Admission to a degree in the graduate programs is granted through the Office of Admissions and Registration, which receives and processes all applications, evaluates credentials, and issues notification letters. Standards under which students are admitted for study in these programs are established and monitored by the departments and Faculties concerned. Acceptance into the graduate program is based on the candidate meeting University admissions requirements and the recommendation of the Faculty Graduate Admission Committee.
Applicants to graduate studies must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher learning with an undergraduate cumulative average of at least 80/100 or its equivalent as evaluated by the department the applicant wishes to join.
CONDITIONAL ADMISSION FOR ALL FACULTIES EXCEPT THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
An applicant may be accepted conditionally, if he/she has an undergraduate cumulative average ≥ 75 or its equivalent as evaluated by the Department the applicant wishes to join.
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
An applicant with Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in engineering is expected to normally have a cumulative average ≥ 80 to be considered to the relevant Master of Science (M.S.) program, otherwise he/she may be accepted to the Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) program if the average is ≥ 70.
An applicant with B.E. degree in Engineering may be accepted conditionally to the M.S. program if the cumulative average is normally at least 75.
Language Proficiency Requirement
Applicants to English-track majors, other than UOB graduates, are required to meet the English Language
Proficiency Requirement (a minimum of 85 on EPT, or a minimum of 600 on the paper-based TOEFL, or
100 on the internet-based TOEFL). Applicants, who score in the range 65 - 84 on the EPT, or 527 - 597
on the paper-based TOEFL, or 71 - 99 on the internet-based TOEFL, are admitted but must complete
the English Language courses (ENGL101/ENGL102) during the first year of enrollment in the graduate
Applicants to French-track majors, other than UOB graduates, are required to meet the French language
level FREN201 at UOB. Students who hold DELF/DALF level B2 scoring at least 50/100 and 15/25 on
the writing component or holding level C1 will be placed as FREN 201
Applicants who hold a DELF/DALF with a degree level B1 scoring above 70 will be placed as FREN101
but they must complete successfully FREN101 within the first semester of enrolment at the University.