Umm Al-Qura University is among the first universities that applied the Joint First Year system. It extended the application of the Joint First Year system to its branches, and established it in Al-Leith branch. The branch has two tracks: the medical track for male and female students along with the scientific track for students.
The Joint First Year Deanship at Umm Al-Qura University is keen to provide high-quality study programs to prepare male and female students for success, and make them able to lead business through providing them with different skills to reach a balanced personality capable of playing a vital and fundamental role in a way that serves the interests of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the basis of Islamic law.
Moreover, the Deanship is keen to appoint distinguished faculty members that are familiar with modern learning strategies, and qualified to use modern methods and technology in teaching.