Canadian University of Dubai

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Canadian University Dubai
Université Canadienne Dubai
الجامعة الكندية دبي
Motto Your portal to Canadian education
Type Private
Established 2006
Affiliation MOHESR - UAE
President Dr. K. Chelli
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 4,000+
Undergraduates 3,200+
Postgraduates 750+
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Campus Downtown Campus
Colors White, Red
Nickname CUD
Sports Football,[clarification needed] Basketball

Canadian University Dubai (CUD) was established in 2006 to deliver high-quality undergraduate, graduate, continuing and corporate education in the UAE, and to provide a gateway for students to pursue higher education opportunities in Canada.

Canadian University Dubai is located in the heart of downtown Dubai and each of our academic programs is based on Canadian curriculum and education principles. This gives students the opportunity to obtain a Canadian education while experiencing the unique culture and values of the United Arab Emirates. With over 100 different nationalities that call our University home, our diverse student community is building bridges across cultures and continents in one of the world’s most dynamic cities.

The goal of Canadian University Dubai is to move each individual forward as a well-rounded, lifelong learner and a good global citizen. To achieve this, emphasis is placed not just on academic achievement, but also on extracurricular involvement. Canadian University Dubai's vibrant student life provides something for everybody, from sports to concerts, and various international trips in between. Students are also involved in many different types of social activities, including community fundraising, team building, and networking events.

Faculties and Departments[edit]

Faculty of Management[edit]

The Faculty of Management is a leader in management education in the UAE and throughout the Gulf region. World-class faculty members from Canada, the United States, and Europe deliver undergraduate and graduate programs aimed at preparing students for the challenges they will face as business leaders in the increasingly globalized marketplace.



  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in e-Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Events and Tourism
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Forensic Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Luxury Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Sports Management
  • Associate Degree in Marketing


  • Master of Business Administration in Finance
  • Master of Business Administration in General Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Islamic Banking
  • Master of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Master of Information Technology Management and Governance

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture[edit]

The Faculty of Engineering and Architecture is one of most innovative faculties at Canadian University Dubai. It combines faculty specialists and state-of-the-art facilities with-in both the engineering and architecture fields. Students are encouraged to be innovative and self-starting in their chosen study area. The Faculty offers a wide range of innovative programs and collaborates with a number of international partners both in the delivery of its programs and in its pursuit of first-class research. Students graduating from this faculty have gone on to further their studies in Canada or assume fulfilling jobs in the industry

Department of Electrical Engineering[edit]



  • Bachelor of Science Telecommunication Engineering

Engineering and Computational Sciences[edit]



  • Bachelor of Computer and Networking Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Network Engineering

Department of Architecture[edit]



  • Bachelor of Architecture

Department of Interior Design[edit]



  • Bachelor of Science in Interior Design

Faculty of Communication Arts and Sciences[edit]

The world of communications is fascinating, fast-paced, and ever-changing. A college graduate with strong oral, written, and visual communication skills will enter the job market ready to shine in many roles, industries and work settings.

It is generally known that one of the skills business leaders value most is communication, both oral and written whether in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism or in the Social, Healthcare or Environmental sciences.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences[edit]



  • Bachelor of Health Information Management
  • Bachelor of Health Organization Management
  • Bachelor of Environmental Health Management
  • Bachelor of Health Information Management
  • Associate Degree in Food Safety

communication Department of Communication[edit]



  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication - Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication - Journalism
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication - Advertisement

Canadian University Dubai Learning Research Centre[edit]

The Canadian University Dubai encourages students to use the materials that are available in the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) for independent learning, research needs or personal improvement. Access to the LRC, loan of materials or electronic resources are available to all Canadian University Dubai students, faculty and staff.

The Learning Resource Center is located at the ground floor of Building A of the university campus.

The LRC houses over 10,000 print collection including books, journals and newspapers and a wide range of electronic resources; access to over 52,000 e-journals, over 494,000 e-books, 16,000 electronic videos, 2 million electronic images, access to 1.4 million titles of electronic Theses/Dissertations, over 300,000 accesses to Company Reports and Data. These electronic resources can be access on and off campus 24/7.

LRC holds a series of information literacy to all CUD students and faculty every semester. CUD-LRC has an agreement with British Library that provides interlibrary loan whenever information required by the students and faculty is not available in the LRC.

LRC use the Library of Congress Classification. Computers and Wifi connections are available within the premises. There is also photocopying and printing services available in the LRC.[1]

Canadian University Dubai Partners[edit]

  • Mount St Vincent University
  • University of New Brunswick
  • Brock University
  • Lakehead University
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • Centennial College
  • Niagara College
  • Athabasca University
  • University of Lethbridge
  • Lawrence Technological University (USA)
  • Douglas College
  • Vancouver Island University
  • Dalhousie University
  • University of British Columbia
  • McGill University
  • University of Manitoba
  • York University
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Western Ontario
  • Concordia University
  • Deakin University (Australia)
  • Texas A&M University (USA)
  • Georgetown University (USA)
  • Avans University (Netherlands)
  • Girne American University (Northern Cyprus)
  • Multimedia University (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
  • University of the Fraser Valley (Abbotsford, BC, Canada)
  • Royal Roads (Victoria, BC, Canada)
  • Griffith College (Dublin, Ireland)
  • President University (Indonesia)
  • EMLYON (Lyon, France)
  • ESC Troyes (Troyes, France)
  • Deakin University (Perth Australia)
  • Curtin University (Perth Australia)
  • University Ibn Tofail (Morocco)[2]
Canadian University Dubai Graduation 2015

Canadian University Dubai Tuition and Fees[edit]

Tuition per Year[edit]

Emirati Dirham: 60,000 AED - 92,000 AED

Canadian Dollar: 21,607 CAD - 33,131 CAD

American Dollar: 16,336 USD - 25,049 USD[3]


Canadian University Dubai was originally known as Centennial University of Dubai, but was then changed to Canadian University Dubai once it became an independent Canadian institution, however, it still maintains its ties with the original Ontario based university and offers students transfer programs after their second year.[4]

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