The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the region’s oldest, most prestigious and forward-thinking tertiary institutions. Our curriculum and teaching practices reflect those of UOW Australia, which constantly ranks among the top 2% of universities worldwide, and are nationally and internationally recognised.

Our continuous efforts in providing an education of world-class standards, are evident in our longstanding ranking in graduate employability and also the reason why our graduates are highly sought after by employers.

UOWD is truly a dynamic and diverse institution that offers a broad spectrum of programs in Business, Engineering, Information Sciences as well as Arts and Humanities, aiming to develop graduates who are ethical, mobile, technologically literate and ready for multicultural workplaces. Our programs are relevant and industry related with a strong focus on encouraging creative and critical thinking, problem-solving and the development of unique leadership skillsets.

All our programs are aligned with national priorities yet tailored to meet the demands and needs of the global employment market. With the support of industry experts, it integrates real-world practices with theory ensuring our students are equipped to address complex business problems.

Our faculty consist of highly respected academics from across the globe who brings with them extensive teaching, research and industry experience. UOWD’s faculty are active researchers and focused on producing outstanding research with outcomes that will benefit the community on a regional and international level.

The success of our alumni is a testament to the quality of a UOWD education – more than 9,500 alumni are making their mark on the world and we are held in extremely high regard by the business, government and community sectors both in the UAE and internationally.

UOWD is located in the heart of Dubai, UAE’s biggest and fastest growing business capital and studying at our University will provide you with opportunities to broaden your international perspective and equip you with the skills to become global change-makers.

Recognition

All our programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, through the Commission of Academic Accreditation and also quality assured by UOW Australia, which is registered with the Australian Tertiary Education and Quality 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.

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

MSc

The University of Wollongong in Dubai

This triple accredited program will provide you with the skills you need to manage the flow of information and materials within and between organizations both locally and ... [+]

This triple accredited program will provide you with the skills you need to manage the flow of information and materials within and between organizations both locally and globally. You will gain a full understanding of a highly specialized area involving the management of goods and resources, production, packaging, and transportation. Furthermore, you will develop your skills and capabilities on topics such as forecasting, sales, operational planning, and procurement to name a few, whilst maximizing your leadership opportunities.

Duration

18 - 24 months

IntakesSpring - FebruarySummer - JuneAutumn - September

Tuition FeesAED 8,967USD 2,443(VAT 5% inclusive)... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus

Master

The University of Wollongong in Dubai

The Master of Applied Finance (Corporate Treasury) degree is for students that want to develop a thorough knowledge of the management of corporate finance. The program wi ... [+]

The Master of Applied Finance (Corporate Treasury) degree is for students that want to develop a thorough knowledge of the management of corporate finance. The program will teach students the specialized skills and knowledge to successfully manage corporate finances. Throughout the duration of the program, you will be encouraged to integrate technical, theoretical and industry knowledge, giving you the skills you need to operate as the interface between a firm and financial markets and institutions. You’ll learn how to develop ethical business practices, identify the sources and costs of finance and discuss the complex issues surrounding financial structures, develop organizational growth strategies and understand how to successfully maximize a firm’s value.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

The Master of Applied Finance in Financial Services is an advanced program for students interested in acquiring advanced knowledge of financial services, banking, and reg ... [+]

The Master of Applied Finance in Financial Services is an advanced program for students interested in acquiring advanced knowledge of financial services, banking, and regulatory systems. You will develop an in-depth knowledge of the tools relevant for lending decisions and liquidity management, alongside the ability to make astute financial choices for the benefit of stakeholders.

The program will equip you with the tools you need to understand the complex relationships between central banks and other institutions, regulators, markets and societies across a range of banking and finance services. You’ll also graduate with a thorough understanding of corporate governance and business ethics.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

The Master of Applied Finance - Investing program in UAE is an advanced program for students who are interested in focusing on investment and portfolio management. You wi ... [+]

The Master of Applied Finance - Investing program in UAE is an advanced program for students who are interested in focusing on investment and portfolio management.

You will study the theory and practice of financial management and gain an in-depth understanding of the global financial system.

Using realistic stock market simulations, you will also be introduced to portfolio theory and practice with emphasis on optimal investment decision-making.

Duration

18 - 24 months

IntakesSpring - FebruarySummer - JuneAutumn - September

Tuition FeesAED 8,967USD 2,443(VAT 5% inclusive)

A focus on applied research means that by the end of the program, you will be able to provide innovative solutions to investment issues and have a thorough grounding in corporate governance and business ethics, providing protection against portfolio, financial and corporate risks.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

The UOWD's Master of Applied Finance - Islamic Banking and Finance in UAE is suitable for students and professionals who are keen to acquire critical knowledge and skills ... [+]

The UOWD's Master of Applied Finance - Islamic Banking and Finance in UAE is suitable for students and professionals who are keen to acquire critical knowledge and skills in areas related to Islamic banking and finance. This highly sophisticated program will equip you with the knowledge and skills to be able to carry out vital Islamic financial operations whilst keeping you up-to-date with the latest changes and well-versed in the intricacies of Islamic Sharia financing and its objectives. You will come to understand the complex Islamic Banking and Investment Products and assess alternative Islamic Insurance (Takaful) and Re-insurance (Re-Takaful) products.

