Entry Requirements

Good Academic Standing

Applicants for the Executive MBA program must have an undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree) from an accredited university with a CGPA of 3.0 and above on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent (50%+ overall average). Applicants with lower scores may be required to meet the academic panel and admission will be decided based on the panel recommendation. Applicants from a non-federal UAE university will be required to obtain a Bachelor Equivalency from the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific research (MOHESR).

Proficiency in English

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to take an English Proficiency Test. The minimum required score for TOEFL is 550 (paper-based) and 79(internet based) or an IELTS band of 6.0. This requirement is not essential
if the applicant has received their Undergraduate degree from a university requiring a TOEFL of 500 or its equivalent test score approved by MOHESR, UAE and can provide proof of this.

Work Experience

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years world experience after the completion of their bachelor degree in order to be eligible. Applicants with less may be eligible to join IMT Dubai’s 2 Year MBA designed for fresh graduates.

Attestation of Documents

All applicants for admission are required to obtain equivalency of their Bachelor degree from the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The attestation process is dependent upon whether you completed your bachelor degree in the UAE or in another country.

Applicants who completed their Bachelor degree outside the UAE

In these circumstances, you will be provisionally admitted to the University and permitted to commence the first semester of study. However, you must have your Bachelor degree and transcripts/mark sheets certified by:

  1. The issuing University and/or recognized authority for tertiary education in the host country in which you completed your education
  2. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the host country
  3. The UAE Embassy in that host country
  4. The Embassy of the host country in UAE must attest the authenticity of the documents and attestations

Additionally, the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research must issue an Equivalency Certificate. Applicants must have a valid UAE residency visa when applying for an Equivalency Certificate. Failure to provide any conditions of your admission will result in suspension from the program.

Application Procedure

Apply online by clicking here. Once you have filled the form, email your supporting documents to admissions@imtdubai.ac.ae.
Once your documents are verified for eligibility, you will receive an email from the admissions department. Note that missing documents may delay processing your application. Once you have received an offer, you must pay your first tuition fee installment to reserve your place.

EMBA Application Deadlines


Program Commencement Date

Application Deadlines, Spring 2015

Domestic Students

International Students

Executive MBA 26th Feb 2015 19th Feb 2015 Not Applicable


For more information, contact our admissions department:

Tel: + 971 4 4227244 / +971 4 4227246

For Admissions Enquiries:
Email: admissions@imtdubai.ac.ae
For General Enquiries:
Email : info@imtdubai.ac.ae