Admission Requirements for the Bachelor of Nursing Post Diploma Program (PDBN)

IMPORTANT NOTE: To be considered for admission to the University of Calgary in Qatar, you MUST have Qatari Citizenship, a Qatar Resident's Permit, or the ability to seek Permanent Residency through a family member. UCQ does NOT have the ability to issue Student Visas.


Important dates:

Application opens: Sunday, January 12, 2020

Application closes: Thursday, February 13, 2020

Admissions decisions: We hope to have decisions to students by June 30, 2020.

Classes start: Sunday, September 6, 2020


Admission Requirements:

Student will be evaluated for admission based on their Nursing Diploma and secondary school transcripts and marks. Students are also required to meet our English Language Proficiency requirements.

Steps To Apply:

Required Documents

Check this link for a list of required admissions documents.

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HMC Nomination Form

If you work at Hamad Medical Corporation you must complete the PDBN Nomination Request form. Please note -- if you work at HMC you must have 10 years of service to be eligible to apply.


Application Form

Complete the University of Calgary in Qatar Post Diploma Bachelor of Nursing application. Only applications submitted with all required documents will be accepted.


Deadline For All Documents

Submit your PDBN Nomination Request form (if required), University of Calgary in Qatar application and all required documents together no later than Thursday, February 13, 2020.