How many students does MBRU plan to accept to the MBBS program?
MBRU plans to offer 70 students. 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 few years, about 1 in 5 applicants were offered a position.
How can I apply to the MBBS program?
Application to the MBBS program can only be submitted through our online application portal. Application to the program opens on October 15 2019 and closes on January 15 2020. Late applications received after the deadline 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 (AED 1000 + 5% VAT).
What are the application requirements for MBBS program?
The minimum requirements for admission are outlined online here. Please note that these are minimum requirements and many applicants achieve higher scores than specified.
I applied to MBRU last year but wasn’t offered a position. Can I re-apply?
Yes, we will consider a new application as if it was the first.
What happens after I submit my application for MBBS program?
Please note that for your application to be considered, you have to complete the online application, upload the required documents, and pay the application fee. An experienced panel of MBRU faculty and staff will then review completed applications against our published minimum requirements. Qualified short-listed candidates will be invited for on-campus multiple mini-interviews (MMI) planned for late February. Candidates who are not invited for interviews will be notified at that time with a regret notice.
Interviewed applicants will then be ranked by the admission team based on their academic qualifications and interview performance. Ranked applicants will be sent conditional offers by end of March.
What does the interview process comprise of for MBBS program?
Candidates will not be offered a place at MBRU without going through the MMI process. We do not offer Skype, telephone or video-linked interviews.
The annual tuition fee is AED 160,000. This is payable in two installments, by the beginning of each semester, either by cheque or bank transfer.
What are the scholarship opportunities of MBBS program for students of MBRU?
MBRU is keen to attract talented students and support their educational journey. Aligned with our value of giving, we have established two scholarship programs. Complete information regarding those programs is available here.
Applicants can be self-funded or come with their own external scholarship funds too. We do not offer full scholarship.
Does the University provide accommodation?
MBRU does not provide direct accommodation to students. However, we have negotiated on behalf of the students with several private providers. Complete information can be found here
How can I find out the status of my application in MBBS program?
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 Admissions team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is the MBBS program recognized internationally?
MBRU is accredited locally by Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) and is listed by the World Health Organization (WHO). We currently have the American and Canadian recognition and working on more recognition from other boards.