Master of Urban Planning program (MUP)


Master of Urban Planning program prepares individuals to become leaders in planning and managing urban development. Students come from diverse backgrounds and acquire knowledge and skills required to address challenges and opportunities associated with the unprecedented urban growth and change in this region and beyond.

At the following links below you can find all information needed,

For program’s degree requirements, please visit

For admissions requirements, please visit

For information on tuition and fees, please visit

For application deadlines and important dates, please visit


To apply, please login to

The following supplemental items (documents) must be uploaded to complete the online application:


  • official university transcript(s) and official graduation certificate
  • a TOEFL score of 80 Internet-based and/or IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 overall (if available at the time of applying)
  • colored passport copy
  • updated CV
  • other documents might be required based on specific program requirements


In addition, required is a non-refundable application payment of AED 450.


Applicants who earned their undergraduate degrees from universities outside the UAE must present Certificate Equivalency. For more information, please visit


AUS offers graduate applicants assistantships and work-study opportunities. For more information,

please visit


New students applying for graduate assistantship must submit the following:


  • online application using
  • two Reference letters, using the following instructions: refer to the supplemental items section under My Account tab / find the supplemental items titled Reference letters/ request Reference letters adding chosen referees by clicking on Start and filling up the required information. The Reference letter request will be sent and then received on the system once completed by the referee.


For more information on the program, please feel free to send your inquiries to:


Ms. Rachida Cherki

Program Coordinator

Tel +971 6 515 2891


For more information on admissions requirements and procedures, please login to and post your query.


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