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|19 May, 2018

University of Balamand in Dubai receives licence to offer Professional Teaching Diploma program

University of Balamand in Dubai receives licence to offer Professional Teaching Diploma program

Dubai: Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that the University of Balamand in Dubai [UOBD] has been licensed to offer the Professional Teaching Diploma program at its new campus in Dubai Investments Park [DIP], effective September 2018.

The university has been accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation [CAA], a government-run institutional licensure and degree accreditation department of the UAE Ministry of Education.

UOBD will also offer the Bachelor of Science [B.S.] programs in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics as well as Bachelor of Arts [B.A.] in English Language and Literature. All programs are based on the American model of higher education.

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The Professional Teaching Diploma program, which could be completed within a period of one year, will blend practical experiences with theoretical studies, preparing anyone aspiring for a career in teaching with industry-best tools & strategies. The program has been conveniently scheduled in the evenings and the weekend for working professionals.

Dr Walid Moubayed, CEO and Vice-Chancellor of University of Balamand in Dubai, said: “As part of its strategy to offer holistic education, UOBD is proud to announce the Professional Teaching Diploma program, which will extend a comprehensive module to equip the teachers of tomorrow. This Diploma is a pre-requisite for anyone aspiring to be a teacher anywhere in the region and UOBD is proud to bring its proven expertise from its Lebanon campus to the UAE.”

Spread across approximately 8,000 square metres, the UOBD campus in Dubai Investments House in DIP will be equipped with the most modern classrooms, laboratories and resource centres to enhance the learning process. The DIP campus will be also the first for UOB outside Lebanon, where it operates five campuses.

Details on the Professional Teaching Diploma and other programs can be obtained by sending an email to admissions@uobd.ac.ae or by calling +9714-8122500.

About Dubai Investments PJSC:

Dubai Investments PJSC is a leading investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market with over 19,800 shareholders and a paid-up capital of AED 4 billion. Incorporated in 1995, the company has grown exponentially with investments in a number of businesses across core sectors – real estate, manufacturing & industrial and financial investments across the UAE and the Middle East.

Since inception, Dubai Investments has challenged the norms and introduced cutting-edge technologies, pioneering business models, unique investment strategies and innovative concepts across its diversified portfolio spanning different sectors and markets across the globe. Dubai Investments currently has 35 subsidiaries & joint ventures under its portfolio, across a wide array of industries and continues to seek new investment opportunities in new sectors, locally and internationally, as part of its strategic expansion plans.

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