The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling approximately 13,900 students, with more than 900 faculty and 65,000 alumni holding key positions in government, industry, commerce, and all business areas throughout the region. International students and faculty representing more than 65 countries enrich and enliven the campus and classrooms while providing stimulating cultural diversity.

As the country’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of internationally accredited high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through its nine colleges in almost all major disciplines.

Since its inception in 1976, UAEU has evolved from an undergraduate teaching institution to a comprehensive university with greater emphasis on a research mission.

As a research-intensive university, UAEU works with its partners in the industry to provide research solutions to challenges facing the nation and the region. Nine research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region are advancing knowledge in critical areas.

In addition, the Science & Innovation Park, through its business incubators, serves as a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership to foster the transitioning of the UAE economy towards a knowledge economy.

With its distinguished faculty, state-of-the-art campus and a full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the region. UAEU is a mature university with significant accomplishments and a clear trajectory for continuous improvement with a goal to be recognized internationally as one of the world’s best universities.

Colleges

The United Arab Emirates University has 9 separate colleges, in addition to the College of Graduate Studies and University College, hosting a comprehensive range of academic disciplines and departments.

Please visit the College pages to learn more.

University College

We are committed to excellence through creating a vibrant learning environment, and providing state-of-the-art learning facilities.

College of Business and Economics

The CBE is featured with its effective learning environment, distinguished study plans to assist students to build their future.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

At CHSS, we promote advanced scientific research, create strong ties with the society and consolidate heritage and community service.

College of Information Technology

Our College is an ideal place that nurtures personal, intellectual, and technical growth and we are proud of our successful graduates.

College of Engineering

The College of Engineering offers distinguished, internationally repeatable programs, and strives to achieve sustainability in various fields.

College of Education

Providing modern teaching methods, the College of Education offers programs that meet the UAE educational requirements to build a distinctive knowledgeable society.

College of Law

The College of Law has a prestigious status regionally and provides research-based programs to meet the UAE society’s needs.

College of Food and Agriculture

The CFA is committed to student success and offering academic programs that adopt critical thinking to acquire students with the skills required in the competitive job market.

College of Science

We provide a distinguished experiment-based learning environment to prepare graduates equipped with quality technical skills and expertise in line with international standards.

College of Medicine and Health Sciences

We provide a distinguished experiment-based learning environment to prepare graduates equipped with quality technical skills and expertise in line with international standards.

College of Graduate Studies

We offer the best programs and facilities to help students meet their aspirations of studying graduate programs. We also offer various full and partial scholarships for different programs.

Programs taught in:
  • English (US)

This school also offers:

MSc

UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The Architectural Engineering Department offers a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Architectural Engineering for students with interests in the design, construction and ... [+]

Overview

The Architectural Engineering Department offers a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Architectural Engineering for students with interests in the design, construction and operation of high performing built environment. The MSc degree prepares students for specialized roles in professional practice as well as for advanced study at the doctoral level. The program includes rigorous architecture engineering course work on topics related to building science, engineering systems, sustainable development, and high-performance design at various scales of the built environment. The program culminates in either a research-based project or a thesis. Applicants are expected to have undergraduate architectural or architectural engineering backgrounds, either with a BSc degree in Architectural Engineering from UAE University or equivalent in a closely related area.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The goal of this program is to graduate master-level chemical engineers who are highly qualified for a rewarding professional experience. Graduates may choose to work in ... [+]

Overview

The goal of this program is to graduate master-level chemical engineers who are highly qualified for a rewarding professional experience. Graduates may choose to work in the chemical, petrochemical or biochemical industries, continue on to other graduate-level degrees, or join consulting/contracting companies. Prospective students have to be motivated to seek life-long learning and professional development and be capable of becoming professionals and leaders in the global chemical, petrochemical and biochemical industries. (Total credit hours is 30 for these and 33 for no-theses).

UAEU now ranks #1 in the UAE based on the Times Higher Education Ranking! We are also #5 in the Middle East, #49th in Asia and #70 in the Young University Rankings of 2019.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The M.Sc. in Chemistry program aims at providing opportunities to top UAE and international students to pursue high-quality graduate education in the field of chemistry. ... [+]

Overview

The M.Sc. in Chemistry program aims at providing opportunities to top UAE and international students to pursue high-quality graduate education in the field of chemistry. The program is built on knowledge depth and advanced research to prepare graduates for challenging jobs in multiple sectors. This is achieved by offering a well-balanced curriculum based on well-designed theoretical courses and providing opportunity and means for advanced research in highly important areas where major scientific and technological challenges are addressed. The Department of Chemistry is well-established in terms of research facilities allowing for advanced quality research under the supervision of faculty members with a wide spectrum of research interests. Research interests cover all of the traditional areas of chemistry, analytical, organic, inorganic, physical, and biochemistry besides cross-disciplinary research areas such as bio-analytical, petroleum, materials, environmental, pharmaceutical, and computational chemistry. The program is designed with significant flexibility by accepting full-time as well as part-time students and offering evening as well as week-end courses. The model study plan is to complete the required theoretical course work (24 credit hours) and thesis research work (6 credit hours) within two years for a full-time candidate and three years for a part-time candidate.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

