It gives me immense pleasure to present to you the Birmingham City University Campus in Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates. I welcome you as a prospective student to BCU (Birmingham City University) RAK Campus, which is BCU’s first branch campus outside the United Kingdom. My commitment is to provide you with an educational experience different from, but equivalent to that delivered in the UK in terms of quality of the delivery and student satisfaction. Our “student centered community-based approach” has been designed and developed to ensure your success internationally by providing you with exceptional learning experiences in a purpose-built environment.
Our BCU RAK Campus is in Ras A Khaimah so as to provide our students access to a high-quality international education at an affordable price, which is located in a modern rapidly developing Emirate and a safe community. We also have at our doorstep a lot of supplementary activities for our student’s leisure time and of course facilities to accommodate you during your studies. Your wellbeing is fundamental to achieve superior results. In this regard, RAK has excellent health facilities and BCU RAK will provide you with the relevant cover. We believe that we should produce well rounded internationally employable graduates who are work-ready and will find plenty of opportunities for engagement in the fast-growing Free Zones of Ras Al Khaimah and the surrounding Emirates, regionally and internationally.
We have assembled a range of degree programmes, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, selected to realise your full potential in careers relevant to the region and globally. This includes innovative courses in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – (STEM), in Business, Education, Media & Communications, and Computing & Artificial Intelligence, Marketing, Finance and Supply Chain Management.
Great care has been taken to provide the best available academic resources, teaching facilities, teaching and learning support and resources to ensure that quality standards are equivalent to those in the UK. We are governed by the United Kingdom’s Higher Education Quality Assurance Agency for all our provision. You will graduate with an internationally recognized degree, leading to many career pathways in a rapidly changing world.
Our students are the focus of everything we do at BCU RAK. We work to build a diverse community of quality and industry relevant academic provision, social and cultural backgrounds. We are committed to utilising our extensive local and international connections to provide work placements, internships, and other types of experiential learning.
I welcome you to BCU RAK on your path to launching a successful career in your chosen field and wish you every success in the future.
Dr. Raj Gill
Birmingham City University
Ras Al Khaimah Campus