Faculty of Engineering & IT

The Informatics and IT Management programmes offer a unique, Informatics-based approach to teaching IT. In these programmes, students will understand how information and knowledge can be captured and disseminated effectively and efficiently in computer systems.

 

Welcome to Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology 

The University offers a full-time and part-time Masters degree programmes in Sustainable Design of the Built Environment, Intelligent Building Design and Automation, Systems Engineering, Structural Engineering, Engineering Management, Informatics and IT Management in collaboration with the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff, The University of Edinburgh and The University of Manchester. Degrees are awarded by BUiD according to standards set by the CAA, with strategic guidance form the UK counterparts.

The Informatics and IT Management programmes offer a unique, Informatics-based approach to teaching IT. In these programmes, students will understand how information and knowledge can be captured and disseminated effectively and efficiently in computer systems. They will be able to conduct cutting-edge research. They will also be able to apply their new skills to solving challenging real-world problems, ranging from intelligent traffic control and automated market trading, to improved Arabic language Web search, smarter medical decision-support systems, and much more.

 

Programmes

PhD

 

Masters

* Expected to start September 2017, subject to final approval by the Ministry of Education

Some of these programmes also offers Post Graduate Diploma and Post Graduate Certificate degrees. Please visit programme page (above links) or call student services at 04 279 1400 for more details.

 

Objectives

Be the regional leader in promoting, conducting and disseminating world-class research and innovation to create new knowledge and solutions relevant to the needs of the UAE and the region in support of their economic growth and future development.

  • Establish a friendly, motivating and rewarding research environment which can attract high quality researchers
  • Conduct world-class research to improve performance and productivity of organisations, nationally and regionally
  • Foster a long-term relationship with industry based on mutual interests and benefits
  • Work collaboratively with industry on joint projects to produce cost-effective solutions to their local needs
  • Establish forums and networks to facilitate knowledge sharing and exchange among academics and industrialists
  • Play a leading role in the implementation of research findings into local and regional organisations
  • Play a leading role in identifying, planning and conducting research agendas nationally and regionall
  • Provide both the public and private sectors with high-quality services, i.e. consultancy and continuous professional development training programmes
  • Disseminate research findings and the latest advances in engineering & IT and innovation through
    • Running national and international conferences.
    • Publishing internal reports, papers in international journals and articles  in professional  magazines.

 

Mission

Our mission is to provide world-class cutting-edge education and research with focus on regional needs while remaining internationally relevant.

 

Vision

Our vision is to become an integral and dynamic partner in the long-term economic, social and environmental development strategies for the region.

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