The Top Five Universities in Dubai

There are only five public and 58 private colleges and universities in Dubai educating Emiratis as well as expatriates. Here are some of the most prominent local as well as branch campus universities located in Dubai.

Al Ghurair University

It is a local private university within the DIAC that was established to offer students with the crucial knowledge and skills to contribute to the development of their communities. AGU is licensed to offers bachelor’s degrees in its three colleges: the College of Business Studies, the College of Computing and the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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University of Dubai

The University of Dubai is a globally and nationally accredited institution based in the middle of Dubai city. Opened to minimize the skills gap in the local workforce, UD offers bachelor’s degree courses in business administration, management, finance, banking and marketing and information technology. It also offers master’s degree courses in business administration, information systems, and law.

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Zayed University

Zayed University, the newest of the three public universities in the UAE, the University, has three main campuses. One is in Abu Dhabi, and the other two are in Dubai. It is made of six different colleges providing globally recognized bachelor’s and master’s courses in arts, business among other fields. The famous university is also home to the Institute for Islamic World Studies and University College. The institute prepares students for university-level education.

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Biotechnology University College Dubai

It is MOHESR-accredited biotechnology institution which offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in biotechnology, medical and pharmaceutical fields. It also has courses in environmental, agricultural, petroleum and industrial and DNA forensics, bioinformatics. Along with its foundation courses, it offers an overseas student exchange program as well as a scholarship scheme.

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The Higher Colleges of Technology

The Higher Colleges of Technology is one of the dominant institutions of higher learning in the entire UAE with over 55,000 UAE nationals being graduates of the school. Out of the HCT’s 17 branches, two are located in Dubai. The campuses offer programs in business, computer, and information science among other areas of studies. Having relocated to the Dubai International Academic City in the year 2004, the DMC campus offers a broad range of educational, technology, sports, and recreational facilities.

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Students who are graduating from these universities are proving that they are relatively competing in the research world. The level of education is increasing in Dubai as it continues to excel economically.