FAQ's

FAQ's

  • Where can I get the information about Skyline University?

    SUC counselors are available from 9AM to 10PM in the evening, Sundays through Thursdays on +971 6 5441155. You may log on to our website www.skylineuniversity.ac.ae for more information.

  • When was Skyline University Started?

    Skyline University College (SUC) was established in 1990 in Sharjah, a city that has been recognized as a hub for education, culture and heritage by UNESCO. SUC was established under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, a member of the UAE Supreme Council and the Ruler of Sharjah. 

  • Are SUC programs accredited?

    SUC offers programs in Business and Information Technology through their School of Business & School of Information Technology which are fully-approved and accredited by the Ministry of Education (MOE), UAE.

  • What are the different courses offered by Skyline?

    SUC offers programs in Business and Information Technology through their School of Business & School of Information Technology. Under its business School, it offers Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing & Retail Management, Accounting and Finance, Public Administration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Management and Psychology. Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programs are offered, with Emphasis in International Business and Marketing, Finance, Strategic Human Resource Management, Strategic Management & Leadership, E-governance, Project Management and Sustainable Development. Under its School of Information Technology, it offers Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Enterprise Computing program

  • How long does it take for SUC to provide a student VISA?

    If all the documents are complete and the fee has been deposited as per the fee structure. It normally takes minimum 2-3 weeks for the visa to be processed and ready once all the documentation is complete.

  • What are the admission requirements for a BBA program offered at SUC

    An applicant seeking admission for BBA program is required to fulfill the following conditions:

    SUC follows a non-discriminatory policy to admit all such students who have completed the General Secondary School Certificate of UAE or its equivalent as per International Grade Conversions published by World Education Services Inc. (www.wes.org), subject to availability of seats. The admissions are carried out in accordance to the admission policies and procedures of MOHESR, UAE and the number of seats approved by the Executive Council as per the strategic plan.

    i.        NEW ADMISSION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    An applicant seeking admission for BBA program is required to fulfill the following conditions: 1.   High School Grade

    A. Prospective student should have 60% marks in the secondary school of UAE or its equivalent as per the International Grade Conversions published by World Education Services Inc. (wes.org) and www.classbase.com. Student having any equivalent qualification from an institution in UAE must get the documents attested by the Ministry of Education and Youth. For qualifications obtained from abroad, attestation is required from the relevant authorities of that country.

    B. BRITISH SYSTEM

    IGCSE, GCSE, GCE

    13 YEARS OF SCHOOLING

      • Required 5 “O level” grade from A TO E (10th Standard)
      • Required 2 “AS level” or 1 “A level” grade from A TO D (11th Standard)
      • Required 2 “AS level” or 1 “A level” grade from A TO D (12th Standard)
      • School transcript is mandatory to confirm the year of studies
      • Islamic & Arabic is compulsory but not counted
      • Arabic is compulsory [Arabs and non-Arabs]
      • Islamic is compulsory for Muslims regardless of any nationality
      • Equivalency is compulsory for admission for individual student

     12 YEARS OF SCHOOLING

      • Required 5 “O level” grade from A TO E (11th Standard)
      • Required 2 “AS level” or 1 “A level” grade from A TO D (12th Standard)
      • School transcript is mandatory to confirm the year of studies
      • Islamic & Arabic is compulsory but not counted
      • Arabic is compulsory [Arabs and non-Arabs]
      • Islamic is compulsory for Muslims regardless of any nationality
      • Equivalency is compulsory for admission for individual student

     

     C. AMERICAN SYSTEM

    • Along with the 12th standard certificate student should submit SAT & IELTS [academic] / TOEFL for entry requirement
      • SAT – 400 ; IELTS [academic] – 5 / TOEFL – 500 [no other certificates will be accepted]

    OR

    • EMSAT – MATHS – 500 ; EMSAT – ENGLISH - 1100

     IB SYSTEM

    • Requirements include 6 subjects; with minimum 24 points and must have minimum of 3 HL and 3 SL subjects
    • Arabic & Islamic not counted but required

