College Overview

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biomedical Sciences. All programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education. Our Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery is a six-year undergraduate program. The program offers something truly unique to our students through early clinical exposure from Year 1, research that takes place on the MBRU campus, and affiliations with local and international healthcare institutions. Our Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences ensures the students develop the theoretical and practical skills required in biomedical sciences, with a focus on research, genomics, and cellular biology. Our PhD in Biomedical Sciences focuses on broader themes of medical and biomedical sciences that capitalize on the areas of strength within MBRU.

Our Dean

Professor Suleiman Al-Hammadi

Medicine is rapidly changing, and medical education has to keep pace. We aim to provide MBRU students with a transformative educational experience to prepare them for tomorrow’s healthcare.”

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Why Choose our College of Medicine?

Our Programs

Academic Calendar

My favorite thing about MBRU is its diversity. We have so many different people here that share their experiences with one another, it’s eye opening. I’m a lot more confident than I was before coming here.”

– Hedaiet Ghanem, Undergraduate Student

Truly, MBRU is one unique university where student happiness is taken very sternly and I couldn’t be happier about being part of this positive family!”

– Aafia Gheewale, Undergraduate Student

My professors here are so well experienced in their respective fields, they have a way of conveying their message.”

– Hemica Hasan, Undergraduate Student

Discover MBRU

Here at MBRU, our students are supported by advanced learning resources, all designed to help them excel in their education and research.

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MBRU Summer Scholars Program

Our program provides students with opportunities for research, clinical observership, community service as well as arts & creativity experiences.

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Al Maktoum Medical Library

Our Library plays a key role in supporting our students, staff and the wider medical community, by providing access to high-quality and authoritative information resources.

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The Simulation Center

Our Simulation Center is a fully accredited medical education and training facility designed to educate and improve skills in patient care by creating a pathway from pre-admissions to discharge.

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At MBRU, student life reaches far beyond the scope of the classroom, and we believe that what goes on outside of class is just as important as what’s taught during lessons and lectures.

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Student Clubs

There are ample opportunities for students to get involved with a variety of clubs, whether it's in sport, literature and art or language and media. We've got something for everyone to enjoy.

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Student Council

Created to support communication between students and the university, our Student Council provides a platform where students' views can be heard.

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Latest From MBRU


Nov 20

Pulse Day

Nov 20, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Oct 7

MBRU Summer Scholars Program Award Ceremony

Oct 7, 2021 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oct 2

Pulse Day

Oct 2, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Jan 15

Applications Close

The deadline for application submission
Feb 3

Invitation for Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)

Invitation send to students
Feb 20

Multiple Mini Interviews

Commencement of the MMI process until February 22, 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions

Does the University provide accommodation?

MBRU does not provide direct accommodation to students. However, we have negotiated on behalf of the students a number of private providers and would recommend you explore the following:

  1. UniNest Student Hostel, Dubai – Al Ain Road, Opposite Dubai Academic City –
  2. University Residence – Dubai Silicon Oasis, Sh. Mohammed Bin Zayed Road –
  3. Rove Healthcare City hotel –
  4. Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights – Healthcare City –

Further details on rates can be attained from Student Services & Registration Department at MBRU. It is highly recommended that students visit the hostels prior to deciding which one to choose.

How can I get feedback on the status of my application?

You can view the current status of your application by logging into your account. Alternatively if you have any further questions, you can contact the admission team here.

How many students does MBRU plan to accept to the MBBS program?

MBRU plans to offer 70 students for the Academic Year 2019-20. Of the 70 planned offers, 50 will be available to all nationalities (UAE and non-UAE) and 20 additional offers will be slotted for qualified UAE nationals. Admission to the MBBS program is competitive. In the past two years, about 1 in 5 applicants were offered a position.

How can I apply to the MBBS program at MBRU?

Application to the MBBS program can only be submitted through our online application portal. Application to the program will open on October 15th 2018 and will close on January 15th 2019. Late applications received after January 15th 2019 will not be considered. For your application to be complete, you will need to submit the online application here, upload all supporting documents, and pay the non-refundable application fee of AED 1,050 (1000 AED + 5% VAT).

I applied to MBRU last year but wasn’t offered a position. Can I re-apply?

Yes, we will consider a new application. We will treat the new application as if it were the first.