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    University of Birmingham Dubai: Rankings, Courses, Fees, Scholarships, Admissions & Placements

    Dubai, DubaiLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1900established year
    28000enrollment
    Public
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    The University of Birmingham Dubai is the extended campus of the university in the UK which is among the top 1% universities in the world and presently ranking at 87 in QS World University Rankings 2021. The main campus of the university is located within the Dubai International Academic City while another state-of-the-art campus is set to open its door in September 2021. The university is home to nearly 4,000 students. International students from 150 countries are enrolled at the university. Currently, over 210 Indian students are a part of the university’s student body.

    Students are offered around 50 UG and PG programs at University of Birmingham Dubai in the areas of Law, Business, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Psychology, and Education. The teaching quality of the university has been formally recognized with the Gold in Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The university has a network of over 300,000 alumni members all around the world. Graduates of the university are highly sought after by employers and the university is also ranked in the Global 100 for graduate employment outcomes. 

    Also Check: University of Birmingham Dubai Student Review

    Highlights

    Institution Type Private
    Location Dubai International Academic City
    Campus Setting Urban
    Accommodation Available
    Total Enrollment 4,000+
    Mode of Program Full-time/ Part-time
    Application Portal Online
    Application Fee None
    Intake Seasons January/ September
    Financial Aid Scholarships

    University of Birmingham Dubai Campus

    • The University of Birmingham Dubai is located in the Dubai International Academic City.
    • A new campus of the university planned to open in September 2021 stretches across 50,000 square meters in the Dubai International Academic City, close to the existing campus.
    • The new campus will house 2,900 students and has state-of-the-art facilities with an auditorium, soundproof library, large classrooms, green spaces, computer, and engineering labs, etc.
    • The university campuses feature recreational spaces with pool tables, table tennis, foosball table, gaming facility, and ‘Rain Room’ which are quiet study spaces.
    • Students have the choice of studying the second year of their undergraduate degree program at the UK campus.

    University of Birmingham Dubai Residence

    • University of Birmingham does not provide student accommodation on campus.
    • There are 2 student accommodation providers namely Uninest and DSOA University Residences.
    • The accommodation options are close to the campus and within a short distance from the Dubai International Academic City.
    • Uninest is located in Dubailand and provides study rooms, rooftop swimming pools, gym, Wi-Fi and high-speed broadband, 24-hour security, laundry services, car parking, terrace, and weekly cleaning.
    • Each apartment in the DSOA University Residences is furnished with beds, a study table, chairs, wardrobes, personal safe, mini-fridges, lamp, etc.
    • Other facilities for students living in DSOA residences include social lounges, high-speed Wi-Fi, transportation, free laundry services, 24/7 security access, washing machines, and dryers on every floor, access to the gym, living area, gaming area, study room, separate female blocks, complimentary cleaning service, etc.
    • Myriad Dubai has an accommodation capacity of 2,000 residents and offers single rooms, twin rooms, and studio rooms.

    The monthly costs of student accommodation are given below:

    Accommodation Type Monthly Costs (in AED)
    Uninest 2,950-5,100
    DSOA University Residences 2,500-5,000
    Myriad Dubai 2,250-3,350

    University of Birmingham Dubai Courses

    • University of Birmingham Dubai offers various undergraduate, graduate, and foundation level programs and professional education.
    • There are 36 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs to choose from for commencement in September 2021.
    • Programs are provided in 6 main areas of study including Business, Computer Science, Education, Law, Mechanical Engineering and Psychology.
    • Master of Science in International Business is the only program available part-time.
    • The programs offered at the Dubai campus include the same set of compulsory modules as at the Birmingham campus.

    University of Birmingham Dubai Application Process

    University of Birmingham Dubai does not have any set application deadlines. International students are encouraged to apply early in order to allow sufficient time for visa processing. The application process is simple and requires the submission of an online application along with all supporting documents.

    How to Apply?

    Applicants seeking admission to University of Birmingham Dubai must keep the following points in mind:

    Application Portal: Online Application
    Application Fee: No application fee
    Application Deadline: Rolling
    Undergraduate Admission Requirements: The requirements for admission to undergraduate programs are given below:

    • Original or certified copies of academic transcripts
    • Proof of English language proficiency
    • Two academic references
    • Personal statement of at least 5,000 characters

    Graduate Admission Requirements: Applicants seeking admission to graduate programs must submit the following:

    • Copies of academic transcripts from all previously attended institutions.
    • Proof of English language proficiency
    • Referee information
    • Personal statement
    • Work experience, if any

    University of Birmingham Dubai Cost of Attendance

    • The tuition fees for various undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Birmingham Dubai are given in the table below:
    Programs Tuition Fee (in AED)
    BSc in Accounting and Finance (Hons) 98,766
    BSc in Business Management (Hons) 98,766
    BSc in Economics (Hons) 91,791
    BEng in Mechanical Engineering (Hons) 114,390
    BSc in Psychology (Hons) 108,810
    BSc in Computer Science (Hons) 108,810
    MSc in International Business 118,017
    MSc in Computer Science 118,017
    MSc in Bioinformatics 113,832
    MA in Education (Leadership) 90,396
    LLM International Commercial Law 93,744
    PGCE Secondary Science Education 56,450
    PGCert in Inclusion and Special Educational Needs 27,760

