The gateway to global brands in hospitality

Filed on October 28, 2020

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management offers BBA and MBA courses aligned with the evolving demands of a dynamic industry

Dubai has significantly grown as a hub for world-class hospitality and set itself on the world map as a top destination to enjoy some of the finest luxuries in life.

As a key global player in the hospitality industry with over 100,000 hotel rooms and brands, the city serves as an excellent platform for those looking forward to pursue a career in the exciting sector. Here, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) stands proud as an expert as an internationally recognised education provider. EAHM curates a selective set of programmes aimed to groom hospitality leaders through university-level learning, scholarship and applied research in the fields of tourism and hospitality management.

Located opposite the iconic Burj Al Arab, just minutes away from the beautiful Sunset Beach boardwalk and next to the Souk Madinat Jumeirah, EAHM is set in a vibrant neighbourhood packed with unique prospects and opportunities. Students have the opportunity to grow, learn and thrive in the first and only university in the Middle East to specialise in hospitality, and embark on a rewarding, lifelong career.

To date, EAHM is recognised as the best hospitality school in the region and ranks high among the top 10 hospitality schools worldwide, according to EAHM delivers a boutique-sized educational experience; small classrooms that give students an intimate space with diversity to acquire knowledge and harness their expertise.

Its programmes include a three-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Hospitality Management with Honours, and a one-year plus dissertation Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Hospitality Management. The hospitality industry is a dynamic field, which is why EAHM constantly updates its courses to cater to changing trends. Armed with a global network of business leaders, the MBA programme is designed by over 60 seasoned experts to deliver the best-in-class learning experience. Students can engage in a various of electives such as digital marketing, event operations and risk management, innovation leadership, law and ethics in the business world, special interest tourism, as well as cross-cultural selling and marketing programmes.

The master's degree equips students with a competitive advantage in leadership, teamwork and strategic thinking, complemented by highly employable skills that are useful across a range of senior positions, allowing you to lead the industry today and shape the future of tomorrow. With hands-on experience in the world's renowned brands, EAHM graduates have recorded a 97 per cent employment rate, with successful applications in over 100 companies across 40-plus countries.

EAHM is formally accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education, Institute of Hospitality in the UK, International centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) in Australasia. EAHM has a seasoned team of faculty members that are internationally recognised by organisations such as the World Tourism Organisation and the United Nations as experts in the field. Additionally, they possess extensive industry experience and impart expert knowledge armed with PhD qualifications.

What truly sets EAHM apart is its partnership with Jumeirah Group, which gives students first-hand management experience at the iconic Burj Al Arab and Madinat Jumeirah. This gives them an intimate insight into the operations of world-famous brands, in fields such as human resources, food and beverage, marketing and more.

Welcome message from Dr Michael Newnham, Associate Dean at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management

"One of the top 10 hospitality schools globally, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, aims to provide a strong foundation in International Hospitality Management to start or accelerate your career. Bachelor students are immersed in three years of intensive study spanning all aspects of hospitality management, including practical skills and an internship. MBA students can study full-time or part-time, with classes run in the evenings. The quality of our education is reflected in a 97 per cent employment rate among recent graduates. Our learning environment is personalised, industry-leading faculty are highly qualified, and our facilities are first class. There is no better place to gain a world-class hospitality education."

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