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The College of Health Sciences offers cutting-edge education in a variety of allied health professions designed to align with Canada’s rigorous health standards, while being responsive to Qatar’s growing healthcare needs and cultural attributes.

The academic programs include comprehensive didactic and lab sessions, hands-on skills training, and clinical and work term rotations. Emphasis is placed on developing effective communication skills, promoting professional and ethical behavior, and maintaining up-to-date professional knowledge and mastery of competencies. Graduates are equipped with the skills and expertise necessary to provide world-class medical care in Qatar and globally.

Facts and Figures

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Students Enrolled at College of Health Sciences
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Health Sciences Qatari Graduates
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Total Health Sciences Graduates
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Student Satisfaction
Dr JoAnne - HS
Welcome message from the Dean!

Dr. JoAnne MacDonald
Dean
College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences, University of Doha Science and Technology is recognized as Qatar's premier institution for the development and delivery of world class allied health programs. Guided by Qatar's National Health Strategy 2018-2022 and Qatar’s National Vision 2030 to build a strong and thriving healthcare workforce, the College offers a broad scope of internationally accredited diploma, bachelor, and graduate health programs. Progressive, student-centered, co-ed education delivered in English attracts Qataris and a diverse resident student population. The College of Health Science Programs are founded on excellence and innovation in education, best-practice, research/scholarship, service, and industry engagement. 

State of Art Facilities

Pharmacy Technician (PT) Lab

Pharmacy Technician (PT) Lab

The PT Lab is divided into two sections, a community pharmacy setting and a hospital pharmacy setting.

SHS Respiratory Lab at UDST

Respiratory Therapy (RT) Lab

The RT Lab provides students with an environment that simulates a real hospital setting.

Medical Radiography (MR) Lab

Medical Radiography (MR) Lab

The MR labs allow students to practice their clinical skills in a real-hospital environment.

Testimonials

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Omar Kesebi

"As one of the first programs to upscale to the Bachelor’s level, we were very excited to welcome back many of our past graduates. Despite being well ahead in their professional careers, their return is a sign of interest and commitment to both the profession and the College as a whole. It has been very rewarding contributing to their goals and aspiration and the nation of Qatar."

Omar Kesebi
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"Obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Medical radiography was one of my personal goals, made possible by UDST. The program provides the required knowledge needed for clinical practice. I enjoyed gaining experience in a variety of fields within the radiology department; CT scan, fluoroscopy, ultrasound… I highly recommend this program."

Bushra Amjad

Our Team

The College of Health Sciences is a vibrant community of academic staff, students, and staff who are dedicated to health education and innovation for the future generation.

 

College of Health Sciences FAQ’S

Graduates are able to work both in Clinical and Industrial sectors including Government Regulatory Agencies. Clinical sites include hospitals and community pharmacy and the industrial sector includes both R & D and Generic Drug manufacturer.

Yes, you can (subject to meeting certain admission requirements and competitive entry).  

Yes, you can, subject to meeting certain admission requirements and competitive entry. 

Hard work, communication and calculation skills.

If you purse your career as an Industrial Pharmacy technologist, there is no interaction with patients and communication is also minimal. 

Applications are available September of every academic year for full time acceptance. However, students may still apply to be part time during the winter and spring semester to secure their seat for the Fall intake of the first year only.

We do have a waiting list for the same year of entry. However, if an applicant is not accepted into the class from the waiting list, their application does not necessarily carry over. Applicants will need to complete the admission process the following year to be reconsidered for admission into the program.

Grades are important but represent just one factor in the admission selection process. We look at all aspects of an application including a personal interview.

Currently, the intake is 18 students. Capacity is likely to increase in the near future depending on the availability of resources.

No. Dental hygiene program at UDST requires a full time academic commitment. 

The First year of the MAScDC degree courses and modules covers relevant and emerging diabetes and cardiometabolic care topics that include but are not limited to the following: 1) Teaching and Learning in Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) Programs, 2) Diabetes Awareness, Promotion and Prevention, 3) Clinical Aspects of Diabetes Care and Education, 4) Principles of Diabetes Management (I): Nutrition and Physical Activity, 5) Principles of Diabetes Management (II): Pharmacotherapy and Diabetes Technology, 6) Microvascular and Macrovascular Complications in Diabetes , 7) Research Methods in Diabetes Care and Management (I) & (II), 8) Diabetes Educator Practical Experience course. Students will be able to obtain a Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes Care following the successful completion of the first year (exit point).

The Second year of the MAScDC program consists of three courses: Research Methodologies I and II, and Professional Project.
 

Language Requirements:

The required score on the UDST English Placement Test or a passing score from another approved internationally recognized English language test, as validated by the Admissions &Registration Department; OR 2. A valid IELTS Academic Test Report Form with an overall band of 6.0 with no individual band score (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) below 6.0.

Applicants must submit the additional information:

  • A Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) 
  • Two confidential recommendation letters, preferably one Professional and one Academic
  • A satisfactory performance in the personal interview with the Admissions Committee
  • Current licensure/registration with a recognized registry/licensure body
  • Bachelor of Applied Science from UDST OR an undergraduate degree in an accepted health care field from an accredited higher education institution with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
     

Yes, there is a required experiential component that provides an opportunity to students to complete 245 hours at various hospital and community sites.

Yes, you can. You will obtain a Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes Care.

Graduates of the MAScDC program will practice in various settings nationally and internationally. These include: 1) Hospitals and primary healthcare clinics, 2) Community and wellness centers, 3) Academic institutions.

Talk to Our Academic Advisors

We are excited you are interested in joining UDST's College of Health Sciences!
You can request more information or contact below for general inquiries:

Deena Ahmed
Admissions Specialist

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