The following course is accredited by Maldives Qualification Authority (MQA)  and delivered by Clique College.

Foundation Studies is a university preparation course specifically designed for students who have not completed secondary schooling, or who have not met the direct entry requirements for a Bachelor degree. 

The course involves a stream of subjects relevant to your chosen degree. You will develop study skills and habits, including time management, essay writing, group work and presentation skills; and become familiar with the academic standards and expectations of a university.

Successful completion of Foundation Studies provides guaranteed entry to most undergraduate Bachelor degrees both locally and overseas. 

Entry criteria:

Applicants must meet one of the following entry criteria:

  • GCE O’Level/SSC 3 passes (‘C’ and above) OR
  • Completed MNQF Level 3 qualification

Alternate Entry Criteria:

Alternatively, you may gain entry by meeting the following criteria:

  • 18 years old with 1 year work experience AND
    ability to communicate in the language of instruction

Foundation Studies (C4) Modules
1. Mathematics 1
2. Mathematics 2
3. English for oral communication
4. English for written communication
5. Study Skills
6. Academic Writing


Options (two electives):
– Fundamentals of Information and Communication Technology
– Business studies
– Education
– Tourism
– Other electives in MNQF Level 4

No of semesters: 2

Course duration: 8 or 12 months (Depending on the commencement of the Semester)

Intake: January, April, June and September

Class timing: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm (3 or 4 weekdays)

Course fee: TBA

All fees are not refundable. Fees include tuition fee, study materials and exam fees.