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American University in Dubai

22324 EUR/year
22324 EUR/year
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Psychology at American University in Dubai enables students to better understand human behavior and mental processes, preparing them for graduate studies or employment in a broad range of fields. 


Key facts

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (B.A.P.) program at American University in Dubai delivers a broad understanding of psychology and its related fields, while exposing students to more specialist areas like social and personality psychology, clinical psychology, consumer and organizational psychology as well as the psychology of advertising.  

Thus, students will gain a well-rounded education in the foundations of psychology as well as more in depth expertise in the areas of biological, industrial and applied psychology. 

Suited to graduates interested in working with people and understanding the biological and social factors that shape human behavior and the workings of the human mind, the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (B.A.P.) program will qualify graduates for postgraduate specialization, such as Masters programs in e.g. clinical, organizational or counselling psychology. 

The B.A.P. will also provide an advantage in a broad range of careers including business and law, company development and human resources, marketing, media, healthcare and education.

Upon completion of the degree program, students will be able to:

  • Conduct ethical research appropriate to the fields of psychology;
  • Communicate effectively in written and spoken forms regarding psychological issues and projects;
  • Analyze and evaluate discussions regarding important psychological issues;
  • Define concepts that position psychology as a field of scientific inquiry;
  • Situate within a historical framework the theories that are the foundation of contemporary discussion of psychological issues;
  • Assess the strengths of applying various theoretical frameworks to contemporary psychological issues.


Psychology graduates go on to pursue further study in specialized areas of psychology (such as Clinical Psychology). They also pursue careers in:

  • Healthcare
  • Business
  • Human Resources
  • Organizational & Personnel Development
  • Marketing & Market Research
  • Education
  • Media
  • Governmental Institutions
  • Sports
  • Forensic Departments / Law.


Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCO C) and licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs (MOE-HEAL

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Composition and Rhetoric
  • Language
  • Mathematics for the Art
  • General Psychology
  •  The University Experience
  • Computers
  • World Cultures
  • Literature

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A high school/secondary school certificate or equivalent from an institution accredited by the Ministry of Education in the U.A.E. or by the relevant national or regional institutional accrediting body;
  • International TOEFL®or Academic IELTSTM or the equivalent score on another internationally-recognized English exam. PBT is accepted from specific centers in the UAE.
  • The University administers the ACCUPLACERTM Exam (Math) to place students at the appropriate mathematics level. Students may substitute the SAT for this, depending on the score. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22324 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11162 EUR per semester
  • National

    22324 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11162 EUR per semester
  • AED 46,200 per semester

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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