This graduate program covers various Civil Engineering disciplines including Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Management, Highway and Transp ... [+]

Overview

This graduate program covers various Civil Engineering disciplines including Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Management, Highway and Transportation, Water Resources, Environmental Engineering, and Surveying. The necessity of maintaining national development is placing increasing demands upon the government and private sectors to secure proper infrastructures, transportation networks, residential and industrial complexes. To help meet those demands, the program is designed to provide the community and industry with distinguished national manpower and highly qualified civil engineers for the sustainable development of the country. The program will train students intending to pursue their Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. Graduates of the program would provide the link between the advancements in Civil Engineering sciences and corresponding applications.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The Master of Science program in Electrical Engineering provides advanced study opportunities for electrical engineers. The program includes elective courses, enabling st ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Science program in Electrical Engineering provides advanced study opportunities for electrical engineers. The program includes elective courses, enabling students to individually tailor their programs to provide emphasis in a particular specialization (e.g., Power, control, communication, etc.). Areas of study include power systems, power electronics, electronics, control systems, computer engineering and communication systems. The program has a thesis and non-thesis options. The program provides the graduates with all the necessary abilities to pursue in a Ph.D. program and/or actively participate in the management and maintenance of new technological innovations as well as the involvement in the development and design of new products. Other objectives include establishing strong two-way relationships with the local industry and governmental establishments, in addition to promoting scientific research and development (R&D) activities. (Total credit hours is 30 for these and 33 for no-theses).... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences is a 30 credit hour program that is offered both full and part-time within the Biology Department. Students are required to complete 2 ... [+]

Overview

The M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences is a 30 credit hour program that is offered both full and part-time within the Biology Department. Students are required to complete 24 credit hours of coursework in addition to 6 credit hours assigned to research and the completion of an M.Sc. thesis. The coursework includes 4 credit hours of College of Science requirements (Ethics, Research Methods, and Statistics), 10 credit hours of core environmental sciences courses and elective courses (10 credit hours) that allow the student to specialize in any specific topic relating to environmental sciences. Student progress is overseen by a research supervisor (and co-supervisors) and a thesis defense committee. The program is a fee-based program open for all students who meet the entry requirements.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The Department of Food Science is proposing Master Program in Food Science which will give students an opportunity to gain advanced knowledge related to Food Quality and ... [+]

Overview

The Department of Food Science is proposing Master Program in Food Science which will give students an opportunity to gain advanced knowledge related to Food Quality and Safety, Food Chemistry and Analysis, Food Processing and Engineering as well as Innovative and Functional Foods. Master program in Food Science is designed to reinforce and enhance the student’s knowledge of scientific principles and processes used to produce safe and high-quality foods. The program will provide a science-based professional education that encompasses classroom theory, practical research, and its application. Students will have an opportunity to comprehensively study theoretical and applied aspects of the science, technology, and engineering of foods. An in-depth understanding of science, as it applies to foods, will assist students with interest in career and technical education, to understand the food industry as well as food preparation in their daily life. This program is designed to produce expert food science postgraduate with the knowledge and skills to develop and further excel in the professional world.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

Graduates from the Master's Degree in Horticulture are in high demand in the current job market. The occupational positions which can be filled by graduates of this propo ... [+]

Overview

Graduates from the Master's Degree in Horticulture are in high demand in the current job market. The occupational positions which can be filled by graduates of this proposed program include, but are not limited to, horticulture architects and designers, city horticulturists, research assistants, and university instructors, among many others. Students can focus their study in the areas of horticulture, agro-ecology, biotechnology, breeding, crop physiology, crop production, mineral nutrition, modeling and quantitative horticulture, plant growth and development, post-harvest physiology, renegotiation/restoration, as well as sustainable water management.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The Master of Science in Information Security program, offered by the College of Information Technology, is designed to develop expertise in leadership and operations in ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Information Security program, offered by the College of Information Technology, is designed to develop expertise in leadership and operations in the area of information security. The program is geared towards meeting the growing need for information technology specialists in information security. The program provides graduates with depth courses designed to enhance their skill set and knowledge in information security as well as breadth information technology courses.

