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UNIVERSITIES: DUBAI                                            Autumn Term 2017
      BIRlA INSTITUTE oF   Home Campus: India  overview: From Dubai Campus, BITS Pilani offers B.E.(Hons.),
      TECHNology AND    Type: University   M.E., M.B.A. and Ph.D. programmes in various engineering and
      SCIENCE PIlANI (BITS   Number of Students: 1,684  allied disciplines and more than 1,700 students are admitted
      PIlANI)           Number of graduates: 342  at the campus from over 20 countries world-wide. The vibrant
      Dubai International Academic   Number of faculty: 87  campus has state-of-the art infrastructure and provides an
      City, Dubai       Fees: AED 20,000 to   opportunity to acquire best quality education in an international
      04 275 3700/11    AED40,000          environment from well-experienced, highly qualified and    dedicated faculty and research facilities. Exclusively offering              engineering programmes, these are integrated with industry-
                                           based internships and placement opportunities in the final year
                                           of the degree programme.
      BRITISH UNIVERSITy   Home Campus: UAE  overview: The British University in Dubai (BUiD), was
      IN DUBAI          Type: University   established in 2004 and is the Middle East region’s first,
      1st & 2nd Floor, Block 11   Number of Students: 688  research-based, postgraduate university.  BUiD offers a unique
      Dubai International Academic   Number of graduates: 79  opportunity for higher education. As one of the region’s most
      City              Number of faculty: 26  innovative institutions, BUiD sets the standards for study and
      Dubai                                research that will significantly contribute to the technological
      04 279 1400                          innovation and growth of the Arab world and beyond.
      UNIVERSITy oF DUBAI  Home Campus: Canada  overview: Founded in 2006, the Canadian University of Dubai
      1st Interchange   Type: University   currently consists of the School of Architecture and Interior
      Sheikh Zayed Road  Number of Students: 1,000+  Design, the School of Business, the School of Engineering,
      Behind Shangri-La Hotel  Number of graduates: 145  Applied Science and Technology and the School of Environment
      Dubai             Number of faculty: 24  and Health. Offering Bachelor’s degrees and Master’s degrees,
      04 321 9090       Fees: from AED55,000  its English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme is available                            for those students needing additional English language skills.

      CASS BUSINESS     Home Campus: UK    overview: With its main university in London, Cass practices
      SCHool            Type: University   a UK curriculum and can offer students in Dubai a two-year
      Dubai International Financial   Number of Students: 250  business MBA, accredited by the Association of MBAs and
      Centre            Number of graduates: 65  European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). The course is
      Dubai             Number of faculty: 40  taught in a monthly block weekend format, from Thursday to
      04 401 9316       Fees: from AED168,000  Sunday, to allow busy professionals time to work and study.                 Students can take advantage of its London connections by taking                      electives at the UK campus.

      EmIRATES AVIATIoN   Home Campus: UAE  overview: Established in 1991 and part of the Emirates Group,
      UNIVERSITy        Type: University   the Emirates Aviation University was awarded university status
      Dubai International Academic   Number of Students: 763  in December 2010 by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and
      City              Number of graduates: 22  Scientific Research. EAU offers an extensive range of aviation-
      Dubai             Number of faculty: 8  related courses and programmes. Offering the ideal launch-pad
      04 605 0100                          for a career in the management and technical spheres of aviation,                EAU has a proven track record of preparing students for                            future success.

      EmDI INSTITUTE    Home Campus: India  overview: EMDI Institute of Media and Communication is an
      oF mEDIA AND      Type: Vocational training  institute based in Dubai Knowledge Village, offering
      CommUNICATIoN     Number of Students: 150+  professional UK-accredited diploma courses across the
      Block 13, G13/ G15  Number of graduates: 200  media, creative and entertainment Industries. EMDI (a venture
      Dubai Knowledge Village  Number of faculty: 50+  of the Greycells Education Group) is based on a new model of
      Dubai             Fees: From AED20,000  education, where industry meets academia in order to foster a
      04 433 2833                          breed of enterprising students. With courses for both students                   and working professionals, EMDI is the region’s only specialised                         institute focusing on the creative industry through both evening
                                           and weekend courses.
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