Study in Dubai

Dubai is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is the desert city-state on the shores of the beautiful Arabian Gulf, replete with clean, sandy beaches and clear blue-green waters. Dubai is truly cosmopolitan. The fastest growing economy in the world. Learning is comparatively cheaper because of the education policies of Dubai. One would spend double the amount for the same learning elsewhere than here.

Due to vast development activities especially in the area of infrastructure, trade and commerce, the possibilities of finding on-job training as well as full-time employment are ample. The UAE is hospitable, Secure and caring. It is also called the city of events and all the world’s best musicians, theatres and performers come here for entertainment. The cosmopolitan culture itself is a great bonus for a learner to know the social etiquette that are necessary in today’s world.

Dubai is becoming one of the hottest destinations among International students. Some reasons that makes Dubai’s popularity among International students are: Dubai has a number of reputed universities along with a Multi-cultural environment. There is Political stability and security which convinces students to come and study in Dubai.

Dubai is one the fastest growing economy in the world and hence offers unlimited opportunities for career-growth. Due to huge development in the area of infrastructure, trade and commerce, the possibilities of finding on job training as well as full time jobs are good.

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There are many public and private schools serving Emiratis. Most of the accredited foreign university campuses are located at Dubai International Academic City, a purpose built free zone for tertiary academic institutions.

Admission Timings/Intake
January, May, July, August, September, November

Program Duration:
Duration for the undergraduate program will be 3 to 4 years and Masters courses are 1-2 years.

Popular courses to study in Dubai

  • Business and Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Manageemnt

Tuition Fees (AED)

Tuition fees in Dubai vary by institution and province, but compare to other countries, the cost of studying in Dubai is very affordable.

Undergraduate programme in Dubai ranges between 37500 to 70000 AED (UAE Dirham) per year.

Postgraduate programme in Dubai range between 55000 to 75000 AED per year.

Living Expenses (AED)

The living expenses range between 2600 to 3900 AED per year.

Note: 1 AUS $ = INR 17 approx

Education in Dubai:

A large number of Dubai’s universities offer various bachelor, master and PhD postgraduate programs.


Foreign universities with branches in Dubai look for qualifications similar to one in their country. For example an Australian University in Dubai looks for qualification that meets the same academic standards as an Australian qualification (e.g. equivalent to Australian Bachelor’s degree for postgraduate applicants). Some of the docs required are as follows:

  • Attested copies of X, XII & Graduate
  • Evidence of English Language proficiency e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
  • Standardised Tests e.g. GMAT, GRE (where necessary for the programme)
  • Two academic references
  • Two references from employers (where applicable)
  • Passport sized photographs
  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  • Resume/CV
  • Draft for application fees, if applicable
  • Portfolio (for Art, Design & Architecture programme)
  • Other e.g. Certificates & Achievements of Extracurricular Activities

Note: Documents required for individual universities and individual courses in the UAE may vary.

Work While Study in Dubai:

International students in Dubai with student visa as per labour law in Dubai are not allowed to work either part time or full time. However, they are allowed to work in an internship program after getting permission from their university. Some universities placement office in Dubai helps students to find internships. Students can also arrange their own internships through their own contacts.

Work After the Completion of Studies:

The job market is quite competitive and one should have financial back up to support himself while looking out for a job. Graduates who secure full time work must change their university sponsored visa to an employer sponsored visa. Employer sponsored visas are only available for full time work.

Average salaries for various job categories in Dubai

Job Category Average monthly salary
Architecture Dh.25,000
Pharmaceutical / biotechnology Dh.6,833
Fashion and apparel Dh.13,000
Public Relations Dh.13,700
Human Resources Dh.14,084
Accounting and Finance Dh.14,251
Sales Retail and Wholesale Dh.14,438
Teaching / Education Dh.14,671
Architecture Dh.16,410
Engineering Dh.17,000
Information Technology Dh.18,000

Scholarships are available for both undergraduate and graduate studies and they can be helpful covering tuition fees in Dubai and some of them also cover living expenses. Start early to search for scholarships or grants, it takes time to gather all the documents and prepare an outstanding application.

  • Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
  • Toyota
  • ICT Fund

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Contact Us

  • Al Ghurair University
  • University of Dubai
  • Zayed University
  • Biotechnology University college Dubai
  • The Higher colleges of technology
  • The Dubai Medical College for Girls
  • Murdoch University

Branch Campus Universities In Dubai

  • American University in Dubai
  • University of Wollongong in Dubai
  • S.P. Jain
  • British University in Dubai
  • American University in the Emirates
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
  • Heriot Watt University, Dubai campus
  • MODUL University, Dubai


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