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DIAC Academic Partner The British University in Dubai Holds an Open Day

The British University in Dubai (BUiD) held an open day in its campus at Dubai International Academic City on Saturday, 3 September 2016 to welcome prospective students, who were interested in joining its programmes. The students had the opportunity to meet with professors from different departments and ask them questions about the programmes and related topics.

Prof. Abdullah Al Shamsi, BUiD Vice chancellor, said, “BUiD currently offers 20 postgraduate programmes in different disciplines, six of which are at the doctoral level. The open day is a great opportunity to explore the available programmes and research interests and to personally interact with the faculty members before making any commitment.”

The open day comes as the university is preparing for the academic year 2016-2017. BUiD offers postgraduate programmes in Engineering, IT, Sustainability, Business, Finance, Management, Law and Education. It welcomes an average of 300 postgraduate students every year from diverse backgrounds. BUiD has always supported the UAE’s vision of knowledge-based economy by responding to the needs of the market through its new programmes and its focus on excellence in academic standards.

BUiD, the leading research-based university in the region, is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs. It also collaborates with leading UK Universities (Manchester, Edinburgh, Cardiff, and Glasgow) within a Concordat agreement that provides a comprehensive framework for the strategic directions and governance of the alliance. BUiD has also forged partnerships with government and private bodies to enhance the students’ experience, and build relevant professional networks.

About The British University in Dubai

The British University in Dubai (BUiD) was established in 2003 to be the Middle East’s leading research-based postgraduate university, facilitating world-class education, training and research. It provides an important and growing community and resource for young professionals, leading academics, corporate managers and aspiring leaders of all description.

The British University in Dubai is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs to award its own degrees. Its qualifications are also recognized internationally by NARIC. BUiD’s internal quality assurance include processes that ensure our programmes and students’ achievements are of standards at least on a par with those of our UK partner universities 9University of Edinburgh, the University of Manchester, Cardiff University, and the University of Glasgow).The UK Universities collaborate with BUiD within a Concordat agreement that provides a comprehensive framework for the strategic directions and governance of the alliance.

BUiD offers full and part-time research based Masters Degree programmes, PG Diplomas and Certificates; the regions first accredited Doctorate in Education and the PhD in Project Management, Ph D in Architecture & Sustainable Built Environment, and PhD in Computer Science and recently PhD in Business Management. Masters programmes and Post Graduate Diplomas in: Education, Finance and Banking, Human Resource Management, Informatics (Knowledge and Data Management), IT Management, Project Management, Construction Management, Systems Engineering, Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, Sustainable Design of the Built Environment , Intelligent Building Design and Automation, Business Administration(MBA),Structural Engineering and Engineering Management.

The non-profit university has attracted academic experts to develop regionally tailored programmes, in which they extend and challenge the boundaries of knowledge, understanding and research.

BUiD works in collaboration with leading organization and institutions including Atkins, Emirates Green Building Council, , the federal Ministry of Education, government and associated bodies Human Resource Forums agencies for Academic and professional development across the UAE’s public and private sectors.

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