Department of Business Administration

Welcome to the Department of Business Administration at the University College of Bahrain (UCB). In today’s competitive and globalized world, having a qualitative education becomes fundamental for future success. Department of Business Administration at UCB is devoted to educating the future’s leaders in the Business world. University College of Bahrain (UCB) offers rigorous programs in Business Administration that focus on the needs of the market and prepares the students for the evolving world of business. 

The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions AAOIFI has recognized University College of Bahrain (UCB) as its first affiliate university in the world. The historic affiliation agreement was signed during the 13th AAOIFI & World Bank Annual Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance held in Radisson Diplomat, Manama, Bahrain. This agreement allows UCB students to be exempted from taking 2 modules out of 4 Certified of Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA of AAOIFI) certification after graduating from BBA program. This agreement also allows UCB students to register for CIPA exam through UCB admission center.

Our faculty members are very diverse; they will challenge you and advise you to open your minds to a broader way of thinking. Many of our faculty are well known across the world for their contribution to knowledge through their publications. In line with the University's mission and vision, the Business Administration Department seeks to provide the best quality of higher education in the field of business administration.

The Business Department offers an interdisciplinary curriculum focusing on business administration that improves student’s ability in solving various problems and develops student’s lifelong learning that aims to enhance student’s skills and competences.  

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in the following concentrations: 

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Islamic finance
  • Management
  • Marketing

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in the following concentrations:

  • Management
  • Islamic Finance
  • Management Information System (MIS)

We are the Department of Choice for students and working executives alike. Most of the Business Department graduates are holding managerial positions both in leading companies in Bahrain and other countries.
If you are interested in our programs and have further inquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Best regards,

Dr. Abdullah Al-Hadrami
Head of Business Administration Department
University College of Bahrain