About University of Brunei Darussalam:
The University of Brunei Darussalam (abbreviation: UBD, Javanese: University Brunei Darussalam) is the oldest university in Brunei, and is the largest university in the country in terms of number of students and academic programmes.
The University of Brunei Darussalam was established in 1985, with 176 male/female students in its first class at the time. Since then, the University of Brunei has witnessed an increase in the number of graduates, a development in academic programs and their comprehensiveness, an update in the infrastructure and the development of postgraduate studies.
The university moved to its current location, on the Tungku Highway, in 1995. The university has eight faculties, nine research centers and six academic service centers ranging from Islamic studies, business, arts and sciences, health sciences, Asian studies, political studies, education, biodiversity and integrated technology.
The scholarship provides international students with a unique opportunity to pursue their academic and research goals and to network extensively with international researchers.
For students from all over the world. At this time, scholarship applications are only open for postgraduate studies (Masters and Doctor of Philosophy level) and closed for studies at the bachelor’s level until the beginning of next year.
Nationalities who can apply for the scholarship:
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen.
Every student dreams to study in the Kingdom of Brunei, a multi-rich environment, settle in it and spend the rest of his life in one of the developed countries of the world.
There are various scholarships and award programs for this year. The Current Research Postgraduate Scholarship is a fully funded 2021 scholarship that will cover all expenses.
Advantages of University of Dar es Salaam Scholarship 2021:
- Full tuition fees, including registration and admission fees to the University of Brunei Darussalam.
- Subsistence allowance of BND 500.00 per month for 36 months. ($375)
- On-campus housing for 36 months.
- For candidates not residing in Brunei Darussalam, one return economy class air ticket will be provided from their home country upon acceptance into the scholarship and to their home country upon completion of their studies.
- Field research allowances (BND 1000.00 for arts and humanities/$750, BND 2000.00 for science candidates $1500)
Programs available at the university:
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences:
*Doctor of Philosophy: 1.Anthropology 2.Applied Linguistics 3.English Literature 4.Environmental Studies 5.Geography 6.History 7.Malay Language & Linguistics 8.Malay Literature 9.Professional Communication & the Media 10.Art 11.Sociology * Master of Arts by Research: 1.Anthropology 2.Art 3.English Literature 4.English Language and Linguistics 5.Environmental Studies 6.Geography 7.History 8.Malay Language and Linguistics 9.Malay Literature 10.Sociology 11.Professional Communication and the Media
UBD School of Business & Economics
*Doctor of Philosophy: 1.Management 2.Economics 3.Finance *Master by Coursework: 1.Business Administration 2.Management 3.Logistics 4.Applied Economics 5.Islamic Finance * Master by Research: 1.Management 2.Economics 3.Finance
Faculty of Science:
*Doctor of Philosophy: 1.Biodiversity 2.Biology 3.Biotechnology 4.Chemistry 5.Computer Science 6.Geoscience 7.Mathematics 8.Applied Physics *Master of Science by Coursework 1.Petroleum Geosciences * Master of Science by Research: 1.Biodiversity 2.Biology 3.Biotechnology 4.Chemistry 5.Computer Science 6.Mathematics 7.Applied Physics 8.Geosciences
Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences
*Doctor of Philosophy: 1.Public Health 2.Biomedical Sciences 3.Clinical Sciences 4.Nursing 5.Midwifery *Master by Coursework: 1.Public Health 2.Medicine* 3.Nursing* ( Part-time basis only ) * Master of Health Science by Research: 1.Biomedical Sciences 2.Clinical Sciences 3.Nursing 4.Midwifery 5.Public Health
Academy of Brunei Studies
*Doctor of Philosophy: 1.Brunei Studies *Master of Arts by Research: 1.Brunei Studies
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education
*Doctor of Philosophy: 1.Education *Master by Coursework: 1.Counseling 2.Education 3.Teaching *Master by Research: 1. Islamic Civilisation and Contemporary Issues
Institute of Asian Studies
*Doctor of Philosophy: 1. Asian Studies * Master by Research 1.Asian Studies
Faculty of Integrated Technologies
*Doctor of Philosophy: 1.Systems Engineering 2.Chemical Engineering *Master of Engineering by Research: 1.Systems Engineering 2.Chemical Engineering
Centre for Advanced Materials and Energy Studies
*Doctor of Philosophy: 1.Material Science 2.Energy Studies *Master of Science by Research: 1.Material Science 2.Energy Studies
Institute of Policy Studies
*Doctor of Philosophy: 1.Islamic Governance 2.Public Policy *Master by Coursework: 1.Public Policy and Management *Master by Research: 1.Islamic Governance
Qualifications, Terms and Standards
- The applicant must have at least a Bachelor’s degree with first class honors to apply to the Master’s degree programme.
- The applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree with second class honors and a Master’s degree with a good publication record from a Ph.D. degree programme.
- High quality and effective research proposal.
Papers and documents required when applying
- Graduation certificate for master students
- Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees for PhD students
- English language proficiency certificate such as IELTS (from here) or TOEFL (from here)
- Motivation letter (explanations and samples here)
- Research proposal
- Good conduct certificate.
How to apply:
You must apply online by clicking on the link below:
International students must complete the application and then send all files to the following address:
‘Office of Admissions, Chancellor Hall, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Tungku Link, Gadong BE1410, Brunei Darussalam’
All files must be translated into English and certified