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International Universities in Dubai

universities-in-dubaiThe choice of education options in Dubai has changed dramatically over the past decade.  Not only has Dubai witnessed many more international schools  being built to accommodate the influx of expats moving into the region but these school are also offering a good choice of different curriculum’s.

The growth of schools in Dubai has not stopped at High School – the city now offers options for the post High School child to stay on and study at University level at Internationally accredited Universities.  These universities are offering a choice of foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA’s.  As demand for places at these universities increases more courses are being introduced many of which are relevant to industries in the region eg oil and gas, engineering, business management.  Not only do they attract students from Dubai but also from the GCC and the rest of the Middle East and Africa.

Here is a list of some of the most popular universities in Dubai.

American University Dubai

Location:  Dubai Internet City
Curriculum:  American

AUD offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees and a Certificate in Middle Eastern Studies.

In addition to courses in their chosen program/major, undergraduate students in all disciplines must follow a curriculum in Arts and Sciences. This is in fulfillment of the general education portion of their degree requirements.

Through its Center for English Proficiency (CfEP), the university also conducts Intensive English programs designed to develop university-level English language skills in students requiring additional language study before commencing university.

The university’s faculty possess appropriate academic credentials. Furthermore, many are or have been practicing professionals of note. In terms of faculty composition, North Americans have the highest representation of any national group.

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Canadian University of Dubai

Location: Behind Shangri-La on Sheikh Zayed Road
Curriculum:  Canadian

The Canadian University of Dubai offers Undergraduate and Graduate programs with Canadian Curriculum and Canadian transfer options.

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Emirates Aviation College

Location:  Garhoud

Established in 1991, and part of the Emirates Group since September 2001, the college offers an extensive range of aviation-related courses and programmes. Offering the ideal launch-pad for a career in both the management and technical spheres of aviation, EAC has a proven track record of preparing students for future success.

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Heriot Watt University

Location:  Dubai International Academic City
Curriculum:  British

Heriot-Watt University’s Dubai Campus brings high quality British education within easy reach of both undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Gulf and beyond.

They have an established reputation for world class teaching and practical, leading-edge research that has made us one of the top UK universities for business and industry.

At their Dubai Campus, you will gain a degree that is taught and examined to the same exacting standards as on their UK campuses, preparing you for a successful future in your chosen career.

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Manipal University

Location:  Dubai International Academic City
Curriculum:  Degree Awarding Body: Manipal University, India

Dubai branch campus of Manipal University offers students a variety of disciplines to pursue their undergraduate and graduate studies, ranging from laboratory & workshop intensive courses like Engineering, Information Technology & Bio Technology to creative and new-age disciplines like Interior Design and Media & Communication. The university also offers a highly hands-on, industry relevant program in management & business studies both at the undergraduate as well as at the graduate level.

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Middlesex University, Dubai

Location:  Dubai Knowledge Village
Curriculum:  British

Academic programmes in Dubai have the same validation and monitoring systems as in London, with the same examinations taken simultaneously in both cities. The Honours and Masters degrees awarded to Dubai campus students are therefore identical to those achieved by students at the London campuses, and students can transfer to and from London at any time they wish.

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Murdoch University

Location:  Dubai International Academic City
Curriculum:  Australian

Murdoch University International Study Centre Dubai is a core branch of Murdoch University which is based in Perth, Western Australia.

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University of Wollongong

Location:  Dubai Knowledge Village
Curriculum:  Australian

As an independent UAE institution of higher education, UOWD attracts students not just from the UAE and Australia but from all over the world. Approximately 3,500 students representing almost a hundred nationalities are currently enrolled at UOWD and enjoy a quality academic experience.

UOWD offers a variety of specialist Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in Business, Computers, Engineering, Media & Communication and International Studies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUD offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees and a Certificate in Middle Eastern Studies.

In addition to courses in their chosen program/major, undergraduate students in all disciplines must follow a curriculum in Arts and Sciences. This is in fulfillment of the general education portion of their degree requirements.

Through its Center for English Proficiency (CfEP), the university also conducts Intensive English programs designed to develop university-level English language skills in students requiring additional language study before commencing university.

The university’s faculty possess appropriate academic credentials. Furthermore, many are or have been practicing professionals of note. In terms of faculty composition, North Americans have the highest representation of any national group.



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