduate education that meets international standards, engaging effectively with the community and the world to foster knowledge creation and dissemination, and enhance the research capacity of the country.  

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