First:
  1.  Applicants to the higher studies programs shall:
    Hold a BA from the University of Bahrain or any other university accredited by the departments concerned; they shall have specializations that qualify them for higher studies programs to join, with a GPA not below (2.67) of (4.0) or its equivalent in other systems of assessment.

  2. Applicants to the MA program who hold the Higher Studies Diploma shall:
    Have obtained the Higher Studies diploma in the specialization concerned from the University of Bahrain or any other university accredited by the departments concerned, with a GPA not below (3.00) of (4.0) or its equivalent in other systems of assessment.

  3. Applicants to the Ph. D. program shall:
    Hold an MA from the University of Bahrain or any other university accredited by the departments concerned, they shall have specializations that qualify them for the programs to join, with a GPA not below (3.00) of (4.0) or its equivalent in other systems of assessment.

 

Secondly:
Applicants to the higher studies programs shall also:

 

  1. Pass the personal interview to be held at the department.
  2. Submit two letters of recommendation from two staff members from the university they graduated from.
  3. Pass the department's written examination to verify their academic standing.
  4. Have obtained the TOEFL certificate or its equivalent as specified by the university council, or pass two preliminary courses in English Language to be specified by the department offering programs in Arabic; failure to pass these two courses results in student's admission rejection.