If you are looking to attain an international UK Undergraduate degree, then you are at the right place.

It's a team effort at the BIBF, and we're with you every step of the way on the path towards your future.

You'll experience:

  • Hands-on learning from experienced instructors
  • Small class sizes for individual attention
  • Personalized student teaching placement
  • Unique curriculum designed to maximize your learning

As a student in any of our Academic Programmes, you'll get proficient teaching experience that gives you the opportunity to develop real-world skills that set you up for success in the classroom.

Our students explore critical inquiry while they delve into real-life case studies,  viewpoints and methods that allow you to develop your own unique reasoning. With a high-level of support and resources throughout your programme, you'll graduate confident and ready to take on the industry you choose.

International Curriculum

Career Opportunities

Experienced Faculty

High Employability


  • Takes three academic years to complete (2 years for the Validated Diploma + the final year)
  • Two Semesters (from September – January & from February - June)
  • Four modules per semester
  • A combination of guided-learning and self-study is required
  • Sessions are conducted in small groups allowing for maximum support and interaction
  • Receive training in the only “Dealing Room” simulation in the region.
  • Access to internship opportunities and extracurricular activities
  • You will be assessed through a mixture of continuous assessment and written examinations.
  • You will complete assignments such as collecting and analyzing information from commercial databases or the internet, preparing business case studies, written essays and completing problem-solving exercising.
  1. Statement of Graduation Secondary School General Certificate
  2. High School Diploma
  3. Foundation Year Completion Certificate or:
    • International Baccalaureate- IB Score (24 points)
    • Advanced Level (A-Level) - 3 A-levels with a minimum score of C
    • CBSE minimum of 65% with 70% in English
  1. IELTS (UK VI) Score of 6 each band score not less than 5.5
  1. Foundation Year Completion Certificate or:
    • International Baccalaureate- IB Score (24 points)
    • Advanced Level (A-Level) - 3 A-levels with a minimum score of C
    • CBSE minimum of 65% with 70% in English
  2. An acceptable high school leaving qualification stamped by the Ministry of Education- Bahrain.
  3. High School Graduation statement issued by the High School
  4. Letter of good conduct issued by the High School
  5. Passport Copy
  6. CPR Cope (Back and Forth)
  7. 2 passport size photographs
  8. Medical Report from a Public Health Centre (Physical Examination including Eyesight and Blood Pressure)
  9. IELTS (UK VI) Score of 6 each band score not less than 5.5

Students have the option to choose one of the following structures:

  • 2 years in Bahrain & 1 year at Bangor (UK); or
  • 3 years in Bahrain
  • The needs of conventional financial institutions and how they are operating nowadays.
  • To learn about the skills and responsibilities of entry level banking/ finance/ Islamic Finance positions
  • To be able to learn concepts academically and prepare them for further studies (Professional Qualifications and Post-graduate Degrees).
  • The understanding of the jurisprudential and theoretical fundamentals of Islamic Banking and Finance within the Islamic Finance Diploma.
  • To provide an appreciation of the investment regulations relating to the banking industry and to Islamic banks in particular
  • To learn trading and portfolio building skills through the simulated training platform, "The BIBF Dealing Room".


3 Years


The recent "BIBF Graduate Destination Survey" shows that about 86% of our graduates successfully find a job or pursue postgraduate study within 6 months of graduation, reflecting the strong reputation that the programme has built over the years amongst employers and the quality of our graduates.


  • New Fees starting 2024-2025 intake, onwards
  • A One-Off Registration Payment BHD 100/-
  • (Year 1 and 2) BHD 2,500 per Semester (Excluding Books and Lab Fees)
  • Year 3 in Bahrain BHD 3,000 per Semester (Excluding Books and Lab Fees)



The Bangor University graduate programme at the BIBF is one of the most successful undergraduate programmes in the country. A combination of the exceptional academic programme and the unparalleled learning environment at the BIBF have lent to the success of the degree. Graduates are also favoured by the local banking industry.

The Bangor University programmes give participants the opportunity to graduate from one of the UK's most respected and well-established institutions. Bangor University has an excellent international reputation for research, particularly in the fields of Banking and Finance. It is ranked in the top 25 institutions in the world according to the RePEC ranking for research in banking. The degree programmes are designed to offer a comprehensive scheme of academic study with a special focus on real life application.