Applied Science University - Bahrain : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
Main Campus, Al-Ekir Bahrain
    • QS World University Rankings
      591-600
    • QS Stars
      4
    • StatusPrivate
    • Research OutputMedium
    • Student/Faculty Ratio11
    • International Students341
    • SizeS
    • Total Faculty178

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    The Applied Science University (ASU) is located in East Al-Ekir, Kingdom of Bahrain.

    Established in 2004, ASU was one of the first private universities in the Kingdom of Bahrain and is situated in the Central Governorate, between Manama and Riffa.

    The Applied Science University offers 18 (undergraduate and postgraduate) programs, with more than 5,000 alumni, and staff from over 22 countries. The university offers two international Engineering programs from well-respected university in the United Kingdom -London South Bank University (LSBU).

    ASU achieved 4 Stars in QS Stars Rating System; ranked 29th in the QS Arab Region University Rankings; Ranked 101-150 in QS World University Ranking – Top 50 under 50.

    The programs are taught in both English and Arabic. The university also has its English Language Unit, offering supplementary English language courses for those who wish to improve and enhance their English language skills and prepare them for the higher education system.

     

    To find out more about ASU, prospective students can visit its social media channels: Facebook; Instagram; Twitter; YouTube.

    The typical admissions criteria for students are as follows:

    Undergraduate courses:

    • Students must obtain secondary school certificate or its equivalent certified by the ministry of education in the Kingdom of Bahrain

     

    Postgraduate courses:

    • Students must hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a university or college recognized by the ministry of education in the kingdom of Bahrain

     

    Scholarships are available to all eligible students.

     For bachelor’s programs the students above 90% are eligible for a partial scholarship up to 30% for the first semester of studies.

     ASU also supports students in international programs hosted by British Universities with an Academic Excellence scholarship which is divided into three categories depending on merit level achieved upon high school graduation. 

    On average, more than 70 percent of graduates find a job within 6 months of graduation.

    The university has a CareerDevelopment & Alumni Affairs Office which offers a number of services for students and graduates, including:

    • Supporting and maintaining the relationship between the university and graduates
    • Offering graduates jobs according to their needs and qualifications
    • Holding cultural, scientific and sport activities for the graduates
    • Establishing an Alumni Club
    • Strengthening the relations with ASU graduate employers and workers

     

    ASU offer a number of careerservices:

    ·        Workshops every semester for alumni and prospective graduates (e.g. to prepare for job interviews; preparing a CV etc.)

    ·        An annual Careers Day Exhibition to display job and training opportunities

    ·        A one-to-one career development consultation sessions

     

    Here’s everything you need to know about AlumniServices, AlumniActivities, and Alumniin Action at ASU.

     

    The office:

    • Maintains contact with graduates for participation in workshops, updating info, and getting their perspective on university services and programs
    • Helps graduates find jobs and prepares them for the job market
    • Invites successful graduates in leadership to give lectures and participate in seminars and workshops
    •  Invites alumni in the colleges’ advisory council to raise their concerns in the academic programs

    About

    The Applied Science University (ASU) is located in East Al-Ekir, Kingdom of Bahrain.

    Established in 2004, ASU was one of the first private universities in the Kingdom of Bahrain and is situated in the Central Governorate, between Manama and Riffa.

    The Applied Science University offers 18 (undergraduate and postgraduate) programs, with more than 5,000 alumni, and staff from over 22 countries. The university offers two international Engineering programs from well-respected university in the United Kingdom -London South Bank University (LSBU).

    ASU achieved 4 Stars in QS Stars Rating System; ranked 29th in the QS Arab Region University Rankings; Ranked 101-150 in QS World University Ranking – Top 50 under 50.

    The programs are taught in both English and Arabic. The university also has its English Language Unit, offering supplementary English language courses for those who wish to improve and enhance their English language skills and prepare them for the higher education system.

     

    To find out more about ASU, prospective students can visit its social media channels: Facebook; Instagram; Twitter; YouTube.

    The typical admissions criteria for students are as follows:

    Undergraduate courses:

    • Students must obtain secondary school certificate or its equivalent certified by the ministry of education in the Kingdom of Bahrain

     

    Postgraduate courses:

    • Students must hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a university or college recognized by the ministry of education in the kingdom of Bahrain

     

    Scholarships are available to all eligible students.

     For bachelor’s programs the students above 90% are eligible for a partial scholarship up to 30% for the first semester of studies.

     ASU also supports students in international programs hosted by British Universities with an Academic Excellence scholarship which is divided into three categories depending on merit level achieved upon high school graduation. 

    On average, more than 70 percent of graduates find a job within 6 months of graduation.

    The university has a CareerDevelopment & Alumni Affairs Office which offers a number of services for students and graduates, including:

    • Supporting and maintaining the relationship between the university and graduates
    • Offering graduates jobs according to their needs and qualifications
    • Holding cultural, scientific and sport activities for the graduates
    • Establishing an Alumni Club
    • Strengthening the relations with ASU graduate employers and workers

     

    ASU offer a number of careerservices:

    ·        Workshops every semester for alumni and prospective graduates (e.g. to prepare for job interviews; preparing a CV etc.)

    ·        An annual Careers Day Exhibition to display job and training opportunities

    ·        A one-to-one career development consultation sessions

     

    Here’s everything you need to know about AlumniServices, AlumniActivities, and Alumniin Action at ASU.

     

    The office:

    • Maintains contact with graduates for participation in workshops, updating info, and getting their perspective on university services and programs
    • Helps graduates find jobs and prepares them for the job market
    • Invites successful graduates in leadership to give lectures and participate in seminars and workshops
    •  Invites alumni in the colleges’ advisory council to raise their concerns in the academic programs

    Available programs

    University highlights

    Applied Science University - Bahrain is one of the top Private universities in Al-Ekir, Bahrain. It is ranked #591-600 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2021
      #651-700
    • 2022
      #591-600

    Ranking criteria

    11.1
    Academic Reputation
    1.3
    Citations per Faculty
    18.8
    Employer Reputation
    33.4
    Faculty Student Ratio
    100
    International Faculty Ratio
    41.7
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    1,918

    8%
    92%

    International students
    341

    16%
    84%

    Total faculty staff
    178

    141
    37

    Total students
    1,918

    8%
    92%

    International students
    341

    16%
    84%

    Total faculty staff
    178

    37
    141
    2021
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