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International Foundation Programme

24-week Foundation degree preparing you for university.
The International Foundation Programme is a 30 week programme designed for students who wish to study at Middlesex University Dubai but who may not meet the necessary entry requirements for direct entry onto one of our undergraduate programmes. The IFP prepares students for enrolment onto one of our many Bachelor’s Degrees and allows them to settle into life on campus and bridge the gap between high school and university education. Students can choose to specialise in Business, Law and Politics, Psychology, Arts and Media, or Engineering and Computer Informatics.

Business

Business

Careers-focused degrees at a leading UK Business School in Dubai.
The Business School has been a major provider of business, management and professional accredited programmes for more than a decade, with a sound record of working in partnership with public and private sector organisations within the UAE. Designed to meet the needs of employers and organisations, students develop into professionals who are able to manage ethically, sensitively and holistically across a range of sectors.

Accounting and Finance

Accounting and Finance

Specialist Accounting education recognised by industry
Our Accounting and Finance programmes are recognised globally as offering excellent preparation for professionals in the field. Our team consists of a diverse group of internationally qualified and renowned scholars and practitioners who specialise in key discipline areas including management accounting, banking regulations, corporate finance, econometrics, data analytics and many more. The department puts a strong emphasis on employability and we have developed strong industry links. Our expert academic staff consult for leaders in business and government. Our learning facilities are state-of-the-art and we have received recognition of our programmes from some of the world’s leading professional bodies including the ACCA, UAECA, CIMA, CFA, CIPFA, GARP and ICAEW. We aim to produce leading research that impacts policy and practice.

Health and Education

Health and Education

Discover how education defines the world around us. 
Middlesex University Dubai’s School of Health and Education covers many areas of study including sociology, leadership, management, curriculum studies, best practice and child developments. Students are encourage to self-reflect and be able to identify and articulate their personal competencies through the many varied opportunities provided, along with the benefit of studying in a rich, diverse and culturally stimulating setting. Graduates of these programmes hold a well-developed selection of skills including communication, problem-solving and teamwork.

Psychology

Psychology

Gain an applied knowledge of human behaviour and modern psychology.
The Department of Psychology offers a solid grounding in modern psychology through a mixture of theoretical and professional practice, offering the opportunity to specialise in a range of pathways. Our students are encouraged to consider how psychology interacts with other academic disciplines such as Human Resource Management, Marketing, Education and Criminology, equipping them to pursue global careers in a range of industries where an applied knowledge of human behaviour and experiences will ensure they stand out to potential employers. Students also gain exposure to the world of clinical , counseling, health, and industrial psychology and develop the counselling and interpersonal skills needed to undertake further postgraduate training to practice as clinical, counselling, health, and industrial psychologists.

Computer Engineering and Informatics

Computer Engineering and Informatics

Drive how new technologies are changing our society.
Drive how new technologies are changing our society.The Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics at Middlesex University Dubai encompasses modern engineering, technology and computing taught by award-winning faculty with decades of collective industry and academic experience. Our students are given an edge through partnerships with leading STEM organisations in the Middle East and around the world and are able to pursue coveted industry qualifications as part of their curriculum. Through leading research conducted by our Centre for Innovation in Human Experience, students are also exposed to cutting-edge technologies and concepts such as Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Data Science during their studies, equipping them to pursue global, impactful careers in this in-demand field. We invite you to read our annual newsletter, MDX.STREAM, which highlights the our department’s activities.

Media

Media

Redefine how the world communicates & consumes media
Recognised as the ‘Best Media Centre’ in the region by Forbes Middle East (2019), Middlesex University Dubai’s School of Media directly responds to the ever-changing ways in which we communicate. These vibrant programmes are taught by expert faculty with an array of industry experience, bring a diverse range of skillsets and knowledge to the classroom. Students are encouraged to participate in internships, field trips and competitions, and have won various awards at events such as the Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity and the Dubai Film Festival.

Art and Design

Art and Design

Innovative Graphic Design and Fashion Design education
The School of Art and Design at Middlesex University Dubai comprises of Graphic Design and Fashion Design. The programmes are taught in state-of-the-art design labs and our newly built Fashion Studio featuring its very own runway. Students are exposed to a variety of design mediums and encourage to build their technical skills and discover their design identity.

Law

Law

Cutting-edge British Law degrees in the heart of Dubai.
The School of Law at Middlesex University Dubai is underpinned by cutting-edge research and delivered by scholars and academics with world-class reputations, who bring a wealth of knowledge and international experience to the classroom. Students are challenged to think beyond the textbook by analysing legal principles and applying them to practical situations, assessing competing arguments and choosing between alternative approaches. Alongside developing a thorough grounding in the core areas of English law, graduates gain the legal skills and academic qualifications to embark on the next stage of training or enter related professions.

