16 of the UAE’s best-known universities for admission in 2020

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Ajman University

Established in 1988 as the first private university in the GCC, Ajman University (AU) was also the first university in the UAE to admit expatriate students. The 2020 QS World University Rankings lists AU among the top 800 universities globally and in the top 45 in the Arab region. AU is one of the first six higher education institutions in the world to receive global accreditation from the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).


AU’s top five programmes are BSc in Civil Engineering, BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA); Master of Public Relations and Corporate Communication and MSc in Endodontics.

Last date of application Admissions are open until August 31

Al Ghurair University (AGU)

AGU is one of the first private academic institutions licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education. Its courses are meticulously designed to cover the latest industry trends and equip students with the knowledge and experience to excel in jobs.

E-learning infrastructure

The Al Ghurair University is running its LMS– Blackboard Learn/SaaS Ultra – on Oracle servers to facilitate distance learning.

Online admission

The documents required for online application are copies of grade 12 results/ pre-board exams / 1st term/ 2nd term (whichever is available); degree certificate with transcripts; the result of English Language proficiency test (if available); passport copy; visa page; Emirates ID


It offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in various disciplines. Undergraduate Programmes: Bachelor of Arts in Interior design, Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Business Administration, BSc in Computer Information Systems, BScin Computer Science and Engineering, BSc in Electric and Electronics Engineering, Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Bachelor of Law

Postgraduate Programmes: Master of Business Administration, Master of Private Law, Master of Public Law, Professional Diploma in Teaching

Last date of application September 2020

Virtual campus tour Available

Source: https://gulfnews.com/uae/education/16-of-the-uaes-best-known-universities-for-admission-in-2020-1.1587977203896

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