Admissions and Fees

The applicant will be admitted to the Master’s Degree, with an accredited bachelor's degree, or equivalent qualification, that is officially recognized in UAE and Spain in accordance with the university regulations established by the public higher education authority.

Work Experience

Must have 3-5 years’ senior managerial experience. Applicants must submit an application form with a personal statement, curriculum vitae, and evidence of work experience, to be followed by a personal interview.


English Language Proficiency

Applicants must provide evidence of satisfactory achievement on a prescribed English proficiency test or apply for an exemption, as appropriate. Applicants must satisfy one of the following English proficiency requirements:

  • TOEFL score of 550 (Paper Based Test), 213 (Computer Based Test), 79 (Internet Based Test), alternatively, learners can enroll at HBMSU with an Institutional TOEFL taken at any AMIDEAST approved testing venues; an IELTS score of 6.0; a Person Test of English Academic (PTE A) score of 50-57; a Cambridge English Advanced test score of 52. TOEFL and IELTS scores are only valid for two years.

Applicants may be exempted from the English proficiency requirement provided that English was an admission requirement for previous degree (BA/MSc).


Prior Learning

Applicants who do not have a Business Bachelor’s or Master’s degree must successfully complete the Management Appreciation Program (MAP). A fee for the MAP, as published, will be charged to the applicant in addition to the program fees.

Applicants who do not have sufficient accounting background must successfully complete the Fundamentals of Accounting course. A fee for the course, as published, will be charged to the applicant in addition to the program fees.


Program Fees

 Price per creditTotal priceNumber of Credits
Program Fees 700 AED
USD 388 (paid in Euro)
42000 AED
USD 11,640 (paid in Euro)
Business week fee  5000 AED
USD 1386 (paid in Euro)



How to apply?

In order to be admitted to the Executive MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance, the following documents must be uploaded using the online application form:

  1. Bachelor Certification
  2. Official Transcript
  3. TOEFL or IELTS score report
  4. Photograph
  5. Passport copy 
  6. Equivalency certificate for foreign Bachelor Certification issued by the Ministry of Education UAE*

You are required to submit your CV, along with a motivation letter to [email protected]

An interview will also be conducted by an HBMSU faculty member for applicants meeting the basic requirements.

*If the equivalency document is not currently available, HBMSU will give the applicant a provisional admission and a period of one semester to submit the same. The applicants can upload a copy of their degree to complete and submit the form online.