UAE is one of the fastest developing and growing economies in the world. Courtesy of the education policies in the country, studying is much cheaper as students are more likely to spend more for the same course in other parts of the world.
With a lot of development activities going on in the country especially in areas like trade and commerce, the chances of obtaining a good job is very high.
The country known as the city of events has a lot of people with different cultures and attracts many visitors with its famous Nouveau Arab architecture, lovely sandy beaches, clear blue green water and hospitable and secure environment.
STUDYING AND COST OF LIVING IN UAE
For students who are interested in enrolling for undergraduate courses they have to pay fees of around $20000-$30000. For students interested in enrolling for higher qualification courses they will have to pay around 20,000-40,000 AED (United Arab Emirates Dirham).
When it comes to cost of living, accommodation in UAE is around 5000 AED to rent a flat while it will cost around 1500 AED for sharing a flat.
Other expenses include feeding, entertainment, travelling, health and others which could cost around 1000-1500 AED.
ADMISSION PROCESS AND ELIGIBLITY IN UAE
For international students to be admitted for undergraduate studies in UAE they will need to have had 12 years of schooling. Universities such as University of Wollongong in Dubai, Middlesex University Dubai and Al Ghurair University require at least a percentage of 50% to 60% for CBSE or ISC board students.
Also students must also proof their proficiency in English language by either acquiring a cut-off score in IELTS and TOEFL or obtaining a 70% mark in English.
To be eligible for admission, candidates should have a bachelor’s degree recognized in Dubia and the home country. Foreign universities with branches in UAE prefer qualifications that are the same with qualifications in their home country.
To obtain admission for an MBA program, candidates should have good work experience of 2-4 years depending upon the program and the university they have chosen as well as a bachelor’s degree with TOEL or IELTS.
Below is a list of top universities in UAE
United Arab Emirates University
University of Sharjah
Khalifa University of Science and Technology and Research
New York University Abu Dhabi
University of Bolton UAE Campus
Abu Dhabi University
Ajman University of Science and Technology
American University of Sharjah