BBA Admission Requirements

A. DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM

All admissions in SUC are guided by Ministerial Decrees # 200/year 2004, 133/year 2005 and Decree 55/ year 2021; and MOE-CAA Standards for Licensure & Accreditation 2019.
An applicant seeking admission for the Bachelor of Business Administration program is required to fulfill the following conditions:

  • High School Qualification
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Mathematics Proficiency
  • Arabic Language Proficiency
  • Personal Interview

Please refer below sections for details of the above requirements:

High School Qualification

a. Prospective student should have 70% marks for Advanced or Elite Track or 75% for General Track or equivalent in International standard or its equivalent as per the International Grade Conversions published by World Education Services Inc. (www.wes.org)and www.classbase.com.

b. As per MOE Decision 519/year 2022, students from public or private schools within and outside the country are required to submit one of the following documents as applicable:

1.Certificate of completion of the secondary school education, attested by the Ministry of Education or the Emirates Schools Establishment for high school qualification acquired from the public schools within the country.

2.An equivalency issued by the Ministry of Education for a certificate of completion of secondary school studies acquired from the private schools within the country

3.An equivalency issued by the Ministry of Education for a certificate of completion of secondary school education acquired from the schools outside the country.

c.IGCSE/GCSE/GCE (O-Level): All documents require attestation from the competent authorities

13 YEARS OF SCHOOLING

  • Student class no. 10 – should pass 5 “O level “ (grade A to E)
  • Student class no. 11 – should pass “2 AS level ” or “1 A level” (grade A to D)
  • Student class no. 12 – should pass : 2 AS level” or “1 A level ” (grade A to D)
  • Student should submit the school transcript to confirm the year of studies
  • Islamic Education is compulsory for Muslims regardless of Nationality and Arabic Language is compulsory for Arabs. However, both Islamic Education and Arabic Language are not considered in calculation of the passing grade
  • Equivalency is compulsory for admission for individual student

12 YEARS OF SCHOOLING

  • Student class no. 11 – should pass 5 “O level “ (grade A to E)
  • Student class no. 12 – should pass “2 AS level ” or “1 A level” (grade A to D)
  • Student should submit the school transcript to confirm the year of studies
  • Islamic Education is compulsory for Muslims regardless of Nationality and Arabic Language is compulsory for Arabs. However, both Islamic Education and Arabic Language are not considered in calculation of the passing grade
  • Equivalency is compulsory for admission for individual student

American Diploma after 12 years of schooling

  • Minimum 5 courses in each grade 10, 11 and 12 with passing mark of 70% for Advanced or Elite Track or 75% for General Track or equivalent in International standard (Refer ministerial degree 4443/2001)
  • Islamic Education is compulsory for Muslims regardless of Nationality and Arabic Language is compulsory for Arabs. However, both Islamic Education and Arabic Language are not considered in calculation of the passing grade.
  • As per MOE guidelines, SUC accepts Students with American Diploma under any one of the below mentioned categories:

IB Diploma:

    • Students are required to study 6 subjects from different academic areas of which 3 are studied at higher level and 3 at standard level.
    • Student must receive a minimum score of 24 points across 6 subjects with at least 12 points from higher level subjects and a minimum of 9 points from standard level subject

IB Certificate

    • IB certificates are considered as American Diploma and are equalized by Ministry of Education
    • Students with IB certificate must obtain a minimum grade of 22 points

IB Career:

  • IB Career is considered as Vocational (Technical School)
  • Students with IB Career must obtain a minimum grade of 26 points

Indian Board(CBSE)
Higher Secondary certificate with minimum 50%, which is equivalent to 75% of UAE entry requirement as per classbase.com

Pakistan Board
Higher Secondary certificate with minimum 55%, which is equivalent to 75% of UAE entry requirement as per classbase.com

 

B. CONDITIONAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENT FOR BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM

As per MOE Decision 519/year 2022, Student can be accepted on conditional admission to the Bachelor of Business Administration program under the following circumstances:
 
i. If the applicant does not obtain the attested certificate of completion or equivalency stipulated in Section i. High School qualification point (b), then student is required to submit Letter of No Objection for Conditional Admission issued by the Ministry of Education containing the following details:
a. Eligible preparatory courses 
b. Duration of the conditional admission 
c. All the preparatory courses offered as per Letter of No Objection for Conditional Admission are considered as zero credit courses and not included in CGPA calculations
ii. In case the student is enrolled under conditional admission, the student will be accepted for final admission if he fulfills one of the following conditions during the conditional admission period:
a. Submission of the attestation or the equivalency  mentioned in Section i. High School qualification point (b) 
b. Passing the preparatory courses mentioned in the Letter of No Objection for Conditional Admission issued by MOE, OR successfully completing at least twenty-four (24) credit hours of the program in which the student is enrolled.
iii. In case, the student does not fulfill the conditions stipulated in the Article 5 of MOE Decision 519/year 2022  during the conditional admission period,  SUC may take one of the below decisions:
a. Cancellation of conditional admission and not allowing the student to complete the study.
b. Extending the conditional admission period for one semester only beyond the period stipulated in the conditional admission letter issued by the Ministry of Education

