Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Diploma Programs


- 2019/10/08

Diploma Programs

1- Makkah Community College (Free Programs)

The program is a four-semester course that grants the students a diploma. It also gives outstanding students who have completed this program an opportunity to complete their bachelor's degree in the university. It is considered to be a bridging program for those who obtained a GPA of 3.25 or more out of 4.

Mechanism of Admission to the Diploma Program of the Community College:

  1. Admission shall be granted once, before the beginning of the academic year and immediately after the announcement of the results of the secondary school exams, according to the specified period stated on the website.
  2. The students should apply for admission via the Unified Admission Portal on the UQU website.
  3. The applicants shall be selected according to the announced conditions and criteria, and the capacity of the university colleges.
  4. The students should confirm application after the announcement of the admission results.
  5. The university ID number shall be issued after the students' confirmation.

Note: The period of admission and confirmation for the diploma program of the Makkah Community College coincides with that of the admission and confirmation for the undergraduate programs.

Conditions of Admissionin:

  1. The student must be a Saudi citizen or have a Saudi mother (non-Saudi students can apply via the ‘Scholarships’ program).
  2. The student must have obtained a high school degree or its equivalent, inside or outside the Saudi Kingdom.
  3. The student must have obtained a high school degree or its equivalent within the last five years.
  4. The student must pass the required tests (general aptitude test and summative assessment) held by the National Center for Assessment, according to the departments requiring these tests.
  5. The student must pass any test or interview held by the colleges requiring this condition.
  6. The student must not have been dismissed from Umm Al-Qura University or any other university for disciplinary reasons.

2- College of Community Service and Continuing Education (Paid Programs)

Human Resources Diploma and Office Management Diploma are four-semester study programs that grant students a diploma degree.

The Hajj and Umrah Diploma is a two-semester program that grants students a diploma degree.

Mechanism of Admission to the Diploma Program of the Community College:

  1. Admission shall be granted once, before the beginning of the academic year and immediately after the announcement of the results of the secondary school exams, according to the specified period stated on the website
  2. The students should apply for admission via the Unified Admission Portal on the UQU website.
  3. The applicants shall be selected according to the conditions and criteria announced, and the capacity of the university colleges.
  4. The admission results shall be announced, and the students should pay the fees.
  5. The university ID number shall be issued after the students pay the fees via the ATM.

Conditions of Admission:

  1. The applicant must have obtained a high school degree or its equivalent.
  2. The applicant should be medically fit.
  3. The applicant must pay the fees of the program, which will last for two years.
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