Admission Requirements

University College of Bahrain Masters of Business Administration Admission Criteria:

UCB University College of Bahrain seeks potential candidates who wish to further their studies at the master’s level in business administration.

Admission is granted to candidates who meet the following criteria:

  1. Hold a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from an accredited university or institution with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4.00 (or its equivalent). Any applicant whose CGPA is between 2.3 and 2.49 might get a Conditional Acceptance.

  2. Candidates must provide official transcripts from prior post-secondary institutions.

  3. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in English - (TOEFL or IELTS Examination).

  4. Candidates must provide two letters of recommendations from current or former employers.

  5. Candidates must provide a detailed resume, including formal education requirements, work experience, extra-curricular activities and community service activities.

  6. Candidates must provide a written statement of purpose of why they want and intend to study a graduate level Masters of Business.

  7. Medical Examination Certificate from a recognized health center or hospital in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Admission Decision Process:
The UCB MBA Admission Decision Process is based on two cohort start dates of September and January.

The UCB MBA Admission Committee meets twice per annum to consider all UCB MBA candidate applications.  Deadline for application is sixty days prior to the cohort start date in September and January and offer letters are sent thirty days prior to the cohort start date.

* UCB MBA candidates who have successfully completed their undergraduate degree from UCB University College of Bahrain are encouraged to apply to the UCB MBA program.

“What I have learned in my graduation years is being practiced now in day to day basis and of course the credit for all this goes to our highly qualified professors.”

Aysha Yousif Al Khalifa
Class of 2005