For Master’s Programs

  • Completed Degree: Bachelor of Science or equivalent from an accredited university or college recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • Academic Transcripts: Student should be among the top 20% of the class. A minimum CGPA of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent for the Bachelor degree is required. 
  • English Language: Internet-based TOEFL (minimum overall score of 90, with 20 or above in each element, taken in one sitting) or IELTS academic (minimum grade of 6.5, with 6.0 or above in each element, taken in one sitting). Scores should not be older than 2 years at the time of admission. 
  • [optional] Graduate Record Examination (GRE): General score is a plus and would be considered in the evaluation of the applicants.

For PhD Programs

  • Completed Degree: Master’s of Science or equivalent from an accredited university or college recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • Academic Transcripts: Student should be among the top 20% of the class. A minimum CGPA of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent for both the Bachelor and Master's degrees is required
  • English Language: Internet-based TOEFL (minimum overall score of 90, with 20 or above in each element, taken in one sitting) or IELTS academic (minimum grade of 6.5, with 6.0 or above in each element, taken in one sitting). Scores should not be older than 2 years at the time of admission. 
  • [optional] Graduate Record Examination (GRE): General score is a plus and would be considered in the evaluation of the applicants

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