BUiD welcomes applications from well qualified students wishing to pursue a Masters degree or a Professional Graduate Diploma in Education. Applications may be completed online. All information in the Application Form is used only to consider your entry to the BUiD programme and is confidential. In order to be admitted to the University you must meet the general requirements for admission and any specific requirements for the programme you wish to study.
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research General Admission Requirements for Masters’ Programmes:
A Bachelor’s degree with or equivalent to a good GPA (3.0 or above on a 4.0 point scale)
The English language proficiency requirement is equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (online 213)*
*For Master of Education the required English language score is equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580.
Entry requirements for Doctor of Education (EdD)
Conditional Admittance for Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Programmes:
The University may consider the following cases for conditional admittance:
a. An applicant with a recognised baccalaureate degree with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.99.
b. An applicant with a recognised baccalaureate degree with a GPA less than 2.5 and more than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale ,and having at least 3 years of relevant documented work experience after the Bachelors degree was obtained.
c. An applicant with an IELTS score of 5.5 (TOEFL 530, 197 CBT, 71 iBT), or its equivalent in a standardized English language test approved by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
Students who are granted admittance in the above cases are required to meet the conditions stated below:
a. The students can take a maximum of two modules in the first term.
b. The students must achieve an overall grade of C according to BUiD’s grading structure (3.0 on a 4.0 scale according to the grading structures that prevail within the UAE and the Gulf region), in the first three modules studied for the programme or be subject to dismissal.
For students who are granted admittance conditional to meeting English Language requirements, the following additional requirements are to be met.
a. Students should attend mandatory intensive English language course during the first term
b. Students must achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 (TOEFL 550, 213 CBT, 79 iBT) by the end of the first term, or be subject to dismissal.
For specific requirements,kindly visit the programme pages.