Zayed International College
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Zayed International College in Dubai
|University name||Zayed International College|
|Director's name||Dr Christopher Brown (Founding Director)|
|Executive body or owner||Zayed University|
|Date founded||September 2007|
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|Type of institute||government university|
|University location / area||Dubai Knowledge Village - location map|
|Postal address||PO Box 19282, Dubai, UAE|
|University fees||75,000 dhs per year (2009-2010)|
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18 January 2010
- Zayed University Dubai fees updated for international students.
- International student information from main ZU website.
18 September 2007
- Zayed International College, or International College of Zayed University, opened at the beginning of September 2007.
- Minium entry requirement is one of
- National General Secondary School Certificate average 70%+
- IGCSE/GCSE/O Level in 5 subjects and AS Level 2 subjects with C or greater
- International Baccalaureate (IB) - at least 5 courses completed
- Another equivalent educational qualification
- Students applying must be proficient in English, aged at least 17, and have graduated from a recognised secondary school.
- Courses are taught in English.
- All students are required to study Arabic.
- Some scholarships are available - all students are automatically considered when applying.
- Zayed University (ZU) can assist with student visas for full time students but not with accommodation or transport.
- Students must buy a "university-designated" laptop computer at the beginning of the semester.
- Courses available include
- BSc in Business Sciences
- BSc in Information Technology
- BSc in Information Systems and Technology Management
- For the first 3 semesters, students follow a general education program.
- No website for ZIC at www.zayedinternationalcollege.com.
- Annual tuition fees AED 55,000 for 2007-2008.
22 March 2007
- Zayed International College originally expected to open in September 2005, in Abu Dhabi, but it appears that funding issues delayed opening. Reason for relocation to Dubai Knowledge Village is unknown.
- ZIC is part of Zayed University, but unlike ZU which only accepts Emirati students, ZIC is intended to be for students of all nationalities. Courses will include bachelors' degrees in Information Systems and Information Technology management.
- No website found, zic.ac.ae returns DNS error.
- See also ZU Dubai and ZU Abu Dhabi university information.
Last update 20 August 2010
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- Salaries, accommodation, other benefits for lecturer jobs vary substantially. Check contracts carefully for medical, housing, flight allowances, etc.
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