International Students

Entry requirements

Gulf College welcomes student applications from all backgrounds.

Students seeking admission to the undergraduate programmes are subject to fulfillment of the following minimum entry requirements:  

  1. must have a pass in the Third Secondary School Certificate qualification of Sultanate of Oman or equivalent as permitted under the regulations of Ministry of Higher Education, Sultanate of Oman;
  2. other entry qualifications set by the Ministry of Higher Education, Sultanate of Oman and agreed by Cardiff Met University; and
  3. proficiency in written and spoken English equivalent to IELTS 5.0 (entry to  Level 3) and IELTS 6.0 (entry to Level 4)

All the students seeking admission to any of the undergraduate programmes must go through one semester General Foundation Programme as per the regulations stipulated by the Ministry of Higher Education in the Sultanate of Oman.