Al Ghurair University

Introduction

Vision

Al Ghurair University will be a leading learner-centered comprehensive university in the GCC with international recognition for quality education, applied research and outreach.

Mission

Al Ghurair University is committed to serve the educational needs of the community by sustaining quality educational experience for students, engaging in outreach activities, and contributing to knowledge building through inquiry and research. The educational programs of the University are aimed at developing student's intellectual, practical and creative abilities to enhance learning capability and employability of graduates.

Goals

  1. Offer quality academic programs that prepare students to contribute to economic prosperity and welfare of the community.
  2. Admit and retain quality students.
  3. Recruit, develop and retain competent and professionally diverse faculty and staff.
  4. Promote an environment conducive to applied research of a significant impact.
  5. Foster outreach programs and community engagement activities.
  6. Achieve effectiveness, efficiency and viability of university operation and resources.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Master

Master of Science in Engineering Management

Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The MSEM degree bridges the gap between the field of engineering, technology and the field of business by equipping students with the technical expertise and leadership skills. [+]

Master of Science in Engineering Management Over the past decade, the UAE labor market has witnessed a remarkable increase in the proportion of skilled workers, IT professionals, engineering graduates, researchers, scientists, and a broad spectrum of other professionals, commonly referred to as “knowledge workers”. This trend is expected to continue as the country enters the next decade. The increasing demand for knowledge workers has created several opportunities and challenges for institutions of higher education to design graduate programs to build the skills of young people in different fields of specialization. Al Ghurair University’s Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) will effectively serve the needs of the knowledge economy with engineering professionals equipped with sophisticated managerial skills. The MSEM degree fits well with the vision of United Arab Emirates to maintain its status as a regional commercial hub and to strengthen its competitive position in the global economy. Engineering graduates, especially the MSEM degree holders, can play a potentially significant role in steering the country in the direction of greater diversification with innovative engineering ideas and appropriate strategic thinking. Why studying MSEM The world is changing. With the challenges facing us on a global level (sustainability, health, environmental protection) there is a new need for companies and organizations to integrate technical and business skills to solve these difficult problems. The MSEM degree bridges the gap between the field of engineering, technology and the field of business by equipping students with the technical expertise and leadership skills they need to advance... [-]

Master of Science in Information Technology Management

Campus Full time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The mission of the Master program is to produce graduates who will possess knowledge and skills which encompass the latest advances in areas of IT and management. [+]

Master of Science in Information Technology Management Program Mission The mission of the Master of Science Information Technology Management (MSITM) program is to produce graduates who will possess knowledge and skills which encompass the latest advances in areas of IT and management. Graduates of this program are expected to act as leaders in their fields of interest and, where appropriate, participate in the on-going process of research and development in the UAE and abroad. Goals The program goals seek to equip MSITM graduates with: a strong theoretical foundation for successful careers as IT managers/ Chief Information Officer (CIO) in the public and private sectors; the ability to manage and evaluate organizational information systems; the ability to devise and apply information technology solutions to satisfy the needs of the business community; the appropriate skills to pursue higher studies in related discipline. Admission Requirements for MSITM To meet the full matriculation requirements of the MSITM program, applicants should hold a recognized Bachelor’s degree - with a CGPA score of 3.00 or more on a 4-point scale – in Information Systems or related fields (e.g. Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, and Management of Information Systems). Conditional acceptance will be offered for those applicants having IT-related Bachelor degrees but with a CGPA score ranging from 2.00 to 2.99; such candidates will be allowed to take a maximum of nine (9) credit hours during their first 2 terms of study with the stipulation that their CGPA score must average 3.00 during... [-]