Ras al-Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University

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Ras al-Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University
Type Public
Established 2006
Chancellor Saud bin Saqr al Qasimi
Vice-Chancellor S Gurumadhva Rao
Location Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Nickname RAKMHSU
Website www.rakmhsu.com

Ras al-Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University (RAKMHSU) is a medical university in Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. The university was established by the Ras Al Khaimah Human Development Foundation (RAK – HDF) under the leadership of Saud bin Saqr al Qasimi, Crown Prince & Deputy Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and Chancellor of the University. RAK-HDF is a joint venture of the Ras al-Khaimah Government, Al Ghurair Investments and ETA Ascon Group, Dubai.[1]

Colleges[edit]

College of Medical Sciences[edit]

College of Medical Sciences offers Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), requiring two years of basic sciences, three years of clinical sciences and training, and one year of internship. The MBBS program obtained Initial Accreditation from Ministry of Higher Education, UAE in July 2006 and the first academic session commenced in Oct 2006. The first batch of students graduated in September 2011.

College of Dental Sciences[edit]

The Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) program is of five years duration followed by one year of internship. The program comprises six months of general education, two years of basic medical and dental sciences and two-and-half years of clinical dental sciences. This is followed by a year of dental internship. The BDS program has obtained Initial Accreditation from Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, UAE and admission is in progress for the academic session commencing September 2009.

College of Pharmaceutical Sciences[edit]

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm), comprises 6 months of general education, one year of basic sciences, two-and-half years of pharmaceutical sciences and training and 6 months of Practice School. The total program duration is four and half years. B.Pharm program has obtained Initial Accreditation from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and admissions is in progress for the academic session commencing September 2007.

College of Nursing[edit]

College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc Nursing) of four-year duration. The B.Sc.Nursing program has obtained initial accreditation from the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, UAE.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About RAKMHSU". RAK Medical & Health Sciences University. Retrieved 24 December 2014.