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Entry Requirements for students from United Arab Emirates

Foundation Year 0/International Foundation Diploma

Entry to the International Foundation Programme will be offered to students who have passed the Tawjihiyya Certificate with a minimum score of 60% and IELTS 5.0.


Applicants who have studied the Indian CBSE syllabus, with an overall average of at least 65% in 12th Standard, will be considered for an undergraduate degree.

Applicants holding A-level certificates will be considered against the standard UCAS tariff for any undergraduate degree.

Applicants holing an undergraduate diploma from a recognised university will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate degrees.

Applicants holding the International Baccalaureate with a minimum of 24 points will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate degrees.

Advanced entry to certain undergraduate degrees may be possible for students who hold a UK HND or similar diploma in a relevant subject and IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent.


Applicants holding a degree from a recognised institution with a GPA of 2.6/4 or a Lower Second Class Honours Degree can be considered for a place on the Master’s degree programme.  

If your qualification is not covered above or you do not meet the set criteria please contact us and we will see how we can assist you.

Please contact the UCB International Office international@ucb.ac.uk for more information.