International Academy RAK in Ras Al Khaimah
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||Ras Al Khaimah Free Zone, Business Center 2, 3rd floor, office 317 (no map)
||PO Box 3047, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
||BA, BBA, BSc, MA, MBA, MSc, PhD
||7,000-20,000 dhs per year (2008-2009)
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20 April 2009
- The International Academy for Graduate Studies FZE (IAGS) is a Ras Al Khaimah based institute that facilitates course enrollment with several overseas universities and colleges.
- IAGS website has "account suspended message" so email address probably won't work either. Try email@example.com.
- Contact details updated from newspaper advertisement. Previously was tel +971-7-2041250 and +971-7-2041251
- The small print for IAGS says "Disclaimer: This institution has no connection with any private or public education establishment within UAE, and will not directly issue any certificate, degree, or diploma of its own. All registrations, studies, examinations, certifications, etc, shall be directly conducted by the concerned Universities. The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Reasearch takes no responsibilitiey for the programs offered by this insitituion or for their equivalence."
- Madurai Kamaraj University (India) website lists Al Hikma Educational Training Institute as one of their overseas centers, with contact details as c/o International Academy for Graduate Studies (IAGS), PO Box 3047, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. Tel +971-7-2275192, fax +971-7-2275196, email firstname.lastname@example.org
- See also information about the Sikkim Manipal University MBA offered through IAGS.
24 September 2008
- Full name is International Academy for Graduate Studies FZE (IAGS), in Ras Al Khaimah.
- IAGS is affiliated with Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) Directorate of Distance Education.
- The Al Hikma Institute is the Ras Al Khaimah campus of IAGS, offering
Graduate and Masters Programs from the Sikkim Manipal University
- IAGS also offers courses from the Open University Malaysia
- IAGS offers a "Weekend Executive Program" for study.
- There is also an IAGS International Academy Ajman branch.
- Advertisement in Gulf News has different contact details from website: tel +971-7-2041253, fax +971-7-2041254, email email@example.com. Email firstname.lastname@example.org from IAGS website may not be valid (website www.rakfzbc.ae only has a parking page). Toll free tel number is 800-22476 (in the UAE only).
- Student visas are available with assistance from IAGS.
- IAGS is not in the list of MoHESR accredited institutions in the UAE at the time of this information.
- General Management courses
- Hotel Management courses
Bachelor's Degrees - Al Hikma Institute / Sikkim Manipal University (SMU)
- BA JM - BA in Journalism and Mass Communication (BAJM)
- BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
- BBA RO - BBA in Retail Operations (BBARO)
- BCA - Bachelor of Computer Applications
- BSc IT - BSc in Information Technology (BScIT)
Master's Degrees - Open University Malaysia (OUM) & Al Hikma Institute / SMU
- MA JM - MA in Journalism and Mass Communication (MAJM)
- MCA - Master of Computer Applications
- MICT -
Master of Information & Communication Technology
- MSc IT - Master of Science in Information Technology (MScIT)
- MSc TT -
Master of Science in Telecom Technology (MScTT)
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degrees - OUM & Al Hikma Institute / SMU
- MBA in Banking
- MBA in Finance
- MBA in Health Care Services
- MBA in Human Resource Management
- MBA in Information Systems
- MBA in Marketing
- MBA in Retail Operations
PhD Degrees (OUM)
- PhD in Business Administration from the Open University Malaysia (OUM), a distance learning course spread over 4 years. Fees are US$20,000 (AED 73,000) or US$22,400 (AED 82,000).
Last update 20 April 2009
General Comments - might not apply to International Academy RAK
- Fees, facilities, education quality varies widely. Allow extra fees for visa, transport, accommodation.
- Salaries, accommodation, other benefits for lecturer jobs vary substantially. Check contracts carefully for medical, housing, flight allowances, etc.