Box Hill College Kuwait ( BHCK) is the sole private higher education exclusive to women in the State of Kuwait . It operates as an extended campus of Box Hill Institute (BHI), Australia. BHCK currently offers six diploma programs in the fields of Management, Marketing , Banking Services Management , Graphic Design , Interior Design and Decoration and Website Development. The program disciplines currently offered by BHCK require 2 years of post-secondary full time study exclusive of any preparatory requirements. The programs are offered in English, and are accredited under the Australian Qualifications Framework and by the Kuwait Private Universities Council and Ministry of Higher Education. BHCK offers students pathways to employment as well as undergraduate degree programs through transfer and articulation agreements with local Kuwaiti Universities.
Academic Programs and Entry Requirements
BHCK offers students pathways to employment as well as undergraduate degree programs through transfer and articulation agreements with local universities.
BHCK currently offers six diploma programs through their three academic departments. The program disciplines currently offered by BHCK require 2 years of post-secondary full time study exclusive of any preparatory requirements.
The programs are accredited under the Australian Qualifications Framework and by the Kuwait Private Universities Council and Ministry of Higher Education.
Entry to BHCK requires completion of year 12 education and the BHCK placement test. Students may qualify for government scholarship funding which will require a minimum GPA among other criteria. The placement test helps students determine their level of English and Math proficiency. Placement test results determine any preparatory studies required to assure the student can succeed in their chosen academic program of study.
- Applied Arts & Design: deliver internationally and locally accredited Diploma qualifications in Graphic Design, Interior Decoration & Design and Web Design.
- Business Studies: deliver internationally and locally accredited Diploma qualifications in Management, Marketing and Financial Services.
- Foundation Studies: delivers a range of ESL programs and preparatory courses. These courses equip students from non-English speaking backgrounds with the fundamental skills required to succeed in mainstream studies.
About Box Hill Institute
Box Hill Institute (BHI) is a leading provider of education and training in Melbourne, Australia with a more than 80 year history. Delivering a broad range of vocational and higher education programs and training services, BHI has been acknowledged as Victoria's No. 1 TAFE institute in 2004 and 2005. They have also been awarded the Victorian Large Training Provider of the Year for 2012.
BHI's extended campuses give local students the opportunity to study for a BHI qualification from within their own country, providing a cost effective alternative to studying overseas.
The Australian Qualification Framework establishes a set of standards which assures nationally consistent, high-quality educational programs for those studying within the Australian system.
Box Hill Institute was also named International Training Provider of the Year at the 20th Australian Training Awards in 2013. This award is presented to an educational institution which has demonstrated outstanding achievement in all aspects of education to international students. This award comes soon after the recent announcement that Box Hill Institute student Huong Dang was awarded ‘International Student of the Year – Higher Education’ and the Premier’s Award ‘International Student of the Year’ at the inaugural Victorian International Education Awards for 2013.
Campus and Facilities
BHCK's 50,000m2 purpose-built campus provides a comprehensive student-centred learning community to meet the educational needs of their students and community through innovative instructional services and student support programs.
By committing to values, traditions and high academic standards, students are provided with a learning experience that leads to success. The campus includes parking, cafeteria, swimming pool, student association and social areas, state of the art library, student bookshop and a 230 seat purpose-built auditorium.