United Arab Emirates University Bachelor of Commerce Admission Requirements


Below are admission requirements for Bachelor of Commerce at United Arab Emirates University:

Admission Requirements

Admission criteria for Undergraduates

  1. Admission for UAE nationals and children of Emirati mothers.
  2. A minimum EmSAT English score of 1250, or its equivalent (TOFEL 525/iBT 70 or IELTS 5.5).
  3. A minimum EmSAT Arabic score of 900, or its equivalent.
  4. A minimum EmSAT score of 900 in Mathematics or equivalent, plus scores of 900 in two of the three science subjects (Chemistry, Biology or Physics) is required  from new applicants.
  5. Transfer Students to Medicine who are enrolled at the UAEU, are not required to set the EmSAT tests.  Transfer students are expected to register and pass the admission MCQ exam set by the College.  This exam includes the following subjects; Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Calculus, Algebra, or Combined Sciences.
  6. Passing Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) set by the College and offered to shortlisted candidates.
  7. Applicants from private schools that do not follow UAE government curriculum, and high schools with grade 12 certificates issued from outside the UAE MUST obtain equivalency for their high school certificate from the UAE Ministry of Education before admission.
  8. Grade 12 certificate, or its equivalent, no more than three years prior to the date of admission application.
  9. Satisfying the following minimum requirements for school systems and certificates:
School System Certificate Admission Requirements
UAE Secondary School Certificate Elite Track (Advanced Science & Math Program – ASP) Minimum overall average of 85%
Advanced Stream Minimum overall average of 90%
General Stream Not applicable
Advanced Technical High School (ATHS) Minimum overall average of 90%
  Secondary Technical School (STS) Not applicable
  Applied Technology High Schools – General (Allied Health) Not applicable
SABIS SYSTEM Minimum overall average of 85%
International Baccalaureate (IB) IB diploma with minimum score of 28 points, exclusinve of any bonus points.
American System Minimum overall average of 90% or cGPA 3.5 (on a scale of 4), or equivalent.
British System (GCE/IGCSE) Total of eight subjects, five at (O level) and three at (AS/A level), with a minimum of grade B in all subjects.

Three of the subjects should be science subjects with minimum grade B.

Any four subjects should have a minimum of grade A.

Arabic Language and Islamic Education are not counted.

Chinese Minimum of 90% in the final year national exam, or its equivalent.
Indian Boards and Pakistani Boards Not applicable.


Admission citeria for Postgraduates

  • Admission is only for UAE nationals.
  • Obtaining Bachelor’s degree from UAE University or equivalent with GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 scale.
  • Achieving a minimum TOFEL score of 600 or IELTS score of 6.0
  • Passing the College of Medicine & Health Sciences written admission exam or Medical College Admission Test “MCAT”
  • Passing the College of Medicine & Health Sciences multiple personal interviews.