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Transfer Students

CREDIT TRANSFER AND EXEMPTION

When applying for admission to RUW, applicants may apply for credit transfer by completing the appropriate form at the Office of the Registrar – Admissions Department and providing the required documents as per the below list. 

General Information

 •Transfer students may be granted credits for courses passed with a grade of ‘C’ or above from other accredited universities.

• RUW will only accept up to 66% credit hours of a student’s specific major.

• Students must complete the remaining credit hours towards their degree programme at RUW.

• Transfer students cannot register for subsequent courses if their transferred courses do not meet the required criteria.

• Credit transfer is done through faculty review upon approval of the Dean.

• Transfer credits do not count towards the students Cumulative Grade Point Average, but appear as transferred credits (TR) on the official transcript and is counted towards the earned credits.

• Transfer credits shall be accepted provisionally until such date they have been approved and attested officially by the HEC.

 How to apply for transfer

Applicants upon visiting the Admissions Office will have 1 month from the date of their application to provide the following documents;

 1. Transfer Credit Application Fee

 2. Authenticated Original documents (Name as on Passport), according to the below category in which you belong;

 a) Transfer Credits from Universities outside Bahrain; 

• An Official Withdrawal Letter and Transcript from the respective University.

• The Withdrawal Letter and Transcript must be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of origin (where the student is coming from) and Embassy of Bahrain in that country.

• Stamped Course Descriptions for all the courses from the respective University.

Upon completion of the above kindly further endorse the documents by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bahrain and the Embassy of the Country of origin (where the student is coming from) in Bahrain.

b) Transfer of Credits from Private Universities in Bahrain; 

• Provide an Official Withdrawal Letter and Transcript from the respective University.

• The Withdrawal Letter and Transcript must be attested by the Ministry of Education in Bahrain.

• Stamped Course Descriptions for all the courses from the respective University.

c) Transfer of Credits from University of Bahrain 

• Provide an Official Withdrawal Letter and Transcript from the respective University.

• Course Description for all the courses from the respective University.