The program provides the needed technical and managerial expertise to plan, acquire, operate, manage and evaluate an organization's information security system of operations. Students enrolled in this program are expected to pursue a plan of study to assure professional competence and breadth of knowledge in the field of information security. The emphasis of this specialization is on applying proven and innovative practices for building industry-standard secure systems, applications, and networks. This program is for highly motivated groups of working professionals and recent Bachelor's degree graduates. The program is designed to impart knowledge and develop the skills needed to meet current and future information security needs of the government and corporate organizations, as well as preparing students to pursue a Ph.D. in information security or related areas.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The College of Information Technology offers the Master of Science in Information Technology Management program that produces graduates who have a thorough understanding ... [+]

Overview

The College of Information Technology offers the Master of Science in Information Technology Management program that produces graduates who have a thorough understanding of information systems and technologies along with relevant management, communication, and decision-making skills. Students learn how to integrate information systems technology expertise and management skills to effectively implement organizational solutions. This combination of advanced technical knowledge and management skills with the organizational strategy put graduates of this program in a position to succeed as IT leaders and technical experts.

UAEU now ranks #1 in the UAE based on the Times Higher Education Ranking! We are also #5 in the Middle East, #49th in Asia and #70 in the Young University Rankings of 2019.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The M.Sc. in Mathematical Sciences is a 30 credit hour program that is offered both full and part-time within the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Students are requir ... [+]

Overview

The M.Sc. in Mathematical Sciences is a 30 credit hour program that is offered both full and part-time within the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Students are required to complete 24 credit hours of coursework in addition to 6 credit hours assigned to research and the completion of an M.Sc. thesis. The coursework includes 4 credit hours of College of Science requirements (Ethics, Research Methods and Statistics), 3 core mathematics courses, and 2 department seminars( a total of 11 credit hours) in addition to 3 elective courses (9 credit hours) that allow the student to specialize in any specific topic related to pure or applied mathematics. Student progress is overseen by a research supervisor (and co-supervisors) and a thesis defense committee. The program is a fee-based program open for all students who meet the entry requirements.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest and oldest branches of engineering and can require work that ranges from the design and manufacture of very fine and sensiti ... [+]

Overview

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest and oldest branches of engineering and can require work that ranges from the design and manufacture of very fine and sensitive instruments with micro and nano scales to the design and fabrication of huge power plants. The ME program emphasizes a fundamental approach to engineering in which the student learns to identify needs, define problems and apply basic principles and techniques to obtain a solution. This philosophy is incorporated in classroom lectures, laboratory activities, design projects, and research. ME graduates are expected to deal with moving devices and complex systems. Students learn about materials, design, manufacturing, solid and fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, control, and instrumentation, to understand mechanical systems. Specialized ME subjects include energy conversion, energy management, air conditioning, turbomachinery, composite materials and materials processing, combustion, fracture mechanics, selected topics in mechatronics and vibration, control engineering, introduction to robotics, selected topics in manufacturing and design, maintenance engineering, biomechanics and selected topics in bioengineering. (Total credit hours is 30 for thesis and 33 for no-thesis).... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The M.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology is a 30 credit hour that is offered both full- and part-time within the Department of Biology. Students are required to c ... [+]

Overview

The M.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology is a 30 credit hour that is offered both full- and part-time within the Department of Biology. Students are required to complete 24 credit hours of coursework in addition to 6 credit hours assigned to research and the completion of an M.Sc. thesis. The coursework includes 5 credit hours of College of Science requirements (Graduate Seminar, Ethics, Research Methods and Statistics), 10 credit hours of 4 core Molecular Biology and Biotechnology courses in addition to 9 credit hours of intercollege (College of Science and College of Medicine and Health Sciences) elective courses that allows the student to specialize in any specific topic related to Molecular Biology and/or Biotechnology. Students can take up to 6 credit hours of elective courses offered by the CMHS. Student progress is overseen by a research supervisor (and co-supervisors) and a thesis defense committee. The program is a fee-based program open for all students who meet the entry requirements.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The goal of this program is to graduate master-level petroleum engineers who are highly qualified for a rewarding professional experience. Graduates may choose to work in ... [+]

Overview

The goal of this program is to graduate master-level petroleum engineers who are highly qualified for a rewarding professional experience. Graduates may choose to work in the petroleum industry, continue on to other graduate-level degrees, or join consulting/contracting companies. Prospective students have to be motivated to seek life-long learning and professional development and be capable of becoming professionals and leaders in the global petroleum industries. (Total credit hours is 30 for these and 33 for no-theses).

UAEU now ranks #1 in the UAE based on the Times Higher Education Ranking! We are also #5 in the Middle East, #49th in Asia and #70 in the Young University Rankings of 2019.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The Master of Science in Physics program is designed to serve and support the UAE strategic needs in various areas which include, but are not limited to nuclear energy, s ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Physics program is designed to serve and support the UAE strategic needs in various areas which include, but are not limited to nuclear energy, semiconductor industry, Medical Physics, Aerospace industry, Nanophysics, and Nanotechnology. The program aims at preparing its graduates for professional and leadership positions in industrial, educational and governmental institutions.

