Transferring Your Degree

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) in International Hospitality Management

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How to Transfer to EAHM

We welcome students who wish to transfer their studies to us. EAHM recognises credits earned at other accredited universities and applications for transfer is possible.  However, the maximum credits given can only be 50% which equates to 63 credits (out of the possible 126 credits).

To determine the number of credits that can be transferred, you must include with your Application detailed learning outcomes and syllabus of the courses from your current university.  View a sample of a learning outcome and syllabus HERE.

Related Documents:
Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Methods of Assessment
Profile Statements Mapped to Learning Outcomes

Please note that the Transfer credit cannot be accepted twice for substantially the same course taken at two different institutions and the Transfer credit can only be approved for courses relevant to the degree that provide equivalent learning outcomes and in which the student earned a grade of C (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) or better.

You may begin your studies in January, April or September and Applications are accepted either Online or via Email.  Please also visit our download centre for the Brochures, Application form, Fee structure and other related documents.

Deadlines for applications are as follows:

- January intake: By October 30th
- April intake: By January 30th
- September intake:. By June 30th

*Late applications may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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To apply, follow these 4 easy steps:

STEP 1: Filling in the Forms

Application form
The Application form has to be fully completed together with payment of the application fee of AED 2000 (AED 500 application fee and an additional AED 1500 for transfer of credits).  Please click HERE for payment methods.  Receipt of the payment made must be included with your application.

Evaluation / Reference form
Evaluation / Reference form must be completed by either your teacher, employer or someone that knows you professionally. 

Medical information form
You Medical information form must be submitted together with your application. Disclosing a medical condition will not affect your admission to EAHM as we recognise and support students with particular learning requirements such as dyslexia, numeracy issues etc.

STEP 2: Submitting Your Documents

High School Diploma and Transcripts
We need copies of your final graduation transcripts and high school diplomas (Years 10, 11 and 12).  If you are in your final year of studies and have not yet received your diploma, you may apply for conditional acceptance based on your results throughout the year. Please note that you will need to get your diplomas and transcripts officially translated to English if it is in a foreign language.

In certain instances, you may be requried to obtain a Certificate of Equivalency for your high school diploma from The Ministry of Education of the UAE.  You will be informed by EAHM if this is necessary.

Attestation of Your Educational Documents
If you completed your high school in the UAE, the original or a certified true copy of your parchment and the detailed transcript of the marks you have obtained must be authenticated by the school at which you have studied in the UAE and by The Ministry of Education of the UAE.

If you completed your high school outside the UAE,  you may apply and will be conditionally accepted by EAHM.  However, you must still have your educational documents certified by the following authorities:

1)  Official education authorities of the country where the certificate is awarded such as The Ministry of Education, Education Councils, British Council etc.

2)  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the certificate is awarded.

3)  Embassy of the UAE in the country where the certificate is awarded or the embassy of such country in the UAE.

Detailed learning outcomes and syllabus
You must include the learning outcomes and syllabus of the courses from your university which you would like to transfer to EAHM. An assessment will be made based on these documents submitted and it will determine the number of credits that can be transferred. 

Scanned Coloured Copy of Your Passport & 1 JPEG Passport Photo
Please submit a scanned coloured copy of your passport and 1 JPEG passport photo.

Personal Statement of Motivation
This personal essay is an important part of your application. Allow us to get to know you better and understand the reasons why you are interested in pursuing a career in the hospitality industry. This statement should be between 300 - 500 words and typewritten.

Other Documents
Any other additional documents which you would like to include such as academic awards, employment certificates, achievements etc.  

STEP 3: Proof of English Proficiency

Your TOEFL or IELTS or CAE test scores must be submitted as it is a UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research requirement and it is mandatory for ALL students even if English is their first language. You may sit for a TOEFL test at EAHM - please contact us for more information.

View the minimum required TOEFL / IELTS / CAE test scores for the Undergraduate programme.

STEP 4: The Interview

Suitable candidates will be invited to the final stage of the application process consisting of a personal interview. This can either be a face-to-face interview at EAHM or a phone interview if the candidate is applying from overseas. The main purpose of the interview is to help us learn about you, your experience and your expectations in order to determine your motivation, potential and fit for the demands of the hospitality business. 

Did you know

our students come from more than 60 countries