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Entry requirements for Kuwait

Our entry requirements will vary depending on your level of study, the course you are interested in and your English language proficiency.

Foundation courses

"My professors were very clear about their ideas and they frequently evaluate your academic progress, which I found to be very good."

Joseph Albat LLM

If you have graduated from the national high school system, you will be required to successfully complete a one year International Foundation Programme before entering our undergraduate courses.

You will be required to successfully complete the Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a’ama School Leaving Certificate with an overall average of 85% and at least 85% in key subject areas to be considered for admission on to our International Foundation Programme.

Some subjects, such as healthcare allied professions, will require higher grades. Please contact the Foundation Office for more information.

Undergraduate courses

You will be required to have good grades in your GCE A-level qualifications or the International Baccalaureate (IB) or successfully complete a recognised International Foundation Programme or successfully complete a PAAET Diploma/ Certificate or one or more years of undergraduate study at a recognised Kuwaiti University to qualify for entry on to our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught courses

You will be required to successfully complete an undergraduate degree (at a minimum GPA of 2.8 out of 4) from a recognised institution to be considered for entry on to our postgraduate courses.

Postgraduate research courses

You will be required to provide evidence that you have already carried out research, usually via the successful completion of a relevant master's degree.

English language

A relevant English language qualification is also required — normally a minimum of 6.5 IELTS, however, this may vary from course to course.

If you are unsure of your qualifications or entry requirements, please contact us.