    IB Career:   Considered as Vocational (Technical School)

    Normally require higher number of points (26-28)

    a.  Other SS Qualifications  (inside UAE):

    Students from the Iranian, Indian, Pakistani, Philippine, French or German high school curriculum require 12 years of schooling and attestation from MOE/ KHDA/ ADEC.

    b.  Secondary School Qualifications Obtained Outside UAE:

          i. Must meet the requirements for admission into university in the country of origin

          ii. With Min 11 years of schooling

        iii. Attestation: Education  Authority  (Home Country) ;  Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Home Country) ; UAE Embassy+ Evidence of completion of Secondary School Stag

    c.  Students holding National Secondary School Certificates from UAE Board with score of less than 60% should submit Foundation Program completion certificate from an institution approved by MOHESR. It is not applied for High School Certificate holders of other systems of education.

    i. On passing the Foundation Program, the student's Certificate will be recognized and attested by the MOHESR. This may be used for progression to Higher Education within the institution offering the Foundation Program, or for entry to other Higher Education institutions, provided the student meets the admission requirements set for specific programs at that institution.

    2. English Language Proficiency Test (TOEFL/IELTS/PEARSON-Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced Test, City & Guilds-IESOL and EmSAT Achieve English)

    Prospective BBA student is required to fulfill any one of the following requirements for admission to BBA program as given below

    a.  A minimum score of 500 out of 677 on Institutional Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a minimum score of 61 out of 120 on the Internet Based Test (IBT) of TOEFL or a minimum score of 173 on the Computer based TOEFL (certificates will be accepted upon verification by the ETS)

    b. A minimum score of 5.0 on International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)

    c.  A minimum score of 36-46 in the Pearson Test of English.

    d. A minimum score of 41-46 in Cambridge English: Advanced Test of English Language.

    e. A minimum score of B1 in City & Guilds IESOL / SESOL Test.

    f.  A minimum score of 1100 in EmSAT Achieve English (Emirates Standardized Test)

    Note:

    1. Qualifying English Proficiency Test is mandatory for all including native speakers

    2. Institutional TOEFL / IELTS Score only from recognized testing centers or AMIDEAST is ACCEPTABLE. The TOEFL (IBT) certificates will be accepted upon verification by the ETS and for IELTS verification will be done from IETLTS website.

    3.Institutional TOEFL score can be transferred from any other Ministry of Higher Education approved universities in UAE or at various AMIDEAST approved testing venues across MOHESR-licensed institutions in the UAE.

    4. Requirements are applied regardless of educational system or country where student is coming from.

    Mathematical Ability Test

    a.  An applicant is required to score a minimum of 500 on SAT-1 or 60% passing score of SUC Mathematics placement test.

    Exception for taking Mathematical Ability Test:

    i. Student holding diploma or transfer of credit from an accredited institution by MOHESR having a grade "C" or above is exempted from appearing in the mathematical ability test.

  • What is the admission requirement for a MBA program offered at SUC?

    SUC follows a non-discriminatory policy to admit all such students who have completed the General Secondary School Certificate of UAE or its equivalent as per International Grade Conversions published by World Education Services Inc. (www.wes.org), subject to availability of seats. The admissions are carried out in accordance to the admission policies and procedures of MOHESR, UAE and the number of seats approved by the Executive Council as per the strategic plan.

    NEW ADMISSION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS An applicant seeking admission for MBA Program is required to fulfill the following conditions:

