The mission of the GU is developing a culture of continuous improvement, analytical thinking, encouraging research and lifelong learning which contribute to society.

Gulf University, ,  P.O. Box 26489 Telephone: +973 17620092, 

Fax: +973 17622230

GU in Sanad city,  Central Governorate kingdom of Bahrain.

 

 

Gulf University, P.O. Box 26489 Telephone: +973 17620092, Fax: +973 17622230

1. The applicant must fill an application form and he/she is responsible for the accuracy of the recorded information. The attached documents required are the following:

  • Copies of certified certificates starting from high school
  • Certified transcripts
  • A copy of the passport, ID card or CPR 
  • 4 Photos 
  • Experience certification 
  • Admission fees which are 25BD 

2. The student must sit for English placement test (for those who do not have TOEFL or IELTS certificates), computer, mathematics (for those who want to join the programs in the college of Engineering, college of Engineering and computer science and college of administrative sciences and finance) or Arabic language (for those who want to join the programs in the college of Education and college of Law). In the light of these tests, students’ needs of preparatory courses in these subjects will be determined.

3. The student can keep the original copies of all the documents after submitting them to the admissions department and registering keeping in mind that the department will not give copies after receiving the documents or giving them back to the student. 

 

• High School Certificate or its equivalent with a minimum score of 70% 

• Students who scored less than 70% in the high school certificate or show lower achievement in the placement test must attend relevant orientation courses simultaneously with the regular courses to help them attain their degree in four years. 

• English language proficiency is one of the requirements for undergraduate & postgraduate admission in the University. The student is required to submit what proves his/her proficiency level by passing the TOEFL exam with not less than 80(IBT) or 550(PBT) or the IELTS exam with a score not less than 6.0.

 

If you miss the deadline of the admission period, he/she may be granted another chance to join the program after his application is approved by the admission and transfer committee.  The student has to fill an application for late admission.

Extra fees are to be added in order to stop the flow of the late admission.  5% of the tuition fees every late week are added after the scheduled dead line of admission.

The student has one of three options to catch up with the missed parts of the course:

1- He/She may be responsible to pay an extra effort by him/herself, or

2- He/She may get assistance from the instructor of the course.  In this case the student is obliged to pay 15BD for every hour he spends with the course instructor, or

3- The student may register only in the orientation courses such as English language and computer and postpones registration in the major courses to the following semester.

 

Yes, you can.  The rules and regulations of transfer are based on the subject, course contents, major of study, percentage obtained and the availability of the course equivalent in GU academic programs.

1- To transfer a course it has to be within a well defined program or diploma.

2- The minimum grade percentage required for transfer is C or 70% if the passing grade

is 60% , and 60% if the passing grade is 50% , and 50% if the passing grade is 40% ,

3- The courses with zero credit cannot be transferred

4- To transfer a course, the credit hours must be at least equal that of GU. The committee

may, however, allow a student to take a course in self-study manner (credit by

Examination) if he/she has passed such a course with less units.

5- To transfer a course it must have a similar one in GU.

6- In very special cases, committee can grant exemption for certain course, if the student

Shows evidence of expertise in that course, (Coop or Project courses if the student has

a long practical experience in the area of study).

7- Any course taken outside the university after registration in GU cannot be transferred

unless student gets written pre-approval from the college and GU President.

8- The maximum number of units that can be transferred must not exceed 50% of the

units required for the degree.

 

Fee Structure , GU's Scholarships, Tuition & Fees Plan 

Placement Test Fees: 

English BD 25 

Mathematics BD 25 

Computer Literacy BD 25 

The Orientation Program 

The Orientation Program for applicants with less than 70% of school grades or poor placement test scores: 

Intensive English Course BD 425 

Introduction to College Mathematics Course BD 425 

Introduction to Computer Literacy Course BD 425 

Tuition fees for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees 

• Bachelor Degree BD. 100/- per credit hour each semester 

• Master Degree BD. 140/- per credit hour each semester** 

• Doctoral Degree BD. 140/- per credit hour each semester *** 

** Gulf University has formed a special Tuition Fees payment package for the whole duration of a Master and Ph.D. degrees. For details contact the Accounts Department. 

