University of West London RAK: Creating tomorrow's leaders today

This highly decorated institution offers a range of high quality, career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
This highly decorated institution offers a range of high quality, career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

Every student is taken on an exciting and development journey aimed at developing the choicest skills at University of West London RAK Branch Campus



The University of West London is one of the most prominent institutions of higher education in the United Kingdom. It has won several prestigious accolades including the 'Business School of the Year' (Times Higher Education Awards 2019) and 'Top Modern University in London' (Complete University Guide 2021). Its focus on providing exceptional employability skills has earned it the coveted title of 'Career University' as well as an exalted ranking in the National Students Survey of 2019.

In 2017, UWL started its first branch campus in the Middle East at Ras Al Khaimah. The UWL RAK branch campus established its credentials early by winning the 'Best Educational Provider', runner up title constituted by the Rakez Business Excellence Awards within just two years of inception.

By being a branch campus, this centre of excellence provides the same educational as well as personality development interventions offered by the parent campus. As the standards are the same students get the coveted opportunity to move to the parent campus and continue their education there. This is a value addition that makes this institution stand apart from its distinguished peers. In order to prepare its graduates to excel in their careers and become indispensable at the organisations they work in, UWL RAK branch campus has in place an Employability Lab, which builds capabilities in seven crucial competencies that are:

.    Problem Solving
.    Emotional Intelligence
.    Resilience
.    Flexibility through Innovation
.    Efficiency
.    Communication Skills
.    Technology skills

Through programmes that are based on the latest research in neuroscience and psychology, every student is taken on an exciting and development journey complete with assessments and training sessions aimed at developing these choicest skills. Moreover, UWL RAK has an innovative digital technology solution called Blackboard - home for interactive online studies. In addition, the online library offers a wide selection of electronic resources to support students, which includes e-books, journals and databases. Students get a host of special skill upgradation tools like LinkedIn learning, which provide short courses as well as certifications.

Students can also leverage industry-specific training facilities, seminars and workshops. Sessions on writing CVs and attending interviews are delivered to make them perfect for the competitive corporate world.

This highly decorated institution offers a range of high quality, career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Undergraduate courses offered are BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance, BA (Hons) Business Studies and BSc (Hons) Computer Science. Students who complete BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance will be able to claim exemption of nine papers in the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification. BSc (Hons) Computer Science is accredited with full Incorporated Engineering status (IEng) by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) UK. Apart from these BSc (Hons) Psychology, BA (Hons) Travel and Tourism Management and BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering will be launched in 2021-2022.

Postgraduate programmes offered are MSc Finance and Accounting, MSc Cyber Security and MBA. Members of the ACCA, CA, CPA have a particular advantage as they can claim for exemptions from certain modules in the MSc Finance and Accounting course.

Undergraduate students are eligible for financial assistance in the form of scholarships and grants up to 45 per cent of their course fees. UWL RAK offers meritorious scholarships to students who earned good grades/scores in Grade 12th /equivalent. Postgraduate students too can avail study grants based on their professional work experience and achievements.

UWL RAK has been running a series of online events lately. For updates on these, or to find more about its programmes starting this September, contact the university.

Vouching by the successful track records of thousands of students, it could be said with conviction that joining UWL RAK could be one significant step towards a glorious future.


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