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Four-Day Generative AI Conclave: LangChain Certification Programme Showcases Cutting-Edge AI Trends

Four-Day Generative AI Conclave: LangChain Certification Programme Showcases Cutting-Edge AI Trends

Middlesex University Dubai recently concluded its inaugural immersive four-day Generative AI Conclave: LangChain Certification Programme from 17 to 18 and 24 to 25 February 2024. Students delved into the realms of generative AI with interactive sessions, engaging keynote speeches, and a stimulating hackathon, exploring the potential of LangChain technology.Highlights of the Generative AI Conclave included:LangChain Certification Course: An end-to-end LangChain certification course recommended by LangChain themselves.Interactive Keynote Speeches: Distinguished keynote speakers shared insights into the latest cutting-edge AI trends, offering valuable perspectives on the future of generative AI.Hands-On Hackathon: This was the highlight of the event where participants collaborated, competed, and innovated to tackle real-world challenges using generative AI techniques.Networking Opportunities: Attendees had the chance to connect with peers, professionals, and pioneers in the field offering them collaborative opportunities.Study Materials: Participants also received a complete pack of Gen AI study materials and in-house-developed cheat sheets to further explore the topic of generative AI.The Conclave attracted a diverse audience, including AI enthusiasts, data science professionals, students, and industry experts with varying levels of expertise in Data Science and Python coding.Missed out on this transformative event? Stay tuned for the next Generative AI Conclave: LangChain Certification Programme in Winter 2024.To read more on the Generative AI Conclave: LangChain Certification Programme, visit https://www.mdx.ac.ae/generative-ai-conclave-langchain-certification-programme

Accounting and Finance Team conclude another successful Financial Modeling Club (FMC 2.0)

Accounting and Finance Team conclude another successful Financial Modeling Club (FMC 2.0)

The students of the Accounting and Finance Department celebrated the success of the second edition of the Financial Modeling Club (FMC2.0) on 6 March 2024. Led by students, this year’s FMC 2.0 featured four upskilling workshops and two competitions. A total of fifty-five students secured the Foundations Certificate in Financial Modeling, offered by our academic partner, FMI. Special congratulations to Chirag Kherajani for earning the Financial Modeling Institute scholarship for Advanced Financial Modeling certification.Under the mentorship of student trainers Chirag Kherajani, Himanshu Kimtani, and Reuben Jude, the initiative thrived with the support of our academic partner FMI who provided scholarship opportunities for our students, while Paul Coulombe from FMI actively supported the team.This initiative was founded a year ago by Vandhana Rajesh, Shyam Satish and Samson Dsouza who have since graduated from Middlesex University Dubai.Dr Pallavi Kishore, Head of Accounting and Finance, said: “Financial modeling has become an essential skill in the contemporary landscape, and we’ve adeptly integrated it into our programmes to ensure our students are 100% employable.”The team showcased their dedication through logo-embedded T-shirts, symbolising their commitment on how they go beyond to celebrate student achievements. All the participants, Foundations badge holders, competition winners and student trainers were felicitated at the grand finale organised on campus.

AI Film Festival in Dubai Sparks Dialogue on Ethical AI and Future Trends

AI Film Festival in Dubai Sparks Dialogue on Ethical AI and Future Trends

The month of February kicked off with an immersive field trip to enrich the student experience at the AI Film Festival at Expo City Dubai. Organised by Professor Fehmida Hussain and led by Chinnu George, the field trip offered students a deep dive into the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI).This enriching experience, facilitated through a panel discussion, allowed students to delve into AI's evolving landscape, emphasising future trends and ethical challenges. Addressing pivotal topics such as AI ethics, data privacy, and the societal ramifications of AI technologies, fostering an in-depth comprehension of AI's dual-edged potential in contemporary society was at the forefront of the conversation.The event’s attendees represented a diverse range of academic disciplines, including undergraduates from the BSc Honours Information Technology programme and postgraduates specialising in Cybersecurity and Pen Testing (CSPT), Network Management and Cloud Computing (NMCC), and Data Science. This diverse academic representation underscored the interdisciplinary nature of AI and its applicability across various fields.One of the prominent themes that emerged from the festival was the critical importance of integrating ethical considerations into AI development and application processes. Discussions centred around principles such as transparency, accountability, and human-centric design, with a focus on cultivating a responsible approach to AI technology use.The festival not only heightened students' awareness regarding algorithmic bias, data privacy, and ethical dilemmas in AI decision-making but also ignited a collective aspiration to contribute to ethical and sustainable AI solutions, steering society towards a more equitable and thoughtful future in technology.One of the students, Naadir Mohamed (MSc Cyber Security and Pen Testing), said: “As a postgraduate student specialising in Cybersecurity and Penetration Testing, attending the AI Film Festival at Expo City Dubai was particularly insightful. The discussions and presentations showcased how AI is increasingly shaping the landscape of cybersecurity, presenting both challenges and opportunities for penetration testing.”Overall, the field trip to the AI Film Festival at Expo City provided students with a valuable opportunity to engage with cutting-edge AI concepts, exchange ideas, and reflect on the ethical implications of AI technology.

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