ADMISSIONS


Overview
 
Admission to AMA International University - Bahrain (AMAIUB) is open to all qualified applicants.
 
To be accepted to AMAIUB, applicants must demonstrate: readiness and preparedness to pursue a university degree; aptitude in English, Mathematics and Basic Sciences; skills and talents which can enrich the university community; and high potential to become a leader and be of service to the Kingdom of Bahrain, the GCC and the global community.
 
The university admits students to its programmes without discrimination as to physical disability, age, gender, race, color, and religion, nationality or ethnic origin.
 

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Undergraduate Programme Requirements

  • Original Copy of High School/Secondary Certificate & Transcript of Records including "A" level Certificate with English translation if it is written in Arabic
  • If foreign graduate or transferee, Transcript of Records & Certificate duly authenticated by the Originating Country or it's Embassy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Kingdom Of Bahrain
  • Original Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent together with an English translation of the transcript and an "A" level certification from the Ministry of Education (MOE);
  • A photocopy of the applicant's passport or at least 2 valid identification cards and 4 copies of recent passport-size photographs;
  • Certificate of good moral character from last school attended and graduated from;
  • If the applicant has taken any Standardized English Test such as: TOEFL score of at least 500 (173 CBT, 61 CBT) or its equivalent in a standardized English language test, such as 5.5 IELTS or other standardized internationally recognized English test approved by the Ministry of Education, the applicant may be exempted from taking the English foundation courses;
  • Official Receipt of the non-refundable application fee; and
  • Student Medical Examination issued by a medical health centre endorsed by the MOE.
  • An applicant should pass the AMA Placement Test, which is the Oxford Online Placement Test, and the Dean's interview.

Graduate Programme Requirements

  • Original Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent together with an English translation of the transcript and/or an 'A' Level Certification;
  • Official Transcript of Record for Bachelor Degree or its equivalent, together with an English translation of the transcripts required. Rules and regulations of HEC-Bahrain regarding the authentication of foreign certificates and/or private school certificates are to be applied when necessary.
  • Four (4) recent passport-size photographs;
  • The applicant should also submit two (2) recommendation letters;
  • A certificate of at least two-year work experience;
  • A photocopy of the applicant's passport and/or CPR or at least 2 valid ID cards;
  • Official Receipt of the non-refundable application fee;
  • Student Medical Examination issued by a medical health centre endorsed by MOE;
  • For business graduates with a GPA equivalent of at least 2.25 (B-), the applicant should pass the MBA Admission Test, otherwise he/she shall register in pre-MBA courses;
  • Business graduates with a GPA below 2.25 (B-) and all non-business graduates are required to register in pre-MBA courses;
  • The applicant should obtain a TOEFL score of at least 550 (80iBT) or IELTS score of 6.5 if English is not the primary language of instructions; and
  • An applicant should pass the AMA Placement Test, which is the Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT), and the committee interview. The applicant can also present results in the following for exemption in taking the OOPT: GMAT of 580, GRE of 150, TOEFL of 550 (80iBT), and IELTS of 6.5.

Fee Structure

Application Fee
Non-refundable, payable upon submission of the Student Application Form

BHD 25.000

Registration Fee
Non-refundable, payable per Trimester
Upon receipt of the Certificate of Registration

BHD 50.000 per Trimester

Undergraduate Degree Programme Tuition Fee

BHD 51.500 per credit unit

Master's Degree Programme Tuition Fee

BHD 90.125 per credit unit

Thesis Defense Fee

BHD 750.000

Graduation Fee

BHD 150.000

Student visa sponsorship requirements

  • Letter from the Parents or Guardian requesting for student sponsorship visa
  • Sponsored Student has to take full load every trimester term
  • Tuition Fee has to be paid in advance for the full School Year or equivalent to 3 terms or 1 year
  • Copy of Employment Certificate showing the Salary of the Parents or Guardian
  • Copy of Passport & residence permit of the Parents or Guardian
  • CPR Copy of the Parents or Guardian
  • Original Passport of the Student requesting for Sponsorship
  • Visa Processing Fees shall be borne by the Student
  • Submit all the requirements at the Admission Office personally by the Parents or Guardian

Contact the Admission Officer. For further information:

The Admission Officer

AMA International University Bahrain

Bldg. 829, Road 1213,

Block 712, Salmabad, Kingdom of Bahrain

Postal Address: P.O. Box 18041,

Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel. : (+973) 17 787 978 local 7950

Fax : (+973) 17 879 380

Email : syhussain@amaiu.edu.bh