We will consider equivalent qualifications from your home country for entry onto our Foundation, Bachelor’s and Master’s courses. Please see below for details of the accepted qualifications (including English language qualifications) for each level of course. Each application we receive is considered individually and therefore these qualifications are provided as a guide.
For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:
Bahraini Tawjahiya / Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama (General Secondary Education Certificate) with an average grade of 70%.
For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:
- Two year Associate Degree or Diploma with a CGPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale) or C or better, from a recognised Bahraini institution.
A transcript showing successful completion of two years of study on a Bachelor's degree with a CGPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale) or C or better, from a recognised Bahraini university.
For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:
Bachelor's degree awarded after 4 or more years of study, with a CGPA of 3.0/4.0 or better, from a recognised Bahraini university.
English Language requirements:
Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
As well as academic qualifications, some of our courses require a portfolio of work or audition piece. You can find out more about specific requirements on the entry requirements section of each individual course page; take a look at our courses page to see all available courses. If you are not sure if you have the necessary qualifications for the course you wish to take, please contact our Admissions team with scanned copies of your qualifications – they will be able to advise you further.