Dubai, a city and an emirate in the United Arab Emirates located on the north-eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, is a global city with tourism, real estate, and financial services being the major sectors of the economy. Arabic, Persian, English, Urdu and Hindi are some of the common languages spoken here. Since English as well as Hindi are widely spoken in Dubai, it becomes easy for Indian students to live and study here.
Dubai, not just a cosmopolitan and technologically advanced city, but also the fastest growing economy in the world that offers low-cost, world class education opportunities followed by bright career prospects to the students from all over the world.
Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV)
DKV is the world’s only Free Zone area dedicated to Human Resource Management and learning excellence. DKV is a unique hub that offers the best selection of Human Resource Management, Consultation, Training and Personal Development programmes on a picturesque 1km long campus in the heart of Dubai.
Some of the most famous universities and institutes from the USA, Canada, Iran, India, Ireland, the UK, Russia, Australia, Belgium have established a separate branch in the Dubai Knowledge Village. Some of the institutes that have set up branches in DKV are Middlesex University, The University of Exeter, Heriott Watts University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wollongong, Dublin Business School, BITS, Pilani, University of Strathclyde Business School, Canadian University of Dubai, University of New Brunswick, London Business School, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Manchester Business School, Murdoch University, etc. Students with different nationalities get a chance to gain international exposure with the best learning environment they can ever dream for.
With over 450 business partners, DKV aims to establish itself as both a trusted business partner and a centre of excellence for professional development. In September 2007, it was reported that DKV had almost four hundred and fifty companies working there and making best efforts to provide the best educational facilities to the future generation of the world. The facilities provided are of the best quality and students love the overall atmosphere.
Major Fields of Study :Engineering & Management Studies
Tuition Fees :Tuition Fees: INR 10-15 Lakhs per year depending upon the Universities.
Admission Timings / Intake :January, June, September.
Course Duration :For Masters -1-2 years & for Bachelors- 3-4 years
Entry Requirement :
- Academic requirement: 50% - 75% grades
- Year Gaps to be explained with documentary proof
- IELTS / TOEFL (IELTS: Above 6.5 bands, TOEFL: Min 80) (In some Universities IELTS/ TOEFL can be waived off)
Employment Opportunities :For Masters Students, employment can be taken on full time basis as the courses are conducted in the evening.
Advantages of Studying in Dubai :
- Student visa is very easy
- No financial documents to be shown along with visa application
- Admissions without IELTS/ TOEFL possible
- A PG student can work full time and earn most of the tuition fees
So, Dubai can be a destination if you have an average academic performance, and/or low IETLS/ TOEFL scores.
Dubai can also be an alternative option, if you having economical budget constraints.
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