Master of Business (Marketing)
The Master of Business (Marketing) program at the University of Wollongong in Dubai is ideal for managers and middle managers seeking to further their careers in marketing; a field increasingly important for organisations to deliver value through their products and services.
You will have the opportunity to study a wide range of advanced topics in marketing and gain profession-oriented specialist marketing skills required to excel in management roles. You will be trained to formulate strategic plans, evaluate marketing theories and frameworks, design projects using market research tools. Be equipped with the high-level skills to generate and position products and services for the market.
Spring - January
Summer - May
Autumn - August
Career progression is rapid in the marketing field and the MBus (Marketing) program will help you to achieve the highest level in your chosen sector. Typical areas include:
- Public Relations
- New Product Development
- Market Research
- Direct Marketing
- Brand Management
- Web Marketing
Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK (CIM)
The program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK (CIM). As per this accreditation, students graduating from the MBus (Marketing) program are given direct entry to the Diploma in professional marketing of CIM, with exemption. CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers and map alongside our own degrees which ensures we are equipping students with the best opportunities for a successful marketing career.
Accreditation and Recognition
Because we’re licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs, through the Commission of Academic Accreditation, our students and graduates can be assured that our degrees are recognised throughout the UAE and internationally.
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, Financial Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Business and Management. If you decide you would like to complete two MBus specialisations when you enrol 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.
A single specialisation MBus program will normally take you five or six semesters to complete (based on three semesters per year with summer as an optional semester and two subjects per semester). At this rate, the degree can be completed in two years or less. Classes are held 6:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday to Thursday. Each subject requires one evening of attendance for 13 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||MARK940||Marketing Communications|
|MARK977||Research for Marketing Decisions|
|Electives**||MARK997||Retail Marketing Management|
|MARK957||International Marketing Strategy|
|MARK938||Managing Services and Relationship Marketing|
|MARK980||Strategic Brand Management|
|OPS908||Supply Chain Management|
|MGNT923||Contemporary Issues in International Business|
|MARK956||Creating and Marketing New Products|
|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.
**Students are required to choose two electives from the approved list.
Dr Osama Al-Hares
PhD in Accounting and Finance, Manchester Business School, UK
Dr Osama has a broad range of experience in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of managerial and cost accounting, financial accounting and reporting analysis, auditing, accounting for decision making...
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