AC-Kuwait – Degree Pathways

Turn your Diploma into a University Degree!

One of the benefits of successfully completing a diploma program at Algonquin College – Kuwait is the availability of many pathways towards obtaining a four-year Bachelor’s degree either in Kuwait or internationally! Many students around the world follow this diploma-to-degree pathway and would say that the combination of skill development in the diploma and knowledge enhancement in the degree provides you with the best possible qualification for long-term employment and a successful career! Algonquin College has established degree pathways (articulation agreements) with many international and local degree-granting polytechnics, colleges and universities. This means that graduates from Algonquin College – Kuwait diploma programs may be eligible to transfer their course credits to one of our partner institutions listed below and then complete a four-year Bachelor’s degree by studying for an additional 2 – 3 years.* If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact AC-Kuwait’s Admissions Office. To start your educational journey, we recommend that you refer to our How it Works and Articulation Lists sections below to find out more!

*Please note that each articulation agreement is unique and contains specific conditions. Refer to the Articulations tables below.

How it works

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Available Articulation Agreements

Articulations in Kuwait

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Program Institution Location Credential Offered Terms Time to complete, years
Computer Science & IT The American University of Kuwait Kuwait Bachelor’s Degree TBD(2017) TBD(2017)
Accounting The American University of Kuwait Kuwait Bachelor’s Degree TBD(2017) TBD(2017)
Business Marketing The American University of Kuwait Kuwait Bachelor’s Degree TBD(2017) TBD(2017)
Business Management The American University of Kuwait Kuwait Bachelor’s Degree TBD(2017) TBD(2017)

