Master of Management (M.M.) in International Business



The Master of Management (M.M.) in International Business program prepares future leaders to succeed in the dynamic world of global business.The program addresses the needs of individuals without extensive senior management experience and is firmly grounded in the functional areas of international business. Courses are designed to introduce managers to developments significantly impacting business in the international environment.

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Program Recognition

  • The program is approved by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
  • Zayed University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Furthermore, the College of Business is accredited by:


Orientation Seminar

At the beginning of the program, students are required to attend an orientation seminar to introduce the University and its resources, the program, and communication tools and software.


The curriculum consists of the following courses for a total of 36 credits for the Master's degree.

Required Program Courses (33 Credit Hours Required)

  • HRM663 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • ACC610 Accounting
  • ECN666 Managerial Economics
  • MGT669 Cross Cultural Management
  • HRM640 Human Resource Management
  • MKT680 Marketing Management
  • BUS668 International Law and Business Ethics
  • FIN630 Corporate Finance
  • OPR667 Operations Management
  • FIN631 International Finance and Banking
  • MGT664 Global Business Strategy

Prescribed Elective (3 Credit Hours Required)

  • ACC632 Financial Statement Analysis and Business Ethical Standards
  • FIN633 Statistics and Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • FIN634 Fundamentals of Asset Valuation
  • FIN638 Islamic Finance Principles
  • ECN655 Macroeconomic Analysis
  • FIN656 The Financial and Banking System
  • FIN657 Financial Institutions Management
  • ECN658 Monetary Policy
  • FIN659 Financial Markets
  • FIN690 Applied Research in Finance
  • MGT660 Entrepreneurship
  • INS649 Enterprise Systems Management

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Course Delivery

Course Duration

The program is delivered in English over a period of 24 months at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi.

Course Delivery Format

Serial courses are delivered on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 15:00 – 20:00 over a period of five weeks.

For more information on the admission deadline, start date and location for delivery of the program, please visit the Key Dates section of our website.


  • Admission is open to males and females of all nationalities.
  • Applicants must have earned a four-year baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher from an accredited university.
  • IELTS (Academic) overall band score of not less than 6.0 or an internet-based TOEFL total score of not less than 79 iBT.*
  • Work experience is preferred but not required.
  • Applicants are required to have a basic knowledge of accounting, finance, economics and statistics prior to gaining entry into the Master's degree program. Applicants may therefore be required to successfully complete appropriate pre-program courses at the discretion of the College Graduate Programs Admissions Committee. Students who have completed the equivalent courses at other institutions may be exempted from this requirement.

*Contact us for Zayed University's special English language programs designed for graduate students who do not currently meet the minimum English language entry or exit admission requirements.

For more information on the admission requirements and the application procedure, please visit the Admissions and Fees section of our website.

Program Cost

AED 128,000 (including text books and course materials)

For more information on the program cost, payment procedure and financial support, please visit the Admissions and Fees section of our website.

Graduation Requirement

Graduate students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in course work taken in fulfillment of the requirements of a Master's degree.

For program information, please contact +971-2-599-3605