Program Overview

Overview
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting at Al Ain University (AAU) is designed for business professionals who seek future mobility and promotion in the work environment together with those who intend to proceed with their postgraduate studies. After completing an MBA, professionals can advance more rapidly in the business community and achieve their long-term goals and objectives in occupying leading managerial positions. In addition, successful completion of the program will allow the graduate to proceed for postgraduate studies (Ph.D.).

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  Location

Al AinUnited Arab Emirates

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  Course Duration

24 Months

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  Tuition Fee

AED 86,625

 Score

IELTS: 6

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Specialization Courses (33) CR.H

(1) Core Compulsory Courses (24) CR.H

  • 0501608    Quality and Operations Management
  • 0501609    Strategic Management
  • 0502603    Managerial Accounting
  • 0503605    Financial Management
  • 0504606    Marketing Management
  • 0506607    Management Information Systems
  • 0509601    Statistics and Research Methodology
  • 0509603    Managerial Economics 

 

(2) Concentration Courses (9) CR.H.
 

  • 0502610    Advanced Accounting
  • 0502620    Cost Accounting 
  • 0502630    Auditing 
  • 0502640    Financial Statement Analysis    

General Admission Requirements
 

  • A Bachelor degree or its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education, with a minimum (GPA) of (3 out of 4), or its equivalent on the Bachelor level.
  • A valid English Language Proficiency Certificate in one of the below certificates or its equivalent, at least as the following:

 

Conditional Requirements 


A student may be granted conditional admission in the Master of Business Administration in the following cases: 
 

If a student obtains a score of (IELTS 5.5) or (TOEFL 530) or (EMSAT 1250) or its equivalent and has an average of at least (3 out of 4), s/he will be granted a conditional admission, provided that the student:
 

  • Obtains a score of (550 in TOEFL) or (6 in IELTS) by the end of the first semester of joining the program.
  • Registers for no more than (6) credit hours in the first semester of joining the program, and gets a GPA of (3 out of 4).
  • Obtains a GPA of (3 out of 4) in the first (6) hours of the approved program. 

 

If a student obtains a Bachelor’s degree with a GPA between (2 and 2.99 out of 4) or its equivalent and meets the conditions of the English language certification, as set out above, s/he will be granted a conditional admission, provided that the student:
 

  • Registers for no more than (9) credit hours in the first semester of joining the program,
  • Obtains a GPA of (3 out of 4) in the first (9) hours of the approved program. A student may study the (9) credit hours in two semesters (3 + 6) or three semesters (3 + 3 + 3).

 

Students with Bachelor degrees in specializations unrelated to business administration can advance to the MBA program, taking into account the following conditions:
 

  • Taking 4 prerequisite courses as specified by a department, and can only be exempted from all remedial materials that have been studied at a Bachelor’s level.

Job Opportunities
 

  1. Financial and governmental accountants
  2. Auditors
  3. Accounting information systems designers and developers

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