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Bachelor of Business Administration
This Course provides an overview of the Customs Management covering all the activities carried out in a modern Customs organization within the framework of WTO/ WCO and UN agencies consistent with the laws of UAE.
BCUS 210 HSN Classification & Customs Tariff:
The First part of the Course covers in detail the classification methodology of coding, describing and classifying goods under Harmonized system of nomenclature (HSN) – structure, application of Interpretative Rules, importance of Legal Notes and general overriding principles. The Second part imparts a practical training to the students to carry out the classification process independently.
BCUS 300 International Agreements in Trade and Customs
This Course covers how various International Agreements on Trade and Customs evolved and the obligations, rights and privileges of Member Countries of these bodies in terms of implementing these Agreements in managing Cross Border Trade. The Agreements administered by World Trade Organization (WTO), World Customs Organization (WCO) and UN Agencies are covered in this Course.
BCUS 310 Customs Valuation &WTO Customs Valuation Agreements
The Course introduces the students to WTO Valuation Agreement. This provides an in depth knowledge of various Customs Valuation Methodologies. Limitations of using Transaction Value and incorporate various adjustments such as discounts, Related parties, Packaging, Royalties etc. It aims to train the students to acquire skills and knowledge to deploy the correct method in various import situations within the framework of UAE Laws.
BCUS 400 Customs Procedures and Facilitation of Trade
This Course is divided into 2 Parts: Part I deals with Dubai Customs – Organization, Vision, Mission, various Customs Procedures and Services offered. Part II covers Facilitation of Trade in WTO/ WCO framework and the role of Customs.
BCUS 410 Risk Management & Customs Intelligence
The First part of the course covers Risk Management Techniques, Strategies, and development of Risk Management in Customs. The second part covers methodologies for developing a Profile and Target and covers WCO initiatives in developing and sharing Intelligence.
BCUS 420 Border Security & Inspection
The course covers in detail various Border Protection and Security initiatives and enforcement measures taken by Dubai Customs within the framework of International Maritime Organization for commercial goods and International Civil Aviation for personal effects in conformance to World Customs Organization and the Laws of UAE.
BCUS 430 GCC Customs Law (covering all modes of transport)
The first part of the Course covers in detail the formation of GCC Customs Union and its current framework. The Second Part covers Provisions and Explanatory Notes of The Common Customs Law for the GCC States and the corresponding Customs Procedures in UAE.
BCUS 440 Customs Investigations and Law Enforcement
This course covers investigative, interview principles and procedures, and learn how to apply them to solve a wide range of customs crimes. You will study a systematic problem solving method and a basic investigative sequence that is applicable to any investigation, first officer responsibilities, crime scene protection, interviewing witnesses, and interrogating suspects to obtain confessions.
BCUS 465 Work Based Project (at Customs)
The purpose of this course is to provide the working students with practical experience in Customs organization setting where learning and doing are the chief objectives. Students will develop competence in the application of theory, skills and attitudes, by requiring them to undertake an industry project via research and analysis of an actual business problem /opportunity and to propose a solution/development (business case), or develop a business plan, resulting in both an oral and a written presentation.
|A.1 Tuition Fee for BBA / BS CIS ISS||Local Students (AED)||International Students (USD)|
|Regular Students (per 3 CH )||5,800||–|
|Visiting (Short course) (per 3 CH )||6,600||1,800|
|A.2 Tuition fee for Electrical Engineering CE|
|Engineering Courses ( per 1 CH )||2,300||2,050|
|Visiting Engineering students – General Education Course (per 3 CH)||6,600|
|Visiting Engineering students – Engineering Courses (per 1 CH )||2,600|
|A.3 Remedial Courses for all programs -Fee per course – discount is not applicable|
|Foundation IELTS preparation (15-week)||5,800|
|Advanced IELTS preparation (15-week)||5,800|
|A.4 Internship/Industry Project for BBA / BS CIS ISS|
|Visiting (Short course)||13,200||3,600|
|A.5 Internship/Industry Project for Electrical Engineering CE|
|Visiting (Short course)||11,300|
|A.6 Tuition fee for Lab courses: ITGN 115, ITGN 120, ITGN 230, ITGN 315, ITGN 350, BBUS 215, BBUS 400, GPHY 100, GPHY 150, ENAP 150, ENMA 200, ENDD 200, ENEC 200, ENEL 250, ENSS 300, ENMP 300, ENCS 300, CECN 400, ENPR 401, ENPR 402 = AED 1,000 /per Course|
