Study Requirements


Academic Entrance Requirements

The academic entry requirements are different for each programme – please see  individual programme details.

English Language Requirements

Teaching takes place solely in English and students must demonstrate that their English language proficiency is at a level that will allow them to follow their intended programme successfully.

Home/EU Students

If you are a Home/EU student, we require you to have the equivalent of at least GCSE (C grade) in English / Standard Grade (grades 1-3) / National 5 (grades A-C).

Overseas Students

The Al-Maktoum College requires overseas students to possess the IELTS for UKVI scores below, or equivalent. IELTS for UKVI tests will be considered to be valid for 2 years, and must still be valid on the programme start date. You should ask for a copy of your Test Report Form to be sent to the College.

Qualification Requirements
IELTS for UKVI 6.0 (Minimum of 5.5 in each part
and 6.0 in writing)