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Kuwait

Country Specific Information

Kuwait

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Our international students enjoy the benefits of our small and supportive classes which allow them to receive a high level of guidance and support from their academic expert lectures. RGU is an approved University by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Education.

Our dedication to teaching quality enhances your learning experience and our close industrial links will increase your commercial awareness.

Aberdeen is a safe, friendly city and studying at RGU provides students with a multicultural experience in a peaceful surrounding in the heart of historic Royal Deeside.

Robert Gordon University is recognised by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Higher Education for Bachelor, Master and PhD Courses. 

Entry Requirements

Please note that this information is intended as a guideline and allows you to broadly compare your qualifications to the British qualifications specified on the course pages of this website. Some courses may require a higher standard of English than stated in this page. Applications are considered on an individual basis and other qualifications or work experience may be taken into consideration.

Undergraduate Requirements
  • Applicants with a General Secondary Education Certificate (Shahadat- Al- Thanawia- Al- A’ama) with a minimum 60%, or the General Education Diploma may be considered for entry through our International College at Robert Gordon University
  • Applicants with the PAAET Institute Diploma Certificate with a minimum grade of C+ or CGPA 2.5/4.0 (if obtained prior to 20015) or CGPA 2.3 / 4.0 (if obtained in 2005 and onwards) may be considered for year 1 entry
  • Applicants with the PAAET College Diploma with a minimum grade of C+ or CGPA 2.5/4.0 (if obtained prior to 20015) or CGPA 2.3 / 4.0 (if obtained in 2005 and onwards) may be considered for year 2 entry
  • Applications will be considered on a case by case basis, please contact Admissions for information: admissions@rgu.ac.uk
  • Applicants who do not hold an International High School qualification will be expected to undertake a pathway programme at our International College
English Language 

Most undergraduate courses require an IELTS score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each area. Some courses require a higher English language score. Always check the relevant course page and our English Language Requirements page before applying.

Postgraduate Requirements
  • Applicants with a Bachelor Degree from a recognised institution with a minimum of 58%, or CGPA 2.33/4.0 or grade C+ may be considered
  • A small number of University postgraduate programmes require a minimum of second class upper classification, or an equivalent - refer to the relevant course page
  • Applicants with lower qualification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis. Contact Admissions for information: admissions@rgu.ac.uk
  • Students who do not meet our direct entry requirements may be able to undertake a pre-masters programme through our International College at Robert Gordon University
English Language

Most postgraduate courses require an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each area. Some courses require a higher English Language score. Always check the relevant course page and our English Language Requirements page before applying.

Meet Us

Your chance to meet RGU staff to apply for a course or discuss an existing application. 

We visit countries around the world at various times of the year. We also provide opportunities for you to chat to us online. Our regular web chats make it easy for you to connect with us from your own home.

If no visit is scheduled in your country, please contact the International Team and we will be happy to help you.

Scholarships & Funding

We have a wide range of scholarships are available to international students, find out if you are eligible for support for your country.

Scholarship or funding options may have additional eligibility requirements, however you may still qualify for support. Contact the International Team for further information, or search all Funding and Scholarships.

Available Scholarships & Funding for students from Kuwait

Agents in Kuwait

These are our university-approved agents in Kuwait. In addition to our Admissions Office and International Team, they are available to help you with any enquiries and help with the submitting your application.

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