Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education provides modern and innovative programmes to support the development needs of the education system in the UAE, the Gulf and the wider Middle/Far Eastern context.
 

 

Welcome to the Faculty of Education

It brings together experienced teachers from wide ethnic, cultural and educational backgrounds to allow them to examine modern educational theories and approaches under the guidance of expert staff

The Faculty of Education provides modern and innovative programmes to support the development needs of the education system in the UAE, the Gulf and the wider Middle/Far Eastern context. It brings together experienced teachers from wide ethnic, cultural and educational backgrounds to allow them to examine modern educational theories and approaches under the guidance of expert staff. This allows the participants to reflect on their own educational contexts, to examine the latest international research findings, and to use this process to develop as individual teachers and as future managers of education.

The Faculty offers full-time and part-time research-based Masters, and Diploma degree programmes and the region's first accredited Doctorate in Education. Students can specialise in any one of the four areas for their Masters programmes: International Management, Special and Inclusive Education, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Information Communication & Technology. For the Doctorate in Education BUiD's Faculty of Education welcomes applications from those who are interested in pursuing a Professional Doctorate through research in TESOL, Special and Inclusive Education or International Management & Policy. Both the Masters and the Doctorate Degrees are awarded by The British University in Dubai according to standards set.

 

Programmes

The Faculty of Education offers postgraduate degree in Education. A Masters degree is fast becoming an essential qualification for those wishing to progress their careers.   For example, within TEFL/TESOL a Masters degree is needed for teaching at the tertiary level in most countries in the world.  A Masters qualification also allows teachers to become subject specialists either as heads of departments or inspectors.

The BUiD MEd has accreditation eligibility from the Ministry of Education in the UAE and is thus recognised in all GCC countries as well as internationally.

 

Mission

Our mission is to provide outstanding programmes that support the development needs of the education system in the UAE, and the region. 

 

Vision

Our vision is sustainable partnerships which aim to provide quality education that is responsive to the needs of the communities

 

As of 2013/14 academic calender the following MEd and EdD course will be offered as a General Course (20 credits) in Term 1. It is therefore important that students are made aware of this by enlisting this under the General Course list. These new courses are EDU 517 Sociolinguistics for TESOL and DED 619 Current Issues in Sociolinguistics.

BUiD is organised around specialised faculties. The Faculties offer postgraduate programmes and strive to be centres of excellence for research in their respective disciplines through shared environments with the UK partners.

BUiD offers a full-time and part-time Masters degree programmes in SDBE, IBDA, 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 Manchester.

We offer a rapidly developing alumni network of leaders and managers who contribute to our events and programmes, as well as providing advice and ideas for career development. Our university is a research intensive institution that hosts and participates in major conferences and seminars on current issues in business, management and technology. Most lecturers in the Faculty of Business have worked in several countries learning through practice how to involve and relate to the diverse experiences and ideas of our students.

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