|Visiting (Short course)||=6,600+1,000=7,600||2,050|
|A.7 International Student Exchange Program as per MoUs||–||As per MoUs or $1,250|
|B. Special Discounts for all programs (not applicable for short course/visiting students) NIL discount for PhD|
|B.2||Students working in Government Departments||10%||–|
|B.4||Employees of UD/DCCI||15%||–|
|B.5||UD Alumni and sons/daughters/brothers/sisters of UD Alumni||10%||–|
|B.6||GPA of ≥ 3.60 at the end of term||20%||20%|
|C. Miscellaneous Fees (Non-refundable)||(AED)||(USD)|
|C.2||Transfer Application Fee ( Refundable after Course Registration)||300|
|C.3||Admission Fees (includes Student ID card)||500||200|
|C.4||English Placement Test (first time & each time a test is repeated)||300||See Notes|
|C.5||Math Placement Test (first time & each time a test is repeated)||300|
|C.6||Replacement of a lost ID||100|
|C.7||Registration Fees – Fall/Spring||1,000|
|C.8||Registration Fees – Short semester||500|
|C.9||Late Registration Fee (per course)||500|
|C.10||Late Registration Fee (Internship)||500|
|C.11||Student Activity Fees – Fall/Spring||200|
|C.12||Student Activity Fees – Short semester||100|
|C.13||Each Post Dated Check (Max 3 in Fall & Spring & 1 in Short semester)||200|
|C.14||Returned check (maximum 2 chances)||750|
|C.15||Postponement of post-dated cheque||250|
|D. Miscellaneous Course Related Fees (Non-refundable)||(AED)||(USD)|
|D.1||Change of Major (after 45 Credit Hours)||500||See Notes|
|D.2||Application for Incomplete/Make-up Exam (Mid-term/Final exams)||1,000|
|D.3||Certificate (To Whom it May Concern)||100|
|D.5||Application for Reviewing Final Exam Sheet||500|
|D.6||Professional Fee/Other – On time fee applied to Engineering Students||500|
|D.7||Issuance of Degree Certificate Fee||350||220|
|D.8||Re-issuance of Degree Certificate||1,000||300|
|D.9||Attestation of True Copy Certificate||100|
|D.10||Financial & Accounts statement’s printing fee||100||See Notes|
|D.12||Course Syllabus – print & stamp fee (per course)||100|
|D.13||Technology Fee (once only – at the time of enrollment)||700|
|The university reserves the right to increase tuition fees up to 10% per academic year when deemed necessary.|
|Continuing Students with CGPA >=3.6 are eligible for 20% on the semester tuition fees ( with the CAP of 30%)|
High School Requirement
Notes: Students with qualifications other than those listed above are advised to contact the student recruitment and admissions representatives at UD to determine their eligibility.
English Language Requirements:
Students applying must provide one of the following minimum English scores:
|IELTS (Academic)||5 overall|
|Internet-based TOEFL (iBT)||61|
|Institutional paper-based TOEFL (PBT)||500|
* Note: Applicants will not be ask to provide and alternative English language proficiency test if they have already provided an EmSAT English score. (UD’s TOEFL code is 8239) Note: If you use the PBT TOEFL for entry, you must take the test at Amideast in Dubai or Abu Dhabi and designate the University of Dubai as the recipient of the score. For IELTS test, the following venues are recommended: British Council, University of Wollongong in Dubai, or the Higher Colleges of Technology. If you do not have the required English language proficiency score, you may take the English placement test to determine your language level. The test is conducted on a regular basis and the results will be out within 48 hours. You can register for the test after meeting the minimum high school requirement and paying AED 1,200 admission fees. * Kindly note that passing the English placement test will not exempt you from providing the official English language proficiency score during the first semester. If you fail the English placement test, you will be requested to register in the English language program for preparation, in addition to a maximum of three courses.
Advance standing policy UD recognizes the significance of superior scores earned by incoming freshmen on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations administered by the College Board, IB curriculum of International Baccalaureate Examinations, Pre-College Credit and achieving high scores in TOEFL/IELTS/EmSat. Consideration of high performance in these selected exams may accelerate a student’s progress in his/her respective undergraduate degree program. Students should arrange to have their scores sent directly to UD Admissions office from the College Board/ETS/IB Examinations. UD Institutional TOEFL Coode is 8239 and UD SAT code is 5695. Student Options on AP/IB/GCSE Credits Matriculating students seeking credit for AP and IB exams must have official score reports sent directly to the Registrar’s office by the Educational Testing Service and International Baccalaureate Organization respectively. See Advanced Chart Placement/International Baccalaureate (Table 1).
