American University in Dubai

American University in Dubai (AUD), established in 1995, is a private, liberal university with a campus near Dubai Internet City in Dubai, UAE. AUD offers a number of master's degree programs through its schools of Business Administration; Communication; Education; and Engineering.

  • Average Tuition AED 71,800
  • Students 2,214
  • Total Annual Cost AED 95,300
  • Intakes Fall Spring Summer
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

The American University in Dubai (AUD) offers master's degree programs in a wide range of subjects such as Communication, Education, Business Administration, and Construction Management. The institute ensures expert American or American-trained faculty and small class sizes that enable students to work closely with instructors. 

AUD’s curricula are skill-oriented and career-driven, and educational programs are delivered with a global outlook. The campus is home to three centers including the Center of Infrastructure Sustainability & Assessment; Research & Education in Smart Technologies; and English Proficiency. These centers conduct training, research and consulting within their respective fields. AUD also has various prestigious business organizations on its different advisory boards, to advise on strategic and curriculum matters. These organizations include IBM, Siemens, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, and the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority. Additionally, past commencement speakers have included Bill Clinton, Christiane Amanpour, and Cherie Blair.

  • 01AUD is ranked 138 in the Global University Employability Rankings 2017, by Times Higher Education.
  • 02AUD ensures a 14: 1 student-to-faculty ratio, ensuring a student-focused environment.
  • 03AUD offers the facilities and infrastructure typical of an American education, including student centers, research centers, fully-equipped sports facilities and a music room.

Master Programs

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Business Administration

    AED 73,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Construction Management

    AED 73,710 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares students to efficiently and effectively manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process from the concept development through the project completion. The program offers courses that focus on the study of facilities management; project planning; budgeting and cost control; logistics and materials management; personnel management and labor relations; site safety; construction contracting; construction processes and techniques; organization and scheduling; and applicable codes and regulations.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Education

    AED 69,930 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Leadership and Innovation in Contemporary Media

    AED 61,425 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills in media. 

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 554
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 561

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum incoming GRE 148
  • GMAT Required

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    The University offers a number of scholarships, including two University Leadership Consortium scholarships for UAE students.

    School Locations

    Other Information

    Established in 1995

    Other

    American University in Dubai uses the Blackboard System which allows students to receive instructional support over the internet.

    The Location

    Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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        2007-2011, Bachelor's Degree

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