The Bachelor’s Degree Program of the Business Administration Department is a 240 ECTS credits program of 4 years composed of eight semesters, each with a 30 ECTS workload. One ECTS is equal to 25.5 hours of student workload per semester. IAU thrives to train business leaders that are up-to-date with international business structure and economic issues and we are keen to develop creative and innovative solutions. Our academic framework; therefore, highly values analitycal approaches and is science and technology driven. Throughout the Business Administration Programme (English), we aim to provide our students with key managerial and executive capabilities and skills.
According to World Bank, Islamic finance has emerged as an effective tool for financing development worldwide, including non-Muslim countries, Islamic finance is a fast growing segment of the financial industry in many parts of the world. It has registered double-digit growth rates in the past decade despite challenging circumstances globally. Its reach and influence has expanded beyond the traditional Islamic markets with increasingly strong footholds in banking, takaful and the capital market. Since 2008, Islamic banking has been growing at an estimated annual rate of 10-15% in non-Muslim countries such as the USA, Britain and France, as an ethical and sustainable alternative to the conventional, profit-driven banking system. Year after year, there has been continuous expansion of total Islamic finance assets as well as a sophistication of products, together with an ever-growing number of countries, companies and institutions participating in the industry. MAHSA Bachelor of Science Islamic Finance is a 3.5 years programme and is designed in consultation with the university partners. It aims to produce graduates in the field of Islamic Finance who are not only knowledgeable and skilful but as well as individuals who would demonstrate high level of integrity coupled with sound social and personal disposition that will be an asset to the organization that they can work with. Apart from that, there individuals will display leadership characteristics with aim of achieving the principles of Magasid al-Shariah.
The program is especially suited for students who have a career and need a bachelor's degree to excel in their career. The interdisciplinary curriculum is particularly suited for individuals with backgrounds or degrees in technical fields for which there is no apparent bachelors program into which they may readily transfer and pursue upper division coursework. The degree completion program contains a wide spectrum of management and liberal arts courses that will help you become a leader in your profession and advance in your career.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program, is designed to accomplish two objectives. The first of these is to prepare students for lifelong professional careers in commerce, finance and industry, as well as for management careers in the public and not-for-profit sectors. A second objective is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to obtain professional, entry level positions in one functional area of the business enterprise, or in some particular field of business.
An honours degree in business management is considered essential for those seeking to pursue a career in business, or those wishing to gain access to higher levels of responsibility within their current place of work. The B. Sc (Hons) Business Management at the University of Bolton, Academic Centre – Ras Al Khaimah, provides a strong foundation in a range of contemporary business management subjects and allows you to focus on a business specialism in your final year.
The master’s degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Heriot-Watt University's Edinburgh Business School advances your career skills through developing a robust understanding of global logistics and supply chains supported by strategic and analytical tools for manging them in the modern business environment. The programme calls upon established global industry links and sector-leading research and practice to equip students with cutting-edge expertise. Logistics and supply chain management is a key determinant of business competitiveness. The UAE government values the economic importance of logistics because the country is a major global logistics hub, with an estimated one third of the world’s logistics activity passing through the region. The UAE is also a popular regional supply and re-distribution gateway for global companies. COVID-19 has maximised the importance of supply chains and logistics in managing global risk, and UAE’s logistics sector has played a key role in global efforts to overcome the pandemic. Students joining our programme will have the opportunity to gain subject expertise in supply chain risk management. This MSc is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. The programme has built a reputation for producing graduates of the highest calibre over the years. It will give you access to the knowledge of world-leading researchers, and allow you to gain professional insights direct from industry. This is a Specialist MSc MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a Specialist MSc programme led by academics at the Edinburgh Business School. This programme gives those who have worked in the field the opportunity to formalise their knowledge through MSc study, and offers an opportunity for others from different disciplines to gain new specialist knowledge and expertise in this area. This one-year Master's programme focuses almost entirely on the area of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. It blends cutting-edge academic thinking with best practice from industry to give graduates and professionals the opportunity to advance with a highly employable skillset. The programme is also available for part-time study in Dubai, over a duration of 24 months. The Edinburgh Business School approach Our mix of research-led, industry-focussed learning offers the ideal preparation for those who aspire to build successful careers in the ever-advancing discipline of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Students will study a mix of core courses and then choose from a range of option courses If you