To become an integral and dynamic partner in the long-term economic, social and environmental development strategies for the region.
To provide world-class cutting-edge education and research with focus on regional needs while remaining internationally relevant.
in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, the University of Glasgow, 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.
Why study The PhD in Architecture and Sustainable Built Environment (ASBE) meets an important need in skill and knowledge in the increasingly important area of environmentally responsive design. Operation, energy and policy requirements with sustainable and environmentally conscious practices are becoming an integral part of current thinking as well as future strategies worldwide. This is […]
Why study BUiD’s PhD in Computer Science provides resources and space for students to grow intellectually and be able to undertake research in a computer science related area, which is crucial both for continued economic prosperity in the region and for students’ own academic and professional growth. A computer science PhD offers the chance to […]
Why study BUiD’s MSc in Building Services Engineering combines analytical skills with knowledge and is primarily directed towards engineers who are looking to pursue more challenging and advanced roles in their organisations. The programme is suitable for both junior and middle-level engineers from relevant disciplines, including Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Electrical, Electronic, Civil and Manufacturing, or […]
Why study The key advantage of BUiD’s MSc in Engineering Management is the flexibility offered to students – they can choose to take a research/capstone project route or a more in-depth dissertation/thesis route. Both these routes provide experience of research: generating relevant research questions; literature review and critique; data collection; analysis and interpretation. Another advantage […]
Why study This programme aims to provide students with a comprehensive grounding in key techniques of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data analysis. The Masters in Informatics (Knowledge and Data Management) is a novel programme that qualifies students to undertake tasks that require researching data, using it to design programmes, and then implementing the programmes in […]
Why study The MSc programme in IT Management aims to produce hybrid managers who can effectively align business and IT strategies. Graduates will have the necessary competence to successfully manage IT projects as well as teams of IT developers, thus accelerating and streamlining the development process. Members of staff will guide students through state of […]
Why study A structural engineer is directly responsible for the structural integrity, strength, economy, and sustainability of a building or structure. It makes structural engineering one of the most central of engineering programmes. BUiD’s MSc in Structural Engineering is a state-of-the-art programme that encompasses the latest scientific developments in the field. The modules offered cover […]
Why study Climate change and its impacts are an immediate global environmental concern. The built environment is a major contributor to carbon emissions and depletion of resources. In addition, the indoor environment within buildings has a major impact on the health, well-being and productivity of occupants. A more sustainable approach to design can be achieved […]
Why study BUiD’s BSc in Architecture is designed to provide research-led teaching which leads to critical and independent learners. The undergraduate course emphasises the specificity of space and place expressed in integration and acknowledgment of its context. The programme’s modules explore sustainability in architecture, green buildings, energy efficiency, building codes and regulations, and building indoor […]
Why study Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the attempt to build systems that have intelligent behaviour. There are two main directions of research which are followed in the BSc in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. One is to enable students to comprehend natural intelligence through the utilisation of computer models. The other enables students to develop […]
Why study Studying Software Engineering teaches students how to write good software and give you the engineering skills needed to meet requirements such as reliability, maintainability, usability and cost-effectiveness. BUiD’s programme helps develop a thorough understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of Computer Science and Software Engineering and of their interrelationships. It is directed […]
Why study BUiD’s BSc in Electro-Mechanical Engineering addresses the needs of the region in the industrial, manufacturing, airline, shipping, service and governmental sector. Graduates of this programme will be equipped with a wide set of relevant knowledge and skills preparing them for an employment market with very diverse needs. Owing to the integrated nature and […]
Professor Bassam AbuHijleh – Dean Professor Alaa Ameer Professor Abid Abu Tair Professor Riad Saraiji Dr. Hanan Taleb Dr. Kirk Shanks Dr. Gul Ahmed Jokhio Dr. Sa’Ed M. Salhieh Professor Khaled Shaalan – Head of IT Programmes Professor Sherief Abdallah Dr. Cornelius Ncube
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