Important Dates

 2023-24 Admission Timeline
November 1, 2022Applications Open
May 8, 2023Applications Close
May 15, 20231 week grace period*
May 15, 2023English Submission Deadline
2nd week of JuneEntrance Exam
3rd week of JuneInterviews
3 weeks after the interviewAdmission Offers

* 1-week grace period for applicants to complete and finalize their applications, only if already created an account

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences Program Application Form Guidelines

The online application form is the official and only means to request to enroll as a student at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences. All fields must be carefully filled as per the guides provided. Inaccuracies may lead to disqualifying of your application.

Applicants are advised to:

  • Read the entire application form before filling in any details
  • Follow the provided guides carefully when filling the fields
  • Have the following documents scanned in color and ready to upload in PDF format:
    • Recent colored photo (with white background in high-resolution format)
    • Valid passport copy
    • Emirates ID Card – front (if applicable)
    • Emirates ID Card – back (if applicable)
    • Family Book (UAE Nationals only)/Mother’s Family Book (UAE mother nationals only)
    • Residency Permit (if applicable)
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Undergraduate Degree Certificate
    • Undergraduate Academic Transcripts
    • Postgraduate Degree Certificate
    • Postgraduate Academic Transcript(s)
    • Results of English Proficiency Test (e.g., IELTS – Academic Module or TOEFL)
    • Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)* – General with Grade Average evaluation (if applicable)
    • Graduate Record Examinations (General GRE) Scores Report (if available)
    • Two Recommendation letters from the Postgraduate Academic Institution
    • Employment Letter (if applicable)

*For applicants with a degree awarded outside the UAE, Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) – General with Grade Average evaluation is required to evaluate the transcripts and have a standard GPA (

You will receive an application number when you create a login account. Please record your application number and use it in all communication with the admissions team. It is the formal unique identifier of your application to MBRU. Please make sure that you apply before the stipulated deadline.

Short-listed applicants will be invited for interviews with the Admissions Committee and selected candidates will be notified of that decision at a later stage.



The application fee is AED 1,000 + AED 50 (5% VAT). This fee is non-refundable.

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