Programmes / Doctorate and PhD Programmes / Doctor of Education (EdD) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education / Entry Requirements
A recognised Master’s degree in a subject related to the programme with a cumulative grade point average of greater than 3.0 on a 4.0-point scale, or its equivalent.
A recognised Bachelor’s degree in a subject related to the programme.
At least the Master or the Bachelor degree should be in an Education related subject.
A minimum EmSAT score of 1550, TOEFL score of 580 (237 CBT, 92 iBT), IELTS academic score of 6.5 (6.0 on writing section), or their equivalents on another standardised nationally, or internationally, recognised test that is approved by the UAE Ministry of Education.
A minimum of 3 years teaching or equivalent experience in an educational/training organisation.
Applicants must also submit a 500-word statement of educational philosophy or rationale for wishing to study for the doctorate which will be discussed during an interview.
Submission of a certificate of equivalency issued by the Ministry of Education in the UAE for all previous degree certificates awarded by institutions outside the UAE.
A copy of the passport along with a copy of the Emirates ID (If available).
Al Ethbara Number (for UAE nationals only).
Satisfactory admissions interview will be mandatory.
Satisfactory supporting references will be required.
Students are encouraged to register for their IELTS or TOEFL at The British University in Dubai (BUiD) by contacting [email protected]
Paper-based ITP TOEFL are accepted by the administering institution only. Only those administered by AMIDEAST Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah will be accepted if it is sent by Amideast to BUiD directly.
While registering with ETS for iBT or with Amideast for ITP TOEFL, please quote BUiD’s TOEFL code 0168.
Internet (iBT) – test scores should be sent to BUiD directly by ETS.
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