    University of Birmingham Dubai Scholarships/Financial Aid

    • The University of Birmingham Dubai offers a range of scholarships to its students.
    • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the results provided in the application for admission.
    • Once accepted to the university, students will be contacted with the scholarship offer.
    • Students are also allowed to take their scholarships to the UK campus for their second year of study.
    • The eligibility criteria and value of the award are given in the table below:
    Name of Scholarship Eligibility Value of Award
    Provost’s Academic Scholarship Awarded to students with outstanding academic records. 50% of tuition fee
    Chancellor's Academic Merit Scholarship Awarded to students on the basis of curriculum; students from India with 75%-90% marks in CBSE or equivalent. 10%-30%
    STEM Scholarship Awarded on the basis of academic performance. 40%
    Advanced Award Awarded to students with academic preparation who pay the tuition fee deposit of 5,000 AED by July 31, 2021. 10%
    GEMS Uni-connect Scholarship Awarded on the basis of academic and extracurricular performance. 10%-30%

    University of Birmingham Dubai Placements

    University of Birmingham Dubai has been recognized as the top 2 most targeted universities by popular employers in High Fliers 2020. Graduates are employed by top companies because of the university’s international reputation. Some of the most prominent employers in Dubai include Rolls-Royce, HSBC, PwC, Pinsent Masons, WSP, ISG, Careem, Grant Thornton, Arup, etc. Career support provided to the university students include individual career advice, CV writing, career coaching workshops, networking opportunities and access to career information.

    FAQs

    Ques. What is University of Birmingham Dubai known for?

    Ans. University of Birmingham is a part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities which are known as academically excellent institutions. It is also ranked in the top 100 institutions in the world in QS World University Rankings 2021.

    Ques. How can I apply for admission to University of Birmingham Dubai?

    Ans. Students seeking admission to University of Birmingham Dubai can apply by completing the online application available on the university website.

    Ques. Do I have to submit a UCAS application for admission to the University of Birmingham Dubai?

    Ans. No. University of Birmingham Dubai accepts direct applications and does not require UCAS for admission.

    Ques. Will my degree be awarded by the University of Birmingham?

    Ans. Students who graduate from the University of Birmingham Dubai will receive a degree certificate from University of Birmingham.

    Ques. Does University of Birmingham Dubai offer accommodation to students?

    Ans. Yes. University of Birmingham Dubai provides student accommodation at 3 locations namely Uninest, DSOA University Residences and the Myriad Dubai.

    Ques. Can students enrolled in University of Birmingham Dubai study in the UK?

    Ans. Students enrolled at University of Birmingham Dubai can study the second year of their program at the Birmingham campus.

    Ques. When can I expect to hear from University of Birmingham Dubai?

    Ans. University of Birmingham Dubai processes applications within 5 working days.

    Ques. Does University of Birmingham Dubai offer scholarships to international students?

    Ans. University of Birmingham Dubai offers a range of scholarship opportunities for students up to 30% of the tuition fee.

    Ques. Can I apply to University of Birmingham Dubai without my final grades?

    Ans. Students can initially apply to University of Birmingham Dubai without their final grades. However, they will have to submit the final grades for receiving and accepting an unconditional offer.

    Ques. Where can I find more information about the University of Birmingham Dubai?

    Ans. You can download the prospectus of the University of Birmingham Dubai which is available on the official website to get more information.

    Important Dates

    ProgramApplication DeadlineFees
    M.Sc Computer Science
    September (18th Feb 2022)
    $25,522/Yr
    $25,522 /Yr
    M.Sc International Business
    September (18th Feb 2022)
    $25,522/Yr
    $25,522 /Yr
    B.Sc Computer Science
    September (18th Feb 2022)
    $32,130/Yr
    $32,130 /Yr
    B.Eng Mechanical Engineering
    September (18th Feb 2022)
    $32,130/Yr
    $32,130 /Yr
    USD 25,522/Yr
    Exam Scores: TOEFL80|IELTS6|GRE310
    Application Deadline: 18 Feb, 2022
    USD 25,522/Yr
    Exam Scores: TOEFL88|IELTS6.5|GRE310
    Application Deadline: 18 Feb, 2022
    USD 25,522/Yr
    Exam Scores: TOEFL80|IELTS6|GRE310
    Application Deadline: 18 Feb, 2022
    USD 32,130/Yr
    Exam Scores: TOEFL80|IELTS6|PTE67
    Application Deadline: 18 Feb, 2022
    USD 32,130/Yr
    Exam Scores: TOEFL80|IELTS6|PTE67
    Application Deadline: 18 Feb, 2022

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Graduate
    GRE320300340-
    Language Proficiency
    PTE776490-
    IELTS7.569-
    TOEFL10080120-

    Attendance Cost

    $32,130

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $32,130 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $25,522 / Year
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