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Admission Requirements Mohammed bin zayed university

mohammed bin zayed university of artificial intelligence in abu dhabi united arab emirates Admission Requirements

AdmissionRequirements

MSc Programs

  • mohammed bin zayed university of artificial intelligence in abu dhabi united arab emirates Admission Requirements    Completed Degree: Bachelor of Science or equivalent from an accredited university or a university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education (MoE). Students should have a minimum CGPA of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent and provide their complete degree certificates and transcripts (in English) when submitting their application. A degree attestation (for degrees from the UAE) or an equivalency certificate (for degrees acquired outside the UAE) should also be furnished within their first semester at the university. For more details on the attestation and equalization procedures, please visit the UAE MOE website.
  • English Language Proficiency (for applications submitted from Fall 2021 intake onwards): Each applicant has to show proof of English language ability by providing valid certificate copies of either of the following:
    • Standard TOEFL iBT with a minimum total score of 90
    • IELTS Academic with a minimum overall score of 6.5
    • EmSAT English with a minimum score of 1550

    TOEFL iBT and IELTS Academic certificates are valid for two (2) years from the date of the exam while EmSAT results are valid for eighteen (18) months.

    Waiver requests from eligible applicants who are citizens (by passport or nationality) of UK, USA, Australia, and New Zealand who completed their studies from K-12 until Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree (if applicable) from those same countries will be processed. They need to submit notarized copies of their documents during the application stage and attested documents upon admission. Waiver decisions will be given within seven days after receiving all requirements.

  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General score is a plus and would be considered in the evaluation of the applicants. (optional)
  • Statement of Purpose: In an 800-word essay, please explain why you would like to pursue a graduate degree at MBZUAI and include the following information:
    • Motivation for applying to the university
    • Personal and academic background and how it makes you suitable for the program you are applying for
    • Stand-out achievements, e.g., awards, distinction, etc.
    • Goals as a prospective student
    • Preferred career path and plans after graduation
    • Any other details that will support the application
  • Entry Exam: Selected applicants will be invited to participate in an entry exam that will include questions related to the following topics:Math: basic Math questions related to calculus, probability theory, linear algebra and optimisation

    You are recommended to read about these topics especially on how they are related to Machine Learning. You can find tons of materials online. For instance, you can search “linear algebra for machine learning” on YouTube and get to see many video lectures. In addition, you can find courses on sites like Coursera, Udemy, and many others.

    Machine Learning

    MSc applicants: No previous background is needed

    Programming

    MSc applicants: You will be asked basic programming questions. Most questions are in Python but the specific language is not a problem since the questions are algorithmic rather than language-specific. Basic understanding about different data structures such as Arrays, Stacks, Queues, etc is important. In addition, It is also important to read about different programming algorithms such as sorting and searching algorithms, and complexity. You will be asked questions which require finding the output of a piece of code, finding the problem/error in a short code, and finding the code which performs a specific task.

    The exam instructions are available through this link.

  • Admission Interview

PhD Programs

  • Completed Degree: Master of Science or equivalent from an accredited university or a university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education (MoE). Students should have a minimum CGPA of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent and provide their complete degree certificates and transcripts (in English) when submitting their application. A degree attestation (for degrees from the UAE) or an equivalency certificate (for degrees acquired outside the UAE) should also be furnished within their first semester at the university. For more details on the attestation and equalization procedures, please visit the UAE MOE website.

English Language Proficiency (for applications submitted from Fall 2021 intake onwards. Each applicant has to show proof of English language ability by providing valid certificate copies of either of the following:

Standard TOEFL iBT with a minimum total score of 90

IELTS Academic with a minimum overall score of 6.5

EmSAT English with a minimum score of 1550

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TOEFL iBT and IELTS Academic certificates are valid for two (2) years from the date of the exam while EmSAT results are valid for eighteen (18) months.

Waiver requests from eligible applicants who are citizens (by passport or nationality) of UK, USA, Australia, and New Zealand who completed their studies from K-12 until Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree (if applicable) from those same countries will be processed. They need to submit notarized copies of their documents during the application stage and attested documents upon admission. Waiver decisions will be given within seven days after receiving all requirements.

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