The University of West London is one of the most prominent institutions of higher education in the United Kingdom. It has won several prestigious accolades including the ‘Business School of the Year’ (Times Higher Education Awards 2019) and ‘Top modern University in London’ (Complete University Guide 2021). Its focus on providing exceptional employability skills has earned it the coveted title of ‘Career University’ as well as an exalted ranking in the National Students Survey of 2019.
In 2017, UWL started its first branch campus in the Middle East at Ras Al Khaimah. The UWL RAK branch campus established its credentials early by winning the 'BEST EDUCATIONAL PROVIDER', runner up title constituted by the RAKEZ BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS within just 2 years of inception. By being a branch campus, this center of excellence provides the same educational as well as personality development interventions offered by the parent campus. As the standards are the same students get the coveted opportunity to move to the parent campus and continue their education there. This is a valuable addition that makes this institution stand apart from its distinguished peers. In order to prepare its graduates to excel in their careers and become indispensable at the organizations they work in, UWL RAK branch campus has in place an Employability Lab which builds capabilities in 7 crucial competencies which are
· Problem Solving
· Emotional Intelligence
· Flexibility through Innovation
· Communication Skills
· Technology skills
Through programs that are based on the latest research in Neuroscience and Psychology, every student is taken on an exciting and development journey complete with assessments and training sessions aimed at developing these choicest skills. Moreover, UWL RAK has an innovative digital technology solution called Blackboard - home for interactive online studies. In addition, the online library offers a wide selection of electronic resources to support students, which includes e-books, journals, and databases. Students get a host of special skill upgradation tools like LinkedIn learning which provide short courses as well as certifications. Students can also leverage industry-specific training facilities, seminars, and workshops. Sessions on writing CVs and attending interviews are delivered to make them PERFECT for the competitive corporate world.
This highly decorated institution offers a range of high quality, career-focused undergraduate & postgraduate programs. Undergraduate courses offered are BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance, BA (Hons) Business Studies and BSc (Hons) Computer Science. Students who complete BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance will be able to claim exemption of 9 papers in the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification. BSc (Hons) Computer Science is accredited with full Incorporated Engineering status (IEng) by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) UK. Apart from these BSc (Hons) Psychology, BA (Hons) Travel and Tourism Management and BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering will be launched in 2021 - 2022.
Postgraduate programs offered are MSc Finance and Accounting, MSc Cyber Security and MBA. Members of the ACCA, CA, CPA have a particular advantage as they can claim for exemptions from certain modules in the MSc Finance and Accounting course.