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Skyline was established in the year 1990 and since then it has been one of the leading institution of higher education in the northern emirates. We are located in the University City of Sharjah, which is easily accessible from all emirates in the UAE.

Yes, SUC is approved and accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE. The programs offered are internationally accepted.

SUC offers BBA with major in Public Admnistration, Travel and Tourism Management, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing in Retails and Management and Finance and MBA with Emphasis in E-Governance, Marketing, Strategic Management & Leadership, Finance and Human Resource Management.

If all the documents are complete and the fee has been deposited as per the fee structure. It normally takes 7-10 working days for the visa to be processed and ready once all the documentation is complete.

An applicant seeking admission for BBA program is required to fulfill the following conditions:

  • High School Grade
    1. Prospective student should have 60% marks in the secondary school of UAE or its equivalent as per the International Grade Conversions published by World Education Services Inc. (www.wes.org)and www.classbase.com. Student having any equivalent qualification from an institution in UAE must get the documents attested by the Ministry of Education and Youth. For qualifications obtained from abroad, attestation is required from the relevant authorities of that country.
    2. b. Seven subjects of IGCSE/GCSE/GCE (O-Level) with grade ‘C’ or above (AS-Level) with grade ‘D’ or above (A-Level) with grade ‘E’ or above. All documents require attestation from the competent authorities.
      1. Same subject taken at 2 or more levels can be counted as two different Subjects.
      2. Subjects taken out of School in the 12th Year shall be accepted provided they are attested by The British Council.
      3. Combination with UAE-SS Grade12; OR Combination with American Diploma in Grade 12 is NOT permitted.
    3. American Diploma after 12 years of schooling is permitted. However the certificate should be attested by relevant authority like MOE / KHDA / ADEC and the candidate must fulfill SAT requirements.
        Note: SUC accepts students with American diploma as per the MOE guidelines with anyone of the category mentioned below
      • IB Diploma: Requirements include 6 subjects; with minimum 24 points and must have minimum of 2 High Level subjects in addition to Normal Level ones.
      • IB Certificate
        1. SUC to accept IB certificate requires a minimum grade of 22 points
        2. IB certificates are considered as American Diploma and are equalized by Ministry of Education.
        3. Should require SAT (400 Math & 500 TOEFL)
      • IB Career: IB Career is considered as Vocational (Technical School) Normally require higher number of points (26-28)
    4. Other SS Qualifications (inside UAE):
      Students from the Iranian, Indian, Pakistani, Philippine, French or German high school curriculum require 12 years of schooling and attestation from MOE/ KHDA/ ADEC
    5. Secondary School Qualifications Obtained Outside UAE:
      1. Must meet the requirements for admission into university in the country of origin
      2. With Min 11 years of schooling
      3. Attestation: Education Authority (Home Country) ; Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Home Country) ; UAE Embassy+ Evidence of completion of Secondary School Stage
    6. Students holding National Secondary School Certificates from UAE Board with score of less than 60% should submit Foundation Program completion certificate from an institution approved by MOE. It is not applied for High School Certificate holders of other systems of education.
      On passing the Foundation Program, the student’s Certificate will be recognized and attested by the MOE. This may be used for progression to Higher Education within the institution offering the Foundation Program, or for entry to other Higher Education institutions, provided the student meets the admission requirements set for specific programs at that institution.
  • English Language Proficiency Test (TOEFL/IELTS/PEARSON-Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced Test/ City & Guilds-IESOL)
    Prospective BBA student is required to fulfill any one of the following requirements for admission to BBA program as given below (Refer Table 1)
    • A minimum score of 500 out of 677 on Institutional Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a minimum score of 61 out of 120 on the Internet Based Test (IBT) of TOEFL or a minimum score of 173 on the Computer based TOEFL (certificates will be accepted upon verification by the ETS)
    • A minimum score of 5.0 on International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)
    • A minimum score of 36-46 in the Pearson Test of English.
    • A minimum score of 41-46 in Cambridge English: Advanced Test of English Language.
    • A minimum score of B1 in City & Guilds IESOL / SESOL Test.
    • A minimum score of 1100 in EmSAT Achieve English (Emirates Standardized Test)
    Note:
    1. Qualifying English Proficiency Test is mandatory for all including native speakers
    2. Institutional TOEFL / IELTS Score only from recognized testing centers or AMIDEAST is ACCEPTABLE. The TOEFL (IBT) certificates will be accepted upon verification by the ETS and for IELTS verification will be done from IETLTS website.
    3. Requirements are applied regardless of educational system or country where student is coming from.
  • Mathematical Ability Test
    SUC conducts a mathematical ability test in which an applicant is required to score a minimum of 60% passing score for placement into the BBA program.
    Following are the exceptions for taking the SUC Mathematical Ability Test:
    1. Students with a minimum SAT score of 500
    2. Student holding diploma or transfer of credit from an accredited institution by MOE and having a grade “C” or above in a Mathematics related course.
    3. Students with a minimum EmSAT Math score of 1100.

