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Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration


The SIU offers this MBA Program within its overall goals and social responsibility of contributing to the development of human resources not only in Sudan but also in the region at large. Since its start back in 2007; the program has experienced a tremendous progress in terms of quality and the number of enrolled participants. Following are some features of the program.


  • To expose the participants to various issues related to management such as accounting, finance, human resources,…etc and
  • To upgrade the analytical skills of the participants and qualify them for better decision-making in a changing and a global environment.
  • To prepare interested participants for further postgraduate (PhD/DBA) studies.


  • The MBA Program will be conducted in English. Candidates are therefore expected to demonstrate a reasonable level of fluency in English.
  • In addition, all the MBA candidates have to do 6 credit hours in English for MBA 1 and 2 These two courses are designed especially for MBA participants and aim at improving their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.  
  • The MBA candidates should have a Degree from any accredited university in any academic discipline. The certificate has to be authenticated by the Sudanese Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
  • Working experience of three years for graduates with Pass grade is also required.


To achieve the objectives of the MBA Program, we use a host of teaching methods including:

  • Traditional lectures,
  • Speech by CEOs and businessmen,
  • Case studies
  • Participants’ seminars and presentations, and
  • Short training sessions.

Degree Structure

The MBA Program will last for three semesters (51 credit hours) for business graduates and non-business graduates with high diploma or MBA qualifying. For non-business graduates with only the program will last for four semesters (66 credit hours).All courses are of three credit hours. Following is the degree structure of the MBA Program:

Semester 1(General)

  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • English for MBA 1.

Semester 2(General)

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Project Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • ntrepreneurship development
  • Entrepreneurship development
  • Financial Management
  • English for MBA 2

Semester 3(General)

  • Human Resources Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Institutions and Markets

Semester 4: Human Resources Management Specialization

  • Computer Applications in HRM
  • Recruitment and selection Process
  • Labour Laws
  • Organizational Development and Change
  • Job Analysis, Assessment and Compensation

Semester 4: Marketing Specialization

  • Consumer Behavior
  • Marketing of Services
  • International Marketing
  • Computer Applications in Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management

Semester 4: Project Management Specialization

  • Computer Applications in Project Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Time and Cost Management
  • Project Responsibility and Risk Management and
  • Project Life Cycle.

Semester 4: Finance and Banking Specialization

  • Computer Applications in Finance and Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • International Finance

Course Assessment

  • Mid-term exam 40%
  • End-of-semester exam 60%

Results of mid-term and end-of-semester exams are announced every semester following the end of exams.


The MBA participants should take note of the following:

  • The pass mark for all courses is 60%
  • Participants will be awarded the MBA degree only if they pass all courses and scored a minimum CGPA of 2.5
  • Supplementary exams will be arranged for failing participants in line with the SIU regulations which will be made available to participants on enrollment.
  • Participants who fail to attend the end-of-semester exams without prior arrangements and good reasons will be given F in the respective courses
  • Participants who cannot attend the end-of-semester exams for good reasons have to apply in writing, for substitute exams.
  • for Non-business graduates doing four semesters: SDG 8,000(Only eight thousand Sudanese Pounds),
  • for business graduates doing three semesters: 6,000 SDG (Only six thousand Sudanese Pounds).
  • Please note the following:
    • Fees are subject to change,
    • Fees are inclusive of registration fees,
    • Fees are payable in four installments throughout the program duration.

Contact Details:

For more details and enquiries:

  • Visit the University Head Office in Khartoum, Arkawit, Obaid Khatim Street, Arkaweit, North of AlBalabil Bus Stop.
  • Contact Mobile: 0915335047/0123232245/0123133093,
  • Visit the University website:
  • Send email