MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery

The Board of Trustees (BOT) of FCMS determines the number of students that will be admitted each academic year based on the recommendation of the College Council. The admission requirements for new students to the MBBS program at FCMS include:

Admission Requirements for the program

  • Hold a Saudi Secondary School Certificate - Science Section (or Equivalent) obtained within the last 5 years with a General and Science Grade not less than 85%
  • Pass the college Mini Multiple Interviews
  • Pass a General Aptitude Test (Qudorat) with a score not less than 70%
  • Pass a Standard Achievement Admission Test (Tahseely) with a score not less than 70%
  • Pass a medical check-up as specified by FCMS

Nursing and Medical Laboratory Sciences BSc programs:

Requirements for secondary school certificate holders:

An applicant will register to the programs offered at FCMS when he/she meets the Admission and Registration requirements. An applicant must:

  • Be a high school graduate of the Scientific Section within the last 5 years.
  • Provide a high secondary school certificate with score of at least 80% or higher.
  • Provide an achievement test result with a score of 60% or higher.
  • Provide an abilities test result with a score of 65% or higher.
  • Not exceed 25 years old.
  • Payment of registration fee.
  • Should pass the college mini multiple interviews "MMI"

Requirements for Diploma holders:

  • Be a high school graduate of the Scientific Section.
  • Holds at least a two- year diploma in the nursing from an official college or health institution in the kingdom within the last 10 years.
  • Have 70% GPA or higher on his/her diploma.
  • Have a full-time or non-objection certificate from his job.
  • Not exceed 35 years old.
  • Must apply for the bachelor program of the same specialties as his/her diploma
  • Hold a valid classification decision from “Saudi Health Disciplinary Council”.
  • Pass one of the following English Proficiency Tests with the required score:
Test Degree required
TOEFL internet based test (IBT) 30
IELTS English test 3.5
STEP English test 68

As for international diploma certificate, they should be equated by the ministry of education

All applicants certificates with be verified by the admission & registration office. In case of any Inconsistency between what has been uploaded in the college website and the actual certificates will be the Applicant’s own responsibility.


Students may transfer from one program to another program within FCMS and thus change their specialty. Transference within FCMS is performed per the following guidelines:

  • The applicant completes a transfer request form and submits it to the Academic Affairs Unit (AAU)
  • The AAU processes the request and sends it with the student’s transcript to the Program Director
  • The Program Director reviews and submits a report to the VDAA for review and recommendations
  • The VDAA reviews the report and related documents to ensure their agreement with FCMS policies and regulations and then forwards them to the FCMS Academic Affairs Committee for a decision
  • The decision of the Academic Affairs Committee is ratified by the College Council and the Dean of FCMS
  • The AAU notifies the student of the decision.

Master of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited program.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.75 (Good) or higher in baccalaureate nursing program.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English by means of an internationally recognized test:
Test Degree required
TOFEL paper based test (PBT) 450
TOEFL internet based test (IBT) 45
IELTS English test 5
STEP English test 68
  • A valid professional License from Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFS).
  • A valid BLS provider certificate.
  • Three satisfactory academic and professional recommendation letters.
  • No-objection Letter from current employer.
  • Priority for the candidates who have experience in mental health nursing.
  • A copy of the CV.
  • The candidate must pass the personal interview conducted by the college council.