An applicant seeking admission for MBA program is required to fulfill the following conditions:

  • Bachelor Degree Grade
    1. A Bachelor’s degree in Business discipline from an accredited institution in the UAE or its equivalent having a cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 point scale or its established equivalent) or
    2. A Bachelor’s degree in other than business discipline will be accepted but the applicant is required to undergo a MBA Qualifying program (MQP)
    3. MQP courses cleared by non-business graduate students in any other University will also be accepted at SUC as per MQP TOC Policy. However the student needs to appear for a challenge exam
  • English Language Proficiency Test (TOEFL/IELTS/PEARSON-Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced Test/ City & Guilds-IESOL)
    Prospective MBA student is required to fulfill any one of the following requirements for admission as given below (Refer Table 2)
    1. A minimum score of 550 out of 677 on Institutional Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a minimum score of 79 out of 120 on the Internet Based Test (IBT) of TOEFL or a minimum score of 213 on the Computer based TOEFL (certificates will be accepted upon verification by the ETS)
    2. A minimum score of 6.0 on International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)
    3. A minimum score of 50-57 in the Pearson Test of English.
    4. A minimum score of 52-57 in Cambridge English: Advanced Test of English Language.
    5. A minimum score of B2 in City & Guilds IESOL / SESOL Test.
    6. A minimum score of 1400 in EmSAT Achieve English (Emirates Standardized Test)

Students, who have scored between 3 and 3.5 in IELTS or below 425 in TOEFL or equivalent scores of approved tests mentioned in Table-2 will undergo Cambridge Preliminary PET course in combination with IELTS Preparatory course for one semester. This is a non-credit course.

Note:

  1. Higher Diploma is not accepted for admission into the MBA program at SUC
  2. Qualifying English Proficiency Test is mandatory for all including native speakers
  3. Institutional TOEFL / IELTS Score only from recognized testing centers or AMIDEAST is acceptable. The TOEFL (IBT) certificates will be accepted upon verification by the ETS.
  4. Institutional TOEFL score can be transferred from any other Ministry of Higher Education approved universities in UAE or at various AMIDEAST approved testing venues across MOHESR-licensed institutions in the UAE.

Skyline conducts following entrance exams for admission to the Bachelor’s and Master’s program:

  • CITY & GUILDS IESOL TEST
    Prospective students of SUC or general candidates appearing for City &Guilds IESOL test can apply at SUC. SUC in liaison with ConnecMe, Abu Dhabi, facilitates the test takers to take the test at its campus.
  • TOEFL TEST
    SUC is an authorized IBT center which conducts the TOEFL tests regularly according to the published calendar. The duration of IBT TOEFL test is 1 hour and 55 minutes. Undergraduate students take Mathematics test before the TOEFL test. Generally, timings are 6:15PM – 7:15PM (Math Test) and 7:30PM – 9:25 PM (TOEFL test). Students may opt for different dates for appearing TOEFL and Math tests.
  • IELTS TEST
    Prospective students of SUC or general candidates appearing for IELTS Exam can register at SUC either in person or through online. The registration office operates in liaison with IELTS –IDP. It organizes IELTS tests (both Academic and General Training) at regular intervals at SUC. It functions twice a week- Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 am to 1:30 pm.
  • MATHEMATICAL ABILITY TEST (Applicable only for admission to Bachelor’s Program)
    SUC conducts a mathematical ability test in which an applicant is required to score a minimum of 60% passing score for placement into the Undergraduate program.
    Following are the exceptions for taking the SUC Mathematical Ability Test:
    1. Students with a minimum SAT score of 500
    2. Student holding diploma or transfer of credit from an accredited institution by MOE and having a grade “C” or above in a Mathematics related course.
    3. Students with a minimum EmSAT Math score of 1100

