BBA Concentration in Public Administration
The UAE is a federation of seven Emirates with a Federal government overseeing certain key areas of government function that are representative of a nation state. The major functions that the Federal government discharges include External Affairs, Defense, National Security and Post and Telegraph besides a few others. The seat of the federal government is in the capital city of Abu Dhabi which is also the largest Emirate. Each Emirate has its own government mainly looking after law and order, municipal functions, industry and trade. All these functions are carried out through ministries and departments of the government both at the federal as well as the emirates level. Planning, Policy and implementation of government programs are the responsibility of these departments. In the present global scenario these government organizations function with high degree of efficiency and professionalism.
To maximize the social welfare and optimization of resources, public administration activities are key elements wherein the efficiency of administrative service plays an important role. The human resources development is essential to provide effective service to the community. BBA with concentration in Public Administration focuses on training manpower for effective administration, urban management, formulating policy and implementation, managing environment and public sector activities. It also focuses on developing manpower for disaster management and E-Governance
PLG1 - Demonstrate knowledge and its application for business management.
PLG2 - Develop skills to manage business effectively.
PLG3 - Enhance competencies for effective decision making in business management.
PLG4 - Embed values to manage and sustain businesses.
PLG5 - Develop strategies to lead business towards success.
Students Outcomes (Program Learning Outcomes)
PLO1 - Demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge required to manage business organization.
PLO2.1 - Apply cognitive and technical skills for business management.
PLO2.2 - Apply behavioral and interpersonal skills for business management.
PLO3 - Analyze insights and trends in regional and global business environment to assist in decision-making.
PLO4 - Critically understand the principles of ethics and values in context of economic, environmental, and social sustainability of business.
PLO5 - Apply business strategies and leadership styles to improve organizational performance.
Public Administration Concentration Learning Outcomes (CoLOs)
Students will be able to
CoLO1. Express theoretical and practical knowledge of public administration.
CoLO2. Demonstrate analytical, organizational and administrative skills for preparing public policy and its execution.
CoLO3. Demonstrate strategic and professional competencies for public administration.
Federal Government Organizations
Various Ministries in UAE
Government organizations in UAE
Typical Job Titles
Federal Government & Ministries
Public Affairs and Communications
Public Relations Consultant
Public Affairs Director
Non-Profit Organizations Budget and Fiscal Management
Law Enforcement Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Management Consulting
Parks and Recreation Management
|CIS1001||Essentials of IT||3||NONE||Core Course|
|ENG1102||Business Communication||3||ENG1001||Core Course|
|GEN1001||Core Life Skills and Happiness||3||NONE||Core Course|
|GEN1002||UAE Society||3||NONE||Core Course|
|GEN1003||Critical Thinking and Problem Solving||3||NONE||Core Course|
|GEN2004||General Science||3||NONE||Core Course|
|GEN2005 / GEN2006||Basic Arabic / Advanced Arabic||3||NONE||Core Course|
|GEN2007||Islamic Culture||3||NONE||Core Course|
|GEN2008||Innovation Entrepreneurship and Sustainability||3||NONE||Core Course|
|MAT1001||Business Mathematics||3||NONE||Core Course|
|MAT1102||Business Statistics||3||MAT1001||Core Course|
|GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS||36||36|
|FIA1001||Principles Of Financial Accounting||3||NONE||Core Course|
|FIA2102||Principles Of Managerial Accounting||3||FIA1001||Core Course|
|MAT2104||Business Analytics||3||MAT1102||Core Course|
|BUS4103||Business Research Methods||3||MAT1102||Core Course|
|BUS4004||Business Ethics||3||NONE||Core Course|
|BUS4206||International Business||3||ECO2102, FIA2013||Core Course|
|ECO2001||Micro Economics||3||NONE||Core Course|
|ECO2102||Macro Economics||3||ECO2001||Core Course|
|FIA2103||Principles of Finance||3||FIA1001||Core Course|
|CIS4104||Management Information System||3||CIS1001||Core Course|
|BUS3001||Business Law||3||NONE||Core Course|
|MKT2201||Principles Of Marketing||3||ECO2001 and FIA1001||Core Course|
|MGM1001||Principles of Management||3||NONE||Core Course|
|MGM3103||Operations Management||3||MGM1001||Core Course|
|INE3103||Managing Innovation||3||GEN2008||Core Course|
|MGM3102||Organizational Behavior||3||MGM1001||Core Course|
|BUS3002||Cross Cultural Communication||3||NONE||Core Course|
|MGM4406||Strategic Management (C,S)||3||SENIOR STATUS, MGM3103, MKT2201 and FIA2103||Capstone And Senior Status Course|
|IND4102||Internship (C,S)||6||SENIOR STATUS||Capstone And Senior Status Course|
|CAPSTONE COURSES CREDIT||9||9|
|TOTAL CORE COURSES CREDIT||63||63|
|PAD3110||Principles and Practices of Public Administration||3||MGM1001||Core Course|
|PAD3120||Sustainability in Public Sector||3||ECO2102||Core Course|
|PAD4112||Comparative Public Administration||3||PAD3110||Core Course|
|PAD3113||E- Governance||3||CIS1001||Core Course|
|PAD4114||International Relations and Foreign Policy||3||PAD3110||Core Course|
|PAD4216||Public Policy Formation(C,S)||3||PAD3110 and Senior Status||Capstone and Senior Status course|
|Electives – Choose Any One|
|PAD4121||Public Sector Marketing (E)||3||MKT2201||Elective Course|
|PAD4119||Ethics in Public Administration (E)||3||GEN1002||Elective Course|
|TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION CONCENTRATION||21||21|
In 2022, 56% graduate students received financial support towards their tuition fees.
Financial Support Options:
Undergraduate Merit Scholarships
Youth Empowerment Scholarships
Tuition Discount for Sponsored Undergraduates