University of Sharjah Bachelor of Commerce Admission Requirements

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Below are the admission requirements for Bachelor of commerce at the University of Sharjah:

Admission Requirements

The University of Sharjah accepts students who are academically qualified and behaviorally distinguished, regardless of their nationality, color, religion or disability.

All applicants must satisfy the following basic admission requirements:

  1. Completion of secondary education or an equivalent level with the required average no earlier than three years prior to joining the University.
  2. The applicant should not have been expelled from the UoS or any other institution for academic or disciplinary reasons.
  3. The applicant should be medically, physically, mentally fit, and show evidence of immunization against major blood-borne viral infections to be admitted to the university in accordance with the desired major.
  4. Applicants should indicate their order of preference for majors on the application form.
  5. Students are accepted in the various colleges based on the quota for each college and each major according to their grades, their preferences, and the outcome of the competitive process, where priority of admission shall be given to UAE citizens and students with high averages.
  6. Applicants should complete and submit the application form and required documents to the Admissions Department by the stated deadlines and pay the application fee of AED 360.
  7. Meeting the secondary education grade requirements as well as other admission requirements, and submitting the application, paying the application fees & receiving an ID number does not in any way mean that an applicant is admitted to the University. Students are required to pay a reservation fee after meeting specific criteria on a competitive basis, in accordance with University policy. Student reservation fees are nonrefundable if the student withdraws or does not enroll in the University, and are applied toward tuition fees if the student enrolls in his/her program.
  8. Applicants to the Colleges of Medicine and Dental Medicine pay a 1500 AED fee for their applications to be considered as part of the admissions competitive process. This fee is non-refundable if the applicant is rejected or withdrew from the university.
  9. The applicant who are still in their seats will receive conditional admission until the final results are submitted, and fulfill the requirements based on competitive criteria.
  10. A student will not be issued an ID or allowed to register in courses unless the admission file is complete.
  11. Students accepted conditionally will be given a specific period of time according to the related undertaking, and they must fulfill the conditional admission requirements to continue studying at the university.

Academic Qualifications

  • A student applying to join the UoS must have completed her/his secondary education and have had at least 12 years of schooling prior to the date of application.
  • The applicant should have graduated from a school licensed and recognized by the Ministry of Education in the UAE, and must submit a certified copy of the secondary school certificates or its equivalent, with a grade script certified by the school and the Ministry of Education or the Education Zone in the UAE.
  • An applicant who attended school outside the UAE should be a graduate of a school recognized by the official education authority in the country of study.
    Certificates submitted must be authenticated by the Education Authority in the country of study, such as the Ministry of Education, Boards of Education, or the British Council, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the country, then the relevant Embassy of the United Arab Emirates or the Embassy of the Country in the UAE, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates.

School Systems/Certificates

Holders of secondary school certificates or its equivalent:

  • Students who have obtained a secondary school completion certificate from schools inside the country that follow the educational system of the Ministry of Education, or students who have high school certificates or its equivalent from a recognized school from inside and outside the country can apply to join the university in one of the colleges, and in accordance with the conditions and criteria determined by the university, and within the limits of its carrying capacity.
  • Obtaining a success rate of at least 70% (Scientific, Literary, General, Advanced,Elite or Applied tracks) to join the faculties: Sharia, Islamic Studies, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Bussiness Administration, Fine Arts, design, Communication and Business Information System program in college of Computing and informatics.
  • Obtaining a success rate of no less than 75% (Scientific stream, Advanced track), or a success rate of not less than 70% (Elite track), or a success rate of not less than 80% (General , Literary or Applied tracks) to join the College of Law .
  • Obtaining a success rate of at least 70% (Science, Advanced,General, or Elite) for admission to College of Science (EXCEPT Biotechnology program). Also, to join Computer Science and Information Technology-Multimedia programs at the College of Computing and Informatics.
  • Obtaining a success rate of at least 80% (Scientific stream, Advanced track) , or a success rate of not less than75% (Elite Track) or a or a success rate of not less than 90%(General track) for joining the College of Engineering (Note: General track students in the College of Engineering are accepted into a qualifying program, which includes passing university qualifying courses in physics and mathematics with a grade of no less than D, or passing the required EmSAT exams with a score of 800 or its equivalent).
  • Obtaining a success rate of at least 80% (Scientific stream, Advanced track) , or a success rate of not less than75% (Elite Track) for joining Cybersecurity Engineering and Computer Engineering at the College of Computing and Informatics..
  • Obtaining a success rate of at least 80% (Scientific stream,Advanced track) , or a success rate of not less than75% (Elite Track) for joining the College of Engineering and Cybersecurity Engineering and Computer Engineering at the College of Computing and Informatics.
  • Obtaining a success rate of not less than 75% (Scientific stream, Advanced , Elite track), or a success rate of not less than 85%(General track) to join the College of Health Sciences (Note: General track students in the College of Health Sciences are accepted into a qualifying program, which includes passing university qualifying courses in physics, biology, chemistry and mathematics with a garde of no less than D, or passing the required EmSAT exams with a score of 800 or its equivalent).
  • Obtaining a success rate of at least 85% (Scientific stream, Advanced track) or a success rate of not less than 80% (Elite track) to join the College of Pharmacy.
  • Obtaining a success rate of at least 85% (Scientific stream, Advanced, orElite track) to join the College of Dentistry.
  • Obtaining a success rate of at least 95% (Scientific stream, Advanced , or Elite track) to enroll in the College of Medicine.

Important General Notes

  1. Students shall fill in the application form personally, and be responsible for the accuracy of the information filled therein. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  2. Students are responsible for completing all admission procedures by the specified deadlines, in accordance with the instructions of the Admissions Office as announced in the academic calendar. The University is not responsible for applications not completed by students on time. All students are required to visit the University’s website (www.sharjah.ac.ae) to learn about the dates and locations of the admission exams, TOEFL test, and personal interviews as well as to see their results.
  3. Reservation seat fees are nonrefundable if the student withdraws or does not enroll in the University, and are applied toward tuition fees if the student enrolls in his/her program.
  4. Admission is granted for the semester to which the student is applying. A student’s admission will be canceled if the student does not enroll in the same semester as when the application has been submitted.
  5. New students are permitted to postpone admission for a maximum of one semester for all programs after paying the required fees and submitting the required form to the Admission Office.
  6. Paragraph (5) applies to all the University programs except for programs in the Colleges of Medicine and Dental Medicine, which do not allow postponement of admission.
  7. The University does not accept the submission of the original High School Certificate. Students are required to provide copies certified by the proper authorities.
  8. All documents submitted for admission to the University are considered the property of the University. Students are not permitted to request any documents from their personal file once submitted to a staff member.
  9. The University is not responsible for scholarship applications. Students are required to contact sponsors on their own.
  10. Applications received after the admission period will not be considered.
  11. The University reserves the right to increase the fees every year.
  12. Students Shall Abide by All Other University Requirements.