Canadian University Dubai

Introduction

Canadian University Dubai offers a Canadian based curriculum in the heart of Dubai, within the culture and values of United Arab Emirates (UAE). Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is centrally located just off Sheikh Zayed Road within an easy walking distance from the Dubai Metro (Financial Centre Station). Founded in 2006, the Canadian University Dubai currently consists of the School of Architecture and Interior Design, the School of Business, the School of Engineering, Applied Science and Technology and the School of Environment and Health. We offer Bachelor’s degrees and Master’s degrees. Our English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program is available for those students needing additional English language skills.

10 reasons to choose Canadian University Dubai

There are many reasons to choose Canadian University Dubai for your undergraduate or graduate studies, but let us tell you what sets us apart from our peers: 1. Canadian-based curriculum We offer an education based on the Canadian curriculum, giving us internationally recognized quality and credibility. 2. Option to graduate in Canada As a portal to Canadian higher education, you can start your degree at CUD then complete your studies and graduate from one of our partner institutions in Canada. 3. UAE Accreditation All of our programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education: Higher Education Affairs. 4. International faculty Our international faculty are highly qualified and inspirational in their field, bringing innovative teaching styles and philosophies from across the globe. 5. Graduate employability With an education based on the Canadian principle of prescribed learning outcomes, CUD graduates are highly employable in the international jobs market. 6. Flexible learning We offer flexible program schedules ‒ evening and weekend classes are available for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 7. Business-district location We have a convenient downtown location in the heart of Dubai’s business district, with state of the art academic and recreational facilities. 8. Student-centred approach CUD is a student-centered university, where we value student success above all else. 9. Research opportunities Our Research Centre provides students with the opportunity to be involved in cutting-edge research internationally and in the UAE. 10. Multicultural student community We have a truly multicultural learning environment, with students from over 100 nationalities.

Mission

Canadian University Dubai promotes Canadian perspectives in learning, research, and application, grounded in appreciation and respect for diverse cultures and UAE values.

Vision

Canadian University Dubai is committed to providing students with an international academic experience, guided by the highest educational and corporate ethics, adding value to the personal and professional lives of its graduates, and the communities in which we serve.

Institutional Goals & Objectives

Goal 1: To create and maintain an environment conducive to continuous learning and improvement while continuously evaluating all aspects of CUD operations to ensure relevance and excellence. Objectives: 1.1. To provide opportunities for students to enhance their classroom experience through the use of multi-media and online resources.
1.2. Through the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, continuously evaluating our performance as a teaching and learning organization and the satisfaction of students and staff with the performance of the University.
1.3. To use systematic planning, based on evidence, to develop the University both operationally and strategically. Goal 2: To adopt and show the enthusiasm and contribution of all staff and students and to support the ambitions of all by providing them with both academic excellence and the practical experience required for career success Objectives: 2.1. To provide for excellence in teaching as measured by student and peer evaluation.
2.2. To provide opportunities, where relevant, for job placements for projects and other activities.
2.3. To engage the business, government and not for profit organizations within Dubai with the work of the University. Goal 3: To generate an atmosphere of dignity and mutual respect while encouraging scholarly debate and applied research. Objectives: 3.1. To develop a focused Research Centre which conducts applied research and engages both staff and students in the pursuit of scholarly activity.
3.2. To hold periodic open and public lectures to encourage debate grounded in academic rigor on issues of concern to the region,
3.3. To develop, with students and staff, a code of conduct this is honored and respected in the day to day work of the University. Goal 4: To accept accountability and value the input of all stakeholders particularly in our operation as a portal to Canadian education, and so make CUD the University of Choice in our target market and simultaneously an employer of choice for all academic, management and support staff. Objectives: 4.1. To have a clear strategy for collaboration and co-operation with Canadian Post Secondary educational institutions and to develop collaborative agreements which reflect this strategy.
4.2. To systematically collect data from stakeholders, internal and external, concerning the performance of the University, its strategic brand position and its opportunities for growth,
4.3. To continue to grow the base of programs and student numbers so as to fulfill the mission and deliver to the strategic plan of the University. Goal 5: To account for the needs of all internal and external stakeholders by securing the sufficient and relevant resources that are available for the achievement of all strategic and operational goals, thus enhancing the sovereignty of the University as an independent institution of higher education. Objectives: 5.1. To undertake systematic resource planning for teaching requirements, space requirements, library and student service requirements and for information technology and to use these plans as a basis for budget development and strategic planning.
5.2. To seek to secure our status as a self-financing organization at the earliest opportunity, using new investments for expansion and development.

