Admission Requirements

Programs Availability in Each Campus

Requirements

General Documents

PROCEDURES:

  • Emiratis Applicants must submit a completed National Admissions & Placement Office (NAPO) application form available at the Ministry of Education website. International students must fill an online admission application form and submit their documents through the college admission portal.
  • Applicants meeting the admission criteria shall be accepted in a particular major/degree program according to the student’s preference, and the capacity of the college and/or the program. Further, international applicants will be accepted on a competitive base up to the percentage authorized by the Board of Trustees.
  • International Applicants who completed their high school outside UAE, will be reviewed case by case for admission as follows:
    – The scores of the science subjects shall be 90% or above.
    – The applicant shall pass the college placement test(s).     
  • An offer of admission shall be valid for the semester for which an applicant applies. If an applicant is offered an admission but is unable to register, she/he shall request in writing to defer the admission to the next semester.

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • For Emirati students, a completed NAPO application form.
  • For all applicants, a filled-out college application form.
  • Original or attested High School Certificate from Ministry of Education. If the secondary high school curricula studied is an international one, then an equivalency has to be obtained from the Ministry of Education in UAE and submitted along with the transcript.
  • The High School Certificate should not be more than 3 years old for Emiratis for bachelor degree and 6 years old for applicants to the Health care assistant (HCA) program.
  • The High School Certificate for international students should not be more than one year old.
  • Applicants Maximum age is 24 years old, and 25 years in (Health Care Assistant) program.
  • Copy of English EmSAT score, or an IELTS overall score, as pertinent to program/degree applied for.
  • Copy of Science (Math, Physics, Chemistry and Biology) EmSAT score.
  • Medical Fitness Certificate (To be submitted upon enrollment).
  • For Emiratis, copy of Identity Card and Passport issued by the United Arab Emirates.
  • For International Students, copy of Identity Card and valid Passport with Residence Visa for applicant and his/her father & mother.
  • Male students should provide an official letter from the national service that they are eligible to be admitted in Higher education.
  • Copy of Birth Certificate.

FCHS Minimum Average Score for the UAE secondary school certificate holders

Program
Secondary school stream – MOE and ATHS, Minimum Average Score
Elite
Advanced
General
EmSAT Scores
1Nursing
70
70
80
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • Taking EmSAT Arabic.
  • 2Pharmacy
    85
    85
    NA
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 900 – 1100 in any Math and Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • EmSAT Arabic ≥ 800
  • 3Physiotherapy
    75
    80
    90
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • Taking EmSAT Arabic.
  • 4RMI
    75
    80
    85
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • Taking EmSAT Arabic.
  • 5Emergency Health
    75
    75
    80
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • Taking EmSAT Arabic.
  • 6Psychology
    75
    80
    85
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • aking EmSAT Arabic.
  • 7Midwifery
    70
    70
    80
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • Taking EmSAT Arabic.
  • 8Diploma in Health Care Assistance (HCA)
    Passing HS certificate
    Passing HS certificate
    Passing HS certificate
  • EmSAT ≥ 600 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, and Chemistry).
  • FCHS Minimum Average Score for Other secondary school certificate holders

    Program
    Other Secondary Certificates, Minimum Average Score
    GCC
    IB
    IGCSE,GCSE, GCE
    American System
    ADNOC Schools
    EmSAT Scores
    Nursing
    90
    5
    C
    70
    80
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • Taking EmSAT Arabic.
  • Pharmacy
    90
    5
    C
    85
    85
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 900 – 1100 in any Math and Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • EmSAT Arabic ≥ 800
  • Physiotherapy
    90
    5
    C
    80
    80
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • Taking EmSAT Arabic.
  • RMI
    90
    5
    C
    80
    80
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • Taking EmSAT Arabic.
  • Emergency Health
    90
    5
    C
    75
    80
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • Taking EmSAT Arabic.
  • Psychology
    90
    5
    C
    80
    80
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • Taking EmSAT Arabic.
  • Midwifery
    90
    5
    C
    70
    80
  • EmSAT ≥ 1100 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, Chemistry).
  • An EmSAT of 800 – 1100 in Math, and of 700-1100 in any of the 3 Science subjects requires the student to undertake a zero-level course.
  • Taking EmSAT Arabic.
  • Diploma in Healthcare Assistant (HCA)
    Passing HS certificate
    Passing HS certificate
    Passing HS certificate
    Passing HS certificate
    Passing HS certificate
  • EmSAT ≥ 600 in Math, and in any 2 of 3 subjects (Physics, Biology, and Chemistry).
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    • Students from a federal or licensed institution in the UAE or a recognized foreign institution of higher education shall be eligible for admission by transfer.
    • Applicants should meet the FCHS admissions criteria of the program to which he/she is transferring to.
    • Transfer applicants shall not be subject to disciplinary dismissal in the previous education institution.
    • All transfer students shall meet the English Language proficiency requirements of FCHS.
    • Transfer students shall submit official transcripts of credit(s) earned from all institution(s) of higher education previously attended before admission to FCHS along with a detailed description of the courses attended to the FCHS Office of Admissions.
    • Applicants who are in good academic standing (a minimum CGPA average of 2.0 on a 4.0. scale, or equivalent) shall be eligible for transfer to FCHS undergraduate programs.
    • The maximum credit hours that shall be accepted for transfer within the framework of the study plans at the College is 50% of the total program credits. The College shall transfer credits only for courses relevant to the degree that provide equivalent learning outcomes.
    • Transfer credits from another higher education accredited institution may be accepted for all or some of the courses that the student has completed successfully, on the condition that her final grade in any of them is not less than (C).
    • Applicants who conceal prior attendance at other institutions or falsify information shall be subject to immediate rejection.

    Students who have completed a diploma in Nursing and Emergency Health and wish to continue their education to obtain the bachelor degree in Nursing and Emergency Health can apply as transfer students and need to provide equivalency forms as well as the following additional documents:

    • A minimum EmSAT English score of 1400, or a minimum IELTS Academic overall of 6.0, or equivalent.
    • A certificate of experience for no less than 2 years.
    • A no objection letter from the work-place (if currently employed).
    • A certificate issued from school/Institute of Nursing in UAE only.
    • Download the equivalency application form and fill it out (attached).
    • Compile the three documents ( equivalency application form, official transcript & course syllabus) in one PDF Document .
    • Access the provided link (Link). 

    • Insert all the requested details.
    • Upload the compiled documents ( equivalency form, transcript & course syllabus) .
    • Click submit.
    • Deposit the equivalency fees (Dh 500) in the College account . 

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