This is a guide to the normal entry requirements, assuming you’ve followed the Omani education system. An admissions tutor will study your application, so make sure you include your academic background and personal information when you apply.
Entry requirements vary depending on what sort of course you’re coming to BU to study.
- BU International College Foundation Certificates
You can undertake a Foundation Certificate before going on to an undergraduate course if you have successfully completed 12 years of schooling in Oman and acheived a minimum of IELTS (Academic) 5.0.
- Undergraduate courses
You can apply to study a Bachelor's degree from year one if you have a two-year diploma الدبلوم, or if you hold UK A-levels or the International Baccalaureate (IB).
- Top-up courses
If you have studied a relevant course at a Bachelor's level for three years and have achieved good grades, then you can apply for a Top-up course at BU.
- Postgraduate courses
You need to have a Bachelor's degree البكالوريوس to apply for a taught postgraduate course with us.
- Research programmes
You need any postgraduate degree to be considered for a BU research programme.
You can find more information about English language requirements for entry to BU on our English language requirements page.
If you need help with your visa or want more information about the immigration process, you can find it on our immigration information page.