Progress to
the University
of Birmingham Dubai

with a University Pathway programme

A world-class British university in the global city of Dubai


Take an International Foundation Year or Pre-Master's Programme and progress onto the incredible University of Birmingham Dubai, a member of the Russell Group and one of the top 100 universities in the world.

The University of Birmingham Dubai at a glance:
- GOLD in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
- Same ‘University of Birmingham’ certificate
- Student Scholarships of up to 30%
- Academics are global experts in their fields
- Only British University recognised by the Ministry of Education
- Largest purpose built, smart campus in the Middle East region
- Hub for research and innovation
- 2nd Year Exchange programme at in Birmingham
- Ranked in the Global Top 100 for Graduate employment outcomes

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New Campus Opening September 2021

Discover a student experience like no other at the new University of Birmingham Dubai campus.

A world-class physical and digital experience
Iconic buildings
Dedicated student hub and wellbeing spaces
An academic home for 2,900 students

Find out more about the range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses on offer.

The incredible facilities at the University of Birmingham Dubai

Student Scholarships

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When you apply to the University of Birmingham Dubai with us you could be eligible for a scholarship of up to 30%. Fill in the form below for more details.

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Why choose the University of Birmingham Dubai

A state of the art campus, cutting edge programmes, world-class academics and the opportunity to graduate from a top-100 ranked university. Find out more about the University of Birmingham Dubai.

Study at the University of Birmingham Dubai

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Increase your employability

One of the top most targeted universities by leading employers (High Fliers 2020)

Excellence in teaching

A Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) from the British Government.

Globally recognised

One of the Top 100 Global Universities, ranked 81st as per QS ranking 2020

Pathway Options

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International Foundation Year

Progress to undergraduate study at the University of Birmingham with an International Foundation Year.

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Pre-Master's Programme

Prepare for postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham with a specialist Pre-Master's Programme.

Student Testimonials

"Dubai is one of the commercial and business centers of the world and very cosmopolitan at heart. I found it a viable environment to gain corporate experience."

Sandra from Nigeria,
MSc International Business

"My advice for prospective applicants is you should just go ahead and join! It’s been an amazing experience for me and I’m sure you will also enjoy it!"

Rahil from India,
BSc Money, Banking and Finance

"Beyond the classroom the student body is very diverse and you get to meet people from around the globe; it’s a great way to socialise while studying."

Maida from Pakistan,
BSc Business Management

Hear from Current Students

Meet and network with a close knit community of students from around the world. Watch what current students say about making friendships at the University of Birmingham Dubai,

Want to study at the University of Birmingham Dubai?

Find out more about your Pathway options.

Discover the Campus

Campus Tour

Explore the incredible facilities currently on offer.

Virtual Walkthrough

Take a look at the new campus opening in September 2021.

Popular Courses

  • Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Business Management
  • Money, Banking and Finance
  • International Business

These are just some of the wide range of Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Teacher Education programmes. Other programmes on offer include Artificial Intelligence, Accounting and Finance, Money, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Psychology and PGCE.

A World-Class University

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90%

of students accepted at first choice University

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85%

achieve a first or second class degree

Ready to start your journey?

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