Careers at Jumeirah

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management

Gain your MBA in International Hospitality Management with training from senior executives from across the industry

Careers at Jumeirah

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management

Gain your MBA in International Hospitality Management with training from senior executives from across the industry

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Welcome to the new capital of hospitality education. The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management is the first higher education institution in the Middle East offering internationally recognised degree-level courses in hospitality leadership. We are highly experienced, fully qualified and surrounded by incredible infrastructure, the latest facilities and strong partnerships, as you would expect. What really makes your time here different are the opportunities the city brings to your career. It’s easy to see why the world’s most ambitious MBA students are choosing to progress their careers with Jumeirah in Dubai.

Our Master's of Business Administration (MBA) in International Hospitality Management programme was created with working hospitality professionals in mind. Our graduates have worked for over 100 companies, across more than 40 countries. They know The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) can open doors around the world. So, if hospitality management is your passion and you are looking to take the next step, you are in the right place.

Depending on your work commitments with Jumeirah, you can study for your master’s in the evening while you work full-time or part-time during the day. Adjust how and when you take the programme to suit your schedule. Over one trimester (three months) there will be up to three courses available to choose from, with each running once a week. Because of these flexible options you can take just over a year, or up to four years, to complete your MBA – whatever works best for you.

Who you study and network with on your MBA is just as important as what you learn. Study alongside and gain exposure to a range of industry professionals from different backgrounds and nationalities.

The MBA is a rigorous programme for working professionals. It has been benchmarked against more than 15 other internationally well-known master’s-level courses, with over 60 senior executives from the hospitality industry contributing to the structure and content.

Over one year of course work, plus time to complete your thesis remotely, equips you with all the skills you need to take your next big step in the world of hospitality.

  • Study at the only hospitality management university in the UAE
  • Fast-track your career by finishing your courses and thesis in 12 to 18 months
  • Choose the modules that really interest you from a wide selection of electives
  • Experience a unique blend of business-focussed academic modules and real-world knowledge

Unlike large universities, we specialise in smaller class sizes with an average student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1, which allows for more one-to-one attention from your lecturer. You’ll also be assigned a personal tutor, who will meet with you on a regular basis to discuss your academic and personal progress, as well as your career development. Every member of our faculty has industry experience and more than 40% have doctoral degrees, meaning an expert is always on hand to help you out.

Once you have successfully completed your MBA, you’ll be able to:

  • See the social, cultural and financial aspects of contemporary international hospitality management.
  • Put your own professional stamp on the corporate leadership processes within hospitality businesses.
  • Approach managerial issues in a creative, strategic and entrepreneurial way.
  • Plan, design and execute business research using a range of analytical techniques and presentation skills.

As a Jumeirah colleague you may be eligible for a scholarship to help you meet the cost of your postgraduate studies. The academy is situated in a vibrant and picturesque area across from the iconic Burj Al Arab, a few minutes’ walk from the beautiful Jumeirah Beach Boardwalk and Madinat Jumeirah. Please visit us on campus or click on any of our online portals below to find out more.