At UOWD, the MEM program focuses on helping you develop and demonstrate creative, analytical and conceptual skills to analyse, diagnose and execute strategic judgements across all engineering functions. It will empower you to manage teams effectively and to understand managers from other disciplines, as well as providing you with the technical skills to support decision-making processes in complex business and industrial environments.
The program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degree for the equivalent UOW degree after completion.
Engineering Project Management is a core subject in the MEM program and taking this module satisfies one of the key application criteria for the Project Management Professional (PMP) qualification. Students who pass the program can use this subject as evidence of their 35 hours of project management education.
There are two entry levels to the Master of Engineering Management program. If you have completed a three year undergraduate degree program, or a four year program without a research component, you will enter the MEM at the foundation level. This will involve taking two engineering subjects prior to starting out on the main program. If you have completed a four year degree that included a research component, you will enter directly onto the main program.
If you enter the program at the foundation level you will complete 12 subjects in total. If you go directly to the core program, you will complete 10 subjects. Students typically complete two subjects in a semester, which consists of 13 teaching weeks. Each subject requires one evening of attendance per week and classes are held 6:00pm - 9:30pm, Saturday - Thursday.
Foundation level students will complete two additional subjects which will be decided in consultation with the Faculty.
UOWD was established in the United Arab Emirates in 1993 by one of the world's top ranking universities, the University of Wollongong in Australia. Originally known as the Institute for Australian Studies, UOWD is a vibrant, dynamic and diverse institution, retaining a strong Australian heritage. Over the past 20 years we have established an outstanding record for educating highly employable graduates and gained an international reputation for the quality of our educational practices.
With over 3,500 students from 105 countries being taught by academics from more than 35 countries, UOWD offers the best traditions of western education in a truly multicultural learning environment.
UOWD have combined the academic excellence of Australia's 12th highest ranking university with the culture and excitement of the cosmopolitan city of Dubai, to provide a dynamic, stimulating and rewarding environment for students, research practitioners and business professionals alike. At the same time, they are active contributors to the burgeoning knowledge economy of the UAE.
Their student-centred approach to learning ensures that our graduates go out into the world armed with much more than technical knowledge and an outstanding educational experience. They also have professional skills in research, analysis, entrepreneurship, problem-solving and communication. This sets them apart from their peers across other institutions and explains why so many of our graduates now have senior, responsible and exciting positions in a range of prestigious organisations, both in the UAE and around the world.
By choosing a program at UOWD one will be making an outstanding investment in their future as we strive for even more exciting learning opportunities for our students.See all University of Wollongong in Dubai courses
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