Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed for experienced professionals with ambition and drive who wish to develop their responsible and sustainable leadership skills. This program will enable you to gain a holistic strategic business point-of-view required to operate effectively in an increasingly competitive and changing global business world. Students may also have the opportunity to participate in a study abroad tour to complete their elective subject.
Spring - January
Summer - May
Autumn - August
Course Learning Outcomes
Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course.
- Critically analyse and integrate advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of recent developments in business disciplines and professional practice.
- Propose innovative, sustainable and responsible solutions to complex real world business challenges.
- Collaborate responsibly to achieve individual and collective outcomes.
- Effectively communicate complex concepts and information, through a range of media.
- Critically reflect on personal ideas, practices and feedback from stakeholders.
- Plan and execute a Strategic Business Project, drawing on relevant research principles and methods.
The universal appeal of the MBA qualification means graduates can expect to take up senior management positions in a variety of industries, or even head their own companies. Students and graduates of the MBA typically work in roles such as:
- Business Development Managers
- Chief Financial Officers
- General Managers
- Chief Operating Officers
- Chief Information Officers
- Project Managers
- Marketing Directors
- HR Managers
Globally accredited, internationally relevant
This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and is fully recognised within the UAE, GCC nations and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors.
In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degree for the equivalent UOW Australia degree after completion.
Duration and Delivery
The program is delivered in a Condensed Mode, which offers flexibility and personalisation. Classes are held at weekends, attending three weekends per semester for each subject, It will normally take you six semesters to complete, based on three semesters per year (summer is optional) and two subjects per semester.
The course has been designed to cover three stages:
|During this stage you will learn to diagnose issues in real organisations with a focus on marketing, employee engagement, talent management and accounting.|
|MBA901||Accounting for Managerial Decision-making|
|MBA902||Strategic Marketing Management|
|MBA903||Responsible Talent Management Strategies|
|During this stage you explore the latest thinking and practices in organisations and research worldwide, while developing skills in innovation and business transformation.|
|MBA904||Design Thinking and Business Transformation|
|MBA905||Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation|
|MBA906||Financial Strategy and Governance|
|Integration and Application|
|During this stage you develop your strategic decision-making skills, undertake a real-world business project and hone your personal effectiveness as a responsible leader.|
|MBA907||Decision Effectiveness in Strategic Management|
|MBA908||Strategic Business Project|
|MBA909||Responsible Leadership Effectiveness|
|MBA910||Leading Edge Management Cases|
|In addition, you will choose two 900-level elective subject.
MBA905 and FND116 are pre-requisite subjects for MBA908.
Dr Alastair W Watson
PhD, Heriot-Watt University, UK; MSc International Hospitality Management, University of Strathclyde, UK; BA Business Information Management, Napier University, UK
Dr Alastair Watson is Assistant Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) and currently teaches Business Communications, Introduction to Management and Strategic Management...
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