Accommodation Fee 

Fee is BD 1,000 /- per semester/per student, Payment to be made in full prior to the beginning of the semester. Utilities not included. For types of accommodation please refer to Accommodation section. 

Financial Aid 

Financial assistance is available through arrangements with commercial & Islamic lending organizations that offer flexible terms for educational purposes.

Payment Procedures 

Payments are accepted in any of the following forms: 

• Cash 

• Current dated cheque 

• Visa/Master Card 

• Direct transfers to the following address: 

The Gulf University 

P.O. Box 26489 , Adliya 

Kingdom of Bahrain 

Account Number: 06684210377/001/37 

M/S BNP PARIBAS 

P.O. Box: 5241, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain 

Swift: BNPA BHBC * Please ensure that the student's name and ID number are noted on the transfer. 

** Please fax the confirmation of the transfer to GU Accounts Department at: +973 17 622230. 

 

College of Administrative & Financial Sciences

The college is distinguished by the comprehensive and rich course content, in addition to a variety of majors. 

• Business Administration (Master) 

• Human Resources Management & Public Relations (Bachelor, Master) 

• Accounting & Finance (Bachelor, Master) 

• Public Relations (Bachelor, Master) 

 

College of Engineering 

Gulf University maintains constant contact with local and regional job markets for revision and evaluation. Such practices ensure the quality of the programs in terms of relevance and compliance with current and future business practices and requirements.

The College of Engineering is distinguished by the comprehensive and rich course content, in addition to a variety of majors. 

• Mechanical Engineering (Bachelor, Master) 

• Industrial Engineering (Bachelor, Master) 

• Electrical Engineering (Bachelor, Master) 

• Electronic Engineering (Bachelor, Master) 

• Civil Engineering (Bachelor, Master) 

• Architectural Engineering (Bachelor, Master) 

 

College of Computer Engineering and Sciences 

Gulf University maintains constant contact with local and regional job markets for revision and evaluation. Such practices ensure the quality of the programs in terms of relevance and compliance with current and future business practices and requirements.

The College of Computer Engineering Sciences is distinguished by the comprehensive and rich course content, in addition to a variety of majors. 

• Computer Engineering & Information Systems (Bachelor, Master)

• Engineering & Management of Information Technology (Bachelor, Master)

• Computer Communication Engineering (Bachelor, Master)

• Computer Sciences & Information System (Master)

• Management of Information Systems (Master)

 

College of Law 

Gulf University maintains constant contact with local and regional job markets for revision and evaluation. Such practices ensure the quality of the programs in terms of relevance and compliance with current and future practices and requirements. 

The College of Law is distinguished by the comprehensive and rich course content, in addition to a variety of majors. 

• Law (Bachelor)

• Administrative Law (Master)

• Criminal Law (Master)

• Commercial & Arbitration Law (Master)

• Islamic Sharia'a & Law (Master)

 

College of Education 

The College of Education is distinguished by the comprehensive and rich course content, in addition to a variety of majors. 

Admission & registration is stopped till further notice for all of the following majors: 

*College of Education

  • Department of Special Education & Psychological Counseling
  • Special Education
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Department of Curriculum, Instruction & Educational Technology
  • Curriculum &Instruction
  • Educational Technology
  • Department of Leadership & Educational Administration
  • Leadership & Educational Administration

* Admission is being stopped in these programs

 

Honor degree based on his/her cumulative GPA as shown on Table

Degree

Very good with second class honor

Very good with first class honor

Distinction with second class honor

Distinction with first class honor

GPA Range

3.3-<3.6

3.6-<3.8

3.8-<3.9

3.9-4.00

 

For Bachelor Degree The minimum of 3 years and the maximum of 8 years.

The minimum amount of credits per term is 12 Hours; the maximum amount of credits per term is 18 Hours.

1. The student is registered in the academic courses with accordance with the academic advisor in the specified dates in the academic calendar for each semester.

