University of Tehran, Kish International Campus

Introduction

About KIC

Kish International Campus

Kish International Campus was established in 2007 in order to facilitate the enrolment of foreign students. Graduates of the UT Kish Campus have the linguistic and professional abilities to function effectively in an international environment; the technical skills to operate in an increasingly complex technical world; the intellectual capacity and flexibility to adapt to constant changes and the leadership potentials to make the fullest possible contribution to the development of the community for the good of its people. In harmony with this mission, the University will select Iranian and international students who can succeed in harnessing diverse and modern academic and research capabilities. Through the development of strong scientific links with local and foreign educational and research institutions, the Campus continues to uphold the highest quality of both research and education. Efforts have been made for the Campus to remain at the cutting edge of science in different fields and to adjust its strategies to meet the market demands. The location of the Campus is the beautiful coral island of Kish, the Pearl of the Persian Gulf, with all its tourist and business attractions.

International Activities

The Office of International Relations provides information and assistance to international students, faculty members and researchers. It also establishes links between UT and other Iranian universities on the one hand and foreign universities, research institutes and centers on the other. The Office of International Relations offers advice and services to all international students and scholars. It provides opportunities for academic members and students to participate in international conferences, seminars and workshops. It also enjoys close relationships with many international associations and cooperates in offering its services for joint conferences, membership in international associations and sabbatical leave.

Present Activities

  • Arranging official visits with university dignitaries from all around the world
  • Expanding international cooperation with world's best universities
  • Inviting overseas Iranian and foreign professors and scholars for holding lectures and workshops at Kish International Campus
  • Expanding international student exchange program
  • Developing advanced and short-term training courses and joint training programs

Facts and Figures

Present Status

The academic staff of Kish International Campus consists of more than 190 part-time adjunct professors and affiliated members. The University includes 3000 undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students.

Library Statistics

The Campus library has a reasonable collection of books (21927) both in Persian (12792) and English (9135). The campus also enjoys a comprehensive electronic library (e-books and e-journals).

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Persian

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Programs

This school also offers:

MA

MA in Regional Studies - Iranian Studies

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

The MA in Regional Studies- Iranian Studies is designed for those wishing to focus on a social science approach to Iranian culture, arts, literature, media, society, politics, and economy. [+]

Introduction:

The MA in Regional Studies- Iranian Studies is designed for those wishing to focus on a social science approach to Iranian culture, arts, literature, media, society, politics, and economy. This course is suitable for National and international NGOs, government service employees seeking in-depth knowledge about Iran, media professionals, international students seeking a career in government, media, NGOs, finance, diplomacy as well as willing to act as a future diplomate in relation to Iran.

Curriculum

The Master of Regional Studies- Iranian Studies requires completion of 32 credits, with 10 credits in the core courses, 8 credits of specialty courses and 8 credits of elective courses. The program requires completion of a thesis of 6 credits. Admitted students with a different undergraduate degree are also required to complete a few credits of leveling courses which prepare such students for success in the Master of Regional Studies- Iranian Studies, these courses do not count toward the degree. Students must write and defend a final thesis. The curriculum is intended to be completed in four semesters. This program is taught in English.... [-]


MSc

MSc in Health, Safety and Environment

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

The MS.c. in Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) degree program provides students with a flexible, relevant and current curriculum that includes opportunities for students to demonstrate a depth and breadth of knowledge in safety, health, and environment. [+]

Introduction

The MS.c. in Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) degree program provides students with a flexible, relevant and current curriculum that includes opportunities for students to demonstrate a depth and breadth of knowledge in safety, health, and environment. The emergence of voluntary standards and codes of conduct, including international standards, coupled with the need to manage costs and limited resources has resulted in a trend to move beyond regulatory compliance. Now, companies work toward sustainability through the use of integrated environmental, health and safety management systems, which are woven into key business processes. Although they are distinct disciplines, environmental management, occupational health, and workplace safety share many technical, regulatory, and organizational characteristics. Learn to effectively manage complex environmental health and safety issues and address risk and regulation in this concentration geared toward aspiring health and safety managers, officers, or directors. The MS degree in environmental, health and safety management provides students with a solid foundation in the managerial aspects of developing and implementing environmental, health and safety management systems that can move organizations toward a more sustainable and socially responsible future. In addition, students gain a solid technical foundation in air emissions, wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, occupational safety and occupational health (industrial hygiene).... [-]


