hold a four-year bachelor's degree in engineering from an independently accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division and by AUS.
hold a master's degree in engineering from an independently accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division and by AUS. Applicants with non-engineering master degrees may be considered on a case by-case basis.
have attained a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.30 (on a scale of 4.00) or its equivalent in the master's degree
have attained a minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score of 80 or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (Academic Version)
submit Graduate Record Examinations (General GRE) scores
submit three reference letters to the Office of Enrollment Management Graduate Admissions along with the application using the AUS template. At least two of the letters are to be from an academic advisor or faculty member familiar with the applicant's background
submit a Statement of Purpose (about 1500 words) describing experiences, research interests, and reasons for applying for admission to the PhD-ESM.
At American University of Sharjah (AUS), we are dedicated to providing a unique and comprehensive educational experience to our students. We are steadfast in our commitment to providing quality education. As with all competitive universities, we only admit the most qualified candidates to fill the available places. Our applicants are considered strictly on the basis of their qualifications regardless of race, color, gender, religion, disabilities, age or national origin.
AUS is proud to have a beautifully-designed, self-contained campus that includes a wide range of facilities and services that cater to the university community as a whole. Our campus houses academic buildings, a modern state-of-the-art sports complex, men's and women's dormitories, faculty housing, outdoor sporting facilities, restaurants and cafes, and banking, travel, medical and postal services.
With more than 90 nationalities represented, our campus is a reflection of how diversity in today's world can lead to tolerance, goodwill and understanding. It also reinforces the importance of appreciating cultural and religious differences and how they impact societies around the globe. Our students are also encouraged to gain firsthand experience of other cultures and countries through our international exchange program and our various study tours.