Duration

18 - 24 months... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

This specialisation is for aspiring leaders within the Human Resources field who wish to enhance their understanding of the key concepts involved with strategic human res ... [+]

This specialization is for aspiring leaders within the Human Resources field who wish to enhance their understanding of the key concepts involved with strategic human resource management such as creatively analyzing and solving organizational problems and creating strategic alignment between human capital and organizational goals. The program will teach you how to examine structures, systems, culture, and leadership, including how to implement organizational change and how to leverage competitive advantage in the global marketplace.

Duration

18 - 24 months

IntakesSpring - FebruarySummer - JuneAutumn - September

Tuition FeesAED 8,967USD 2,443(VAT 5% inclusive)... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

It is designed for managers or those aspiring to pursue a career in innovation-related roles especially in government, business and non-profit organisations. The program ... [+]

The Master of Business (Innovation & Entrepreneurship) program provides a combination of innovation and entrepreneurial knowledge.

It is designed for managers or those aspiring to pursue a career in innovation-related roles especially in government, business, and non-profit organizations. The program will enable you to experience a world of innovation and entrepreneurship which forms an integral part of an organization’s success. The course is aimed at individuals with an entrepreneurial mindset, entrepreneurs already running their own businesses or employees in large organizations wishing to foster a culture of innovation and creativity.

Duration

18 - 24 months... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

The specialization in International Business is for new graduates and experienced managers who want to develop a knowledge and understanding of management issues in an in ... [+]

The specialization in International Business is for new graduates and experienced managers who want to develop a knowledge and understanding of management issues in an international context.

The program will help you to address management issues in a variety of cultural and global contexts, demonstrate a broad knowledge of the international business environment and synthesize complex information in order to develop and justify innovative business solutions.

Duration

18 - 24 months

IntakesSpring - FebruarySummer - JuneAutumn - September

Tuition FeesAED 8,967USD 2,443(VAT 5% inclusive)

Career Opportunities

The MBus (International Business) program will be pivotal in developing your career in areas such as:... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

This program is ideal for managers and middle managers seeking to further their career in marketing, a field increasingly important for all types of organisations who nee ... [+]

This program is ideal for managers and middle managers seeking to further their career in marketing, a field increasingly important for all types of organizations who need to deliver value through the products and services they create and deliver.

You will have the opportunity to study a wide range of advanced topics in marketing and gain professionally oriented specialist marketing skills. You will be trained to formulate strategic plans, evaluate marketing theories and frameworks, design projects using market research tools and be equipped with the high-level skills to generate and position products and services for the market.

Duration

18 - 24 months

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United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

The Master of Educational Studies at UOWD will provide you with the specialised knowledge in education practice and leadership to take on a strategic role in the advancem ... [+]

A unique program designed to prepare you for high-level and strategic responsibilities in education.

The Master of Educational Studies at UOWD will provide you with specialized knowledge in education practice and leadership to take on a strategic role in the advancement of the UAE schooling system.

Designed in collaboration with industry experts, this program will position you at the forefront of innovation and best practice in the education sector.

Duration

18 - 24 months

IntakesSpring - FebruarySummer - JuneAutumn - September

Tuition FeesAED 7,875USD 2,144(VAT 5% inclusive)

Avail a 20%* introductory discount and save up to AED 18,900 on your full tuition fees when you enroll for the Master of Educational Studies program. Offer only available for the Spring intakes 2019. *T&C's Apply... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

The Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program is for engineering graduates who are looking to enhance their skills and competencies to manage teams effectively, unde ... [+]

The Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program is for engineering graduates who are looking to enhance their skills and competencies to manage teams effectively, understand managers from other disciplines and to enable them to use their technical skills to support decision-making processes in complex engineering challenges.

The program will enable you to successfully integrate technical and project management skills while optimizing the use of personnel, resources, equipment, and information to deliver engineering projects. The program focuses on helping you develop and demonstrate creative, analytical and conceptual skills to analyze, diagnose and execute strategic judgments across all engineering functions.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

The program will help you understand some of the major business, social and political issues that are impacting on the international agenda, and how these affect your org ... [+]

The Master of International Studies is for graduates and professionals who want to develop an in-depth understanding of the relationship between nations and regions across areas such as globalization, diplomacy, economics, international law, labor, migration, culture, media, environment, and security.

The program will help you understand some of the major business, social and political issues that are impacting on the international agenda, and how these affect your organization or professional practice.

The program also places emphasis on applying theories to practical problems in the greater Middle East and learning how to create policies and strategies that are relevant to the region's historical and cultural background.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
The University of Wollongong in Dubai

The program is designed in the context of an increasing trend towards media professionals working independently, or as part of a multi-disciplinary team, for a range of c ... [+]

The Master of Media and Communications is for graduates and professionals who want to develop their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the media and communications sector.

The program is designed in the context of an increasing trend towards media professionals working independently, or as part of a multi-disciplinary team, for a range of clients. While the emphasis is placed on working environments in the UAE and greater Middle East region, the theories and skills are applicable around the world in developed as well as emerging markets.

Duration

18 - 24 months

IntakesSpring - FebruarySummer - JuneAutumn - September

Tuition FeesAED 8,967USD 2,443(VAT 5% inclusive)... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
June 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus

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Location address
University of Wollongong in Dubai
Blocks 5, 14 & 15,
Dubai Knowledge Village
P.O. Box 20183

Dubai, Dubai, AE