Program Details

The Middlesex MBA aims to develop individuals to manage successfully and ethically across a range of organisations and to critically evaluate and take decisions in their functional areas of expertise.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Business Administration & Management

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Middlesex MBA aims to develop individuals to manage successfully and ethically across a range of organisations and to critically evaluate and take decisions in their functional areas of expertise. This aim is achieved through:

  • Encouraging students to gain a thorough and integrated understanding of the various disciplines that contribute to the study of management
  • Facilitating the application of such disciplines to ensure effective practic
  • Enhancing personal and professional skills for management and leadership
  • Specialising in the functional area of emphasis chosen.


  • MBA (Business Excellence)
  • MBA (Finance)
  • MBA (Marketing)
  • MBA (Operations and Logistics)
  • MBA General Option
  • MBA (Business Analytics) New
  • MBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) New
  • MBA (Islamic Economy) New
  • MBA (Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility) New

Programme Objectives

The specific objectives for the MBA are that students will improve their ability to

  • Enhance and develop previous relevant experience in business and management
  • Develop the ability to apply previous and newly acquired knowledge and experience to complex business issues in a range of contexts
  • Prepare students for leadership and transformational roles in business
  • Develop knowledge, at an advanced level, of organisations, their management and the environment in which they operate, and demonstrate a broad perspective on organisational management and its wider impact on society and the environment
  • Develop in-depth knowledge in the chosen area of emphasis in marketing, business excellence, finance or operations & logistics or international business or a generalist range of subjects
  • Operate and manage in a global and multicultural environment
  • Develop interpersonal and group-working skills
  • Encourage lifelong learning and personal development.

Why choose the Middlesex MBA

  • Internationally recognised London degree, completed here in Dubai.
  • Based in Dubai, one of the world's most international and dynamic cities.
  • A multi-cultural cohort that work in a range of industries and businesses.
  • Outstanding full time faculty with industry experience based in Dubai.
  • The Middlesex MBA ranked #1 in Dubai by Forbes Magazine (Forbes Middle East March 2012 issue).
  • The Middlesex MBA ranked in top the 25 UK add top 50 European MBAs.
  • Invited faculty from the top international businesses.
  • Four Applied Learning Experiences and Four Executive Skills Development activities – away from the classroom.
  • International experience with a well established international field trip. Past field trips have been to Milan , Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Madrid and other cities depending on the business theme for that year.
  • A project-based MBA means that candidates undertake a significant practice-based project at the end of taught content.
  • 12 Exemptions for CIMA Advanced Qualification*.

New emphasis pathways ensure an even wider scope of study and specialization so that students have the opportunity to choose amongst Finance, Marketing, Business Excellence, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility (New), Innovation and Entrepreneurship (New), Business Analytics (New), Islamic Economy (New) or alternatively elect for a more general approach.

*CIMA is the world’s largest professional body of management accountants. On successful completion of one assessment paper .Middlesex MBA holders are eligible for 12 exemptions for the CIMA professional qualification, and are also awarded the “CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting” which entitles you to use the letters “CIMA Ad Dip MA”.

27397 USD.

Additional Program Information

Financial Aid:
The criteria for admission to the programme are as follows: Applicants will be expected to have three or more years of relevant business experience and hold at least a second class honours degree from a UK university or a degree of equivalent standard. Holders of graduate-level professional qualifications may also be admitted and are encouraged to apply. Applicants without an honours degree need to demonstrate relevant work experience.
Scholarships Description:
Academic Excellence and Sports/Cultural Excellence Scholarships are provided for deserving students

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