University of Wollongong, Dubai 2021-2022 Admissions: Deadlines, Acceptance Rate, Entry Requirements

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    University of Wollongong Dubai, an international campus of one of the top universities in Australia offers over 23 UG and 22 PG courses across 5 academic fields- Business, Computer Science, Communication and IT, Engineering, and Nursing. Presently, 1828 UG students and 1418 PG students belonging to 108 countries across the globe are enrolled in University of Wollongong Dubai’s programs.

    The university invites applications in winter, spring, summer and autumn intake seasons. Admissions are conducted internally and the students seeking admission are required to submit their applications directly to the university. Indian students planning to study in University of Wollongong Dubai need to have a minimum aggregate of 50-65% in CBSE/ICSE board. In addition to that, submitting IELTS, TOEFL scores is mandatory for all the international students applying to the university.

    University of Wollongong Dubai Highlights

    Application Portal UOWD Application Portal
    Application Fee No fee
    Mode of application Online
    Total enrolment 3500
    Intake seasons Winter/ Spring/ Summer/ Autumn
    Academic Calendar Semester Based
    Financial Aid Scholarships, grants
    Admission Helpline Outside the UAE dial : +971 4 2781800

    University of Wollongong Dubai Admission Deadlines

    University of Wollongong Dubai accepts applications in four intake seasons- summer, winter, spring and autumn. The applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. However, International students are advised to apply as early as possible prior to the beginning of their opted course.

    University of Wollongong Dubai International Admissions

    Home to 3500 students from 108 diverse countries worldwide, UOWD is a multicultural hub of excellence. The admission process for international students is not so different from that of domestic students. However, international students are required to fulfil certain additional requirements while making an application to UOWD.

    Country UG Programs PG Programs
    India 55% in 12th CBSE board 50% in Indian UG degree or 7.0/10 in 10 point system
    Pakistan 50% in Pakistani Intermediate Certificate or Higher Secondary School Certificate A bachelor degree with 40-50 %
    Bangladesh 50-60% or GPA 3.0 - 3.5 / 5.0 in Higher Secondary Certificate Bachelor's degree in relevant field
    Sri Lanka Minimum 5 subjects in IGCSE/GCSE (O levels) and 2 AS or 1 A level subjects with a minimum grade of C or D Bachelor's degree in relevant field

    English Language Proficiency

    International students wishing to pursue their degree in Wollongong Dubai must submit a proof of English language proficiency. Given below are the minimum English proficiency test requirements for getting an admission:

    Degree IELTS Internet-based TOEFL Computer-based TOEFL International paper-based TOEFL EmSAT achieve
    Bachelors 5.0 61 173 500 1100
    Masters Overall 6.0 with 6.0 in reading and writing 5.0 in listening and speaking. 79 with not less than 20 in writing, 18 in reading, 17 in listening, 16 in speaking. 213 with a 4.0 TWE/Essay Writing 550 with a 4.0 TWE/Essay Writing 1400

    UAE Visa Requirements

    To study in the UAE, international candidates must apply for a valid UAE student residence Visa which can be renewed every year after the verification of official proof of study from UOWD. The university sponsors visas for all full-time undergraduate and graduate students. With a University-sponsored UAE visa, students can only apply for full-time programs and aren't allowed to work while they are studying.

    The documents required for UAE student visa are:

    • Copy of acceptance letter
    • Copy of passport
    • 2 passport size photos
    • Receipt of financial statements
    • Receipt of visa fees (3000 AED)
    • English language proficiency test scores
    • Health Insurance

    It takes around 2 to 5 weeks for the processing of the UAE student visa.

    University of Wollongong Dubai - Undergraduate Admission

    UOWD offers a wide range of undergraduate programs through its three academic faculties- Business, engineering and information sciences, humanities, social sciences and health. Some of the popular undergraduate programs offered by University of Wollongong Dubai are: Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc. Given below is the application process that one should follow while making an application to UOW Dubai:

    Application Portal: University of Wollongong Dubai Application Portal

    Application Fee: NA

    Required documents-

    • Transcripts of previously attended institutions.
    • A Statement or Certificate of Completion of secondary school.
    • English Language proficiency test scores
    • Copy of a valid passport.
    • Attestation of documents from the UAE Embassy or Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the host country.

    University of Wollongong Dubai - Postgraduate Admission

    Focusing on commerce, management, engineering, and media-related courses and programs, University of Wollongong Dubai offers innovative, advanced, and market-driven masters degree programs. Postgraduate applicants must follow the below mentioned application process:

    Application Portal: University of Wollongong Dubai Application Portal

    Admission Requirements

    • Original transcripts of bachelors degree results
    • Certificate of completion.
    • English Language proficiency test
    • Personal Statement (if required)
    • Resume/CV
    • A copy of valid passport
    • Attestation of documents from the UAE Embassy or Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the host country.

    The top PG programmes along with their admission requirements are tabulated below:

    Requirements / Courses Academic Qualification Work experience LOR Statement of Purpose
    MBA Bachelor degree in any discipline Minimum 2 years Not required Not required
    Master of Applied Finance Bachelor degree with minimum 40-50%, in Business, Engineering, Maths or IT related specialization Not required Not required Not required
    Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Bachelor degree with minimum 40-50% in Engineering. Not required Not required Not required
    Master in Technical Management (MITM) Bachelor degree with minimum 40-50% in IT-related field. Not required Not required Not required
    Master of Business Analytics (MBAS) Bachelor degree in any discipline Not required Not required Supporting Statement in 500 words

    University of Wollongong Dubai generally takes up to 2 weeks to assess the candidates on the basis of their application. The university notifies the candidates regarding their admission decision via email. Applications are evaluated only when all the supporting documents are submitted properly. Hence, applicants are advised to check the application requirements of their opted course carefully.


    Ques. How to apply for University of Wollongong Dubai?

    Ans. You will be required to apply through the application link if you receive an offer letter then you will be eligible to take admission in the university.

    Ques. How is it decided which GFC subjects I will need to take?

    Ans. Each program has defined admission criteria and for some postgraduate degrees, you will need a foundation in certain business disciplines.

    Ques. Is there any covid case in UOWD?

    Ans. No, As of now, there are no covid cases at University. However, the university has been taking precautions like social distancing, mandatory use of masks and sanitizers among its staff and students.

    Ques. How long does it take for my visa to process?

    Ans. If you received your offer letter, it takes 7 days to process the visa application.

    Ques. How long does it take to get my Emirates ID?

    Ans. Depends. You may get it in one day through the emergency process or it might take 10-20 days to get it made.

    Ques. Is the foundation course necessary for the Master's programs?

    Ans. No, the foundation course is not essential for master’s programs.

    Ques. Can I submit my fees in installments?

    Ans. Yes, you can submit your fees in installments. University has three fee payment plans -

    1) Traditional Payment plans

    2) Progress Payment Plans 3) Executive Payment plans.

    Ques. Is staying in Dubai cheaper?

    Ans. It may vary. The cost of living can be costly in Dubai but in comparison to UK, USA, Australia, and Europe, it can be way cheaper to study in Dubai.

    Ques. Is there any hostel facility available at the University?

    Ans. No, there aren't hostel facilities. But University provides accommodation to its international students.


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