Entry requirements

To enter the programme you need

  1. A relevant Bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Upper Second Class or with a Good GPA (3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent) from an accredited university.
  2. English language proficiency equivalent to EmSat score of 1400, IELTS score of 6.0 or TOEFL score of 550 or any another standardised test as approved by Ministry of Education
  3. Applicants who do not meet the standard entry qualifications may be considered for conditional admittance.

English Language Proficiency

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.

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]