​​Academic Preparatory Studies helps students meet the requirements to enter or complete their program of choice by offering foundation English, Mathematics and Science courses.



    The School is committed to delivering of high-quality, innovative, student-centered English language education. The School enables learners to develop the necessary language competencies, study skills and attitudes to succeed in their technical and academic pursuits.



    The School will be recognized as a leader in English language training in the Gulf region. It will exceed international standards for excellence, while responding to the needs of individual learners. It will reflect quality program development and feature innovative teaching, learning and assessment approaches while contributing to and developing the best practices in the field of language learning. It will ensure that our learners are prepared to succeed in English language environments and to contribute to the growth of business and industry in the State of Qatar.






      English for Academic Purposes

      ​Foundation English



    International Accreditation


    The English Language Programs offered by the School of Language Studies and Academics are accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S.

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    Entrance Requirements


    All students admitted to CNA-Q must complete an entrance examination to access their proficiency in English and mathematics.

    The CNA-Q Testing Centre oversees all academic and placement test in English and math for current and prospective students. The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Centre is also a part of our campus to offer English proficiency tests that are recognized by over 6,000 universities, employers and immigration authorities.​

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