First-of-its-kind University specialized in tourism, hospitality courses to open in Dubai in Sept 2016

Dubai: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments Industries [DII], which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, and Austria's leading international private university, is showcasing a wide array of academic programs and merit scholarships on offer for aspiring students at its campus in Dubai as part of its participation in the Gulf Education and Training

  
First-of-its-kind University specialized in tourism, hospitality courses to open in Dubai in Sept 2016
13 April 2016
MODUL University Dubai - a subsidiary of Dubai Investments Industries - showcases exciting programs and merit scholarships at GETEX 2016


Dubai: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments Industries [DII], which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, and Austria's leading international private university, is showcasing a wide array of academic programs and merit scholarships on offer for aspiring students at its campus in Dubai as part of its participation in the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition [GETEX] 2016.

MODUL University, the first-of-its-kind university specialized in tourism and hospitality courses, is offering special promotional scholarships and packages for students during GETEX, which continues till April 15, 2016 at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. Over 35,000 local and expatriate students are expected to visit the exhibition scouting for higher education, professional development and training options.

Dubai Investments Industries owns 90% stake in MODUL University Dubai, which is set to open its campus spread across 25,000 square feet at ONE JLT, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai. Admissions are currently open for September 2016 intake. MODUL University Dubai offers undergraduate, graduate and MBA programs in the hospitality and tourism sectors, offered by Tourism College MODUL.

In his comments, Mohammed Al Raqbani, General Manager of Dubai Investments Industries, said: "MODUL University Dubai offers the perfect training ground to build the necessary expertise and skills required by the regional hospitality sector - which is on the threshold of a major growth curve. Only two per cent of institutions in the UAE offer courses in tourism and hospitality, and MODUL University Dubai perfectly fits the bill with its world-class knowledge base in the sector. The participation in GETEX offers us a great platform to communicate the unique programs on offer at the university in Dubai."

MODUL University Dubai is backed by 100-plus years' legacy of MODUL College's excellence in tourism and hospitality education worldwide. The courses on offer at MODUL University Dubai are accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority [KHDA]. Short-term vocational programs and Foundation programs for undergraduates will also be offered at the university.

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About Dubai Investments Industries
Dubai Investments Industries (DII) is Dubai Investments' investor arm and targets both new and established industries with a strong commitment to boosting industrial development in local and regional markets. DII includes subsidiaries across sectors, including Emirates Building Systems, Marmum Dairy Farm, United Sales Partners, Edible Oil Company, Dubai Cranes & Technical Services, Emirates Extruded Polystyrene and TechSource LLC.

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