The British University in Dubai

The British University in Dubai

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The British University in Dubai (BUiD) was established in 2004, and is the Middle East region’s first, research based, postgraduate university. The university has partnerships with the University of Edinburgh, the University of Manchester, University of Glasgow, and Cardiff University.

All BUiD Masters programmes have accreditation eligibility from UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

BUiD is located in Dubai International Academic City, Dubai.

The British University in Dubai (BUiD) was established in 2003 by Ruler’s Decree of the Emirate of Dubai, as the region’s first, research-based, postgraduate university.  BUiD offers a unique not-for-profit brand of higher education with high standards for study and research designed to contribute to the technological innovation and socio-economic development of the Arab world and beyond.

BUiD was established to facilitate access in the Middle East to a British-style of world class education, training and research. At BUiD’s first anniversary celebrations  His Excellency, Richard Makepeace, then British Ambassador to the UAE commented that BUiD was one of the most exciting developments in UAE-UK relations we have seen for many years. After a decade, the excitement and commitment is sustained!

Working in association with leading UK universities BUiD offers cutting-edge education and research in key disciplines.  BUiD aspires to the highest, internationally recognized British standards as reflected in its work with the Universities of Edinburgh, Cardiff, Glasgow, and Manchester.

All BUiD Masters and Doctorate programmes have accreditation from the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, as validated by its Commission for Academic Accreditation

BUiD is proudly located in Dubai International Academic City, as a constituent of Dubai’s Education Free Zone community.

Schools / Colleges / Departments / Courses / Faculties

Masters Programmes:

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)
  • MSc Informatics (Knowledge and Data Management)
  • MSc Information Technology Management
  • MSc Project Management
  • Master of Education : (Special and Inclusive Education, English Language Teaching, Management Leadership and Policy, Information and Communication Technology)
  • MSc Sustainable Design of Built Environment : (Architectural Design, Interior Design, Smart Buildings, Urban Design)
  • MSc in Finance
  • MSc/Diploma Human Resource Management
  • MSc Systems Engineering
  • MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
  • MSc Intelligent Buildings Design and Automation
  • MSc Construction Management (CM)
  • MSc Engineering Management
  • MSc Structural Engineering

PhD Programmes:

  • Doctorate/PhD in Education
  • PhD in Project Management
  • PhD in Architecture and Sustainable Built Environment
  • PhD in Computer Science
  • PhD in Business Management

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