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The following links give students an overview of what a particular major can offer in terms of career opportunities, the industry related to it, and strategies to apply in order to succeed. DBS offers Bachelor’s degrees in:
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.