The MBA Program at the University of Bahrain seeks to equip our graduates with the needed knowledge and become ethically-oriented leader able to deal successfully with globalized dynamic environment and succeed in taking up significant managerial positions in domestic and global business enterprises.

The program is designed to provide students with core knowledge (18 credit hours) and optional specialized knowledge (18 credit hours). The specialized knowledge is designed to provide an opportunity for the student to electively select a concentration area of their interests.

  • Enhance practices with theories and principles from the various disciplines with a considerable emphasis on decision-making and other aspects of business in the dynamic competitive global environment.
  • Develop skills for logical arguments, the ability to integrate theory, and the cognitive ability to look at issues from multiple perspectives.
  • Appreciate the importance of being active participant in life-long learning including post-graduate studies and professional development.
  1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of concepts, techniques, technologies, skills of business disciplines.
  2. Integrate the knowledge and skills acquired within a business function.
  3. Critically analyze and adopt a creative thinking approach in the decision-making process.
  4. Develop a systematic understanding of globalization and its impact on people, businesses and the economy.
  5. Demonstrate the skills necessary to conduct independent research.

To be eligible for consideration for admission to the program, applicants should hold a recognized Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a university or an institution accredited by the University of Bahrain, with a minimum GPA of 2.67 out of 4 (or its equivalent). Also, applicants should have at least one year of full-time work experience and demonstrate proficiency in English language and must have passed TOFEL with a minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS or 80 in iBT TOEFL. Therefore, applicants must:

  • pass the written test administered by the program (an aptitude test in logical and numerical reasoning, reading comprehension, sentence correction, etc.).
  • pass a personal interview.
The final admission is based on the merit list of the applicants.