Frequently Asked Questions

Answers of all your questions


The University of Wolverhampton has a history dating back mid-1800s. The university offers 500 courses delivered across 18 Schools and Institutes, with over 23,000 students from 100 different countries - including around 2,500 overseas students. The pool of eminent personalities who have been honored doctorate includes His Highness Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (Deputy Prime Minister of UAE), Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam (Former President of India).
The qualifications are fully accredited, recognised throughout the world, and are designed to accelerate your career progression. The university works in partnership with a range of professional bodies to ensure that the courses meet the high standards required by industry. In fact it is in the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research recommended list []
The duration of the MBA program is from 12-18 months to three years depending on the candidate pace.
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from accredited university and 2 years’ work experience in managerial level roles.
Candidates without graduation will be considered based on minimum 4 years of managerial level work experience [Experience Letter to be submitted]
 Application Form  Original degrees and mark sheets  Passport copy  4 photos [passport size]  Experience Letter
The candidate studies 10 courses in total + dissertation
The candidates studies 8 months in Part I and 2 weeks in Part II.
One class for 3 hours per week for a month per course
The MBA Part I courses are conducted in UAE at four locations i.e. Al Ain, Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
The student has the option to study MBA Part II courses in UK or UAE for 2 weeks.
Yes, the candidate can attend the Wolverhampton University Convocation in UK.
The MBA program has no exams and all assessment is based on assignments, research works, projects and dissertation.
No the candidates are not asked to give any presentations.
The candidate can continue the program in any country through our online system or come back and attend when possible within three years.
The MBA is a programme that is internationally recognised as being at the forefront of management education. The program is fully accredited by Higher Education Authorities in UK. The candidate can apply for attestation of the degree from the following:  British Council (UAE & Worldwide)  Notary Public, UK  UK Foreign and Common Wealth Office  Embassy of UAE [London, UK]  UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Registration Fee: 1500/- AED Tuition Fee: 48000/- AED [Easy monthly installment plan available]
The candidate who is interested to travel to UK for two weeks has to pay 2000 pound sterling to meet the travelling expenses which includes boarding, lodging and ticket. However the candidate who is not interested to travel will not pay the amount mentioned.

General Queries

Cornerstone College of International Studies (CCIS) was established in 2011 in both emirates, Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah. CCIS has four campuses now in UAE. It is noteworthy that we have strong partnerships with internationally recognized Awarding Bodies and Universities such as Edexcel Pearson, University of Wolverhampton, Cyprus Institute of Marketing, Institute of Training and Occupational Learning UK, Shobhit University, Banasthali University, Board of School and Technical Education and others; would be the best means to provide individuals a wide scope of options on areas they would like to specialize.
Edexcel, formally known as Pearson Edexcel - London Examinations, is a multinational education and examination body. Edexcel, is the only privately owned examination board in the UK and part of Pearson PLC. Pearson PLC is a British multinational publishing and education company headquartered in London. It is the largest education company and the largest book publisher in the world.
We have four physical centers in UAE: - Sharjah - Fujairah - Ras Al Khamiah - Al Ain
Yes!!! for outstanding students we offer scholarships of up to 100%.
CCIS encourages student to study despite any personal problem. It supports students facing financial issues. The candidates are allowed to prepare their own payment plan.
The candidate who has completed O-Level / Matric / Class 10th can apply in the Bachelor program and save both time and finance.
Our classes are in the evening as well as morning and on weekends also. Working people can join our classes and benefit from our flexible timings and days.
Many of our students have started working during their studies. We support our students through many ways to find suitable jobs and start their careers.
All our qualifications are from internationally accredited organizations. The candidate can complete his/her studies while residing in any country of the world.
Yes the candidate after successfully completion of qualification can get the certificate attested from relevant bodies.
Our courses are ongoing around the year. The candidate can apply any time in the year and join the program and over the period of time complete the courses missed.

Academic Issues

The college strictly follows the submission deadlines. Any extension shall be given after thorough investigation that the delay is not due negligence and shall result in a service charges of 250/- dhs per extension.
As per our policy to adhere to best industry practices and not compromise on quality the turnitin similarity percentage is 20%.

MBA [Top Up]

The passing percentage in each module is 50%
The final dissertation includes 2 parts:
- Portfolio
- Dissertation

- The portfolio carries 33% weight age
- The dissertation carries 67% weight age

How’re each student has to score minimum of 50% in both components to pass the overall dissertation
If a student score less than 50% which is a 'fail' grade. He/She will be given a second chance to re submit, after making the amendments based on the feedback provided.
No! the student marks will be capped to 50% in re submit
If you fail in the second attempt then you need to re take the module by re paying the module fee again
If a student not able to submit the assignments on time he/she need to apply for extension via e-vision by submitting valid documents.
No! The extension is purely based on the reason you submit to Wolverhampton University. The University has full right to deny the request.
The mark for late submission will be capped to 50%
If student is not able to login the system he/she need to send an e-mail to IT support of the University. The IT support link is as follow:
No, e-mail submission will be accepted. Only the assignments submitted via WOLF will be marked
Postponing module /batches has to be applied via e-vision under ‘extenuating circumstances’ tab.
Yes, for each module there will be a supervisor alloted from CCIS, who will assist you by giving feedback before assignment submission
No, the supervisor will provide you the feedback only based on the flow of your assignment. Therefore the assistance or feedback from supervisor does not guarantee you will pass.


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