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Posted On: 3 November 2021 09:30 am
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College of the North Atlantic-Qatar opens applications for Winter 2022 offering 4 unique programs

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College of the North Atlantic – Qatar has announced the opening of applications for the Winter 2022 Semester until November 18, 2021. Applicants can register online through the website “”.

College of North Atlantic Qatar has 19 Applied Bachelor’s programs, 3 Applied Masters’ programs in addition to 28 diploma programs.

The College offers 4 programs that are completely new in Qatar:

  • Bachelor of Applied Business Administration in Banking and Financial Technology
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Medical Radiography

The programs fall under 3 main streams:

  • Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades
  • Business Management and Information Technology
  • Health Sciences

The Total number of students recorded for the fall semester is 4,759, with 22% being Qatari students.

The fees’ exemption decision for both Qatari citizens and children of Qatari women, that was announced by the College's board of trustees in 2020, gave these students a chance to study at CNA-Q and benefit from top-notch applied education. Academic entry criteria differ according to programs, nevertheless students need to present a high school graduation certificate, with an overall average of minimum 60% or an equivalent; a minimum required score or higher on the CNA-Q English Placement Test and the completion of the College’s Math Placement Test.

Applicants who do not meet the entrance requirements may be considered for the Foundation Program designed to help them acquire the needed skills to enter their program of choice.

Commenting on the announcement Dr. Salem Al-Naemi, CNA-Q’s President said:

“We are pleased to see CNA-Q attracting an increasing number of students, especially the Qatari nationals. The new generation has become more aware of the effectiveness of applied education. The latter gives students the chance to be involved in a critical and integrative learning experience. Through simulated environments and practical trainings, students are exposed to curriculums that are aligned to the international and local labor market and the requirements of an ever-evolving economy. Such an approach demonstrates the strengths of applied education model, which produces graduates with employable skills.”

At CNA-Q, students are placed at the center of the learning process. The College aims to give them as many real-life learning experiences as possible, so they can extend what they acquired in the classroom to their workplace and actively contribute to the economy. Curriculums have been designed based on the International and National Academic Qualifications Framework.

All programs are delivered using hands-on applied experiential learning methodologies and include 40-70% applied components and practical experience related to one or more occupational field(s) of practice. With more than 20 years of experience in Qatar, CNA-Q offers high-quality programs led by qualified instructors in technology-rich classrooms, workshops, laboratories, and simulated environments.

The College has transformed the education and work landscape of Qatar, distinguishing itself as a destination in the state for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), and a source of top-notch talent.

Applicants can register online through the College of the North Atlantic – Qatar.

Source and image credit: College of the North Atlantic