Admission for

Diploma Programs


In its endeavor to match all prospective student’s needs, Liwa College offers 6 diploma 2-year programs that enrich students with hands-on knowledge in preparation for their future career paths:

To be eligible for full admission in the 6 diploma programs, a student should:

  • Meet the minimum average requirement of 60% in the national secondary school certificate or its equivalent as per Table 1.
  • Meet the minimum English requirement by obtaining a score of 1100 on EMSAT English, or 5.0 on IELTS, or 61 on TOEFL IBT, or 173 on TOEFL CBT or 500 on TOEFL ITP.


Certificate Requirement
UAE National Secondary School Certificate 60%
Indian Boards, Pakistani Board (Higher Secondary School Part II), 60%
American High School 60%
International High School Certificates inside UAE (German, French, etc.) 60%
British GCSE/ IGCSE (O Level, AS level and A level)

12 years of schooling

Passing 5 O-Level subjects, including math, physics/biology, and chemistry with a grade of C or above. Plus 2 AS Level subjects with a grade of D (Math/ Physics/ Biology/ Chemistry).


Passing 5 O-Level subjects, including math, biology/physics, and chemistry with a grade of C or above. Plus 1 subject A Level (D grade or above) in one from math, or biology, or chemistry or physics.

For IB Diploma A minimum average of 24 in IB (Grade 12) in 6 subjects with a minimum of 3 at Higher Level including Mathematics.

If high school requirements are not met, applicants may be accepted, provided that they register in 3 remedial courses to be determined according to the degree requirements and the grades of relevant subjects in the high school certificate English score according to the program requirements.