Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterized by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge, and made an impact on people’s lives

The University of Birmingham Dubai is not a franchise, branch, or partner university, we ARE the University of Birmingham. We adhere to the exact same teaching standards and values as our Birmingham campus. Our curriculum is the same as our UK campus and the Schools and Colleges in Birmingham employ our academic staff. Students will receive a University of Birmingham degree certificate and transcript, which does not state ‘Dubai’

The University of Birmingham is ranked in the top 1% of universities across the globe. We are a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities, which includes Oxford and Cambridge, and are proud of the work we do to change the world. We bring all of this heritage, prestige, and global renown to our campus in Dubai. Our students benefit from the academic rigor of a global top 100 university, when you graduate with a University of Birmingham degree, your qualification is internationally respected and our graduates are highly sought after by employers

We hold a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). This framework was introduced by the British Government to recognize and encourage teaching excellence in universities. Students can elect to study their second year in Birmingham as part of their degree program (subject to academic attainment)

Our scholarship options are designed to reward the academic excellence of our students and these financial awards can be carried forward through the entire program across foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Students may use their acquired Dubai scholarship at our UK campus if they decide to pursue their undergraduate Year 2 at our UK campus

Our new campus will open in 2021 and we cannot wait to welcome you, the first cohort to study here, for a student experience like no other in Dubai. Providing an academic home for up to 2,900 students, a community for Birmingham alumni in the region, and a hub for community outreach and engagement activities. This new campus demonstrates our continuing commitment to providing a world-leading, research-informed, and elite university education in the heart of the United Arab Emirates

The iconic buildings will be located opposite purpose-built student housing communities, looking across parkland reflecting the Green Heart of the University’s UK campus. Sheltered courtyards and social spaces will provide a relaxing environment in keeping with the local climate that is designed to enhance the campus’ sustainability. This ensures the University leads the way in corporate environmental responsibility. As study space to suit your needs; facilities will range from large lecture theatres and laboratories through to smaller seminar and tutorial rooms for working with your tutors and fellow students

The University of Birmingham Dubai campus will be embedded with cutting-edge technology, delivering a world-class physical and digital experience for you as students and for our staff and visitors. Through the use of a mobile application, you can quickly identify available study spaces, get step-by-step directions to your next lecture, receive live notifications when something of interest is happening nearby and even watch lecture playback all through one unified platform

University at a glance

No.of Campuses2


CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
BE/Btech(4 Courses)3 – 4 YearsINR 21.7L – 23.5L
BBA(7 Courses)3 YearsINR 18.3L – 19.7L
MIM(1 Course)1 YearINR 23.5L
BSc(1 Course)3 YearsINR 21.7L
MS(2 Courses)12 MonthsINR 23.5L
Other Courses(3 Courses)1 YearINR 5.7L – 18.7L

Entry Criteria

BE/Btech(4 Courses)IELTS: 6 & Above TOEFL: 80 & Above PTE: Accepted
BBA(7 Courses)IELTS: 6.5 & Above TOEFL: 88 & Above PTE: Accepted
MIM(1 Course)IELTS: 6.5 & Above TOEFL: 88 & Above PTE: Accepted
BSc(1 Course)IELTS: 6.5 & Above TOEFL: 88 & Above PTE: Accepted
MS(2 Courses)IELTS: 6 & Above TOEFL: 80 & Above PTE: Accepted
Other Courses(3 Courses)IELTS: 6.5-7 TOEFL: 88 & Above PTE: Accepted

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Studying UAE Details
Average 1st Year Tuition CostBE/Btech INR 13.4 L|BBA INR 12.1 L|MS INR 9.1 L|MBA INR 14.1 L|MIM INR 15.6 L|BSc INR 11.7 L
Average Hostel & Meals ExpenseINR 5 L (based on 8 colleges listed on
Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79|IELTS: 6|PTE: 53

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