College of Business & Financial Sciences - Entry Requirements

Students choose a major from one of four tracks: Banking & Finance, International Business, Human Resource Management and Marketing.

  • Show evidence of having successfully completed Secondary Education or its equivalent in the Kingdom of Bahrain or overseas, attested by the Ministry of Education, Kingdom of Bahrain (MoE);
  • Show evidence of a minimum level of English Language Proficiency, the following are examples of internationally accredited tests of English Language with the corresponding levels of proficiency required by RUW:
    • IELTS overall band score of 5.5, or
    • TOEFL: paper-based 513; or Computer-based 183; or Internet-based 65, or
    • RUW English Placement Test overall band score of 5.5.
  • All documents included with an application for admission become the property of RUW and are retained in the students’ file until graduation.
  • Applicants to CBFS are required to have 60% or above average mark in mathematics in grade 12, (i.e. the last year depending on the system from which they have graduated)

Students who do not satisfy the above criteria are required to take a compulsory LAR course in mathematics during the first semester in the college. This mathematics course will be a skills based LAR course and will fall under the Natural Sciences category. Further the LAR course will be a pre requisite for these students when they register in the college for Mathematics for Management 1 (BUS 101).