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Bachelor of Arts in Communication in Advertisement

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication – Advertisement program is designed to prepare students to enter the exciting and fast paced world of traditional and online advertising. [+]

This program is taught in Arabic. Click here to read its description in Arabic

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication – Advertisement program is designed to prepare students to enter the exciting and fast-paced world of traditional and online advertising.

With a solid foundation in the practical use of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and skills such as copywriting, planning, and design, graduates will be prepared to enter the field of advertising.

Graduates from this program will be prepared for positions employing both traditional and electronic media in all aspects of the advertising process from the pitch to the execution of a campaign.

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Bachelor of Arts in Communication in Journalism

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication–Journalism program is designed to develop the student’s understanding of the changing roles and players in the field of news media today, and build the skills necessary to have a significant voice in today’s technology-driven society. [+]

This program is taught in Arabic. Click here to read its description in Arabic

Our perception of the world around us is now, more than ever before, being shaped not only by traditional news media but also by the social media that is playing a growing role in the way we are informed. The Bachelor of Arts in Communication–Journalism program is designed to develop the student’s understanding of the changing roles and players in the field of news media today, and build the skills necessary to have a significant voice in today’s technology-driven society.

Graduates from the program will be prepared for positions in news reporting and editing, print media layout and design, online news collection and dissemination, as well as social media.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Communication in Public Relations

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

By receiving a solid base in the practical use of qualitative and quantitative methodologies and skills such as news writing, copy writing, public relations planning and advert design, graduates will also be prepared to enter professional fields such as publishing, editing, production, planning research. [+]

This program is taught in Arabic. Click here to read its description in Arabic

By receiving a solid base in the practical use of qualitative and quantitative methodologies and skills such as news writing, copywriting, public relations planning and advert design, graduates will also be prepared to enter professional fields such as publishing, editing, production, planning research. They may also find jobs in any communication capacity in areas as varied as diplomacy, business, government, non-profit agencies, professional associations, healthcare companies and international organizations.

Benefits Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to publish, edit, produce and research PR content within local and international markets.... [-]


BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The BBA Accounting and Finance program equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to work in the fields of Corporate Finance and Accounting. Students will complete a challenging program which includes courses such as Banking, Securities Analysis, Capital Analysis, Portfolio Management, Financial Regulation, Wealth Management, International Financial Management, Management Accounting Systems, and International Financial Reporting Standards (I.F.R.S.). [+]

The BBA Accounting and Finance program equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to work in the fields of Corporate Finance and Accounting. Students will complete a challenging program which includes courses such as Banking, Securities Analysis, Capital Analysis, Portfolio Management, Financial Regulation, Wealth Management, International Financial Management, Management Accounting Systems, and International Financial Reporting Standards (I.F.R.S.).

Benefits

Graduates from the Accounting and Finance program are prepared for the dynamic and challenging world of corporate finance as well as positioned to move forward in their accounting careers. Following the program, students will be positioned to advance into their professional designation programs, including CMA, CFA, and CA.... [-]


Bachelor of Business Administration in e-Business

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

tudents in the eBusiness program will learn how these technologies are used to address business concepts. Subsequently, within a simulated laboratory, students will apply such concepts learnt through the use of an Enterprise Resource Planning (E.R.P.) application system such as S.A.P.

