​​The Foundation Program helps students to meet the requirements to enter their program of choice by offering foundation English, Mathematics, and Science courses.



    The College of the North Atlantic – Qatar’s Foundation Program instills in learners the fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to prepare them to succeed in the College’s programs.



    The College of the North Atlantic – Qatar’s Foundation Program is recognized for excellence in delivering high quality, technologically – enhanced, preparatory programs and courses to enable students to be successful in the College’s programs.

    Foundation Program Structure








    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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