study this programme you will develop expertise across key areas of the subject, including: Logistics and Supply Chain Strategies Operations Management and Inventory Planning Procurement and Supplier Management Freight Transport and Warehouse Management Please see our course guide for full details of courses offered. Transferrable skills for industry On top of expertise you will gain in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, this programme will equip you with the ability to think critically, apply analytical skills, identify problems, evaluate options and communicate solutions. These crucial, transferable skills will allow you to effectively implement your specialist knowledge and adapt to any supply chain or logistical problem you may face in your career. Career Being equipped with the mind-set, knowledge and expertise to manage any organisation’s supply chain processes should mark you out as an excellent candidate for the following roles in an increasing number of industries: Supply Chain Consultant Supply Chain Manager Logistics Manager Procurement Specialist Distribution Manager Recent graduates from our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme have gone on to work for global organisations such as DHL, Cisco, Nestle, Bridgestone, IKEA, Coca-Cola, Amazon, Proctor and Gamble, Unilever and Maersk. Networking opportunities After enrolling in MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management, you will find yourself in the enviable position of gaining networking opportunities with global business leaders at regular events hosted by Edinburgh Business School throughout the year, such as the industry week in which you will meet the industry experts and benefit from their insights. In partnership with Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply we co-organise and host events. During the last academic year, our students, alumni and supply chain professionals enjoyed a highly interactive joint workshop with CIPS. The workshop provided guidance by expert speakers on the procurement and supply profession journey, focusing on personal branding, acing interviews and building confidence with networking. Programme duration Mode of Study MsC PG Diploma Full-time 12 months 9 months Part-time 24 months 21 months Accreditation Industry continues to look to individuals who can demonstrate their continued commitment to acquiring industry specific knowledge. Membership of internationally recognised professional bodies is therefore an important consideration in building a successful career. The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) accredits our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme. The Dubai Campus is accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and fully-licensed to teach its degrees in Dubai. All graduates receive a British degree that is accredited by Royal Charter in the UK. CIPS accreditation While you are studying, you can join as Student Member before becoming Affiliate Member and then Member (MCIPS). Career Graduates from this degree should be able to: Understand and apply the processes which define logistics and supply chain management. Make and evaluate strategic and tactical decisions. Employ a range of analytical techniques to solve logistical problems. Communicate theory, concepts and practice effectively. Understand how to add value within an organisation through their strategic interaction with managers of related business functions.
The Master in International Agribusiness Management is a full-time course designed for graduates and professionals with an interest in international agribusiness. The programme offers students the opportunity to learn from leading professionals in the sector. MIAM represents the international focus of ISAM; an international business school with students drawn from around the world learning in the global agricultural hub of Almería (Spain).
The MBA is a full-time career development programme for those with previous management experience. This course focuses on developing the strategic thinking skills needed in today’s global economy. Critical knowledge of organisations and their management, creative and systematic approaches to understanding business issues and developing knowledge of improving business and management practice are all part of this course. Applicants will study full-time over three trimesters, which is a full calendar year. The programme seeks to develop: Intellectual capabilities of research, critique, synthesis and innovation, culminating in a masters’ level dissertation. Academic and professional skills to allow for opportunities for career development and further study. Lifelong learning skills and personal development so as to be able to work with self-direction and originality and to contribute to business and society at large.
MSc Energy and Economics is an innovative, new degree programme grounded in the cutting-edge, globally recognised, economic research carried out by Heriot-Watt University on behalf of the energy sector. This programme provides a detailed overview of current energy issues, teaching you to apply core tools of economic analysis to the conversion and use of energy resource. You will develop a bespoke set of skills that will enable you to effectively measure and interpret the environmental and socio-economic impacts of the energy sector. You will also learn how to effectively analyse, appraise and design energy policy, systems and equipment from an economic perspective. You will gain highly-employable specialist knowledge that is crucial within the energy industry. This Energy and Economics Master’s Degree will prepare you for a dynamic career as an energy consultant, or for a graduate job in energy economics across: business, government regulation and environmental NGOs. The dual-focused programme is ideally suited to graduates with an engineering or strong analytical background in subjects such as mechanical engineering, mathematics or economics. It has been developed with numerous distinctive features which will aid your success in future roles.
MSc Finance and Management at Heriot-Watt University gives you the platform to develop highly employable, specialist expertise across the modern practices of financial management and business management.