Master

Master in Architecture Engineering

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

The Master degree program in architectural involves in-depth studies in the design, analysis, construction, and operation of buildings and building systems. [+]

Introduction

The Master degree program in architectural involves in-depth studies in the design, analysis, construction, and operation of buildings and building systems. The impact of the ever-changing social, economic, political, energy, regulatory, and technical boundary conditions create significant opportunities for architectural research. The building industry has a growing need for design professionals with advanced knowledge and skills in their discipline and the ability to collaborate effectively with other designers, investors, contractors and project managers, through knowledge of whole-building design and performance, integrated design of sustainable buildings, and digital methods for planning, designing, constructing and operating buildings. This master is a practice-focused degree for students with engineering or architecture backgrounds to gain professional, work-ready building design skills.... [-]


Master in Civil Engineering: Structures

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

The graduate program in Civil Engineering- Structure at Kish campus of the University of Tehran is aimed at training highly skilled professionals in structural engineering with the academic and engineering credentials. [+]

Introduction:

The graduate program in Civil Engineering- Structure at Kish campus of the University of Tehran is aimed at training highly skilled professionals in structural engineering with the academic and engineering credentials.

The curriculum provides a strong basis for advanced professional practice and research. A particular highlight of the taught component of the course is studying the behavior and design of structures against extreme loading including fire and earthquake.

Structural engineering deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the load carrying components of civil engineering infrastructures: buildings, bridges, highways, airports, power plants, dams, underground structures, ocean structures, and protective structures. The capacity of withstanding exceptional loading events such as unintentional overloading, hurricanes, earthquakes, and man-made hazards and the ability to be durable, reliable, and economical affordable during the entire life-cycle are the two main issues at the forefront of modern civil engineering. ... [-]


Master in Computer Engineering (Software)

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

The Master of Science in Computer Engineering-Software program emphasizes key skills in requirements analysis, architectural design, and construction that are needed in successful software product development. The program delivers a team-based, thesis-oriented curriculum. [+]

Introduction

The Master of Science in Computer Engineering-Software program emphasizes key skills in requirements analysis, architectural design, and construction that are needed in successful software product development. The program delivers a team-based, thesis-oriented curriculum. Through doing a thesis, students master modern software engineering methods and technologies. Students develop the understanding and skills needed to become the architects and project leaders building systems in which software plays a critical role. The course of study combines a deep core in software engineering principles and practices with application to a series of increasingly complex systems challenges drawn from the real world.... [-]


Master in Economics

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

The Master degree in Economics is designed to provide a technical and rigorous approach to the study of economics while offering students the flexibility to take field electives in order to tailor their programs of study to their professional goals. [+]

Degree Overview

The Master degree in Economics is designed to provide a technical and rigorous approach to the study of economics while offering students the flexibility to take field electives in order to tailor their programs of study to their professional goals. The program is ideal for anyone looking for a program which specializes in advanced applied economic research. The program offers an excellent opportunity for students seeking a quantitative degree in order to prepare themselves to work in a variety of positions that require the ability to conduct applied economic research.

Graduates of the Master program will have the tools to conduct applied economic research and a sound preparation for progression to doctoral study. Specifically, upon successful completion of the program graduates will be able:... [-]


Master in Energy and Architecture

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

Students on this master course will learn environmental design methods which relate to the various stages of architectural design and will be able to evaluate existing buildings and design new ones following a combined bioclimatic and building occupant focused approach. The course covers both the wider contextual and sustainable approach to environmental design, and the more technical aspects of environmentally and energy conscious building design and performance. [+]

Introduction:

The global environmental and energy challenge facing current and future generations of architects and building professionals call for a deeper understanding of the principles of environmental design, and their effective application into architectural practice. However, it seems necessary to have a master course in this important area. Students on this master course will take a fresh critical look at the subject. They will learn environmental design methods which relate to the various stages of architectural design and will be able to evaluate existing buildings and design new ones following a combined bioclimatic and building occupant focused approach. The course covers both the wider contextual and sustainable approach to environmental design, and the more technical aspects of environmentally and energy conscious building design and performance.... [-]


Master in Engineering: Hydrocarbon Reservoirs

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

Petroleum engineering is the strand of engineering concerned with upstream operations of producing oil and gas from underground reserves. Reservoir engineering is a subdivision of Petroleum engineering that deals with modeling the reservoir fluid movement and maximizing oil and gas recovery. [+]

