University of Wollongong Dubai Postgraduate Fees Structure



Below is the fees structure for postgraduate studies at the University of Wollongong Dubai

Postgraduate Fees

Students at UOWD are required to pay fees for their respective programs of study. University tuition fees are paid each semester according to the number of subjects you enrol in and their associated credit point weightings.

A breakdown of tuition fees for postgraduate programs is provided in the table below.

Academic Program No. of Subjects Average Cost Per Subject (AED/USD)*
Master of Business Administration 12 8,370 / 2,281
Master of Business (single or double specialisation)** 10-17 8,370 / 2,281
  International Business
  Financial Management
  Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  Human Resource Management
Master of Science (Logistics)** 10-12 8,370 / 2,281
Master of Quality Management** 10-12 8,370 / 2,281
Master of Applied Finance (with specialisation) 12 8,370 / 2,281
  Financial Services
  Corporate Treasury
  Islamic Banking and Finance
Master of Engineering Management*** 10 8,370 / 2,281
Master of Engineering Asset Management*** 10 8,370 / 2,281
Master of Information Technology Management*** 10 8,370 / 2,281
Master of Media and Communications 10 8,370 / 2,281
Master of International Studies 10 8,370 / 2,281
Graduate Foundation Course 1-5 2,000 / 545
Postgraduate Certificate 4 8,370 / 2,281
Certificates of Proficiency 1 8,770 / 2,390

Please note that a 2% increase will be applicable on all Postgraduate Programs except for the MBA and Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program where a 4% increase will be applicable from Autumn Semester 2017

*The above fees are subject to change without notice.

**If you have completed a Bachelor degree or further training in a relevant business area, or you have extensive professional work experience in a related area alongside a Bachelor degree, you may be able to complete the program in a total of ten (10) subjects in line with UOWD’s policy on Credit for Prior Learning. Your eligibility for Credit for Prior Learning will be decided in consultation with UOWD’s Faculty of Business office prior to the beginning of the program.

*** Students who have completed a three year undergraduate degree or a four year degree without a research component may have to complete up to two additional subjects.

Note : USD rate given as an indicative estimate only. All conversions are rounded to the nearest USD. Exchange rate applied is 1 USD = 3.67 AED. Please check market rate at time of application for actual USD equivalent cost.


Textbooks, photocopying, personal stationery items and other incidental costs are not included in the tuition fees.

Postgraduate Fee Payment Procedures

Payments are to be made to the Cashier’s office and are acceptable in the following forms (subject to your chosen Plan):

  • Cash (AED only)
  • Cheques (drawing on UAE located banks only) payable to “University of Wollongong in Dubai”
  • Bank drafts in AED or USD Payable to “University of Wollongong in Dubai”
  • Debit cards and major credit cards.

Payments can also be made through major credit cards (not debit cards) by completing and submitting the credit card Payment Authorisation Form.

Direct Bank Transfers are accepted from international students only. Please contact [email protected] for further information.

Cash deposits to the UOWD bank account are not allowed.

There is now an easier and more convenient way to pay your tuition fees, through branches of UAE Exchange across the Emirates.

Present your UOWD student ID number at any of the outlets across the UAE and you can deposit your tuition fees without having to travel to the university campus.

Locate your nearest branch of UAE Exchange.

Please note that only cash payments are accepted through UAE Exchange at the present time. AED10 transaction charge applies.

Fee Payment Plans

  • Traditional Payment Plan
  • Progress Payment Plan
  • Executive Payment Plan

Note that in the first semester only the Traditional Payment Plan is available for those students who require UOWD sponsored student visas.

For full details, please download UOWD’s Payment Procedures and Fee Policies.

Traditional Payment Plan

Fees can be paid by cash, cheque, or credit card. You must ensure all fees are paid in full before the start of the semester, according to the number of subjects to be taken. All payments for the semester must be made before the due date mentioned in the Academic Calendar.

Progress Payment Plan

Fees can be paid by cash, cheque or credit card in three instalments, as follows.

  • 1st instalment – 50% of the total tuition fees for the semester.
  • 2nd instalment – 25% of the total tuition fees for the semester.
  • 3rd instalment – 25% of the total tuition fees for the semester.

The dates for payment of instalments will be advertised by the Finance Department before the start of each semester. If you elect to pay the fees under the Progress Payment Plan, you will be required to pay an additional charge of AED 400 per subject. Students who pay by post-dated cheques or give a credit card debit order for the remaining fee instalments are eligible to receive a discount of 50% (i.e. AED 200) on the additional fee paid per subject.

Students who default on any payment will automatically lose the privilege to continue with the Progress Payment Plan and will have to revert to the Traditional Payment Plan.

Executive Payment Plan

Fees can be paid by cash or cheque only. If you elect to pay your entire tuition fees for the degree program upfront, you can obtain a discount of 10% on the total cost.

Visa Sponsorship

If you wish to take up the UOWD Visa Sponsorship you should pay the tuition fees for the first semester as per the Traditional Payment Plan. Following initial enrolment, sponsored students can make use of the various payment plans.

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For Further Details

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Call +971 4 278 1830