Ph.D. and Professional Doctorate Programs

Service Name

Graduate Admissions

Online Application for Ph.D. and Professional Doctorate Programs

Service Description

Within the framework of advancing development and meeting the needs of the UAE society in different fields, 8 of our 9 colleges at United Arab Emirates University have established distinguished Ph.D. and Professional Doctorate programs across multiple disciplines. Students wishing to enroll in a program can apply through our online application.

This online service allows you to:

  • Complete the online admissions application at your own pace;
  • Save your application to complete at a later time. Please note to remember your Login ID and PIN;
  • Upload all required documents in support of your admissions application. (each document at once);
  • Submit your online application after satisfying all requirements.

Service Procedures

The following is a step-by-step guide intended to assist graduate applicants through the online admissions application process for the various graduate programs offered at UAEU:

Application Instruction Guide (video)

Application Instruction Guide (PDF)

If you need additional assistance, you can visit the Admissions Department where a member of our staff will assist you while you complete the online admissions application.

Audience

Master’s degree holders (National & International)

Admissions Criteria

The College of Graduate Studies (CGS) has established minimum requirements for admission to Ph.D. and Professional Doctorate programs. To view the minimum requirements please click here.


Ph.D.
Program

  • Completed online application form;
  • Identity documents as required for Emirati students (copies of passport and Khulasat Al-Qaid) and international students (copy of passport and valid visa);
  • Two certified copies of official certificates & transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. (The applicant must arrange for these to be sent directly to the Admissions Department);
  • An official copy of the applicant’s score on the IELTS or TOEFL exam. (The applicant must arrange for this to be sent directly to the Admissions Department); and
  • Two letters of recommendation from professionals familiar with the student’s academic work.

Professional Doctorate Programs

  • Identity documents as required for Emirati students (copies of passport and Khulasat Al-Qaid) and international students (copy of passport and valid visa);
  • Two certified copies of official certificates & transcripts from all colleges or universities attended;
  • An official copy of the applicant’s score on the IELTS or TOEFL exam (the applicant must arrange for this to be sent directly to the Admissions Department);
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • Possess at least five years of relevant work experience at executive/management level;
  • Three confidential letters of recommendation from professionals familiar with the student’s academic work; and
  • A motivation letter (up to 1000 words) written in the same language as the PDP’s language of instruction.

Please ensure that all missing items, including the official university transcript and English language test scores, are submitted to the Admissions Department in order to complete your application (personally or by express mail). Please refer to the contact us section below.

Applicants should not submit any supporting documentation to the Admissions Department until they have submitted an online admissions application. The Admissions Department will not accept any documentation unless an online admissions application has been submitted for the intended semester of admission.

Important Dates

Applicants must submit their online application 4 months before the start of the Academic semester. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance after the VC approval.

Please allow 2 weeks from submission date to process your admission application.

Fees

To view the fees for each program, please visit the program and housing rates section by clicking here. The program fees. may be submitted through the university’s bank account at Union National Bank

Bank details to be used for cash deposits to the bank, or bank transfer:

Account Name:  UAE University

Account Number: 012138845688

IBAN #: AE640450000012138845688

Bank: Union National Bank, Al Ain, UAE 


Problem Resolution Time

From one hour to maximum of three days depending on the severity of the issue

Frequently asked questions
Click here

Contact Us

Admissions Department
Enrollment Deanship
United Arab Emirates University
P.O. Box 15551, Al Ain, UAE
 
Tel: +971 3 7134272 / +971 3 7134279
Fax: +971 3 7134989

Email: PostGraduateAdmissions@uaeu.ac.ae

For login problems or resetting password, please contact the admission office as shown in the Contact us section.

Location

Admissions Department, Crescent Building, Ground Floor, D4.
Click here to view the location

 

 

 

Dec 7, 2015