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With over 4,400 students from 117 countries being taught by academics from more than 40 countries, UOWD offers the best traditions of western education in a truly multicultural learning environment.

Master of Business Administration

The MBA at UOWD was an investment that has paid off! It has broadened my vision and has helped me to look at things from a different perspective. Since my MBA, I have been promoted to the position of Director of Nursing for the entire Sharjah Medical District.

Nazneen Maymoun
Director of Nursing
Sharjah Medical District

 

My main reason for choosing the MBA was to acquire new business skills. UOWD offers the MBA taught with a weekly class format over two years and that suited my schedule. I was previously at another business school in Dubai, but moved across to UOWD for this reason. 

Kevin Klinjsmit
Netherlands Account Manager
Emirates Group Security­ Transguard Group LLC

 

UOWD offers quality international education with a local feel. Being amongst a diverse mix of cultures is an excellent experience and good preparation for adapting to international as well as local working environments.

Khalid Waleed Al Barwani
Manager, Incubation Center
Dubai Silicon Oasis

Master of Strategic Human Resource Management

Attending UOWD was an easy decision. I appreciated the diversity among the students, the resources available, and the educational as well as social activities on offer. The variety in the program ensured that I had a wide exposure to several business areas.

Rahma Said Ali
HR Coordinator
Kamal Osman Jamjoom Group

 

UOWD has associations with multinational and local companies, providing students with job support and internship opportunities. The faculty members deliver teaching of the highest quality and the diverse student population enriches the whole student experience. 

John Chandy Pothen
Relationship Manager
Barclays Bank

 

The programs at UOWD provide practical knowledge and skills that translate directly to the workplace. I could take what I had learned in class the night before and apply it at work the next morning. I have benefitted greatly from the MSHRM as it has made me more effective in my job.

Samantha Lee Pietrus
Field Administration Manager
Parsons International Limited

Master of Strategic Marketing

My two years at UOWD not only enhanced my learning and knowledge, but also helped me make new friends and professional contacts. The MSM program gave me the opportunity to meet many colleagues in the same field - both UAE nationals and expats. 

Carissa Louise Crowley
PR Manager
Damas LLC

 

I found that UOWD matched my requirements in terms of accredited academic programs. I have gained a lot of knowledge and information that has helped me progress at work. I have a better understanding of how strategic marketing works and its practical application.

Laura-Helene Kopinski
Events and Promotion Manager-Elite Banking
National Bank of Abu Dhabi

Master of Quality Management

As a software engineer in India, I faced a need to learn more about qualitative outputs at work. This course imparted all the knowledge necessary for understanding, appreciating and applying quality concepts at work keeping the current trends and work environment in mind.

Swathi Sivalanka
Manager, Western Australian Trade Office
India

 

I chose UOWD based on its reputation and I liked the environment when I visited the university. I hope that the degree will help me to progress to a higher managerial position that will allow me to develop a more efficient quality system for my company.

 

Abdullah Ghaith Ahmed Alsuwaidi
Head of Control Section (Strategic planning and Performance Management)
Abu Dhabi Municipality

Master of International Business

The UOWD degree has helped significantly in my career progression. I have practiced the knowledge in my day-to-day work and two years after my graduation, I have been promoted to Human Resources & Administration Manager, Middle East region.

Tetyana Sarah Padurska
Human Resources & Administration Manager
Middle East

 

Studying in an intellectual environment supported by excellent facilities makes the academic experience at UOWD a truly fulfilling one. My study of MIB has been helping me to work effectively with my team to expand our company's operations.

Sondos Khalid Alrefai
Executive Manager
Flipside Corporation

 

UOWD follows innovative teaching methods that enhance student's knowledge. The masters degree programs are designed to help meet the future needs of managers operating in an international environment. My course has given me self-confidence and developed my analytical skills.

Rabia Chaudhry
Scholarship Coordinator
University of Sharjah

 

Master of Science: Logistics

I chose UOWD because of the curriculum and the flexibility to attend classes in the evenings. I have been offered a new position taking responsibility for all the logistics and operations of my company. I attribute this to my UOWD degree and what I learnt during my studies. 

Sandeep Reddy Pasunoori
Logistics Manager
Ateis Middle East

 

I chose UOWD as I wanted an internationally recognised postgraduate degree with well-developed programs taught by respected academics. Studying for my degree is positioning me for better job prospects and promotion.

Darren James Authers
Sales Manager
Oil and Gas Industry

Master of Applied Finance

I chose UOWD based on its excellent reputation in the region. I gained a lot of industry relevant knowledge while I was studying, putting it to use in my work on a daily basis. I moved to a higher professional grade after completing my MAFB and look forward to future career progression.

Yasser Mustafa Khamis Rajab
Senior Accountant
Emirates Steel

 

I always wanted to study in a university which had a good reputation and a professional environment and UOWD has given me both. Studying for the course has enhanced my analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, which are essential for people working in finance.

Danial Munsoor
Finance Trainee
GlaxoSmithKline

 

The UOWD experience is not just about studying from a book and passing the exam, it is about improving your skills, increasing your abilities, widening your knowledge-base, building your personality and having the confidence to overcome challenges to achieve your goals.

Abdel Nasser Ahmed Abd Rabou
Credit Analyst
Arab Trade Financing Program, Abu Dhabi

 Master of Engineering Management

I was looking for a management program with an engineering component at a reputed university that had accreditation in the UAE as well as in Jordan. UOWD's excellent teaching quality and well-designed MEM program has given me a head start.

Ramzi Matar
Operations Manager
TMI

 

The MEM is relevant to my work and professional interests. Studying for the degree is helping in my work as it gives me an overview of management in an engineering context and enhances my understanding and ability to tackle work-related issues.

Dina Yousuf
Planning Engineer
Atkins

Master of Information Technology Management

When I came across the UOWD MITM program, I found that it offered all subjects that can bridge the gap between IT and Management. The degree has helped me to move to a new position and is helping me play a more strategic role in the development of my country.

 
Mohamed Abdel Hameed Mohamed Alaskar
IT Standards Analyst
Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre
 
 
The MITM program is a good choice for both professional technical and IT managers as it provides the perfect mix of IT and Management. Studying for the MITM has opened a new dimension of opportunities for me in the form of a new job.
 
Hatem Mohamed Elsherif
Management information System Expert
UAE Ministry of Labour

 

Master of Media and Communications


The MMC program has taught me the scope of media and communications in the UAE and has equipped me with the tools to embark upon a new career journey. The faculty at UOWD have mentored me throughout the program and have been pivotal in encouraging me to pursue my dreams.

Aakanksha Kalla
English Editor
TRACCS UAE