Table 1: at Advanced Placement/IB
|Subjects||SCORE||University of Dubai Credit Awarded|
|Computer Science A||4||ITGN 115 (3CH)|
|Computer Science B||4||ITGN 120 (3CH)|
|Micro Economics||4||Economics BECN 100 waiver|
|Macro Economics||4||Economics BECN 225 waiver|
|Language/Composition||4||English ENGL 100 Free (3CH)|
|Literature/Composition||4||English ENGL 105 Free (3CH)|
|Environmental Science||4||GCEI 100(3CH)|
|Mathematics AB||4||GMAT 100/110 (3CH)|
|Mathematics BC||4||GMAT 105/115 (3CH)|
|Psychology||4||GPSY 100 (3CH)|
|Statistics||4||BSTA 200 (3CH)|
UD reserves the right to re-evaluate the content of AP/IB exams and to change the assignment of credit and course equivalencies. Placement into advanced courses will be deliberated, given advanced course demands, between student and advisor. Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor to explore the most current AP/IB assessments. Matriculating students seeking credit for A-Level exams must bring their original A-Level certificates to the Office of Admissions in order to have their scores evaluated for credit. See GCSE Advanced (A) Level Exam Policy chart (Table-2).
Table 2: Examination at GCSE Advanced (A) Level
|Subjects||GRADE OF A* or A or B (University of Dubai Credit Awarded)|
|Accounting||BACC 205 Principles of Financial Accounting|
|Economics||A* or A or B = Waiver of BECN 100 Microeconomics|
|English||English departmental review|
|Math with further Math (EdExcel)||Math departmental review|
High performance in TOEFL/IELTS/EmSAT tests Students can also be exempted from selected courses based on their high performance in the standardized tests as indicated in Table-3.
Table 3: Standardized TEST Scores
|Sl #||Standardized Tests||University of Dubai Credit Awarded|
|1||TOEFL PBT ≥ 550 or iBT ≥ 79||ENGL 100|
|2||IELTS ≥ 6 on each section of IELTS||ENGL 100|
|3||TOEFL PBT ≥ 600 or iBT ≥ 100||ENGL 105|
|4||IELTS ≥ 6.5 on each section (Reading, Listening & Speaking) of IELTS AND ≥ 7 in Writing||ENGL 105|
|5||EmSAT English 1400-1525||ENGL 100|
|6||EmSAT English > 1550 and C1 in writing||ENGL 105|
|7||Exempt students who are native English speakers||ENGL 100 & ENGL 105|
|8||SAT or UD Institutional SAT score 600-699||GMAT 100/110 (Math-1)|
|9||SAT or UD Institutional SAT score ≥ 700||GMAT 105/115 (Math-2)|
|10||EmSAT math ≥ 1100-1275||No Pre-Math course required (the students go to Math 1 directly)|
|11||EmSAT math ≥ 1300||GMAT 100/110 (Math-1)|
|12||Pass the IT test in http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/mos-certification.aspx#fbid=4nFeENP4WwG||ITGN 115|
Credit Evaluation Students’ scores and credits in Tables 1-3 are evaluated the year in which they matriculate according to the evaluation standards in place for that year in Tables 1-3. It is expected that students will have their respective scores submitted for evaluation prior to matriculation to facilitate a timely assessment of their scores and equivalent coursework for program planning. Students’ credits will not be assigned to the academic record retroactively. A maximum of 6courses (18 CH) may be exempted.
Restrictions The University reserves the right to refuse certain credits if issues regarding the likelihood of success or progression within the program of study arise or if program requirements dictate. Certain departments such as English, Mathematics, IT and Economics have separate criteria for placement in courses to ensure that they possess critical skills and knowledge in the content area. Students’ programs and co-op plans are developed on a case-by-case basis.
UD allows individuals interested in a particular course to attend classes as audients. The following conditions apply:
Attestation of Documents and Certificate of Equivalency
All applicants for admission are required to obtain an Equivalency Certificate for their secondary school leaving qualifications from the UAE Ministry of Education. The attestation/ratification process is dependent upon whether you completed your secondary schooling within the UAE or outside the UAE.
Applicants who hold certificates from the UAE
All applicants who have completed schooling within the UAE and who hold certificates other than the UAE General Secondary School Certificate are required to get their certificates attested/ratified by the educational authority in the city where they did their final year of studies. For example, if you did your final year in Dubai, you are advised to go to the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) to obtain the required attestations. If you did your final year in Sharjah, you are advised to go to Sharjah Education Zone, etc.
Applicants who hold certificates from outside the UAE
Applicants who obtained their secondary school certificates outside the UAE are required to ratify/attest their certificates for all secondary school levels/grades (e.g. grade 10, 11 and 12) and provide Certificate of Equivalency by doing the following:
If you are unable to provide the Certificate of Equivalency as outlined above before the commencement of the semester, you will be asked to sign a “Declaration Letter” agreeing to provide the Certificate of Equivalency. You will be permitted to begin your studies at UD, but you will be given a maximum of one semester to get the Certificate of Equivalency. UD reserves the right to take appropriate action against any applicant who cannot provide the appropriate documentation during this time period, which may include termination of the student’s enrolment at UD.
An applicant must provide the following documents for undergraduate admission:
The Admission Office accepts applications throughout the year for the BBA program.
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