University profile

University of Birmingham Dubai

2023/24 edition

About University of Birmingham Dubai

Stand out from the crowd with a degree from a Global Top 100 ranked university in the international business hub of Dubai. The university of Birmingham has been challenging great minds for more than a century and we bring this prestige academic rigour to our campus in Dubai to stretch and challenge students to achieve their potential.

We’re delighted to offer undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation courses in:

  • Accounting and finance
  • Biology and life sciences
  • Business and Management studies
  • Construction Management
  • Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Economics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Health sciences
  • Law
  • Marketing management
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Social sciences
  • Teacher training and Education

Global Top 100 ranked, British university

We are the first global top 100 and prestigious Russell Group university to open a campus in Dubai (QS World Rankings 2022)

Get Future Ready

Employers are looking for graduates who not only shine academically but are also ready for work. At the University of Birmingham Dubai, our careers services are committed to helping you identify and achieve your career aspirations. Negotiation, creative approaches to decision-making and problem-solving are all skills that will develop during your degree. Birmingham is in the top 5 of the most targeted universities by top employers in 2021-22 (Graduate Market in 2022 High Fliers Report)

During your studies, you will have access to a wide range of dedicated support, helping you to achieve your career goals. These include:

  • Individual careers advice from our careers consultant based in Dubai and specialist careers advisers, who will be able to offer you advice and guidance
  • Apply Yourself coaching workshops and online tutorials to help you present yourself effectively to employers and recruiters and develop an effective CV
  • Practical help with preparing for interviews and attending assessment centres
  • Access to global job opportunities online and job search webinars
  • Opportunities to network with alumni and potential employers
  • Access to a range of careers information online to help you consider your next stage after your degree and develop an individual career action plan

The UAE’s second city, your second home

In little over 50 years, Dubai has transformed itself from a tiny settlement to a metropolis and world-class destination; the world’s fourth most visited leisure destination. Welcoming over 14 million visitors in 2022, Dubai offers a rich diversity in attractions, entertainment and lifestyle.

In addition to this, Dubai has firmly established itself as a global leader in innovation. As a hyper-connected, pro-business hub between the East and the West, it provides many career options for talented graduates.

There is a wide variety of safe and modern accommodation options for students near the University of Birmingham Dubai. Dedicated student accommodation providers typically offer en-suite accommodation in shared apartments, where rooms are either single or double occupancy with facilities such as gyms and social spaces with basic costs of Wi-Fi and utilities included in the fee.

How to apply

Applications are made directly on our website programme pages. Click the ‘Apply Now’ button to complete your application on the applicant portal. You will need to submit copies of your qualifications, personal statement, reference and personal details. You can track the progress of your application and receive communications from us via the Applicant Portal.

Contact details

University of Birmingham Dubai
Dubai International Academic City
PO Box 341799