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Universities in Qatar

Qatar has a wide variety of universities available in Qatar so why not visit an open day to see if you get a good feeling from any

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22 July 2013

Last updated on 10 August 2020
Full List of Universities in Qatar

This is your A-Z list of universities, colleges, and higher education institutions in Qatar.

If you are looking to study in Qatar, there are many world class universities to choose from. Universities and colleges in the country offer a wide range of undergraduate programmes, postgraduate degrees, non-degree programmes, and further education classes for working professionals.

You'll find schools with an American, British, Canadian, etc. accreditation.

Whether you're a high school student, employee, or curious parent, we've gathered together a big list of universities in Qatar for you to help you in your search.

List of universities and colleges in Qatar

Carnegie Mellon University

At Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, you'll find majors in Biological Sciences, Computational Biology, Computer Sciences, Information Systems, and Business Administration.

Minor subjects include Arabic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business Studies, Computer Science, Economics, English, History, Neuroscience, Psychology, and more.

College Of The North Atlantic

The College Of The North Atlantic offers degrees in Business Management, Information Technology, Engineering, Industrial Trades, and Health Sciences.

The school also provides a Foundation Program for students as well as certificate programmes for technicians.

Georgetown University in Qatar (School of Foreign Service)

You'll find subjects focusing on Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Qatar. Future students can choose to follow a major in International History, International Economics, International Politics, and Culture and Politics.

Optional minors include Arabic Language, Economics, History, Government, Philosophy, and Theology / Religious Studies.

In addition, Georgetown University offers three certificates: American Studies (CAST), Arab and Regional Studies (CARS), and Media and Politics (CMAP).

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HEC Paris in Qatar

The HEC Paris Qatar branch offers a range of English-taught business management programmes. Ideal for working professionals, courses include a Specialized Master's Degree, International Executive MBA, Executive Certificates, Executive Short Programmes, and other custom classes.

Northwestern University in Qatar

Northwestern University in Qatar provides courses in humanities and social sciences. Here, students can choose to take up a Bachelor's in Communication, Journalism, or a dual degree. Minor programmes include Media and Politics, and Middle East Studies.

If you are a working professional and do not want to commit to a full degree, you can also study a Strategic Communication certificate programme or check out the Executive Education programmes in Media and Communication.

For postgraduate degrees, a Master's in Sports Administration is available.

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Qatar Aeronautical College

At Qatar Aeronautical College, those who are seeking or are currently in the aviation industry can find related degrees here. Programmes include Pilot Training, Aircraft Maintenance / Engineering, Meteorology, Air Traffic Control, and Aviation Management.

They also offer an Advanced Master's Programme in Aviation Safety Management.

Foundation Degrees are available, teaching General and Technical English, Mathematics, Physics, and IT. For students who wish to build on their English language skills, a General English Programme is offered with varying levels (Beginner to Advanced) depending on your proficiency.

Qatar University

Qatar University servers as Qatar’s primary institution of local higher education and academic research in the region. Established in 1977, the university has ten colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
  • College of Business and Economics (CBE)
  • College of Education (CED)
  • College of Engineering (CENG)
  • College of Health Sciences (CHS)
  • College of Law (LAWC)
  • College of Medicine (CMED)
  • College of Pharmacy (CPH)
  • College of Sharia and Islamic Studies (CSIS)
  • College of Dental Medicine (CDM)

You'll find a wide range of academic programmes at Qatar University, with 47 Bachelor's Degrees, 29 Master's Degrees, 20 Ph.D. programmes, nine Diplomas, and a Doctor of Pharmacy on offer.

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AFG College with the University of Aberdeen

Established as the first British foreign university in Qatar, the AFG College with the University of Aberdeen offers undergraduate courses in Business Management, and Accounting and Finance.

Postgraduate courses are a Master of Business Administration (MBA), MSc in International Business Management, and an LLM in International Commercial Law.

Northumbria University in Qatar

The Qatar branch of Northumbria University delivers an International Foundation Programme (Business), and Bachelor's degrees in Accounting, Finance and Investment Management, and International Banking and Finance.

Stenden University Qatar

You'll find courses in hospitality, tourism, events, and business management at Stenden University Qatar. Undergraduate degrees include BBA – Tourism Management, BBA – International Hospitality Management, BBA – International Business, and BA in Business Administration.

For postgraduate degrees, students can explore a Master of Arts in International Hospitality and Service Management, or a Master of Arts in International Leisure, Tourism, and Event Management‎.

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Texas A&M University at Qatar

Texas A&M University at Qatar provides undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in chemical engineering, sciences, and arts and humanities.

Those interested in pursuing a career in the sciences or arts can study the Chemical Engineering Programme, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Science.

Master's programmes include a Master of Science (M.S.) and a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.).

University College London Qatar (UCL Qatar)

UCL Qatar offers undergraduate degrees in Library and Information Sciences, Museum and Gallery Practice, as well as Executive Education courses for professionals in the cultural heritage industry.

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar

Students who wish to pursue a career in medicine can do so at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, a branch campus of Cornell University in New York. The college offers a six-year medical programme as well a Foundation Programme.

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Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Qatar offers courses in the following colleges:

  • College of Islamic Studies (CIS)
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
  • College of Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • College of Law (CL)
  • College of Health and Life Sicences (CHLS)
  • College of Public Policy (CPP)

Community College of Qatar

The Community College of Qatar delivers a wide range of courses for students. Here, you'll find degrees in Business Administration, Theatre Arts, Education, Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Public Administration, and more.