    1. Bachelor Degree Grades
      1. A Bachelor's degree in Business discipline from an institution in the UAE or its equivalent approved by Ministry of Education having a cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 point scale or its established equivalent)
      2. A Bachelor's degree in other than business discipline will be accepted but the applicant is required to undergo a MBA Qualifying program (MQP)
      3. MQP courses cleared by non-business graduate students in any other University will also be accepted at SUC as per MQP TOC Policy. However the student needs to appear for a challenge exam.
    2. English Language Proficiency Test (TOEFL/IELTS/PEARSON-Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced Test, City & Guilds-IESOL and EmSAT Achieve English Prospective MBA student is required to fulfill any one of the following requirements for admission as given below A MBA applicant without English as their first language is required to fulfill any one of the following requirements for admission:
      1. A minimum score of 550 out of 677 on Institutional Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a minimum score of 79 out of 120 on the Internet Based Test (IBT) of TOEFL or a minimum score of 213 on the Computer based TOEFL (certificates will be accepted upon verification by the ETS)
      2. A minimum score of 6.0 on International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)
      3. A minimum score of 50-57 in the Pearson Test of English.
      4. A minimum score of 52-57 in Cambridge English: Advanced Test of English Language.
      5. A minimum score of B2 in City & Guilds IESOL / SESOL Test.
      6. A minimum score of 1400 in EmSAT Achieve English (Emirates Standardized Test)

    Note:

    • Higher Diploma is not accepted for admission into the MBA program at SUC
    • Qualifying English Proficiency Test is mandatory for all including native speakers
    • Institutional TOEFL / IELTS Score only from recognized testing centers or AMIDEAST is acceptable. The TOEFL (IBT) certificates will be accepted upon verification by the ETS.
    • Institutional TOEFL score can be transferred from any other Ministry of Higher Education approved universities in UAE or at various AMIDEAST approved testing venues across MOHESR-licensed institutions in the UAE.

     

  • Does SUC conduct entrance exam?

    Skyline conducts following entrance exams for admission to the Undergraduate program:

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST

    1. A minimum score of 500 out of 677 on Institutional Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a minimum score of 61 out of 120 on the Internet Based Test (IBT) of TOEFL or a minimum score of 173 on the Computer based TOEFL (certificates will be accepted upon verification by the ETS)
    2. A minimum score of 5.0 on International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)
    3. A minimum score of 36-46 in the Pearson Test of English.
    4. A minimum score of 41-46 in Cambridge English: Advanced Test of English Language.
    5. A minimum score of B1 in City & Guilds IESOL / SESOL Test.
    6. A minimum score between 1100 and 1225 in EmSAT English Achieve (Emirates Standardized Test).

    MATHEMATICAL ABILITY TEST

    1. Student holding diploma or transfer of credit from an accredited institution by MOE having a grade “C” or above is exempted from appearing in the mathematical ability test.
    2. An applicant is required to score a minimum of 500 on SAT-1 or 60% passing score of SUC Mathematics placement test.

    Skyline conducts following entrance exams for admission to the Graduate program:

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST

    1. A minimum score of 550 out of 677 on Institutional Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a minimum score of 79 out of 120 on the Internet Based Test (IBT) of TOEFL or a minimum score of 213 on the Computer based TOEFL (certificates will be accepted upon verification by the ETS)
    2. A minimum score of 6.0 on International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)
    3. A minimum score of 50-57 in the Pearson Test of English.
    4. A minimum score of 52-57 in Cambridge English: Advanced Test of English Language.
    5. A minimum score of B2 in City & Guilds IESOL / SESOL Test.
    6. A minimum score between 1400 and 1525 in EmSAT English Achieve (Emirates Standardized Test)
  • What is the mode of payment for the fee?

    The fee can be paid in cash or through any debit/credit card or even through cheque.  Students who don’t require SUC visa can pay the fee on monthly basis. International students have to pay the fee semester wise and students seeking visa letter from SUC have to pay the yearly fee in 3 installments – 1st installment is cash and remaining 2 are through Post Dated cheque.

  • What are the maximum number of credit hours that can be transferred to SUC?

    SUC accepts students who are transferring from a federal or licensed institution in the UAE or a foreign institution of higher learning based outside the UAE and accredited in its home country, are eligible for transfer admission. The student must attend a minimum of 50% (60 credit hours) of their study plan at SUC in other words, maximum of 20 courses can be offered as transfer of credits to the Undergraduate programs whereas for Graduate program a maximum of 12 credits which is 4 courses can be offered as transfer of credits. The credit hours completed must be equivalent or higher to the corresponding courses offered at SUC.

