Postgraduate Diploma

Students who complete all taught modules (120 Cr. Hrs.) but who fail to complete their dissertation and want to get an award can take the Postgraduate Diploma exit route

 

Welcome to the Postgraduate Diploma

The majority of the University’s students are in full-time employment and, for some, completion of the dissertation research is not feasible due to substantial work commitments. Students who complete all taught modules (120 Cr. Hrs.) but who fail to complete their dissertation and want to get an award can take the Postgraduate Diploma exit route.

This exit route provides a valuable and deserved postgraduate qualification in such cases.

 

The university is offering the following Postgraduate Diploma

 

Entry Requirements
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research General Admission Requirements for Masters’ Programmes:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with or equivalent to a good GPA (3.0 or above on a 4.0 point scale)
  • The English language proficiency requirement is equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (online 213)*

*For Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Education the required English language score is equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580.

 

Education

The Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Education consists of the six taught modules (3 core and 3 electives, total of 120 credits) and could be completed in 10-12 months.

 

Finance

The Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Finance consists of the five taught modules plus two electives only (total of 120 credits) without the dissertation and could be completed in 10-12 months.

 

Project Management

The Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Project Management consists of the six taught modules. This programme is concerned with ability to critically select and apply appropriate tools and techniques to plan and manage projects.

 

Sustainable Design of the Built Environment

The Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Sustainable Design of the Built Environment consists of six taught modules only (four core plus two electives for a total of 120 credits) and could be completed in 10-12 months.

 

Systems Engineering

The Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Systems Engineering consists of the six taught modules only (three core modules plus three elective for a total of 120 credits) and could be completed in 10-12 months.

 

Intelligent Building Design And Automation

The Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Intelligent Building Design And Automation consists of the six taught modules only for a total of 120 credits and could be completed in 10-12 months.

 

Informatics (Knowledge and Data Management)

The Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Informatics (Knowledge and Data Management) consists of six taught modules only (four core plus two electives for a total of 120 credits) and could be completed in 10-12 months.

 

All current Post Graduate Diploma programmes have accreditation eligibility from the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses are available in all disciplines offered at BUiD.

PhD

BUiD offers PhD degree programmes in disciplines which have been selected for their relevance to the UAE and the Middle East region.BUiD degree programmes are based on similar high quality programmes of international standing that are offered in our partner universities

BUiD offers masters degree programmes in disciplines which have been selected for their relevance to the UAE and the Middle East region.BUiD degree programmes are based on similar high quality programmes of international standing that are offered in our partner universities. 

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