This Department was established in academic year 2016/2017 by a decision taken from the University Council as a supporting department in the University, which is supporting all the enrolled programmes in GU. The General Science department is different from other academic departments in GU, that it has no students with limited faculty member and it doesn’t offer programmes in GU.

The main purpose of this department is to manage the general courses in GU with all the related obligations. These courses are considered as a university requirements courses offered in all programmes in GU. However, the university requirements courses represent mathematics, statistics and physics courses, in addition to the Arabic and English language, Human rights, Islamic culture and modern History of Bahrain.