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We welcome applicants from around the world and often accept local country qualifications in line with the course entry requirements. If you have qualifications from United Arab Emirates, we can review your eligibility for your programme of interest. Just send in copies of your academic transcripts and awards when you make your application. Alongside our UK team, we also have representatives in your country who can assist you with your application.

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Subal Kaushik

United Arab Emirates Country Manager

In order to support our long-term commitment and close relationships in United Arab Emirates, our staff provide tailored counselling and assistance to prospective students and their parents on all aspects of studying at the University of Hertfordshire and the UK, including advice on application processes and documentation, pre-departure briefings, assistance with visa applications and help with securing University accommodation.

Further information

Contact: Subal Kaushik (Country Manager)

UAE Regional Representative

Regional qualifications and entry requirements

For the majority of our programmes, we typically accept the following qualifications from United Arab Emirates:

Point of entryAcademic requirements*Language requirements*
FoundationTawajihiya with 70% or above.IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in any band.
Undergraduate (year 1)Entry to year 1 requires completion of A-levels, IB, USA high school, Indian 12th, or Pakistan HSC curriculums. For details of required A-level/IB scores please refer to the individual course webpages, for USA requirementsIndian requirements, or Pakistani requirements please refer to individual country page.IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band.
Undergraduate (year 2/3)There are no agreed progression routes, if you're interested in applying to the University after part completion of a degree or completion of a diploma, or HND, applications will be individually assessed.IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band.
Pre-mastersCompletion of a four year bachelors degree with less than GPA 2.4 or 60%.IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any band.
Postgraduate taughtCompletion of a four year bachelors degree with GPA 2.4 or above.IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 (depending on course) with no less than 5.5 in any band.

*Some courses may vary and/or have specific requirements – for details of the entry requirements for your course, please see our course pages or contact us to check your qualifications. Please note that all applications are assessed on an individual basis.

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