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Welcome to students from United Arab Emirates

Here you will find important information for Emirati students on entry requirements, who to speak to and when and where you can meet our representatives in your country.

For support through the application process or if you have any questions about this information, please contact us or our official representative.

The University of Hertfordshire offers a welcoming community of over 3,800 international students from more than 100 countries worldwide.

Popular subject areas for Emirati students at the University of Hertfordshire include:

Entry Requirements

We typically require the following qualifications from Emirati students:

Point of Entry Academic Requirements* Language Requirements*+
Foundation Tawajihiya 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 requirements, Indian 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-masters Completion of a 4 year bachelors degree with less than GPA 2.4 or 60% IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any band
Postgraduate Taught Completion of a 4 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

+ for details of accepted English language qualifications please see our How to Apply page

Our local representative

For further information, please contact:

YouStudy Limited |


Tel: +44 203 608 2800 | +973 16 19 85 50

Meet us in the UAE

We're delighted to let you know that the University does visit United Arab Emirates. Please come along to meet us to find out more about studying at the University of Hertfordshire and to make an application. See our forthcoming country visits.