About City University College

Two Pathways to your career!

City University College is a higher education institution in Qatar that offers recognised UK degrees here in Doha licensed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. Through its vocational and university pathways, City University College offers alternative routes to university and work, both for full-time high-school students as well as part-time workers.


City University College (CUC) was established in  2018. It graduated its first cohort of business students in July 2020. CUC is a modern and dynamic higher education institution that creates opportunity for all. It originally offered the vocational pathway of studying through its BTEC British degrees, then partnered with Ulster University (UK) to offer a parallel academic pathway through which BTEC students can top their Higher National Diploma with a Bachelor Honours degree and a post-graduate degree.


CUC currently offers the following BTEC courses: General Business, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, General Computing and Computing and Applications Development with plans to broaden its range of courses in the near future.


CUC BTEC qualifications are accredited by the Business and Technology Education Council, awarded by Pearson Education Ltd in the UK and licensed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Qatar. They are highly valued by both universities and employers. The skills students gain will enhance their life, education and career aspirations. Students will obtain a Higher National Diploma with transferable credits allowing them to further proceed with their university studies. After finishing their Higher National Diploma, students can transfer to study at Ulster University Qatar, or choose to transfer their credits to a university of their choice within a list of 339 universities worldwide.