Admissions Requirements

To be eligible for admission to a graduate program, a student must hold a Bachelor’s, Master’s degree issued in the UAE or an international equivalent as approved by the UAE Ministry of Education.
Full admission to a Professional Diploma in Teaching and Master’s degree programs requires the following qualifications:
  1. A Bachelor’s degree for Professional Diploma in Teaching program applicant in one of the following fields:
    • Arabic Language Literature 
    • Islamic studies 
    • English Language & Translation or English Literature 
    • Mathematics 
    • Biology, Physics, or Chemistry 
    • Information Technology 
  2. A Bachelor’s degree in the same course of study for Master's programs applicant. 
  3. Equivalency Certificate from (MOE-UAE) for foreign certificates.
  4.  A minimum cumulative CGPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0, or its equivalent. 
  5. At least -6 scores in Academic IELTS or its equivalent (for program’s taught in English).
    Applicants for master programs taught in English may be exempted from the English proficiency requirement only to those students who undertook all their schooling (K-12) plus a Bachelor’s degree in English in a reference English speaking country (e.g. UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand).
  6. At least 4.5 scores in Academic IELTS or its equivalent (for the Master program’s taught in Arabic).
  7. At least 4.5 scores in Academic IELTS or its equivalent (for the Professional Graduate Diploma in Teaching).
  8. At east 1100 scores in EmSat Arabic (for programs taught in Arabic).
  9. Pass the interview for the Master programs of Science in Restorative Dentistry, Master of Science in Endodontics, Master of Science in Pediatric Dentistry and Master’s of Science in Pharmacy.
  10. Pay the application fee of 2000 AED + 5% VAT
Conditional admission may be granted with the following qualifications:
  1. A Bachelor’s degree in the same course of study. 
  2. A cumulative GPA between 2.0 and 2.49. Students admitted under the conditional category must attain a GPA of 3.0 for nine graduate-level credit hours as remedial preparation for the graduate program (These remedial courses are not for credit within the degree program). during condition period.
  3. Or A cumulative GPA between 2.5 and 2.99. Students admitted under the conditional category must attain a GPA of 3.0 (for 9 credit hours of study) during condition period
  4. Or At least 5.5 scores in Academic IELTS or its equivalent (if the desired program is taught in English).  Students admitted under category are required to:
    1. May take a maximum of six credit hours in the first semester of study, not including intensive English courses
    2. Must achieve a minimum CGPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or its established equivalent, in the first six credit hours of credit-bearing courses studied for the graduate program
    3. Achieve 6 score in academic IELTS or its equivalent, by the end of the condition period.
Full admission to a Doctorate’s degree programs requires the following qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in the same course of study
  • Equivalency Certificate from (MOE-UAE) for foreign certificates.
  • A minimum cumulative CGPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0, or its equivalent. 
  • Pass the interview for the program of DBA
  • At least 1100 scores in EmSat Arabic (for Doctorate of Philosophy in Law)
  • At least 5 scores in Academic IELTS or its equivalent (for the Doctorate of Philosophy in Law)
  • At least -6 scores in Academic IELTS or its equivalent (for DBA) with the exception of applicants who have studied Master's degree programs taught in English that required for admission an Academic IELTS score of 6 or equivalent. 
  • Pay the application fee of 2000 AED + 5% VAT.


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