Undergraduate entry requirements by region

United Arab Emirates

Undergraduate entry requirements for applicants from United Arab Emirates.

Applicants from United Arab Emirates would be required to meet our minimum requirements in one of the following qualifications:

Applicants with the Tawjihiyya (Secondary School Certificate) will usually be required to complete a foundation year.

Foundation year

Further guidance on academic entry requirements

Each course may have further specific entry requirements. All applicants must meet these requirements. Staff in the Admissions Offices will be able to provide further guidance.

Undergraduate admissions contacts

All applicants are required to demonstrate a level of English language competency, regardless of their nationality or country of residence. These requirements are listed by programme.

English Language advice

Specific English language requirement by programme

Contact us

Edinburgh Global's representative for United Arab Emirates is Firas Ibrahim.

You can contact us for advice and support by emailing: futurestudents@ed.ac.uk

Applicant support

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Due to travel restrictions, we are running all our applicant information sessions online.

You can sign up to talk to a member of staff and view a presentation about study in Edinburgh. We hope to resume in-country visits to meet applicants soon.

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Talk to a member of staff online and view a presentation about study in Edinburgh.

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Student numbers

There are over 560 students from countries across the Middle East currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.