  • How long it take for SUC to inform the student about the transfer of credit of courses?

    The transfer of credit process takes 2-3 working days once the below mentioned documents are completed and handed over to the marketing officer:

    -The official transcripts -Detailed syllabi (Credit Value, Level, detailed course content, learning outcomes/objective and indicative learning resources) -An official letter from the previous institution -All documents mentioned in the admission requirements (High School certificates/Bachelor Degree) -Processing fee of AED 440/-  inclusive VAT (non-refundable & subject to change) must be paid for evaluation

  • What is the minimum GPA required for a transfer student to be considered eligible for admission in SUC?

    The students seeking admission in UnderGraduate Program of SUC must have passed the courses in his graduation program or higher national diploma with a minimum of ‘C’ grade or equivalent. The program which the student is studying prior to seeking a transfer must be recognized by the Ministry of Education in their respective country to be eligible for transfer. Maximum credits awarded for transfer admission will be limited to specified courses at SUC. In case credits earned at the original institution are less than those at SUC, the lower credits will be awarded as transfer. No transfer can be awarded for Capstone and protected courses of SUC.

  • The degree offered by the Skyline is acceptable for transfer of credits to other local universities within UAE?

    Yes, the degree is acceptable for transfer of credits to other local universities within UAE and even internationally.

  • When a student has paid initial fees and got admission in SUC but cannot join due to unforeseen reasons, will the fees be refunded?

    1. Local Candidates with Own Visa

    In case the student cancels his admission before commencement of the classes, Application fee is non-refundable / non-transferable, however First Installment Fee will be refunded. No refund is applicable after the commencement of the program even if the student has not attended the class or is yet to give English Placement  exam or result is still awaited.

    1. Candidates Living In UAE Seeking SUC Visa/Visa Letter/Embassy Letter

    If a student cancels before the commencement of the degree program the fee paid towards tuition (installments) will be refunded. However no refund is applicable for the First Installment fee. If a student cancels after the commencement of the degree program, any advanced installment paid will be non-refundable even if the student has not attended the class or is yet to give English Placement Exam or result is still awaited.

    If a visa is rejected by the Immigration and Naturalization authorities, the University will retain the application & registration fee and AED 1000/- as service charges and refund the remaining fee.

    1. If a student is rejected on health grounds by the Immigration and Naturalization Authorities; in such cases, the application & registration fee, first installment fee & visa fee will be non-refundable. The hostel fees will be calculated until the last day of his/her stay. Rest of the fees (Passport and Hostel Guarantee & 1st Cheque Payment) will be refunded
    2. If the student cancels the degree program after the visa is applied there will be no refund of visa fee as well as the Application & registration fees.
    3. Visa Students (Overseas)

    If a student cancels after the VISA is applied before the commencement of the degree program the fee paid towards VISA and $ 1000 from the first installment will not be refunded. If a student cancels after the commencement of the degree program, any advanced installment paid will be non-refundable. If a visa is rejected by the Immigration and Naturalization authorities, the University will retain $ 1500 from the first installment fee and refund the remaining fees.

    1. If a student is rejected on health grounds by the Immigration and Naturalization Authorities; in such cases, the first installment fee & visa fee will be non-refundable. The hostel fees will be calculated until the last day of his/her stay. Rest of the fees (Passport Guarantee & 1st Cheque Payment) will be refunded.
  • Can a student get the admission into Master’s program based on SUC bachelor’s degree?

    Yes, the student can get admission into Graduate/Master’s program based on SUC Bachelor’s degree provided he/ she has obtained the minimum grades required as per SUC admission requirement.

  • Yes, a prospective student can apply for scholarship at the time of admission. Skyline offers Academic, sports and need based scholarship to deserving local & international students. SUC associates with various government and private institutions for allocation of scholarship fund to encourage academically but financially weak student to pursue their higher education.

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