Study in Dubai

You will surely gain better career opportunities after study in Dubai.
Studying at GBS Dubai means becoming part of a community of learners committed to changing lives and earning a professional degree for a brighter future!

Why study in Dubai?

Dubai, the most populous of the seven emirates that comprise the Federation of the United Arab Emirates, and one of the wealthiest. Dubai has recently emerged as a popular study abroad location for Indian students. Several UK institutions have established campuses in Dubai as a result of the city’s growing popularity among international students. Dubai, known for its skyscrapers and higher quality of living, is a futuristic metropolis that also houses some prestigious universities. Studying abroad is a big decision, and there’s a lot to think about before you commit. Keeping this in mind, we have included all of the information you may require if you plan to study in Dubai.
Key Facts
Languages Spoken Arabic
Cost of study AED 37,500 – AED 75,000
Sources of funding Scholarships, Aids, Part-time jobs
Exams Required IELTS, TOEFL, PTE
Degrees Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral
Intakes September, January, July
Dubai, known as the Middle East’s melting pot, is home to beaches, ports, and the world’s tallest building. Apart from these, the city has a lot more to offer. Dubai is a renowned job hub since it offers everyone tax-free pay. This has resulted in a large number of students seeking higher education there, making the path to employment easier.

Studying in GBS Dubai

Students are at the heart of everything we do at GBS Dubai. This is because we know how transformational education can be. Our mission is to change lives through education and we achieve this through creating access to learning for everyone, regardless of their background or circumstances.

Our community at GBS Dubai is diverse, with students ranging from 18 to 65 years old and representing 87 different nationalities. We strive to be the most inclusive education provider we can be by educating anyone who wants to improve their lives and enhance their future prospects.

GBS Dubai has a lot to offer, but we also know that the lifestyles of our students require flexibility without a sacrifice in educational quality. When you choose to study our courses, you can always expect these benefits as standard:

Flexibility – scheduled classes that fit your lifestyle and circumstances.

Support – we will always be here to give you what’s required to succeed, both personally and academically.

Expertise – all of our lecturers are academic experts and seasoned practitioners in their specialist areas.

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Cost of Living in Dubai

Dubai Caters to every possible taste, from regular daily living and dining to five star luxury. The city offers a wide range of cuisines and social venues, and you’ll be sure to find some familiar names alongside new discoveries.

The cost of living will depend upon your own choices which ranges from 22,000-27,000AED.

GBS Dubai recommend some of the best residential accommodation the city. From clean and basic, to full-service residences with pools and restaurants, we can help you find the accommodation that is right for you.

Student Visa to Study in GBS Dubai

Any foreign national (excluding those from the GCC) who wants to study in the UAE must obtain a UAE Student Visa. Please note that an offer letter from GBS Dubai is required before starting the visa application process.

A student visa is one of the first documents you must obtain when studying abroad. To study at a university in Dubai, all overseas students must get a student visa. You can apply for one of three types of student visas.

  • Sponsored Dubai student visa: All full-time students can be sponsored by their parents to study in Dubai. Male students, on the other hand, must be under the age of 18, whilst female students can be of any age.
  • Short-term Dubai student visa: This visa permits you to stay in Dubai for 60 days, which can be extended. If you are taking a short-term course, you can apply for this visa category.
  • Dubai student visa supported by an educator: Full-time students can be sponsored by their educational institution for the duration of their studies under this visa type.

UAE Visa Fee and Security deposit will be as below, which will be added in the invoice for all students .

UAE Visa Fee for AY -2023

Visa Fee


Medical / Emirates ID


Visa Cancellation


Immigration Print out


Transportation/PCR Test


Security Deposit


Grand Total


Benefits of studying in GBS Dubai

GBS Dubai is the UAE unit of GBS UK that is spread across 10 campuses in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Malta with a legacy of over 10 years. We work in partnership with several leading UK Universities to deliver vocational, undergraduate, and postgraduate programs. 

GBS Dubai offers Pearson BTEC Foundation Programs, Higher National Certificate (HNC)-Level 4 and Higher National Diploma (HND)-Level 5 programmes in International Business, Education & Training, Cloud Computing, Digital Technologies, Entrepreneurship and Construction Management and Level 6 to complete the undergraduate program in our UK campuses or any other university. As you know, Pearson is a worldwide approved qualification with 200+ universities in their global network.

Student can select from UK universities for the top-up in UAE or progression after successfully completion of course at any level and route to UK, Canada, USA or Europe for further study. 

Advantages of Studying in GBS Dubai:

  • NO IELTS Required
  • Flexible Study Hours (Weekday / Evening / Weekend)
  • Scholarship up to 25%
  • Part time job options
  • Age Gap Accepted
  • Student with previous visa rejections can also apply
  • 99.99% visa guarantee
  • Possibilities to apply for UAE Golden Visa

We are also an approved institute on the Office for Students Register UK and have been reviewed and approved by the Quality Assurance Agency.

GBS Dubai Tuition Fee (By Course)

Course Name

Tuition Fee (AY 2022-23)

Pearson BTEC Level 2- Business


Pearson BTEC Level 3 (Foundation Program)- Business


Pearson BTEC Level 3 (Foundation Program)- IT


Pearson BTEC HNC/HND- International in Business

AED 40,000 / Year

Pearson BTEC HNC/HND- Digital Technology

AED 40,000 / Year

Pearson BTEC HNC/HND- Cloud Computing

AED 40,000 / Year

Pearson BTEC HNC/HND- Construction Management

AED 40,000 / Year

Pearson BTEC Level 5- Education and Training


We can offer maximum up to 25% scholarship based on case to case basis with the students.

Application process:

Step 1: Submit the application on Zoho portal and attach the following documents:

  • Passport
  • Academic documents
  • English Proficiency documents (if available)

Step2: Telephonic interview with admissions team

Step 3: Receive the offer letter

Step 4: Student accept the offer letter

Step5: Student pays the tuition fees deposit + Visa processing charges

Step 6: GBS apply for visa and student gets the visa

Step7: Book ticket and welcome to Dubai

General Requirements:

  1. CV 
  2. English Language Requirement (If any)
  3. Academic documents.
application process