Entry Requirements

To join the programme you must have

A relevant Bachelors degree equivalent to an Upper Second Class honours or with a good GPA (3 or above) from a university that is accredited by Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs in the United Arab Emirates.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English are required to submit original evidence of his/her English language proficiency. This evidence should consist of a score of at least EmSat English 1550/6.5 IELTS/TOEFL 580*/TOEFL iBT 92*, or its equivalent in City & Guilds, Pearson, or Cambridge.
A minimum of 2 years’ teaching experience or relevant professional experience.
Each applicant must submit an official transcript of any degrees earned and of any other credit earned from a higher education institution. This can be a copy formally certified by the applicant’s institution rather than the original degree certificate. If appropriate, a certified translation of the degree into English must be supplied with the application. If the applicant is still studying or is awaiting results, admission will not be formally confirmed until acceptable evidence of the awarding of his/her degree has been supplied.

English Exam Registration

Students may register for their IELTS at The British University in Dubai (BUiD)

While registering with ETS for iBT or with Amideast for ITP TOEFL, please quote BUiD’s TOEFL code 0168.
Internet (iBT) – test scores should be sent to BUiD directly by ETS.
Paper-based ITP TOEFL are accepted by the administering institution only. Only those administered by AMIDEAST Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah will be accepted if it is sent by Amideast to BUiD directly.

Conditional Admission
A student with a GPA of 2.5 to 2.99 will be conditinally admitted upon the programme tutor approval. A student with a GPA of 2.0 with least two years relevant work experience after graduation and an EmSat English Score of 1250 IELTS score of 5.5 (TOEFL 530, 71 iBT), or its equivalent in a standardized English language test approved by the Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs may be provisionally admitted to a Master’s programme.

The student achieves an EmSat English of 1400/6.0 IELTS/TOEFL 550/TOEFL iBT 79-80 or its equivelant by the end of the first semester. And an EmSat English 1550/6.5 IELTS/TOEFL 580/ TOEFL iBT 92 or its equivelant before proceeding to the dissertation.
The student takes maximum of 2 modules in the first semester.
Student must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in the first three modules taken.

PG Diploma
Students may initially register for PG Dip or MEd at any time. Students registered for the PG Dip may apply to transfer to the MEd at any time. Exit awards (PG Dip) may be recommended by the Board of Examiners to students who do not complete their MEd for which they are registered but were able to complete 120 Credits.

The British University in Dubai

Block 11, 1st and 2nd floor, Dubai International Academic City PO Box 345015, Dubai, UAE

Tel: +971 4 279 1400

Whatsapp: +971 50 701 2843

Email: [email protected]