Teaching takes place solely in English and students must demonstrate that their English language proficiency is at a level that will allow them to follow their intended programme successfully.
If English is not your first language you must have a qualification as evidence of your English language skills.
We can waive the English language requirement if you meet one of the following criteria:
There may be other exceptions, please contact Admissions.
If you do not require a visa to study in the UK then we will accept the following qualifications as proof of your English language skills.
Executive Diploma in Islamic Finance & Entrepreneurship
Professional Diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance
The UK Government approves certain English language qualifications as being Secure English Language Tests (SELT). These meet the Government’s requirements for visa applications.
Al-Maktoum College will accept the following:
*For the HNC in Business or HNC in Management & Leadership we will accept a SELT at level B1.
You can purchase a voucher for LanguageCert directly with the College. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
If you require a visa, please check the Visa information page for full details.
Pre-sessional English courses are designed to improve your English language and academic skills prior to undertaking a programme at Al-Maktoum College.
If you have applied and accepted an offer of study, you may be eligible to join the 5 or 9 week course at Abertay University. Please contact email@example.com for more information.