Northumbria University Dubai
The University has a long history of accepting students from the UAE onto its degree programmes; examples in recent years include Computing, Engineering, Information Sciences, International Business Management, International Foundation Programme, Law, Sport Management, Sport And Exercise Science and many more.
Students who join Northumbria University will enjoy teaching that is both research informed and practice led, with strong links to industry and professional bodies. Many of our programmes are professionally accredited and give students opportunities to directly engage with real world projects and challenges. Our campuses are designed to provide you with a vibrant and friendly environment in which to study and live so that you have the support you need in order to make the most of your time with us.
For details of our forthcoming visits please check our UAE Travel Schedule section.
Entry Requirements and Scholarship Information
For details on our English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional Courses visit our English Language Centre pages.
Although some courses have specific requirements for entry, Northumbria will consider any qualification for entry to its courses.
|For entry to:||You will need:||Grade Required:||Grade Required for £2500 Scholarship
|International Foundation Programme||Tawjihiyya (Secondary School Certificate)||60%|
|1st Year Undergraduate||Higher College of Technology – Certificate||GPA of 2.75 with around 50-60 credits per year||3.5/4|
|Advanced entry from Bachelors degree – entry after year 1 of Emirati degree||Average of 75%, and having completed around 30 credit hours||85% and having completed around 30 credit hours|
|2nd Year Undergraduate||Higher College of Technology – Diploma||GPA of 2.75 with around 50-60 credits per year||3.5/4|
|Associate Degree||75% with around 50-60 credits per year||85% with around 50-60 credits per year|
|Advanced entry from Bachelors degree – entry after year 2 of Emirati degree||Average of 75%, and having completed around 60 credit hours||85% with around 60 credits per year|
|3rd Year Undergraduate||Advanced entry from Bachelors degree – entry after year 3 of Emirati degree||Average of 75%, and having completed around 90 credit hours||85% with around 90 credits per year|
|Postgraduate Programmes||Bachelor Degree||CGPA 2.6-2.9/4 for courses which require a UK 2:2 equivalent
CGPA 3.0/4 for courses which require a UK 2:1 equivalent
|Graduate Certificate||Bachelor Degree||GPA 2.0|
Please note these are general entry guidelines. Actual requirements may vary depending on your chosen course of study and certain courses may have specific or additional entry requirements, full details can be found on our course directory. Decisions for entry will also be based on personal statements, previous study information and not just your final course grading.