The fee can be paid in cash or through any debit/credit card or even through cheque.
Students who don’t require SUC visa can pay the fee per month. International students have to pay the fee semester wise and students seeking visa letter from SUC have to pay the yearly fee in 3 installments – 1st installment is cash and remaining 2 are through Post Dated cheque.

SUC accepts students who are transferring 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, are eligible for transfer admission. The student must attend a minimum of 50% (60 credit hours) of their study plan at SUC in other words, maximum of 20 courses can be offered as transfer of credits to the BBA program whereas for MBA program a maximum of 12 credits which is 4 courses can be offered as transfer of credits. The credit hours completed must be equivalent or higher to the corresponding courses offered at SUC.

The transfer of credit process takes 2-3 working days once the below mentioned documents are completed and handed over to the marketing officer:

-The official transcripts
-Detailed syllabi (Credit Value, Level, detailed course content, learning outcomes/objective and indicative learning resources)
-An official letter from the previous institution
-All documents mentioned in the admission requirements (High School certificates/Bachelor Degree)
-Processing fee of AED 400/- (non-refundable & subject to change) must be paid for evaluation

The students seeking admission in BBA Program of SUC must have passed the courses in his graduation program or higher national diploma with a minimum of ‘C’ grade or equivalent. The program which the student is studying prior to seeking a transfer must be recognized by the Ministry of Education in their respective country to be eligible for transfer. 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. No transfer can be awarded for Capstone and protected courses of SUC.


Yes, the degree is acceptable for transfer of credits to other local universities within UAE and even internationally.

  1. Local Candidates with Own Visa

In case the student cancels his admission before commencement of the classes, Application fee is non-refundable / non-transferable, however First Installment Fee will be refunded. No refund is applicable after the commencement of the program even if the student has not attended the class or is yet to give TOEFL exam or result is still awaited.

  1. Candidates Living In UAE Seeking SUC Visa/Visa Letter/Embassy Letter

If a student cancels before the commencement of the degree program the fee paid towards tuition (installments) will be refunded. However no refund is applicable for the First Installment fee. If a student cancels after the commencement of the degree program, any advanced installment paid will be non-refundable even if the student has not attended the class or is yet to give TOEFL exam or result is still awaited.

If a visa is rejected by the Immigration and Naturalization authorities, the University will retain the application & registration fee and AED 500/- as service charges and refund the remaining fee.

  1. If a student is rejected on health grounds by the Immigration and Naturalization Authorities; in such cases, the application & registration fee, first installment fee & visa fee will be non-refundable. The hostel fees will be calculated until the last day of his/her stay. Rest of the fees (Passport and Hostel Guarantee & 1st Cheque Payment) will be refunded
  2. If the student cancels the degree program after the visa is applied there will be no refund of visa fee as well as the Application & registration fees.
  3. Visa Students (Overseas)

If a student cancels after the VISA is applied before the commencement of the degree program the fee paid towards VISA and $ 1000 from the first installment will not be refunded. If a student cancels after the commencement of the degree program, any advanced installment paid will be non-refundable. If a visa is rejected by the Immigration and Naturalization authorities, the University will retain $ 1500 from the first installment fee and refund the remaining fees.

  1. If a student is rejected on health grounds by the Immigration and Naturalization Authorities; in such cases, the first installment fee & visa fee will be non-refundable. The hostel fees will be calculated until the last day of his/her stay. Rest of the fees (Passport Guarantee & 1st Cheque Payment) will be refunded.

Yes, the student can get admission into Master’s program based on SUC Bachelor’s degree provided he/ she has obtained the minimum grades required as per SUC admission requirement.

Yes, a prospective student can apply for scholarship at the time of admission. Skyline offers Academic, sports and need based scholarship to deserving local & international students. SUC associates with various government and private institutions for allocation of scholarship fund to encourage academically but financially weak student to pursue their higher education.

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