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Curtin Dubai Foundation Program

- Curtin Dubai Foundation Program
Location Curtin Dubai campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time
Intake January, May or September
Duration 2 terms, 6 months

Apply now for January 2018

The foundation program offers a unique opportunity for high school students who wish to engage in an internationally collaborative environment centred around critical thinking research and writing, computer productivity and mathematical foundations, preparing you for direct entry into the undergraduate program of your choice at Curtin University Dubai.

You will take modules based upon your targeted undergraduate major and can choose from a range of specialised topics in business, arts and media and information technology.

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Course structure

Business

Trimester 1

  • Critical Thinking, Research, and Writing
  • Computer Productivity
  • Mathematical Foundations
  • Introduction to Management

Trimester 2

  • Advanced Critical Thinking, Research
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Project Management

Single Trimester

  • Advanced Critical Thinking, Research
  • Mathematical Foundations
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Marketing

Information Technology

Trimester 1

  • Critical Thinking, Research, and Writing
  • Computer Productivity
  • Mathematical Foundations
  • Mathematical Foundations II

Trimester 2

  • Advanced Critical Thinking, Research and Writing
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Mathematical Foundations III

Single Trimester

  • Advanced Critical Thinking, Research and Writing
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Mathematical Foundations
  • Mathematical Foundations II

Media and Arts

Trimester 1

  • Critical Thinking, Research, and Writing
  • Computer Productivity
  • Mathematical Foundations
  • 1 Elective Unit

Trimester 2

  • Advanced Critical Thinking, Research and Writing
  • Introduction to Media
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • 1 Elective Unit

Single Trimester

  • Advanced Critical Thinking, Research and Writing
  • Computer Productivity
  • Introduction to Media
  • 1 Elective Unit

Hard Sciences and Engineering

Trimester 1

  • Critical Thinking, Research, and Writing
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Mathematical Foundations I
  • Mathematical Foundations II

Trimester 2

  • Advanced Critical Thinking, Research and Writing
  • Introduction to Chemistry
  • Introduction to Physics
  • Mathematical Foundations III

Entry requirements

Course prerequisites

Succesful completion of Grade 11, 5 IGCSE/GCSE/O-levels with a grade of C or higher

English language requirements

IELTS overall band score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band, or equivalent

Fees

Total tuition for Business, IT, Media and Arts: AED 41,400 or USD 11,345
Total tuition for Hard Sciences and Engineering: AED 51,750 or USD 14,180