Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

AURAK is dedicated to providing students with a high-quality education that prepares them for successful careers and fulfilling lives. To be considered for one of our programs, you'll need to meet specific criteria. Our admissions requirements are designed to ensure that each student has the skills, knowledge, and commitment required to thrive in our challenging and rewarding environment.

High School Requirement

English Proficiency

Name of Exam Score
Academic IELTS 5.0
TOEFL – Paper based 500
TOEFL – Internet Based 61

EMSAT English

1100

EMSAT Requirements

School Program Critieria
Business All Majors EmSAT Math (600) or equivalent Accuplacer score or 80% and above in Highschool
Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • EmSAT Math (900) or equivalent Accuplacer score or 80% and above in Highschool
  • EmSAT Physics (800) or equivalent Accuplacer score or 80% and above in Highschool
  • EmSAT Chemistry (800) or equivalent Accuplacer score or 80% and above in Highschool
Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science
  • EmSAT Math (700) or equivalent Accuplacer score or 80% and above in Highschool
  • EmSAT Physics (700) or equivalent Accuplacer score or 80% and above in Highschool
Engineering Architecture No EmSAT requirements
Arts and Science Biotechnology
  • EmSAT Math (700) or equivalent Accuplacer score or 80% and above in Highschool
  • EmSAT Chemistry or Biology (700) or equivalent Accuplacer score or 80% and above in Highschool
Arts and Science Mass Communication No EmSAT requirements

Program-Specific Degree Requirements

The following program-specific admission requirements apply:

Program Requirements

Master of Education : Educational Leadership

  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience of teaching or equivalent work experience is required.
  • The minimum entry requirement for the Master of Education is a CGPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Executive Master of Business Administration

  • A baccalaureate degree in Business Administration, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, or its established equivalent in the applicant’s undergraduate degree program;
  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent, with a major or minor in Business Studies, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Management/Business Information Systems with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or its recognized equivalent in the applicant’s undergraduate degree program, or
  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent, in a non-business field with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, followed by a postgraduate certificate or diploma in a business-related field.
  • The students must also submit an experience certificate, which proves at least five years of work experience in a managerial position to be eligible.
  • Successful Personal Interview with School of Business Faculty.

Master of Business Administration

  • A baccalaureate degree in Business Administration, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, or its established equivalent in the applicant’s undergraduate degree program;
  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent, with a major or minor in Business Studies, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Management/Business Information Systems with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or its recognized equivalent in the applicant’s undergraduate degree program, or
  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent, in a non-business field with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, followed by a postgraduate certificate or diploma in a business-related field.
  • This MBA program will be geared toward applicants with zero (0) to five (5) years of work experience.
  • Successful Personal Interview with School of Business Faculty.

Master of Science in Engineering Project Management

  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Qualified applicants requiring prerequisite courses may be required to take such courses in addition to their regular graduate program courses.
  • Students with no prior background in probability and statistics will be required to take IENG 241 (Engineering Statistic).
  • Students with no prior background in engineering economy will be required to take IENG 321 (Engineering Economy).

Master of Science in Sustainable and Renewable Energy

  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Qualified applicants requiring prerequisite courses may be required to take such courses in addition to their regular graduate program courses.

English Proficiency Requirements

Name of Exam Score

Academic IELTS

6.0

TOEFL – Paper based

550

TOEFL – Internet Based

79

EMSAT English

1400

Other Documents

  • Passport copy
  • Copy of health card
  • Copy of valid Emirates ID (UAE residents only)
  • Health History Form (Completed and signed by a physician)
  • Four (4) recent passport-size photographs
  • Exemption letter from the National and Reserve Service Authority (UAE male applicants between the ages of 18 and 30 only)
  • Birth Certificate Family Book (UAE nationals only)
  • Army Exemption/Completion Letter (UAE nationals only)
Last Updated: 31 May 2024

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