Introduction:

Petroleum engineering is the strand of engineering concerned with upstream operations of producing oil and gas from underground reserves. Reservoir engineering is a subdivision of Petroleum engineering that deals with modeling the reservoir fluid movement and maximizing oil and gas recovery. The main topics of study in reservoir engineering are phase behavior of fluids in a reservoir, reservoir rock properties, fluid flow in porous media, reservoir simulation, rock-fluid interactions, well testing, well performance, material balance, natural reservoir drive mechanisms, and various methods of improved and enhanced oil recovery.

The tasks of the reservoir engineer are centered on answering the following questions: How much oil and gas is originally in place? What are the drive mechanisms for the reservoir? What are the trapping mechanisms for the reservoir? What will be the recovery factor for the reservoir by primary depletion? What will be the future production rates from the reservoir? How can the recovery be increased economically?... [-]


Master in Industrial Design

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

The Master of Industrial Design program explores design as a vehicle for addressing social, cultural, environmental and other concerns, recognizing that design is not simply a professional service, but rather a way of connecting individual interests and values with a social framework. The program endorses the notion that the most valuable design opportunities today are those promoting the preservation of our environment and a better understanding of human behavior. [+]

Introduction

The Master of Industrial Design program explores design as a vehicle for addressing social, cultural, environmental and other concerns, recognizing that design is not simply a professional service, but rather a way of connecting individual interests and values with a social framework. The program endorses the notion that the most valuable design opportunities today are those promoting the preservation of our environment and a better understanding of human behavior.

The good industrial design is a necessity in order to create useful and ecologically justifiable products that can compete in a market flooded with goods and services. A Master's Degree in Industrial Design will enable students to develop strategically important products for the global industry. This programme combines basic knowledge, insight and working methods from aesthetics, engineering, and industrial design, and it emphasizes a combination of engineering qualifications and designer skills that gives students an excellent foundation for participation in product development projects, and after a few years of industry experience, qualifications for establishing and managing such projects. Hence, the degree programme is built around projects related to the design of products, goods, and services. The tasks are developed around real problems and with a focus on user needs and abilities based on innovation. Innovation requires breaking boundaries and making connections between diverse disciplines. As a creative profession, industrial design deals with the design of innovative, sustainable and durable solutions for people, nonhumans, economy, and society, which may take many forms from tangible artifacts to expansive system designs. Students of... [-]


Master in Information Technology- Information Security

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

The Master of Information Technology – Information Security program at Kish campus of the University of Tehran is a graduate professional program that prepares students to work in the high-demand IT security industry. [+]

Introduction

The Master of Information Technology – Information Security program at Kish campus of the University of Tehran is a graduate professional program that prepares students to work in the high-demand IT security industry.

To achieve the objectives of the program and to enhance students' learning experience, Kish campus provides an Information Security Lab to enhance the curriculum of the program. This lab facility hosts an array of network settings and consists of a variety of network in a secure setting.

The curriculum also provides students with the opportunity to apply core course concepts to a substantial project in the workplace. This plan of study introduces students to the fundamental knowledge of the ever-changing IT security field.... [-]


Master in Mechatronics Engineering

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

Mechatronic systems engineers use precision mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering, as well as math and computer science, to design the enhanced products, systems, and manufacturing processes demanded by today’s marketplace. [+]

Introduction

Mechatronic systems engineers use precision mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering, as well as math and computer science, to design the enhanced products, systems, and manufacturing processes demanded by today’s marketplace. Connecting the disciplines of mechanics, electronics, computer science and control engineering is the core competence of modern engineering. Thus the Mechatronics curriculum provides a broad insight into state-of-the-art methods for this interdisciplinary combination reinforced by research projects carried out at the university or in industry. Using advanced scientific and engineering knowledge, mechatronic systems engineers combine mechanical, electric, and electronic subsystems to create single controllable systems. The automobile today contains over 100 computers – and is just one of the many modern machines, from clothes dryers and dishwashers to auto-focus cameras and ATMs, that relies on mechatronic systems. Mechatronic systems engineers also play an indispensable role in industrial robotics and the development of autonomous (unmanned) vehicles, which can function as everything from space probes to mobile military reconnaissance units. A future career is possible in a wide array of branches including aviation engineering, automotive industry, shipbuilding, biomedical devices engineering and electronic entertainment.... [-]


Master in Renewable Energy Engineering

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

The master's program in Renewable Energy Engineering provides state-of-the-art education in the fields of solar energy, power generation, energy utilization, turbomachinery, and transformation of energy systems. [+]

Introduction:

The master's program in Renewable Energy Engineering provides state-of-the-art education in the fields of solar energy, power generation, energy utilization, turbomachinery, and transformation of energy systems.

