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Transfer Requirements

Additional documents for Transfer applicants must also include:
  • Official transcript from the previous higher education institution, stamped by the HEC for Private University.
  • Withdrawal letter or graduation certificate from the previous higher education institution, stamped by the HEC for Private University
  • 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.
Prospective Student

Transferred Students

Additional documents for Transfer applicants must also include:

Transfer from Government Universities in Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Official transcript from the previous university.
  • Withdrawal/Termination letter or graduation certificate from the previous university.
  • Course descriptions for credit transfer approval.
Transfer from Private Universities in Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Official transcript from the previous university, stamped by the HEC for Private University.
  • Withdrawal/ Termination letter or graduation certificate from the previous university, stamped by the HEC for Private University
  • Course descriptions for credit transfer approval.
Foundation Course for applicants of the College of Law:
  • Official transcript from the previous university, stamped by Ministry of foreign affairs of the country which certificate and Ministry of foreign affairs in Bahrain and Embassy of the country which granting the certificate in Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • Withdrawal/ Termination letter or graduation certificate from the previous university, stamped by Ministry of foreign affairs of the country which certificate and Ministry of foreign affairs in Bahrain and Embassy of the country which granting the certificate in Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • Course descriptions for credit transfer approval.

Equivalent Courses

A course can be given the status of equivalent if:
  • The student has completed the credit hours for the course in the previous university and has achieved a Grade C or above.
  • The course which the student has previously studied matches at least 70% of the equivalent course description.
  • 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.

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