Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

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Accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs

The University of Wollongong in Dubai Executive Master of Business Administration program is designed for high-potential, motivated professionals operating at senior level in government and industry, who are looking to advance their career trajectory and reach their leadership potential. 

Based on the top-ranking course designed and delivered by Sydney Business School, the Executive MBA is a unique program that will significantly enhance your professional potential. If you have more than five years experience in senior management and a strong motivation to succeed, the Executive MBA will provide you with the knowledge and skills to deliver practical, applicable solutions to real-world commercial challenges, based upon a business lifecycle approach.

As an industry leader you will need to have a solid understanding of the global business landscape and the Executive MBA program gives you the opportunity to gain valuable international exposure.  As part of the program you will undertake a component of your learning based in one of several international business hubs.

Our Executive MBA is a challenging, high-demand program and therefore operates a comprehensive, highly selective admissions process. Please review the program selection criteria for more information.      

Career Opportunities

Having already established yourself as a skilled manager, the Executive MBA will help you to advance your career to the next level; to be among the next generation of transformational leaders in your professional field. The program will help you to obtain and fulfil challenging leadership and decision-making roles at senior executive levels in the government or private sector.

Accreditation and Recognition

This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and is fully recognised within the UAE, GCC and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors. It is quality assured by UOW Australia, which is registered with the Australian Tertiary Education and Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of higher education in Australia.

Based upon the curriculum of Sydney Business School – the graduate school of the Faculty of Business at the University of Wollongong in Australia – the UOWD Executive MBA can be exchanged for the same certification from UOW Australia, which is positioned in Tier 1 of the global rankings published by the London-based CEO Magazine.


The EMBA is a unique, comprehensive and progressive program consisting of seven subjects that build upon each other in terms of content, depth and intensity. Each course has been adapted to ensure relevance to the local and regional business environment.

The program of study incorporates the following courses:

  • Leadership in a Contemporary Business Environment
  • Managing New Business Ventures and Opportunities
  • Managing Businesses in Growth
  • Managing Mature Businesses
  • Managing Businesses for Regeneration or Termination
  • International Business and Market Analysis
  • Business Consultancy Report