This course is suitable for engineering, maths or science graduates who wish to specialize in renewable energy engineering. This course will equip students with the advanced interdisciplinary skills required to design, optimize and evaluate the technical and economic viability of renewable energy schemes. Renewable energy is now at the heart of every informed discussion concerning energy sustainability, security, and affordability.

After the completion of this program, the students will be able to manage technical problems from a systems perspective, with a holistic view of their life cycle, from concept to specification, development, operation and decommissioning. They will also be confident in characterizing an energy challenge, determine the necessary resource consumption and manage processes for problem-solving/realization. This program intends to prepare students for engagement in the development and implementation of sustainable energy technology, leadership positions in the field, as well as academic research. The future is bright, and, with properly trained engineers, society will reach sustainability in energy systems on a regional as well as global level.... [-]


Master in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

M.A in Teaching English is a professional degree that prepares students to teach English to adult speakers of other languages in accredited higher education institutions and in community settings. Through this program, students will develop scholarly and professional understanding in four main areas that are central to this program: language, learning, research methods and teaching methods. [+]

Introduction:

M.A in Teaching English is a professional degree that prepares students to teach English to adult speakers of other languages in accredited higher education institutions and in community settings. Through this program, students will develop scholarly and professional understanding in four main areas that are central to this program: language, learning, research methods and teaching methods. The program teaches educators specific skills for assessing English learners’ proficiency and content area knowledge.

The program offers a unique supervised teaching practicum in an intensive English program. This experience equips graduates to analyze language and to meet the English language learning needs of learners and to enter the field as a professional.... [-]


Master in Tourism Management - Marketing

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

This Master's degree provides the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to establish and develop the policy and strategy for tourism management, training professionals who can hold positions of responsibility in destination management and/or explore in depth the development of a method that elevates tourism to a scientific discipline. [+]

Introduction

Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world, and as borders disappear and business grows ever more global, demand for tourism and travel professionals will continue to grow as well. According to the American Hotel & Lodging Association, the travel and tourism industry pays $186 billion in travel-related wages and salaries and employs 1.7 million hotel property workers. Additionally, tourism directly supports more than 7.4 million travel and tourism jobs. Tourism contributes largely to the GDP and wealth of many countries, it spreads cultural diversity and consumes natural, rural and urban spaces. Therefore, the completion of postgraduate studies is very important for the professionals who will manage the future of the tourism industry. This Master's degree provides the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to establish and develop the policy and strategy for tourism management, training professionals who can hold positions of responsibility in destination management and/or explore in depth the development of a method that elevates tourism to a scientific discipline. The students will learn about the use and the development of natural and cultural resources in tourism projects, the methods employed to reinvent a destination, and the opportunities to engage a destination’s local population. The program challenges students to discover new ways in which technology can support a destination, how to attract and retain markets, and how to procure funding for development projects.... [-]


MSc in Entrepreneurship - New Business

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

The MSc in Entrepreneurship- New Business links contemporary theory and practice and is designed for students who intend to start and run high impact, innovative businesses. In the current global economic environment, there is a pressing need for students to learn how to manage in dynamic, uncertain and entrepreneurial environments. [+]

Introduction:

The MSc in Entrepreneurship- New Business links contemporary theory and practice and is designed for students who intend to start and run high impact, innovative businesses. In the current global economic environment, there is a pressing need for students to learn how to manage in dynamic, uncertain and entrepreneurial environments. This course will provide students with the essential knowledge, competencies and reflective skills necessary for a rewarding career in today’s dynamic and challenging environments, also merits for its single-minded focus on giving the student knowledge, skills, and network to start up a business successfully. This course is suitable for graduates from all backgrounds and will provide with the management skills, entrepreneurial qualities, and networking opportunities to enable the student to start and run businesses effectively and imaginatively.... [-]