Postgraduate - MBA

Master's Degree in International Hospitality Management

  • Overview
  • Programme Structure
  • Requirements
  • Tuition Fees
  • Campus in Dubai


The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) offers the fully accredited in the Gulf Region Master Degree in International Hospitality Management. This programme is also accredited in UK and Australia. 

Over 60 senior hospitality executives from around the world have contributed to the content and design of this programme. The content of the course is benchmarked against 15 other internationally well-known Masters level programmes. This postgraduate MBA programme is designed for working professionals decided to boost their career while interacting with like-minded candidates and industry experts. 

- Fast track - full-time study within 1 year
- Flexible mode - part-time study up to 4 years
- Convenient timing - classes are offered in the evenings
- On your choice - Thesis or Business Research Project 

Through our MBA programme you will enhance your knowledge, skills and competences required to succeed in the executive, corporate and managerial levels within a hotel.

For more information or application admission, please contact us:

Telephone: +971 4 315 5555

Programme Structure

The MBA degree consists of six mandatory modules, three elective modules and thesis. Each module involves a minimum of 40 taught hours and 100 hours of self-directed study over a period of one month. Entire MBA programme is delivered by highly qualified faculties who have been selected not only for their academic qualifications, but also for their hospitality industry experience, teaching skills and related research. 

Mandatory modules:

- Hotel Asset Management   
- Applied Statistics for Business Research 
- Business Research Methods
- Developing and Monitoring Corporate Strategy
- Service Operations Management
- Managing Human Capital

If student decides to undertake a Business Research Project instead of a thesis, four elective modules would have to be completed. The elective modules options are subject to change and depend on the programme structure for every trimester of the academic year. 

For more information or application admission, please contact us:

Telephone: +971 4 315 5555


Education: Applicants must have an accredited Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0)

Work experience: 1-2 years of full time working experience is desirable

Accepted English Test Scores for Master Degree:

TOEFL Internet Based (iBT) 79 - 80
TOEFL Paper Based (ITP)* 550 (5.0)
IELTS Academic 6.0

*A TOEFL ITP score without the Test of Written English is not acceptable.
[TOEFL Destination Code:  7116; SAT Destination Code:  7958

Please be advised that all students will be given an English Diagnostic Test during Orientation Week and should the results indicate an English proficiency level below EAHM’s entry requirements the students may be asked to take a TOEFL/IELTS test and/or join the English as a Foreign Language Programme delivered by EAHM or to reduce/change their course registration. 

English level test is a UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research requirement. It is mandatory for all students, including American, Australian, British etc. passport holders as well. 

For more information or application admission, please contact us:

Telephone: +971 4 315 5555

Tuition Fees

MBA Fees  Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3 Total for MBA Per module
Tuition (AED*) 26,370 26,370 26,370 79,110 8,790
Sundries (AED*) 5,820 5,820 5,820 17,460 1,940
VAT 5% (AED*) 1609.5 1609.5 1609.5 4828.5 536.5
TOTAL 33,799.5 33,799.5 33,799.5 101,398.5 11,266.5

Tuition Fees for each module have to be settled in full prior to the start of each module. 
Sundries include graduation congregation expenses, textbooks/e-books, software and licenses, access to electronic databases, and photocopying and printing up to the usage of AED 600 per Trimester. Additional fees for graduation dinner activities and for field trips or certifications may apply.
*Cost is given in local currency:  United Arab Emirates Dirham


Application Fee of AED 500 is non-refundable fee and should be paid upon submission of application documents. 
A holding deposit of AED 3,000  is required to secure the place on the programme and is to be paid when the applicant accepts the offer. This deposit is non-refundable, should an applicant decide not to commence the programme of study. When a student has completed the programme of study, the deposit will be refunded to the same student or sponsor, once all outstanding debts have been settled and clearance has been completed.

EAHM will apply for UAE residence visas for international students at the cost of AED 2,000 and a National ID at a cost of AED 180 for 1 year. The visa should be renewed at cost upon expiry (if applicable).

All fees may increase by up to 10% over the course of your studies and at least 6 months’ notice will be given should there be any increments. Any prevailing discounts can only be applied once. Should there be a dispute; the management of EAHM reserves the right to make the final decision. The stated fees are indicative only. For any further information and more details please refer to the EAHM Finance Policy.

According to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Finance Value Added Tax (VAT) is likely to be introduced across the UAE on 1 January 2018.The VAT rate is likely to be 5% and will be applied on all rates, fees and other charges covered by your agreement with us, starting from 1 January 2018. For more details, please visit the UAE Ministry of Finance official website

For more information or application admission, please contact us:

Telephone: +971 4 315 5555

Campus in Dubai

As a high quality destination for business and leisure travelers Dubai is an ideal place to be a students or professional in the hospitality industry. This city also offers to its residents an ultimate urban lifestyle, including diverse range of restaurants, sandy beaches, world-class shopping malls, numerous sports events, big-time concerts and trade exhibitions.

The Emirates Academy is located in the prestigious residential and luxury hotels area on the coast of Dubai, right opposite world-famous Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Wild Wadi WaterPark. We offer students a single studio accommodation consisting of an en-suite bathroom, kitchen, bed and study area with one of the greatest views in Dubai.

Students have the opportunity to choose from the best available selection of on-campus accommodation rates and enjoy significant savings, when paying in advance. The Summer Break package enables students to stay in their fully equipped studio during the holidays. The accommodation packages are offered to registered students only. Once the simple application process has been completed, students can book a studio for a period of up to one Academic Year.


Package Price
One Term/Trimester AED 16,500
Summer Break  AED 8,835


Avail 10% discount when booking and paying minimum 24 hours prior to check-in date
Avail additional 3% discount when paying in advance for full academic year (3 terms/trimesters)

Accommodation booking notification: A holding deposit AED 3,500 is required to secure the accommodation booking. 

VAT Notification: To the extent that there is an introduction or increase in any taxes (including but not limited to Value Added Tax), applied by a Government authority in United Arab Emirates, EAHM reserves the right to charge such taxes from the effective date they are applicable.

For more details and accommodation booking, please contact us:

Telephone: +971 4 315 5555
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Did you know

other than the UAE, our degrees are accredited in UK & Australia