Abu Dhabi School of Management (ADSM) welcomes applications from students from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience. Applicants will need to meet both Academic and English Language requirements for acceptance into postgraduate programs.
Applicants for ADSM postgraduate programs must have completed a bachelor degree or equivalent at an accredited institution of higher education and have achieved the minimum grade as outlined below:
|PROGRAM||*BACHELOR||CGPA – Direct Entry||OTHER|
|MBA||Any specialisation||> 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent||2 years’ work experience|
|Master of Science in Quality Business Excellence||Business or
|> 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent||Applicants with a degree in an area other than business or engineering and have relevant work experience, or professional qualifications, may be considered for admission|
|Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Development||Business||> 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent||Applicants with a degree in an area other than business and have relevant work experience, or professional qualifications, may be considered for admission
*Bachelor degrees must be from an institution recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs.
All instruction at ADSM is carried out in English and you will need to demonstrate an adequate level of English language proficiency to enrol. The following are requirements needed for admission:
|TOEFL – International Paper Based or AmidEast ITP||550||530|
|TOEFL – Computer Based (CBT)||213||197|
|TOEFL – Internet Based (iBT)||79||71|
|Cambridge English Advanced (post-2015)||169||162|
|Cambridge English Advanced (pre-2015)||52||47|
|Pearson PTE (Academic)||50-57||42-49|
Exceptions to the English Language requirement are as follows:
a. A native speaker of English who has completed their undergraduate education in an English-medium institution and in a country where English is the official language.
b. An applicant with an undergraduate qualification from an English-medium institution who can provide evidence of acquiring a minimum TOEFL score of 500 on the Paper Based test, or its equivalent on another standardized test approved by the CAA, at the time of admission to the undergraduate program.
c. With reference to b. above, applicants who commenced undergraduate studies in Fall 2007 or after, but are unable to provide an English language test result, may provide a letter from their undergraduate institution confirming that they met the English language requirements as stipulated by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) for entry to the undergraduate program taken by the applicant.
A student must achieve the required English language score as outlined above
(under Direct Entry requirements), by the end of the first semester of study.
Contact the Admissions team: firstname.lastname@example.org