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eBusiness (electronic Business) optimizes the advent of Information and Communication Technology as a tool to increase business competitiveness. Today’s customers and employees alike are empowered to drive business beyond traditional static websites. Supported by smart mobile technology, there is a need to leverage on online intelligent Enterprise-Wide information systems to derive business values and gain competitive advantage. Such technologies unleash operational effectiveness across all internal functional areas (Marketing & Sales, Production, Logistics, Purchasing, and Accounting) including external entities emphasizing dynamic customers and vendor’s needs. Students in the eBusiness program will learn how these technologies are used to address business concepts. Subsequently, within a simulated laboratory, students will apply such concepts learnt through the use of an Enterprise Resource Planning (E.R.P.) application system such as S.A.P.... [-]


Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The BBA in International Business prepares students for managerial careers for the increasingly competitive and interdependent international business markets. It emphasizes the essential knowledge, skills and management techniques imperative for conducting international business operations in an increasingly changing global marketplace. [+]

Global opportunities have generated demand for managers that are competent in international business practice and strategies. However, an increasing number of firms have become aware that the marketplace encompasses the globe. While international business has various characteristics in common with domestic business, it is also different in a number of ways.

The relevance of international business will continue to expand as more firms engage in international sourcing to acquire resources and components. Today’s firms are viewing the entire globe as a potential market, increasing demand on international business professionals to provide superior products and services worldwide. The future of international business operations will be one of continuous growth as additional firms move into this marketplace.... [-]


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Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The BBA in Human Resource Management prepares students to contribute both strategically and operationally towards an organization’s development of its workforce. Students in the program will study Strategic Staffing, Compensation and Benefits, Employee and Labour Relations, Integrated Human Resource Development Systems, and Decision Support Processes.

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As information technologies move to standardize business processes, human capital becomes one of the most critical resources of an organization. Ever changing industrial and commercial workplace laws and the internationalization and globalization of businesses have meant that Human Resource Management has become a critical strategic dimension within all organizations. The BBA in Human Resource Management prepares students to contribute both strategically and operationally towards an organization’s development of its workforce. Students in the program will study Strategic Staffing, Compensation, and Benefits, Employee and Labour Relations, Integrated Human Resource Development Systems, and Decision Support Processes.... [-]


Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The BBA in Marketing prepares students to succeed in the ever changing global business environment. It provides students with an understanding of all aspects of the marketing function within the organization. Students will be exposed to current theories and practices in consumer behavior, marketing research, sales, retailing, advertising, & promotion, branding and e-Marketing. [+]

Marketing is part and parcel of every successful business operations. One of the premier marketing activities is to understand customers' value expectations and develop a marketing plan that will meet and exceed those expectations at the right time, at the right place and at the right price. Indeed, in today’s ultra-competitive global business environment, strategic positioning of products/services and brands are considered critical success factors for virtually all organizations. Proactive organizations require marketing strategies necessary to meet consumer demands, gain a sustainable competitive advantage, and enhance financial performance. The BBA in Marketing prepares students to succeed in the ever-changing global business environment. It provides students with an understanding of all aspects of the marketing function within the organization. Students will be exposed to current theories and practices in consumer behavior, marketing research, sales, retailing, advertising, & promotion, branding and e-Marketing.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Management

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The School of Environment and Health will provide students with the knowledge and skills to successfully confront these challenges in a systematic academic manner that will evolve continuously to meet these developments. Graduates from the School of Environment and Health Sciences will be ready to join the workforce immediately following their graduation. Graduates in this field will be a crucial asset to future environmental and health employers, ministries and international organizations. [+]

Our environment and health are pivotal to today’s world and future; this requires individuals who are qualified with a broad knowledge of the continuously evolving health sciences field. Health is the focal point to humanity and without proper health, our existence would be at stake. The general quality of life, health care, and service are becoming a concern as environmental and health institutions have been relatively successful in outperforming disciplinary expectations.

However, we continue to face serious issues that are affecting our environment, our health, and consequently, our very existence. The following environmental changes pose a threat to humanity: climate change, global warming, pollution due to industry growth and population increase, and the depletion of natural resources are among these serious issues. The School of Environment and Health is designed to address these significant issues through the Environmental Health Management Program.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Interior Design

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The degree program provides students with a good understanding of the functional areas of Interior Design, including design tools, design methodologies and design philosophies, allied with decision-making and effective presentation processes. [+]

As an Interior Design student, you will learn about the functional areas of the profession, including design tools, design methodologies and design philosophies, allied to decision-making and effective presentation processes. The program will develop your creative and analytical skills, advance your knowledge of professional design and ethical values, and enhance your abilities in graphic and oral communication.

