About City University College

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 evening workers.


Two-year programme leads to a Higher National Diploma with transferable credits and allow students to further proceed with a final year of university study. The Diploma is accredited by the Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) in the United Kingdom and awarded by Pearson Education.


BTEC programmes offered at City University College include: Business, Computing and International Travel and Tourism Management.


City University College also offers a final year leading to a Bachelor degree awarded by Ulster University, a British University. After finishing their Higher National Diploma with merit, students can transfer to a third year of study here at City University College and get their degree from Ulster University, or choose to transfer their credits to a university of their choice within a list of 339 universities worldwide.


Students who are not eligible for a direct entry to university can join our International Foundation Programme after which they obtain an International Foundation Diploma awarded by Ulster University, and recognised by various universities in Qatar and worldwide.


For those who are looking to improve their English and IELTS score, City University College offers IELTS preparation courses. City University College is an IELTS Registration Centre for the British Council. City University College is also the official representative of international universities in Qatar, where it guides students who are looking to study abroad, all the way through the university admission process.