University of Tehran - Kish International Campus

Introduction

University of Tehran (UT) is the oldest and largest educational, scientific and research center in Iran and thus referred to as (Mother University). UT was inaugurated officially in 1937 as a state-run university. The main campus of UT is located in the heart of Tehran, namely Enghelab Avenue. Other university colleges, faculties, research centers and institutes affiliated to UT are located in other parts of Tehran and Iran. Kish International Campus (KIC) was established in order to facilitate the enrolment of foreign students. Graduates of the KIC have the 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. 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.

Why KIC

  • Location: 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.
  • Qualified Professors: The academic staff of Kish International Campus consists of more than 190 part-time and adjunct professors and affiliated members. The University includes 3000 undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. students.
  • Student /Faculty Ratio (10/1): The student to faculty ratio is10 to 1. This can increase the benefits of personalized attention and ready access to lecturers and tutors for advice and support. The ratio is 5 to 1 for some special departments, though.
  • Affordable Tuition rates and payment plans: For financial aid purposes, KIC will provide a high-quality education at an affordable price compared to other universities in the region to admit more highly qualified students. Tuition fees at KIC for international students are approximately equal to the tuition fees for domestic students.
  • Well-equipped & Special Labs: There are a lot of well-equipped laboratories at KIC to provide you with the resources you need to do great research such as Mechatronics, Bioinformatics, Information Security, Exercise Physiology, Sports Medicine, Motor Learning, Psychology, Biotechnology, Molecular and Cell Biology and Cell Culture laboratories.
  • Getting your Visa to Study at KIC makes it possible for you to travel around Iran and get familiar with Iranian deep culture and visit so many beautiful historical sites.

Campus Environment

University of Tehran Kish International Campus is pleased to offer a pleasant educational experience on a magnificent campus with a modern library, modern classrooms, computer sites with a highly efficient computer and internet connections, research labs, dormitories, student activity centers, student sports complex, cafeterias, and restaurants. The campus also enjoys a bookstore, a health center, and an advisory and consultant center. Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities and join a broad range of social and cultural events at the University. There are numerous activities to do including cycling around the Island, walking, tennis, basketball, volleyball, football, arts, literature, music, folklore, photography, and so forth.

This school offers programs in:
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Programs

This school also offers:

MA

MA in Architecture

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Iran Tehran

Typical employment destinations for Architecture MA graduates include architectural practice but also there are other design disciplines as well: media and the arts. This course would allow its graduates to find positions in research or academia. [+]

Typical employment destinations for Architecture MA graduates include architectural practice but also there are other design disciplines as well: media and the arts. This course would allow its graduates to find positions in research or academia.

Course overview

The Architecture MA provides a number of different study options from individual module choices to specialist pathways in Cultural Identity and Globalization, History, Theory, Digital Media.

Special interestsContemporary architecture; Architectural expression; Architectural design; Architecture in Iran; Human and environment; programming and designing approaches; Architecture and development; Building procedural, etc. Course Structure ... [-]

MA in Industrial Design

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Iran Tehran

This program is written from an employability enhancement perspective, creating the platform for students to embrace the spectrum of commercial and cultural opportunities available, encouraging real life engagements, networking and other activities. [+]

This program is written from an employability enhancement perspective, creating the platform for students to embrace the spectrum of commercial and cultural opportunities available, encouraging real life engagements, networking and other activities.

Course Overview

In the contemporary world innovative re-thinking plays an important role in industrial design, therefore KIC`s school of art tries to develop its students strategic thinking. In this field of study, you may migrate between diverse thematic disciplines, exploring new ideas and conceptual approaches which confront us in society today and that of the future.

Special interest

Industrial design project; industrial design drawing; visual arts; industrial design workshop; Sustainable design; User cantered design; Strategic design; Customer behaviour analysis; Design methodology; contemporary industrial design, etc. ... [-]


MA in Iranian Studies

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Iran Tehran

Graduates can find employment in journalism, diplomatic services, experts in Iranian studies, teaching in universities, working at museums or libraries. [+]

Graduates can find employment in journalism, diplomatic services, experts in Iranian studies, teaching in universities, working at museums or libraries.

Course overview

Over the past decades, especially after the Iranian Islamic revolution of 1979 the East studies and Iranian studies from western points of view is so much affected by politics. Media present a different stereo types of Iran from what it really is. Most of the times, in these studies, the rich history and culture of Iran is neglected or forgotten. As a result, this course is designed to be a platform for foreign students to learn about true Iran apart from all the invented imaginations and stereotypes against it.

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MA in Media Management

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Iran Tehran

MA in Media Management examines the economic, managerial, legal and cultural frameworks within which media organisations and industries operate. This course is suitable for those who are an aspiring or existing media manager, or have a strong interest in the media sector. It is a combination of advanced-level media and management-related studies focusing on media and communication as well as media and cultural policy. [+]

Course subjects will prepare students for a range of management careers across the media sector, including: economics, business strategy, media policy, intellectual property rights and marketing.

Course overview

MA in Media Management examines the economic, managerial, legal and cultural frameworks within which media organisations and industries operate. This course is suitable for those who are an aspiring or existing media manager, or have a strong interest in the media sector. It is a combination of advanced-level media and management-related studies focusing on media and communication as well as media and cultural policy.

Special interests

International communication; Intracultural communication; Media management; Social communication; strategic management; Organizational behaviour; International social communication law, etc. ... [-]


MSc

MSc in Petroleum Engineering

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Iran Tehran

Petroleum engineers design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from deposits below the Earth’s surface. Petroleum engineers also can find new ways to extract oil and gas from older wells. [+]

Petroleum engineers design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from deposits below the Earth’s surface. Petroleum engineers also can find new ways to extract oil and gas from older wells.

Course Overview

Petroleum Engineering is the learning of how to produce subterranean reservoirs of oil, steam, gas, and hot water and design underground waste disposal facilities economically. This technology is based on concepts of physics, thermodynamics, mathematics, fluid mechanics, economics, chemistry and geology.

Special interests

Geology; Modelling and simulation cases; Reservoir engineering; Environmental engineering; Formation of solid hydrocarbons; Petroleum engineering; Gas Reservoir Engineering, etc. ... [-]