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University of West London: Transform ambitions into a successful career

Filed on June 24, 2020
The University has won several prestigious accolades including the 'Business School of the Year'.

The RAK branch campus offers industry-focused courses, designed to prepare students for workplaces of the future

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.

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.

UWL RAK, like its parent campus, is committed towards making its graduates more employable by imparting the competence, confidence and commitment needed to excel in their chosen careers. The curriculum is regularly reviewed and refined to ensure that students gain the skills needed for the workplaces of the future. Courses offered are industry-focused and designed to give an upper edge in their careers.

UWL RAK has an innovative digital technology solution called Blackboard - home for interactive online studies. In addition to Blackboard, the online library offers a wide selection of electronic resources to support students, which includes a wide range of e-books, journals and databases. Students get a host of special skill upgradation tools like LinkedIn learning, which provides short courses and certifications.

At UWL RAK, students can leverage industry-specific training facilities, professional development programmes, seminars and workshops. Sessions on writing CVs, attending interviews, and gaining employability competencies are delivered to prepare students for their chosen careers.

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. 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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