Master of Business (Management)
This program is aimed at students who are interested in enhancing their career opportunities by developing further professional, personal and technical skills in key management areas. Over the course of the program, students will learn how to propose integrated solutions to complex general management issues by drawing on relevant management principles, be able to work effectively in teams to assess management situations, develop and execute management reports.
Note: Degree name to be changed to Master of Management for students commencing in September 2021 (Autumn 2021 intake).
Winter - January | Spring - April | Summer - July | Autumn - September
Dr Flevy Lasrado
BA,Bangalore University, MBA, Quality Management, PhD University of Salford, UK
Prior to joining UOWD, she taught both MBA and undergraduate degree courses at various universities in Dubai. She carries extensive experience in quality assurance and institutional effectiveness ...
A Master of Business (Management) degree is applicable to a range of business sectors. Typical areas include:
- Management Consultancy
- Business Analysis
- Property Management
- Financial Management
- Marketing and PR Management
- HR Management
- Administrative Services Management
Accreditation and Recognition
All Business programs at the University of Wollongong in Dubai are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the UAE Ministry of Education and are licensed by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Also, all Business programs of the University of Wollongong are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
All MBus programs are also quality assured by UOW Australia, which is registered with the Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of higher education in Australia. Upon graduation, students can choose either a degree certificate from UOWD or a degree certificate from the University of Wollongong Australia.
The Master of Business program also offers specialisations in Human Resource Management, International Business, Marketing, Financial Management and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. If you decide you would like to complete two MBus specialisations when you enroll at UOWD, there are arrangements in place that mean you can do this in in minimal time. Connect with us to find out more.
The maximum requirement to graduate from a single specialisation MBus program is twelve (12) subjects. However, if you have completed a Bachelor degree in a relevant area or a UOWD Graduate Certificate in Business, or you have extensive professional work experience in a related area alongside a Bachelor degree, you may be able to complete the MBus program in a total of ten (10) subjects in line with UOWD’s policy on Credit for Prior Learning. Your eligibility for Credit for Prior Learning will be decided in consultation with UOWD’s Faculty of Business office prior to the beginning of the program.
To complete a single specialisation, it will normally take you ﬁve or six semesters (based on 3 mandatory semesters per year where you take 2 subjects). At this rate, the degree can be completed within two years or less. If you take 3 subjects per mandatory semester, you can fast-track your degree and complete the program in four or five semesters (just over a year). Classes are held from 6:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday to Thursday, with occasional Saturday classes. Each subject requires one evening of attendance for 11 weeks.
Your program of study will be as follows:
|Level||Subject code||Subject Name|
|Common Business Foundation*||ACCY801||Accounting and Financial Management|
|ECON802||The Economics of Global Business Challenges|
|MGNT803||Organisational Behaviour and Management|
|MARK804||Principles of Marketing Management|
|Specialisation Subjects||MGNT910||Strategic Management|
|MGNT915||Management of Change|
|MGNT978||Cross Cultural Management|
|Electives||Any two elective subjects can be chosen from any of the MBus specialisations. Students may choose to complete MGNT923 (Contemporary Issues in International Business) or OPS908 Supply Chain Management) as elective subjects.|
|Capstone Project||MGNT922||Business Research Project|
* If you are eligible for credit for prior learning from all four foundation subjects, you will be required to complete two further elective subjects from within your specialisation.