British University in Dubai

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The British University in Dubai

الجامعة البريطانية في دبي
ChancellorAhmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum
Vice-ChancellorProf. Abdullah Mohammed Alshamsi
Location, ,
Coordinates: 25°7′30.504″N 55°24′36.55″E / 25.12514000°N 55.4101528°E / 25.12514000; 55.4101528
WebsiteOfficial website

The British University in Dubai (BUiD) was established in 2003 as a research-based university. BUiD is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs and all its programmes are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation.

BUiD is part of a strategic alliance with three UK Russell Group universities: University of Edinburgh, the University of Manchester, and University of Glasgow.

BUiD is located in Dubai International Academic City, Dubai.

BUiD's founders and contributors[edit]

BUiD was established as a not-for-profit institution. The University was established by Law #5/2003 by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai Its founders are Al Maktoum Foundation, Dubai Development and Investment Authority (now Dubai Holding), the National Bank of Dubai (now Emirates NBD), the British Business Group, and Rolls-Royce.

BUiD works in collaboration with leading organisations and institutions including its major contributing partner Atkins, Knowledge Fund Establishment, and the UAE Ministry of Education, and government and associated bodies across the UAE’s public and private sectors.


Bachelors Programmes:

Masters Programmes:

Master of Education in Management Leadership and Policy Master of Education in Special and Inclusive Education Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Master of Education in Information and Communication Technology Master of Education in Science Education Master of Education in Psychology (PSYCH) Master of Education in Learning and Teaching

PhD Programmes:

Scholarships Programmes

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