Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Dubai Executive MBA tuition fee (Sept 2020 start): £49,500 (inclusive of 5% VAT in the UAE)

There are two options to pay fees:

Option one - pay in full at the beginning of each year

Year 1 fees:
£5,000 (deposit required to secure your place)
£19,750 (balance of year 1 fee due by 7 September 2020)

Year 2 fees:
£24,750 (fee for Year 2 due September 2021)

Option two - Pay each year's tuition fees in two instalments

Year 1 fees:
£5,000 (deposit required to secure your place)
£7,375 (balance of first instalment due by 7 September 2020)
£12,375 (second instalment due before 31 January 2021)

Year 2 fees:
£12,375 (first instalment by September 2021)
£12,375 (second instalment by January 2022)

From 1 January 2018, UAE introduced VAT (5%) on tuition fees; all published tuition fees for the Dubai Executive MBA include the applicable UAE VAT.

Please note that fees are subject to change.

City graduate loyalty discount

We are delighted to offer a 10% tuition fee reduction to City, University of London alumni who achieved 2.1 or above in their Bachelor’s degree, or a Master’s degree, and who meet all entry criteria for the programme.  We also waive the £100 application fee for City, University of London alumni.

University of London graduate discount

We are also thrilled to offer a 10% tuition fee reduction to all University of London alumni who achieved 2.1 or above in their Bachelor’s degree, or a Master’s degree, and who meet all entry criteria for the programme.  We also waive the £100 application fee.

Paying your deposit

If we make you an unconditional offer, your offer letter will contain a personalised link which will enable you to accept your offer and pay a deposit of £5,000 by the deadline stated in your offer letter.  Your place on the Executive MBA will not be secure until we have received your deposit. This can be paid by credit or debit card, or by bank transfer, and is deducted from your first instalment.  If you are 100% sponsored by your company, we can normally waive the deposit on receipt of a completed sponsorship form (SP1).

Pay Online

If you wish to pay by credit card, you can pay online. We accept the following cards: Mastercard, Maestro, Solo, Switch, Visa, Visa Delta and Visa Electron.

Bank Transfer

If you would like to transfer your deposit directly to our account, please contact the MBA admissions office for our bank details.


Permitted by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority: The academic qualifications granted by this institution and certified by KHDA are recognised in the Emirate of Dubai by all public and private entities for all purposes.

Corporate Sponsorship

MBA Sponsorship of one (or more) of your most able managers on the Cass Executive MBA in Dubai will bring substantial benefits to your organisation. We understand that it's a considerable investment to make, but the business advantages will become evident almost immediately.

How do organisations benefit?

Our academics maintain strong links with industry and bring academic as well as commercial credentials into the classroom. Your employees will therefore benefit from a business-fuelled programme that carefully balances theoretical knowledge with practical application and business curriculum. Search our Cass Experts database for more details of our academic staff and their areas of expertise.

Executive MBA Dubai students will be able to tailor their study programme to ensure your organisation's specific business needs are met. As a consequence, your company will gain expertise in increasingly crucial areas such as leadership, organisational entrepreneurship and change management. You will benefit from the new ideas, experiences and best practices of multiple sectors via your employee's contact with tutors, visiting lecturers and fellow students from a leading business school and a wide range of business backgrounds.

MBA Sponsorship provides immediate return on investment

Cass's pragmatic, hands-on approach enables students to apply their newly-acquired knowledge to the workplace immediately. With their enhanced effectiveness, analytical skills and adaptability, they will soon be contributing effective new strategies which improve your company's business practices.

Strengthening your company's leadership talent

By supporting your employee's development, you will be strengthening your organisation's leadership skills and retain your most talented employees. Your investment will promote excellence, innovation and loyalty amongst your workforce as well as save you time and resources in replacing and training new staff.

Transferring leading-edge thinking and knowledge to the organisation

Studying for a Cass Executive MBA in Dubai will give your employee access to the powerful expertise and insights generated by the faculty of a leading business school.

Students will have the opportunity to network with the world's leading business experts in the Middle East and internationally. This will allow them - and you - to tap into exceptional knowledge and resources. This continual input of new ideas and skills can prove invaluable for any company.

All Executive MBA Dubai students will undertake a tailored programme of electives, choosing which subjects to specialise in. The elective choices can therefore be tailored to address specific business needs, enabling the latest management thinking to be applied to relevant issues in your workplace. The final part of the course is the Business Mastery Project, a significant piece of work which can also address and make recommendations about an issue facing your organisation.