2. The registration is confirmed after the completion of payment according to the university’s policy and regulations.

3. The student is allowed to adjust the schedule by adding or dropping some courses within the add/drop period (according to the academic calendar). The dropping process is done within 2 weeks after the beginning of the classes (1 week for summer semester) without the appearance of ‘drop’ in the academic record, this is done according to the following conditions:

a. Drop:  

  Without affecting the minimum requirement amount for registration (12 credit hour). If it happened that he had less the minimum credit hours required after dropping the courses, he would not be considered a regular student for that semester.  

b. Add:  

1. Without exceeding the maximum amount of credit hours

2. Without the presence of an overlap in the schedule

3. the presence of a vacancy in the added course 

4. The registration period continues during the add and drop period, and after the specified period the faculties deans consider the students requests that have reasonable excuses for tardiness and that requires a vacancy in the class that is added and that is done in not more than 2 weeks after the end of add and drop period.

 

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD

CASH REFUND

CREDIT FOR NEXT SEMESTER*

Before beginning of semester

90%

100%

First week of add & drop period

75%

100%

Second week of add & drop period

50%

75%

After add & drop period

0%

0%

 

 

a. The student can repeat the course in which s/he received C- or less to improve his grade or get a better understanding of the academic subject. The student is also required to repeat the core courses if s/he failed.

b. In this case, the recent grade is to be added to the GPA, however all the grades will remain in the academic record with a symbol R for repeated courses.

 

Students who have earned high grades in their High School GPA are eligible to apply for partial and full scholarships to the Scholarship Board of GU. 

The university also offers tuition fees reduction as incentives to students who achieve A+ grade in any course at the end of every semester at GU. These students will be rewarded with a reduction of 10% for a course in the tuition fees for the following semester. 

For details of criteria and eligibility for full and partial scholarships please contact the Registration office.

 

Your rights are below:

•Learning in a constructive environment which contributes to the development of your analytical and thinking skills and encourages you to conduct research as well as your lifelong learning.

•Access to quality and meaningful education, manifested by well-designed and approved study plans.

•Participation in the review and development of courses according to university regulations and instructions. 

•Usage of supporting facilities (library, computer services, bookshop, e-learning center, cafeteria... etc.) 

•Good treatment and mutual respect from the university staff.

•Professional consideration of your intellectual, psychological, and physical abilities and capabilities. 

•Acquiring education in a positive learning environment away from intolerance and discrimination.

•Faculty members commitment towards lectures and exams timings / university regulations and instructions. 

•Grievance accordance with the university regulations and instructions. 

•Benefiting from faculty office hours as well as communication with academic advisors. 

•Freedom of expression of opinions, thinking and modes and presentation. 

•Active participation in the student council’s elections and activities.

•Acquiring vocational guidance and academic advising services.

 

And your duties are below:

•To acknowledge university instructions and to abide by its regulations. 

• Appropriate attendance, punctuality, and adhering to the rules of lectures and exams 

• Decent public behavior and respecting faculty and university staff. 

• Maintaining / preserving university property. 

• Avoiding disturbance and smoking inside university buildings. 

• Proper Representation of the University and protecting its image. 

• Sense of belonging to the university and loyalty to the state of its location. 

• Proper dress that is consistent with the sanctity of the campus. 

• Show willingness to cooperate and work with a spirit of being a team member.

 

Academic Record is the complete academic history of a student at the University also the academic record includes: 

a. Academic transcript, which includes all the courses studied and the grades received and the GPA for each semester and the total GPA.

b. Study plan

c. Academic participation ( academic competition, research, seminar)

d. Academic awards.

e. The registration of the thesis’s title for the graduate students. 

f. A list for the equivalent courses if any. 

 

If you do not yet know who will serve as your advisor, you should contact your department's Graduate Program Coordinator.

Students’ absence is not allowed more than 15% of the total scheduled hours for each course without excuse, 25% with an excuse approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies and the recommendation from the department.

There is a clinic Center provides free services for all students, staff, and faculty members. It’s provide the below services:

1. Provides direct, professional nursing care to students and staff.

2. Provide first aid to emergency situations places where they occur.

3. Convert cases of emergency and critical conditions to the nearest health center.