Application Guidance Notes Dubai

Before continuing with your application please read the following guidance carefully

Your application is specifically designed for the programme you have applied for via course finder. It is sensitive to the answers you provide as you proceed through the application. Some sections may not be relevant to your application.

You do not have to complete your application in one session. You will be sent an email containing a secure link to enable you to complete your application at a future date should you so choose.

You will be able to save your application at any point in the process and return to it when you are ready to continue.

Please note that your application will not be processed until all the relevant sections have been completed and your application has been submitted.

Throughout your application you will be given the opportunity to upload scanned documents in support of your application.

Please note that a decision on your application may be delayed if the relevant supporting documents are not received. 


The following information will usually be needed before a decision can be made on your application:

  • Academic Reference(s)
  • Academic transcripts (interim* transcripts) and certificates for all relevant academic qualifications;
  • English language test certificate (if appropriate);
  • GCSE or equivalent certificates (if applying for PGCE).

*A transcript of your progress within the qualification and achievement to date.

You may also be required to submit further documents. 

It is your responsibility to ensure that the information you provide is accurate and complete, and does not contain false or misleading information. It is also your responsibility to provide additional information when requested to do so. The University will check your academic history, qualifications, references, personal statements, and anything else provided as part of your application for accuracy.

Completing the application form

The application form is divided into the following sections, which will be tailored to the application route you are applying for. 

Personal Details
Additional Personal Information
Contact Details
Education
Professional/Work Experience
Personal Statement
Research Details
Passport 
Referees
Application Information 
Funding
Submission

New User Details

*Title

*Forename(s)/Given name

*Second Forename

*Surname/Family name

*Gender

*Date of Birth (dd/mmm/yyyy)

*Email address (this is your username).

Please provide us with an active personal email account that will be valid for the duration of the application process. This is to ensure our communications reach you. Should your email change after you submit your application, please email us at directapplicationsystem@contacts.bham.ac.uk with the details. Changing your email address without informing us will impact on your user experience with this system.

*Confirm e-mail Address

*Password (choose a password containing a minimum of 8 characters, which must contain: at least one upper case (A-Z), one lower case (a-z), one number (0-9), one special character (!? * % ( ) @ # $ ^ & + - =)).

*Confirm password

Proceed with your application form