UAEU now ranks #1 in the UAE based on the Times Higher Education Ranking! We are also #5 in the Middle East, #49th in Asia and #70 in the Young University Rankings of 2019.

Program Objectives A robust background in concepts and solving skills in fundamental Physics. The capability to research a topic in contemporary Physics. The capability to communicate finds. Program Learning Outcomes ... [-]
United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The Master of Science in Software Engineering offered by the College of Information Technology is designed to develop technical and managerial expertise in software engin ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Software Engineering offered by the College of Information Technology is designed to develop technical and managerial expertise in software engineering. The program focuses on meeting the growing needs of software engineers. Students acquire solid foundations in theory and practice in software engineering, with in-depth exposure to the state-of-the-art in software development processes, methodologies, and tools. The program is designed to impart knowledge and develop the skills needed to meet current and future information technology needs of government and corporate organizations, as well as to prepare students for Ph.D. degree programs in IT and related areas. Teamwork is emphasized throughout the curriculum to provide students with essential skills to be successful software engineering professionals. The program is intended for highly motivated groups of working professionals and recent Bachelor's degree graduates.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The Water Resources Master Program (WRMP) is an interdisciplinary graduate program offers a Master of Science degree addressing all areas of Water. The program accepts bo ... [+]

Overview

The Water Resources Master Program (WRMP) is an interdisciplinary graduate program offers a Master of Science degree addressing all areas of Water. The program accepts both full and part-time students since its commencement in September 1999. The WRMP offers thesis and non-thesis options. Students with thesis option need to complete 30 CHs for graduation; while non-thesis option students need to complete 33 CHs to graduate. The WRMP covers various aspects related to water resources including (but not limited to) Integrated Water Resources Management and Sustainability, Groundwater Hydrology, Surface Water Hydrology, Subsurface Contaminant Hydrology, Water Quality, Risk Assessment, Environmental Engineering and Protection, Environmental Impact Assessment, Water Science and Technology, Hydrological and Hydrogeological Modeling, Water and Wastewater Treatment, Water Desalination, Hydraulic and Coastal Systems, Water Recycling, Water Infrastructure, Water Resources Planning and Assessment using GIS and Remote Sensing, and Water Economics and Policy. The participation of several experts from different university colleges conforms to the multidisciplinary nature of the program and brings deep knowledge on enormous practical applications related to water resources.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English

Master

UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The Master of Education Program at the United Arab Emirates University is practice-oriented with the primary focus of enhancing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Education Program at the United Arab Emirates University is practice-oriented with the primary focus of enhancing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of graduate students. The program is designed to cater to the needs of school teachers, principals, and other school professionals who are eager to pursue graduate studies to improve their performances. It focuses on preparing leaders who will engage in school reform through curriculum development, school decision-making, and community outreach. The program is based on best international standards which will help in facilitating the continuous improvement of education in the United Arab Emirates. The Master’s degree program offers three tracks: Educational Leadership, Special Education and Curriculum and Instruction (English, Arabic, Islamic Studies, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies). UAEU College of Education is considered a pioneer in the Middle East in Teacher Education preparation, demonstrated by its attainment of international recognition from the Center for Quality Assurance in International Education (CQAIE) in collaboration with the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), in 2005 and 2010 respectively.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

Engineering Management is the Process of Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Leading and influencing People and Controlling Activities which have a Technological Component. T ... [+]

Overview

Engineering Management is the Process of Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Leading and influencing People and Controlling Activities which have a Technological Component. These functions require foundation skills from engineering managers to manage themselves, staff, teams, projects, technologies and global issues of importance. These requirements being partly technical and partly business-related, the Colleges of Engineering and Business and Economics got together and launched the program in 2006. The program focuses on product development, process management, Quality Engineering and Project management from the technical side and leadership, management of technical innovations, supply chain, finance and decision making from the business side. The knowledge and skills thus gained are integrated through an action project.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Al Ain
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The MPA is the first AACSB-Accredited Accounting program in the GCC and MENA region. It caters to practicing accountants and managers who have chosen the professional pat ... [+]

Overview

The MPA is the first AACSB-Accredited Accounting program in the GCC and MENA region. It caters to practicing accountants and managers who have chosen the professional path, and who would like to further their education with a post-graduate degree in accounting. The program covers much wider areas of accounting than any of the other professional accounting certifications that tend to be narrowly specialized. In addition, it develops personal and business competencies (technical and non-technical) of graduates and provides them with an excellent foundation for successful professional careers. The degree will also be a natural route to a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA).... [-]

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
August 2020
English (US)
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Read more in English

UAEU United Arab Emirates University

Address
Reem Island, 8th floor of Sky Tower
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Address
Sheik Khalifa Bin Zayed Street
Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates