Admission Requirements


To apply at the Kingdom University, applicants should provide the following documents:

  1. General secondary school certificate (Tawjihia) and transcript for government schools in Bahrain and GCC.
  2. High school certificates and transcript from private schools approved by the Ministry of Education in Bahrain (including private schools inside and outside Bahrain).
  3. Equivalent letter or high school certificate from the Ministry of Education for those who:
    • Graduated from private school in Bahrain; or
    • Obtained their high school certificate from outside Bahrain (excluding GCC Government Schools)
  4. Any other qualifications equivalent to Bahrain’s secondary school certificate (Tawjihia) that is recognized by the Ministry of Education in Bahrain.
  5. A copy of a valid passport
  6. A copy of a valid CPR (Identification)
  7. Two recent passport size photographs
  8. Medical examination report
  9. Conduct certificate

Transfer Requirements 


Additional documents for Transfer applicants must also include:

  1. Official transcript from the previous higher education institution, stamped by the HEC for Private University.
  2. Withdrawal letter or graduation certificate from the previous higher education institution, stamped by the HEC for Private University
  3. Course descriptions for credit transfer approval.


A course can be given the status of equivalent if:

  • The course which the student has previously studied matches at least 70% of the equivalent course description.
  • The student has completed the credit hours for the course in the previous university and has achieved a Grade C or above.
  • A maximum of 66% of the program to which the student is transferring can be recognized through the course(s) that have been given approved equivalency status.
  • Higher Education Council (HEC) approval is required for all courses that are given equivalence status.