Study In Qatar - Requirements,Cost and Tuition Fees

This is a comprehensive guide on studying in Qatar as an international student. This detailed post will give you all the necessary information you will need about studying in Qatar as an international student.


 How to apply and study in Qatar


It is advisable that you make extra research on studying in Qatar as the application process for studying in Qatar might change for international students anytime. Below is the step by step procedure on how to apply and study in Qatar as an international student:

Take time to search for universities in Qatar that suit your budget and interested program.

Request a for application forms from the universities in Qatar that you are interested in. You can request for application forms by email or downloading it from the school website.

Send your recommendation letters and academic transcripts to the university or universities in Qatar that you are applying to for evaluation.

If granted admission by any university in Qatar, pay for your tuition fees and other fees where applicable.

Apply for a visa to study in Qatar.

Visit the website of your chosen institution and read up on the application process and entry requirements for your chosen program. In many cases domestic and international students can now apply online through the relevant department.

At some universities there is regulation on the types of student who are eligible to apply. For example, at Qatar University only those with a valid State of Qatar residence permit or citizenship in a fellow Gulf country are eligible to enroll.

If you don’t yet hold a residence permit but wish to study in Qatar, visit the international student section of your chosen university’s website, where you may find assistance is offered to help you get a residency permit.


Cost of studying in Qatar for international students


The cost of studying in Qatar actually depends on the specific school you attend. All the universities and colleges in Qatar have different tuition fees.

Tuition fees at universities in Qatar differ among universities because each university have their own fees. Unlike other study abroad destinations,in Qatar both Qatari and non-Qatari students pay the same tuition fees.

The average tuition fees for universities in Qatar is about US$19,800 which is an average tuition fee compared to universities in the US and the UK.

Some of the universities in Qatar charge fees per ‘credit hour’, with around 12 credit hours per semester. On average a university can charge about US$2,650 for some courses.

Engineering programs can cost about US$3,300 per credit hour. Medicine tuition fees is about US$16,500 -33,000 per year.

Although the tuition fees for Qatari universities are very expensive they cost of living in Qatar is not as expensive as it may seem. With about US1000 per month you can live comfortably in Qatar but this will actually depend on your lifestyle and spending habits.


 How to apply for a Qatar study visa


 To apply for a Qatar student visa you need some documents and other requirements, so below are requirements needed when applying for a Qatar study visa.

Valid international passport

Completed visa application form

Two passport size photos

Admission letter from university of choice

Accommodation confirmation. This is very important when applying for a Qatar student visa

Bank Statement

Health certificate

Police report

Flight booking confirmation

So above are the necessary requirements needed when applying for a Qatar study visa.

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