C . ADMISSION TO PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION

SUC admits People of determination after a due process of understanding the learning abilities and the approaches of teaching to them is clearly understood. SUC facilitates the special needs student by allocating extra time to help them learn without sacrificing the syllabus and the rigor required in it.
Upon meeting the admission requirements, the candidates shall be interviewed by the concerned teaching faculty members under the guidance of a committee, which shall be formed as and when required and the outcomes of the interview are recorded and communicated to the candidate and the Vice Chancellor for necessary actions. The interview shall be focused on:
 
i. To understand the nature of shortcomings
ii. To understand the learning abilities, assessment modes, additional time required for completion
iii. To understand the learning abilities through computer
iv. To understand their skill levels in assessing

D. TRANSFER ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

SUC accepts students who wish to transfer from a federal or licensed institution in the UAE, or a foreign institution of higher learning based outside the UAE and accredited in its home country. 
Transfer of credit is granted under the following conditions:

i. Students seeking transfer to BBA program must meet the undergraduate admission requirement.
ii. The student must be in good academic standing and still eligible to return to the current or former institution. 
iii. Students who are not in good standing may get transfer only to a different major / concentration from the one from which the student is transferring
iv. The course contents mentioned in the Course Delivery Package of the previous institution should match to a minimum of 75% of the SUC Syllabus of the corresponding course thereby ensuring similarity in the course learning outcomes.
v. The student must attend a minimum of 50% of the credit hours of their study plan at SUC in other words, only up to 50% of the courses offered in SUC can be offered as transfer of credits transferred to the program.
vi. The credit hours completed must be equivalent or higher to the corresponding courses offered at SUC.
vii. The students must have passed the course with a minimum of ‘C’ grade or equivalent.
viii. Maximum credits awarded for transfer admission will be limited to specified courses at SUC. In case credits earned at the original institution are less than those at SUC, the lower credits will be awarded as transfer.
ix. No transfer can be awarded for Capstone and protected courses of SUC.
x. Once TOC is granted and the Graduation plan is signed by the student, the student cannot challenge the TOC decision during the progression of course.
xi. A student is placed in the Senior Level status only after completing all the balance courses till the junior level.
xii. Incase student changes the area of study the student will have to re-apply for TOC. Prohibit accepting credit twice for substantially the same course taken at two different institutions.
xiii. The grades of transferred courses will not be included while calculating the student’s Grade Point Average (GPA).
xiv. The processing fees of TOC is non-refundable and is charged (as per applicable fee structure).
xv. Transfer admission students will not be included in the toppers list.
xvi. Once the TOC is granted, it will be informed to student along with the graduation plan for review & consent with signature.
xvii. Once a student will change his/her major / concentration, process will be treated as new, thus, additional fee will be applicable as per published fees structure.
xviii. Once a student has joined the SUC and wish to enroll external course/s, these courses should be approved by Administration Department. before starting the course; otherwise TOC will not be granted along with applicable fees.
xix. This TOC process once approved is applicable only for the mentioned intake.
xx. TOC students understand that even if they are left with less number of courses at any level, they cannot be granted courses from next level unless and until they have successfully completed level which they are in, as per SUC policy.
xxi. Once the acceptable transfer of credits is decided, the student is informed about the applicable fee based on the courses accepted for transfer of credits and the student can then proceed for registration.
 
i. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED 
Transfer admission students have to fulfill the following requirements /conditions:
Documents Required:
a. The official transcript from accredited institutions
b. Detailed syllabi (Credit Value, Level, detailed course content, learning outcomes/objective and  indicative learning resources)
c. An official letter from the previous institution
d. All documents mentioned in the admission requirements
e. Applicable processing fee (non-refundable) must be paid for evaluation
f. Once a student will change his/her major / concentration, process will be treated as new, thus,  additional fee will be applicable as per published fees structure
 
ii. CRITERIA FOR APPROVAL OF INSTITUTIONS FOR ACCEPTING TRANSFER ADMISSIONS
SUC will accept transfer of credits only from the Institutions which fulfills any of the following criteria:
a. Accredited by the Ministry of Education, UAE
b. Accredited by the Central or Regional accreditation bodies in the United States of America
c. Accredited by the UGC Grants Commission of India
d. Accredited by the HEC Grants Commission of Pakistan
e. Approved by the Quality Assurance Agency in Education, U.K.
f. Accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education for all other countries from where the student is seeking admission

 

NOTE:
  1. For transfer from one school to other school within SUC, the TOC policy shall remain same. However, the fee structure of the new school to which the student is transferred shall be applicable. 
  2. In case the student was granted any scholarship / fee waiver, the percentage of scholarship / fee waiver shall remain same. However, the amount of discount shall be calculated based on the new fee structure applicable for the specific school.

     

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