We have been welcoming students from the UAE for many years.

The following information is specifically for students in the UAE who are interested in studying at Lancaster.

Entry Requirements for Students from the UAE

High entrance requirements for our degree courses at Lancaster reflect the quality of the University.

Undergraduate Course Entry Requirements

Students who have completed high school in the UAE are required to take a foundation programme before entry to undergraduate degree courses at UK universities:

Postgraduate Course Entry Requirements

For more information please visit our Postgraduate entry requirements pages.

  • English language requirements and preparation courses for postgraduate study

Fees and Scholarships

For more information about tuition fees, scholarships and living costs please see: Fees and Funding.

Support for you in the UAE

Our official agent in the UAE is listed below. You can contact them directly for more information about study opportunities at Lancaster University. They can also offer practical advice on UK visa requirements and studying in the UK.

You can find useful information about studying in the UK on the EducationUK Global website.

Student Societies for Emirati students

Lancaster University offers a welcoming global community. Nearly 2,500 international students from more than a hundred countries study at the University. The following societies are popular with our Emirati students:

For more information about other student societies and activities please see: Life at Lancaster.

Study Options in the UAE

We offer Lancaster University undergraduate transfer degree courses in the UAE with our partner institution Manipal University Dubai.

Contact Us

The Lancaster International Office is here to help and advise students from the UAE. If you cannot find the information you require in these pages please email the UAE Team.

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