Master of Business Administration in Marketing, Applied Finance and Economics 

Programme Overview

The MBA is a professional and skill building post-graduate degree. It applies to graduates who have completed their degrees in any academic discipline. The  programme  applies  the  Egyptian  and  the  British  credit  points system and  conforms  to  quality benchmarks. Participants can complete the degree in two years. The programme covers relevant theories and concepts that allow for enhancing analytical skills and real-life applications. The programme has 18 modules including the track of specialisation, in addition to a dissertation.

Mission and Objectives

The Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Political Science has developed its MBA programme that serves the needs of the local and global community.   This MBA will develop students’ knowledge, skills and experience through offering a mix of modules specially designed for the needs of 21st century organisations.   The aim of the programme is to help you develop advanced level skills in how to analyse, synthesize, plan, execute and solve problems relevant to the business and management problems faced in today’s world.  The programme will also help students to develop an advanced level of competence in conducting research and to plan, execute, define and produce an original piece of research relevant to business challenges they are likely to deal with in the future.

On Campus Education

On campus education times are flixble, Compulsory and elective MBA modules are delivered on BUE campus in El-Shorouk.  Interactive lectures combined by real-life case studies, e-learning materials and are enhanced by a state of the art BUE library guarantee the achievement of the intended learning outcomes.


1-Core Modules

  • Introduction to Economics
  • Management Accounting & Control
  • Financial Management
  • Mathematics & Statistics for Business & Economics
  • Research Methods
  • Management Information System
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management

2-Optional Modules

  • Business Economics
  • Feasibility Study
  • Econometric Analysis
  • Financial Accounting
  • Sustainable Development
  • Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Operations Management
  • Financial reporting
  • Global Marketing

3-Marketing Specialisation Modules

  • Strategic Marketing in the Digital Era
  • Political Marketing
  • Marketing at the base of the Pyramid
  • Retailing Management

4-Specialisation of Applied Finance and Economics Modules

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Industrial Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Dissertation




Is work experience a requirement for applying?

Yes. It is a requirement for joining the MBA programme.  Two year work experience is a must

Application Process

-How can I apply?

You can apply online to reserve the English placement and the GMAT tests. Then you should pay a visit to the university campus (the admission office) where you submit your credentials and pay the tuition fees.

-What kind of documents required?

  • Original certificate of graduation
  • Original transcript of taught modules
  • Copy of National ID or passport
  • 5 photographs size 4x6
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two year letter of experience.
  • For Non-Egyptian, a letter from the candidate’s embassy acknowledging approval of joining the programm
  • Interview
  • GMAT & English tests

-Who reviews my application?

The admission office will review the candidates’ credentials.  A committee headed by the director of the MBA will then interview potential candidates once passed the English and the GMAT tests.

-If something is missing from my application, will it still be reviewed?

Indeed, it will be reviewed and you will be called to continue the missing pieces of information.

-When will I receive a decision on my application once it is submitted?

The whole process will be very swift once the candidate has taken the placement tests.  Because the tests are computerised, passing candidates will be called for an interview within 2 days and a decision will be made about the registration in two day time.

- Is English test required? When should I know my result? If I am successful, does it mean I am accepted?

An English test is required and it is taken on campus. Results will be generated in two day time.  Passing the English test does not mean you are accepted yet.  You still need to pass the GMAT and the interview.

-If I apply & was not accepted, how do I re-apply?

You can reapply in the next cohort after one year and take the tests again.

-Do you accept Full-time and Professional MBA students in the fall and spring?

This MBA is taught over three days per week.  We have three semesters.  Cohorts start with the academic year in February.

-Is there any preference for letters of recommendation?

No preferences for letters of recommendations.

- If I fail a module, can I repeat it? If I apologize for a semester when can I do it?

Yes you can take the re-sit exam after two weeks from the original exam. You can also apologize for a semester and repeat it in the due course for the next academic year.

- If I miss an exam, is there another time to sit for it?

Yes you can, however, there are regulations for that.

-How many semesters and the duration of the MBA?

The academic year is three semesters and the programme can be finished in two years.

-Can I apologize for a year and then continue?

Yes you can, however, there are regulations for that.


-Will I be permitted to submit GRE scores instead of GMAT scores for my application?

Yes definitely within two years of the original date of exam.

-Is there a minimum GMAT/GRE score required for admission to the program?

For GMAT, it is 500


-Is an interview required for all programs?

Definitely, it is required.

-Do I have to come to the Campus for my interview?

Yes you have to come to the campus for the interview.

Financial Aid

-How much is the tuition? And the procedure of payment?

It is 80,000 LE plus an application processing fees as well.

-How do I apply for scholarships? How can I find out about need-based financial aid?

Please Refer to the Admission office.

International Applicants

-What exactly defines an "international applicant"?

A non-Egyptian applicant who does not have at least one year residency in Egypt. 

-If I am an international student when should I complete my application?

The application can be filled out online.

-As an international student what documents do I need to submit that are different from an Egyptian citizen?

Only a letter from the embassy acknowledging their approval of the commencement of the candidate's course of study.

The BUE MBA School of Marketing?

-Is BUE MBA accredited? Can I pursue later the Masters of Science after this MBA?

It is accredited by the Supreme Council of Universities.  An MSC equivalence  is done on case by case basis in the council.

MBA Student Handbook

Admission Requirements

  • Original certificate of graduation
  • Copy of National ID or Passport
  • 5 Photographs size 4x6
  • Original Birth certificate
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of experience
  • Interview
  • GMAT & English tests

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