International Articulations

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Program Institution Location Credential Offered Terms Time to complete, years
Business – Accounting Athabasca University Canada Bachelor of Management, 3-year OR Bachelor of Management, 4-year OR Bachelor of Commerce, 3-year OR Bachelor of Commerce, 4-year Advanced standing for up to 45 credits. For Bachelor of Management, students must have completed MKT2301 and MGT2382 or equivalent to be eligible for admission. Effective June 2004. 1.5 or 2.5
Business – Marketing Athabasca University Canada Bachelor of Management, 3-year OR Bachelor of Management, 4-year OR Bachelor of Commerce, 3-year OR Bachelor of Commerce, 4-year OR Bachelor of Professional Arts – Communication Studies Students may be awarded up to 45 credits. For Bachelor of Management, students must complete ADMN232 and ORGB364 or equivalent to be eligible for admission. Up to 60 credits as advanced standing for entry into BPA – Communication Studies. Effective June 04. 1.5 or 2.5
Computer Programmer Carleton University Canada Bachelor of Arts Graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B, 73%) will be granted 5 credits towards their degree. Students can expect to complete their degree in approximately 3 additional years of study. 3.0
Business – Accounting Carleton University Canada Bachelor of Arts Graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B, 73%) will be granted 5 credits towards their degree. Students can expect to complete their degree in approximately 3 additional years of study. 3.0
Business Management and Entrepreneurship (Formerly: Small and Medium Enterprise Management) Carleton University Canada Bachelor of Arts Graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B, 73%) will be granted 5 credits towards their degree. Students can expect to complete their degree in approximately 3 additional years of study. 3.0
Business – Marketing Carleton University Canada Bachelor of Arts Graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B, 73%) will be granted 5 credits towards their degree. Students can expect to complete their degree in approximately 3 additional years of study. 3.0
Computer Programmer (Co-op Option) Davenport University United States Bachelor of Science – Computer Systems Information – Business Simulation and Computer Gaming (cannot be completed online) OR Technology Management – Global Project Management OR Computer Information Systems  – Programming Advanced standing of 60 credit hours towards a 4-year degree of a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours. 2.0
Internet Applications and Web Development Davenport University United States Bachelor of Science – Technology Management – Global Project Management Advanced standing of 60 credit hours towards a 4-year degree of a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours. 2.0
Business – Accounting Davenport University United States Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting Information Management OR Accounting Fraud Investigation OR BBA/MBA Professional Accountancy OR Finance Students may be awarded up to 60 credit hours towards a 4-year degree of a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours. 2.0
Business Management and Entrepreneurship Davenport University United States Bachelor of Business Administration – Management OR BBA/MBA – Strategic Management Advanced standing of 60 credit hours towards a 4-year degree of a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours. 2.0
Business – Marketing Davenport University United States Bachelor of Business Administration – Management OR Marketing OR Sport Management OR BBA/MBA – Strategic Management Advanced standing of 60 credit hours towards a 4-year degree of a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours. 2.0
Interactive Media Design Davenport University United States Bachelor of Business Administration – General Business Advanced standing of 60 credit hours towards a 4-year degree of a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours. 2.0
Business Management and Entrepreneurship Endicott College United States Bachelor of Management (with MBA option) Graduates with a minimum GPA of 2.0 (C, 63%) will be granted 63/126 credits towards their bachelor’s degree. Students can expect to complete their degree in 2 years or in 16 months on a condensed, fast-track option. Graduates of Endicott’s bachelor’s program will have the option of completing their MBA in an additional 9 months of study. Study in class. 2.0
Business – Marketing Endicott College United States Bachelor of Marketing (with MBA option) Graduates with a minimum GPA of 2.0 (C, 63%) will be granted 63/126 credits towards their bachelor’s degree. Students can expect to complete their degree in 2 years or in 16 months on a condensed, fast-track option. Graduates of Endicott’s bachelor’s program will have the option of completing their MBA in an additional 9 months of study. Study in class. 2.0
Computer Programmer Griffith University (Nathan and Gold Coast) Australia Bachelor of Information Technology Advanced standing of 120 credits towards a 2-year, 240 credit program (Griffith’s 240 credit point programs are three years long). The remaining duration of the GU Program is 3 semesters. 1.5
Business Management and Entrepreneurship Griffith University (Nathan and Gold Coast) Australia Bachelor of Business (Management) Advanced standing of 120 credits towards a 3-year, 240 credit program (Griffith’s 240 credit point programs are three years long). 1.5
Business – Marketing Griffith University (Nathan and Gold Coast) Australia Bachelor of Business (Marketing) Advanced standing of 120 credits towards a 2-year, 240 credit program (Griffith’s 240 credit point programs are three years long). The remaining duration of the GU Program is 3 semesters. 1.5
Business – Accounting Griffith University (Nathan) Australia Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) Advanced standing of 120 credits towards a 2-year, 240 credit program (Griffith’s 240 credit point programs are three years long). The remaining duration of the GU Program is 3 semesters. 1.5
Computer Programmer Griffith University (Nathan) Australia Bachelor of Information Technology Advanced standing of 120 credits towards a 2-year, 240 credit program (Griffith’s 240 credit point programs are three years long). The remaining duration of the GU Program is 3 semesters. 1.5
Business Management and Entrepreneurship Limerick Institute of Technology Ireland Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Graduates of the Business – Management and Entrepreneurship Ontario College Diploma Program with a minimum CGPA of 1.7(60%, or C-), who meet all other LIT admission criteria, will be admitted to the 3rd year of the 4 year Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Full-time students can expect to complete their degree in an additional 2 years of full-time study after graduating from Algonquin College’s Business – Management and Entrepreneurship Ontario College Diploma program. 2.0
Business Marketing Limerick Institute of Technology Ireland Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing and Management Graduates of the Business – Marketing Ontario College Diploma Program with a minimum CGPA of 1.7 (60%, or C-), who meet all other admission criteria, will be admitted to the 3rd year of the 4 year Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing and Management degree. Full-time students can expect to complete their degree in an additional 2 years of full-time study after graduating from Algonquin College’s Business – Marketing Ontario College Diploma program. 2.0
