Information and Advice for Prospective Students from UAE

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UAE

As one of the UK’s leading modern universities, students from more than 100 countries apply to the University of Lincoln each year for degree level studies.

To help you prepare, the following information provides guidance on the entrance requirements you will need to meet, alongside further information in support of your application.

Entry Requirements

Prospective students from UAE are required to meet the following University of Lincoln entry requirements:

University Preparation Courses for International Students

International and EU students who do not meet the minimum undergraduate entry requirements have the opportunity to study a preparation course at the University of Lincoln International Study Centre.

Students can apply for the International Foundation Year, a one-year course that aims to prepare you for the first year of your chosen degree. Students can choose from two subject routes:

● International Foundation Year in Business and Media
● International Foundation Year in Engineering and Computing

Students can also apply for the International Year One, an intensive, one-year course that is the equivalent of the first year of an undergraduate degree. Students can choose from four subject routes:

● International Year One in Business and Management
● International Year One in Computer Science
● International Year One in Engineering
● International Year One in Media Studies

Upon successful completion, students are able to progress to an undergraduate degree at the University of Lincoln.

Prospective students require one of the following qualifications for entry into year one of an undergraduate degree:

  • Successful completion of a recognised International Foundation Course Higher College of Technology Diploma with min GPA of 3.0 (B)
  • 1 year of a UAE degree
  • Between 27 and 34 International Baccalaureate (IB) points depending on the course you wish to apply for.  Specific information on IB requirements can be found on the individual course page.

 

Advanced Entry (Undergraduate)

Depending on your academic background and intended course of study, it may be possible to apply for advanced entry into year 2 or 3 of a University of Lincoln undergraduate course.

For more information, please contact the Student Administration Team: admissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

For more information, please contact the International Admissions Team: intadmissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

Postgraduate Taught (e.g. MA/MSc)

Entry requirements for postgraduate (master degree) programmes vary by course although typically you will require a minimum of 2.6 out of 4 GPA.

Specific information on postgraduate entry requirements can be found on the individual programme page.

For comparison purposes, a GPA of 2.4 is the equivalent of a third class degree. A GPA of 2.6 / 4 is the equivalent of a 2:2 honours degree. A GPA of 3.0 / 4 is the equivalent of a 2:1 honours degree


Postgraduate Research (e.g. MPhil/PhD)

Successful completion of a Master’s Degree.

 

Postgraduate Research opportunities at the University of Lincoln range from MRes and MA by Research to MPhil / PhD.  For further information on entry requirements please visit the individual subject pages.

Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the International Admissions Team.

Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the Student Administration Team.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score) or equivalent. Please note that some courses require a higher score

Students who do not meet the above English language requirements may be eligible for entry onto a Pre Sessional English and Academic Study Skills (PEASS) course.

Further information regarding English language requirements and Pre Sessional Courses can be found on our English Requirements page.

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Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

University of Lincoln students are required to pay tuition fees for each year of their course. Further information regarding tuition fees and how to pay can be found on the following pages:

Undergraduate Programmes
Postgraduate Programmes

Scholarships

Each year, the University of Lincoln is delighted to award a number of scholarships and bursaries to suitably qualified students from around the world. Depending on your academic ability, intended programme of study and nationality, the level of scholarship / bursary can vary.

Meet Us in UAE

Representatives from the University of Lincoln regularly attend events around the world. For more information on events taking place in UAE, please contact internationalenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk.

The University of Lincoln’s International Officers are happy to meet with prospective students, parents and alumni during their working trips around the world. The International Officer for United Arab Emirates is James Faulconbridge.

James will be visiting Dubai on Friday March 1 and Abu Dhabi on Saturday March 2.

In Dubai, James will be available to answer your questions at the IDP Roadshow Event at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel in Dubai between 3pm and 9pm.

The Roda Al Bustan Hotel is on Casablanca St.

In Abu Dhabi, James will be available to answer your questions at the IDP Roadshow Event at the InterContinental Hotel between 3pm and 9pm.

The InterContinental Hotel is on King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street.

Alternatively, if you would like to propose a meeting with James during his visit, please email jfaulconbridge@lincoln.ac.uk

 

 

Our Global Education Agents in UAE

The University of Lincoln work with a number of agents and representatives around the world. As part of their role, they can provide information and support in the following areas:

  • Study opportunities in the UK
  • Applying to the University of Lincoln
  • Advice and support

Bridge International for Academic Service
Contact: Ragheda Al Khateeb
Al-Husseini Group Commercial Building
Zahran Street (between 7th and 8th Circle),
(8th floor) – Office number 810
PO Box 1599
Amman 11821
Jordan
Tel: +9626 5810137 / 5815521
Fax: +9626 5857938
Email: bridge@bridge.jo
Web: http://www.bridge.jo

Knowledge Zone for University Admission Services
The H Hotel Dubai Office Tower - Level 19
Sheikh Zayed Road - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 47050419
Cell: +971 5 61676497
Fax: +971 4 7050301
Website: www.kzone.ae
Email: info@kzone.ae

Middle East Graduate
Contact: Mr. Mohammad Al Ahmad
Megraduate Consultancy
Email: megraduateam@gmail.com
Web: http://www.megraduate.com

Global Vision for Academic Services
Contact: Luma Ballouk
Email: admin@visionedu.co.uk
Web: http://www.visionedu.co.uk

Our Global Education Agents

The University of Lincoln work with a number of Agents and representatives around the world. As part of their role, they can provide information and support in the following areas:

  • Study opportunities in the UK
  • Applying to the University of Lincoln
  • Advice and support

For more information about our regional Agents and representatives, please email the International Team on internationalenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk.

Contact the International Office

Tel: +44 (0)1522 308108

Email: internationalenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk or use our online enquiry form.