RAKMHSU: Imparting medical knowledge in the UAE


RAKMHSU: Imparting medical knowledge in the UAE

The university offers a co-education campus and applies the latest teaching methodologies, such as team based learning

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Published: Thu 20 Jun 2019, 10:06 AM

Last updated: Thu 20 Jun 2019, 12:17 PM

RAK Medical & Health Sciences University was established in 2006 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of Supreme Council, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, with the vision to be the leading Medical and Health Sciences University in the UAE.
The university is dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence and committed to prepare graduates with critical skills to join the medical and healthcare fields in the 21st century.
RAKMHSU has four constituent colleges:
RAK College of Medical Sciences
RAK College of Dental Sciences
RAK College of Pharmaceutical Sciences
RAK College of Nursing
Offering the following programmes:
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
M.S. Clinical Pharmacy
M.S. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
M.S. Pharmaceutics
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
RN-BSN Bridge Programme (for working nurses holding Diploma to upgrade to BSN)
Master of Science in Nursing - four specialities - Adult Health Nursing; Psychiatric - Mental Health Nursing; Paediatric Nursing; and Community Health Nursing.
All programmes are accredited by the Ministry of Education, UAE, and the degrees are accepted internationally. RAK College of Medical Sciences (RAK COMS) is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (http://www.wdoms.org), and RAK College of Dental Sciences is listed in WHO directory of Health Professions (http://www.emro.who.int/hped)
The university is first in the UAE to commence the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programme in September 2011. M.S. in Pharmacy programmes commenced in September 2012.
The university provides system-wise, integrated and updated curriculum as well as training in clinical skills from first year of study.
The latest teaching methodology such as team-based learning and case-based learning is used to facilitate learning in small groups.
Clinical training and internships are offered in government hospitals at Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah, which have more than 800 patient beds.
The campus has a well-equipped library and lecture halls. Its multipurpose laboratories help in practicing clinical skills. There is a separate English Language Centre for facilitating TOEFL and IELTS tests.
The student-teacher ratio of 5: 1 facilitates personalised teaching. A new academic block for Pharmacy and Nursing programmes and a new large sports complex housing gyms and indoor sports facilities has been added to the existing facilities.
Transportation facility to nearby emirates is provided. Hostel and student visa are also provided if required. RAKMHSU has 1,300-plus students enrolled in its programmes belonging to 45 nationalities.
The university offers a co-education campus. RAKMHSU's well-qualified staff and faculty are drawn from 32 different countries.
The next academic session commences in the first week of September 2019 for which students may fill in the online application form at its website from Febuary 2019 onwards and attach copy of their 12th grade marks, TOEFL/IELTS and relevant documents.
Students can also enquire regarding admission formalities by sending an e-mail to admissions@rakmhsu.ac.ae
For more details, visit www.rakmhsu.com.

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