Business – Accounting Okanagan College Canada Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Graduates who successfully complete a 2-year diploma in Business – Accounting with a minimum grade average of 67% will be eligible for admission with a full 60 credit (20 course) block transfer into the 3rd year of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program. 2.0
Business Management and Entrepreneurship Okanagan College Canada Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Graduates who successfully complete a 2-year Diploma in Small and Medium Enterprise Management with a minimum grade average of 67% will be eligible for admission with a full 60 credit (20 course) block transfer into the 3rd year of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program. 2.0
Business – Accounting Thompson Rivers University Canada Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) Graduates can be granted a maximum of 45 of 120 credits with a minimum GPA 2.0 2.7
Business – Accounting University Canada West Canada Bachelor of Commerce Block transfer credit given in the amount of 45 credits with the successful completion of a 3-year Advertising Advanced Diploma and a GPA of ‘B’ or better in the last year of program and meet the admission requirements.
Business – Marketing University Canada West Canada Bachelor of Commerce Block transfer credit given in the amount of 45 credits with the successful completion of a 2-year Business – Marketing Diploma and a GPA of ‘B’ or better in the last year of program and meet the admission requirements.
Business – Accounting University of Lethbridge Canada Bachelor of Management Approximately 2.5 years. Admission to a 4 course Qualifying program with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Students with an average GPA of at least 2.5 will be considered for entry into the 2-year post diploma degree program. 3.0
Computer Programmer University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Canada Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) – Game Development and Entrepreneurship Specialization – Bridge Applicants must have a minimum B average (73-76%, GPA 3.0). Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Preference will be given to the applicants with the best qualifications. Accepted Algonquin graduates must complete 5 bridging courses before receiving 15 courses of advance standing toward their 40-course Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) degree. Full-time students can anticipate completing this degree in just over two academic years. 2.3
Computer Programmer University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Canada Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) – Information Technology Security Specialization – Bridge Applicants must have a minimum B average (73-76%, GPA 3.0). Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Preference will be given to the applicants with the best qualifications. Accepted Algonquin graduates must complete 5 bridging courses (including one general or technical elective) before receiving 15 courses of advance standing toward their 40-course Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) degree. Full-time students can anticipate completing this degree in just over two academic years. 2.3
Internet Applications and Web Development University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Canada Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) – Information Technology Security Specialization – Bridge Applicants must have a minimum B average (73-76%, GPA 3.0). Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Preference will be given to the applicants with the best qualifications. Accepted Algonquin graduates must complete 5 bridging courses (including one general or technical elective) before receiving 15 courses of advance standing toward their 40-course Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) degree. Full-time students can anticipate completing this degree in just over two academic years. 2.3
Business – Accounting University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Canada Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) – 2 Year Direct Entry Applicants must have a minimum B average (73-76%, GPA 3.0). Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Preference will be given to the applicants with the best qualifications. Accepted Business – Accounting graduates will receive 15 courses of advance standing toward their 40-course Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree. Full-time students can anticipate completing this degree in three academic years. 3.0
Business – Marketing University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Canada Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) – 2 Year Direct Entry Applicants must have a minimum B average (73-76%, GPA 3.0). Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Preference will be given to the applicants with the best qualifications. Accepted Business Marketing graduates will receive 15 courses of advance standing toward their 40-course Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree. Full-time students can anticipate completing this degree in three academic years. 3.0
Interactive Multimedia Developer University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Canada Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) – Game Development and Entrepreneurship Specialization – Bridge Applicants must have a minimum B average (73-76%, GPA 3.0). Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Preference will be given to the applicants with the best qualifications. Accepted Algonquin graduates must complete 5 bridging courses before receiving 15 courses of advance standing toward their 40-course Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) degree. Full-time students can anticipate completing this degree in just over two academic years. 2.3
Computer Programmer University of Southern Queensland Australia Bachelor of Information Technology Students applying to the University of Southern Queensland and meeting eligibility requirements will be granted 8 courses for credit and will be required to complete an additional 16 courses for the Bachelor of Information Technology. 2.5
Computer Programmer University of Southern Queensland Australia Bachelor of Information Technology – Applied Computer Science Major Students applying to the University of Southern Queensland and meeting eligibility requirements will be granted 8-12 units of exemption towards the Bachelor of Information Technology – Applied Computer Science Major. 2-2.5
Business – Accounting University of Southern Queensland Australia Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Commerce Students applying to the University of Southern Queensland and meeting eligibility requirements will be granted 12 courses for credit and will be required to complete an additional 12 courses for either the Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Commerce. 2.0
Business – Marketing University of Southern Queensland Australia Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Students applying to the University of Southern Queensland and meeting eligibility requirements will be granted 12 courses for credit and will be required to complete an additional 12 courses for either the Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Business. 1.5
Business – Accounting Wilfrid Laurier University Canada Bachelor’s Degree Graduates with a minimum 75% grade average are eligible to receive 6 transfer credits towards a 20 credit program. 3.0
Business – Marketing Wilfrid Laurier University Canada Bachelor’s Degree Graduates with a minimum 75% grade average are eligible to receive 6 transfer credits towards a 20 credit program. 3.0
Interactive Media Design Wilfrid Laurier University Canada Bachelor’s Degree Graduates with a minimum 75% grade average are eligible to receive 6 transfer credit towards a 20 credit program. 3.0