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

The Foundation Studies will prepare lower secondary graduates to commence studies for an undergraduate degree programme or equivalent professional qualification. Students will obtain the necessary skills required for further studies and the academic requirements of their intended degree programme both in Maldives and overseas.

The Program focuses on developing strong skills in Mathematics, English language, Academic writing and study skills as core foundations essential to progress on to Bachelors degree programs. Upon successful completion of the academic English modules students would be ready to sit for IELTS exam. Elective modules provide opportunity to gain foundation level knowledge in the chosen pathways of higher education.

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. Foundation English
4. Academic English
5. Study Skills
6. Academic Writing

Options (two electives):
– Fundamentals of Information Technology
– Business Studies
– Introduction to Education Studies
– Introduction to Sports & Exercise Science

No of semesters: 2

Option 1 :


  • January / February
  • June / July

Course duration: 12 months 

Course fee: January / June Intake – MVR 1750 x 12 Installments*

Option 2 :


  • March/ April
  • August / September

Course duration: 10 months 

Course fee: MVR 2150 x 10 installments*

Class timing: 6.00pm to 9.00pm ( 4 days a week)

Registration Fee :  500

 *Fees are for year 2021 

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

Updated on: 09th June 2021