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Bachelor of Science in Anesthesia Technology at Gulf Medical University is a four-year bachelor program aims to develop health professionals who are competent to work in healthcare settings with skills specific to anesthesia technology.


Anesthesia technologists are involved with all aspects of care delivery to patients who are in need for perioperative anesthetic care and provide a key role in the emergency resuscitation of patients, taking into account the patients’ religious and cultural beliefs and respecting their right to medical privacy and dignity at all times.

Students enrolled in this Anesthesia Technology at Gulf Medical University will be able to develop appropriate knowledge and skills required to work as a vital member with other healthcare professionals in different healthcare settings which are related to his/ her specialty, mostly in the perioperative units, (preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases).

Who is an Anesthesia Technologist?

  • Provides pre-operative and intra-operative patient care regarding anesthesia preparation and induction.
  • Sets up anesthesia machines/equipment, monitoring equipment, and supplies for procedures per department expectations and according to the scope of practice.
  • Anticipates needs by obtaining/preparing proper equipment.
  • Delivers needed or required supplies and/or equipment.
  • Immediate assistance to anesthetist in performing anesthesia procedures.
  • Assists the surgical team in the event of any complications arising in anesthetics, or emergency conditions.
  • Maintains the appropriate performance of skills roster/competencies related to patient care including surgical positioning and surgical skin preparation.
  • Transports patients in a safe and timely manner according to department protocol.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the program and fulfilling local license/ regulatory requirements, the student can work as

  • Anesthesia technologist in operating rooms in hospitals, surgical centers, ambulatory centers, emergency and trauma units.
  • Pursue a career as a research assistant.
  • Advance in the career by pursuing higher education in specialty areas like conscious sedation for dentistry, dialysis anesthesiology, physician assistant (anesthesia), pain management, invasive anesthetic techniques and medical technology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Admission process is initiated in the month of November for each academic year (Aug – Sep).  Once the allotted seats are filled, registration will be closed.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

The mission of BSc. AT program is to:
  • Prepare highly skilled, competent and committed professional anesthesia technologists to work and strengthen the surgical healthcare workforce in the region.
  • Prepare graduates to assume leadership roles in operation room policies and standards through a challenging teaching-learning environment, evidence-based research and interprofessional collaboration.
  • Develop anesthesia technologist professionals of international standards and setting a benchmark to attract the best of students.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of school education
  • All applicants must complete 17 years of age on or before the 31st December in the year of admission.
  • The applicants from UAE education system offering Advanced stream / General Track or Abu Dhabi Education Council criteria must have secured an overall average of 70% or above marks as per UAE Secondary School Education Standards and should have scored an aggregate score of 60% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8240 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8240 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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AED 35,000


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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