Jan 15, 2018
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Curtin University launches its renowned Engineering Programs in Dubai

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Curtin University, a leading global university from Perth, Western Australia has announced the launch of its renowned engineering programs at Curtin University Dubai. Curtin is internationally recognised as a leader for engineering education and research.
The University is ranked second in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, and placed in the top 200 for Civil and Construction Engineering, Chemical Engineering as well as, Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.
Students enrolling in Engineering Programs at Curtin Dubai will have access to world-class facilities specifically designed for the new courses. In addition to Curtin’s existing campus at Dubai International Academic City, the University will set up the Engineering Programs at Dubai Silicon Oasis which will provide students access to latest engineering methods, tools, and techniques to develop, design and build projects.
Professor Seth Kunin, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Curtin University said, “We are delighted to announce the new engineering programs at the Dubai campus. This is a field in which Curtin University is very strong with many of our Professors and lecturers being leaders in the field. We look forward to seeing our students take their passion for learning to new heights while they learn from some of the best in the world.”
With the introduction of engineering programs, the University is taking an important step in supporting the growth of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in the region. The expansion of Curtin Dubai to a state-of the-art engineering complex in Dubai Silicon Oasis will provide a compelling opportunity to leverage the resources of our institution.”
Curtin University’s four-year Bachelor of Engineering Honours programs in Mechanical Engineering or Civil and Construction Engineering offered in Dubai will support the UAE’s growing demand for highly skilled, innovative and talented engineers. These courses will give students the opportunity to learn from one of the highest ranking engineering programs, enabling them to be at the forefront of the field to advance innovation in the region.
Professor Syed Islam, Dean International for the Faculty of Science & Engineering, Curtin University said, “We are excited to be offering new opportunities for students seeking to build their career in engineering. Curtin’s engineering programs are designed to be highly relevant to industry needs, which will equip students with the knowledge and skills needed for world-class engineering practice and take their careers further. As the UAE moves towards its goal of becoming a Smart Nation, Curtin University is looking at addressing the Government’s priorities to support the initiative by creating a talented and skilled workforce.”
Curtin University Dubai is currently accepting applications for its engineering foundation program offered from January 2018 onward, and early applications for its engineering honours programs in Mechanical or Civil and Construction to be offered in September 2018.
The availability of Curtin’s engineering degree programs will be an advantage to students who want to study while living in Dubai and obtain a prestigious international degree directly from Curtin University, Australia.
Engineering students at Curtin University Dubai will also have an opportunity to directly enrol in the University’s AACSB Accredited School of Business MBA (Global) program upon successfully completing their undergraduate degree.
For details on courses offered at Curtin University Dubai, students are encouraged to get in touch with Curtin Dubai’s Future Students’ Centre at [email protected].
About Curtin University:
Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest university, with more than 58,000 students. Of these, over 15,000 are international students. The University’s main campus is in Bentley in Perth, Western Australia. Curtin has other campuses across Western Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, and now Dubai.  Curtin also has a presence at a number of other global locations.  
Curtin celebrated ‘50 Years of Innovation’ in 2017 – the combined history of the Western Australian Institute of Technology (WAIT), which opened its doors to students in 1967 and Curtin University, which opened in 1987.
Today, Curtin is estimated to be ranked 180th and in the top one per cent of universities worldwide, and 9th in Australia in the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017 (ARWU).
The University has built a reputation around innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, being at the forefront of many high-profile research projects in astronomy, biosciences, economics, mining, and information technology. It is also recognised globally for its strong connections with some of the world’s largest companies, including Woodside, Chevron and Cisco, and for its commitment to preparing students for jobs of the future.
For further information visit curtin.edu.au.

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