Educational System

Level of Study

Diplomas

The diploma programs are normally two-year educational programs that provides an internationally accepted qualification for entry into higher education and are often recognized by universities worldwide.

Undergraduate

Undergraduate programs include all the academic programs up to the level of a bachelor’s degree. They lead to bachelor’s degrees and include general education courses in a wide variety of subjects.

Foundations

The foundation programs are one-year intensive courses that lead to entry to a wide range of universities. They are designed as alternative to the conventional A-Level route, which takes two years to complete.

Postgraduate

Postgraduate programs are subject specific programs that can be taken once you have finished a bachelor’s degree. They lead to a master’s degree. There are four main types of postgraduate degrees: taught courses, research degrees, conversion courses and professional qualifications.

PhDs/Doctorates

A PhD is the highest level of degree a student can achieve. It is a globally recognized postgraduate academic degree awarded by universities to a candidate who has submitted a thesis or dissertation, based on extensive and original research in their chosen field.