Pathway Program

Curtin Dubai Foundation Program

The foundation program offers a unique opportunity for high school students who wish to engage in an internationally collaborative environment centered 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 on your targeted undergraduate major and can choose from a range of specialised topics in hard sciences, engineering, information technology, business, arts and media.

Course Structure

Business Foundation

Business
Trimester 1

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

Trimester 2

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

Single Trimester

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

Information Technology

Information Technology
Trimester 1

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

Media and Arts

Media and Arts
Trimester 1

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

Trimester 2

• Advanced Critical Thinking, Research and Writing
• Introduction to Media
• Introduction to Project Management
• Introduction to Marketing

Single Trimester

• Advanced Critical Thinking, Research and Writing
• Computer Productivity
• Introduction to Media
• Mathematical Foundation I

Hard Sciences and Engineering

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

Single Trimester

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

Fees

Total tuition for Business, IT, Media and Arts: AED 43,470 or USD 11,910
Total tuition for Hard Sciences and Engineering: AED 54,337.5 or USD 14,887

(Inclusive of VAT)

Location Curtin Dubai campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time
Intake January, May or September
Duration 2 trimesters, 8 months
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