You will acquire knowledge of interior building systems, codes and appropriate materials, and a proven ability in the fundamentals of interior design, while developing your understanding of the economic, social, constructional, and legal environments in which the practice of interior design operates.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Network Engineering

Campus Full time 4 weeks September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Network engineering concerns the design and implementation of computer networks. The Bachelor of Science in Network Engineering at the Canadian University Dubai provides its graduates with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to be able to perform as a network engineer. The program includes the foundations of networking, computing, and telecommunications, as well as the advanced subjects in computer network design, implementation, administration, and security. [+]

Network engineering concerns the design and implementation of computer networks. The Bachelor of Science in Network Engineering at the Canadian University Dubai provides its graduates with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to be able to perform as a network engineer. The program includes the foundations of networking, computing, and telecommunications, as well as the advanced subjects in computer network design, implementation, administration, and security.

Benefits

Network Engineering students will have hands-on experience in the state-of-the-art networking labs as well as involvement in faculty research projects. In addition, students will get free-of-charge tutorials in many subjects and trainings by international companies. Graduates of the program will have a strong background in Network Engineering and will be eligible to enter the workforce with fully accredited Bachelor of Science degree.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Telecommunication program provides students with the knowledge required to design, implement, operate, and manage telecommunication systems that process and carry out the transmission of data, voice and video signals over wireless and optical networks. [+]

Telecommunication is a discipline in its own right. While other Electrical Engineering programs provide only bits and pieces of the discipline, the full integration of the science and engineering of all that makes communication through electronic devices possible is what defines the Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering at the Canadian University Dubai.

The Telecommunication program provides students with the knowledge required to design, implement, operate, and manage telecommunication systems that process and carry out the transmission of data, voice and video signals over wireless and optical networks.

This program forms professionals ready to contribute to the economic, social, and technological development of their communities.... [-]


Bachelor

Bachelor of Architecture

Campus Full time 5 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The degree program provides students with a good understanding of the functional areas of Architecture, including design tools, design methodologies, and design philosophies, allied with decision-making and effective presentation processes. The courses listed under the program requirements encompass the academic and professional areas of Architecture as defined by the Canadian Architecture Certification Board (C.A.C.B.). [+]

The Bachelor of Architecture degree program will provide you with a good understanding of the functional areas of Architecture, including design tools, design methodologies, and design philosophies, allied with decision-making and effective presentation processes. It will develop your knowledge of professional architectural and ethical values and introduce you to the operating environment of architectural practice. Throughout the program, you will form a good understanding and proven ability in the fundamentals of architectural design, enhance your abilities in graphic and oral communications and develop detailed knowledge of building systems, codes and appropriate technology and materials, as well as an appreciation of, and sensitivity towards, ecology and the environment. Benefits Graduates with a Bachelor in Interior Design will be equipped with:... [-]


Bachelor of Computer and Networking Engineering Technology

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Bachelor of Computer and Networking Engineering Technology is designed to meet the skill needs of a world driven by ever-advancing technology. It combines engineering skills with the solid business principles that are needed to thrive in an enterprise-oriented world. With a hands-on approach that delivers less theory and more technology, you will gain plenty of practical experience right from the first year, to build a strong skill set upon graduation. [+]

The Bachelor of Computer and Networking Engineering Technology is designed to meet the skill needs of a world driven by ever-advancing technology. It combines engineering skills with the solid business principles that are needed to thrive in an enterprise-oriented world. With a hands-on approach that delivers less theory and more technology, you will gain plenty of practical experience right from the first year, to build a strong skill set upon graduation.

Through a modern educational approach and state-of-the-art facilities, the program will give you a firm grounding in key engineering disciplines, including: Database Driven Web Applications; LAN and WAN Technologies; Network Security and Administration; Network Operating Systems; and Wireless Networks, as well as critical business skills including entrepreneurship, communication and problem solving. Admission to the program requires 60% or more in the UAE High School Certificate (or its equivalent).... [-]


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Canadian University Dubai

Address 1st Interchange, Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Website http://www.cud.ac.ae/