Entry Requirements



Qualification Leads to entry into
College of Technology Diploma (2 years)  Year 1 of Bachelors degrees  
Associate Degree Year 1 of Bachelors degrees  
Undergraduate Diploma Year 1 of Bachelors degrees  
Higher Technical Institute Diploma Year 1 of Bachelors degrees  
A recognised International Foundation course from an Irish/UK institution following a validated Irish/UK syllabus. Entry requirements vary but we normally ask for between 60% and 65%   Year 1 of Bachelors degrees   
Higher Diploma students may be eligible to enter the second year of an Undergraduate degree course, depending on the modules studied and the grades receive  Possibly year 2 of Bachelors degrees  


Entry onto Postgraduate programmes

If you are applying for a Masters (e.g. MA, MSc, MBA) programme at NCI, you will be required to meet the English Language Requirements and will typically have one of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree from a recognized institution with an award of 2.2 or higher, depending on the subject area  
  • If you have five to seven years relevant work experience, we may consider you without a Bachelor degree on an individual basis for some Masters programmes.

Representatives in Your Country

Our representatives in your country

Local Partner Cities Contact
National Foundation for University Services Riyadh ula@nationalfus.com
Telephone: +962 6 5338785
SI-UK Riyadh riyadh@studyin-uk.com
IDP Jeddah salem.aldini@idp.com
IDP Riyadh wael.mokhtar@idp.com
IDP Dammam


Upcoming Events

You can visit the International Events page to learn more about upcoming NCI trips and events in your region.