Tuesday, July 5, 2022
I.I.H.E.M Study Abroad Program

The University of Wollongong in Dubai,
Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Application Deadlines

Semester Abroad and Degree Programs 2019:

The University of Wollongong in Dubai: Program outline

  • What programs are included in the UOWD/IIHEM Joint Academic Programs?

    • Master's Transfer Program:: Allows students to study for one year at UOWD to get a Master of Business degree from the University of Wollongong Australia after four years of study at IIHEM.

    Who is eligible to apply to these programs?

    Qualified IIHEM students enrolled in the 5-year diploma program who are successfully completing their fourth year and who have a GPA of 3.0.

    What degrees do these programs lead to?

    • UOWD Master of Business with a concentration in Marketing/Management/International Business, or
    • UOWD Master of Business witha concentration in Financial Management.

    Are these programs accredited?


    They are accredited by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Higher Educationand are registered with the Australian TEQSA.

    How is the program delivered?

    Students will complete the fourth year at IIHEM and the fifth year at UOWD. They will take six courses in the fifth year at the UOWD campus in Dubai or they can take one semester with 2 courses at UOWD Dubai and the second semester with 4 courses at UOW Australia.

    Will I be able to transfer credits from IIHEM to UOWD?

    Students may transfer 30 IIHEM credits.

    Do I get the same UOWD diploma as the one given to graduates from the UOWD campus?


    Upon graduation, students can choose either a degree certificate from UOWD or a degree certificate from the University of Wollongong Australia.

    Once I complete my degree, can I take part in the graduation ceremony at UOWD?


    Can I do more of my program at UOWD?


    You can do this by a simple transfer. You will however have to pay the UOWD tuition whenever you are at the UOWD campus.

    What is required to graduate?

    A total of 48 credits, out of which 30 are taken at IIHEM and 18 at UOWD.

    To get a Master’s degree from UOWD the average grade must be 50% or above.