Abertay University: Abertay University partners with Westford University College Sharjah

Abertay University has partnered with Westford University College in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Through the partnership, a range of BA and MBA courses will be offered to students in the region through blended learning from our School of Business, Law and Social Sciences.

The BA programmes available to students at the institution will be BA (Hons) Business and BA (Hons) in Business with Analytics.

Meanwhile students pursuing an MBA will have the choice of an MBA in Supply Chain Logistics, MBA in Healthcare Management, MBA in Operations and Project Management, MBA in Business Analytics and an MBA in Global.

Westford University College was established in 2009 to give students in the UAE region access to affordable education experiences that are accessible to all.

Professor Liz Bacon, Principal – Abertay University, said: “In Westford Education Group, we are delighted to have identified a partner who shares our commitment to high-quality, applied and industry-led education that is the hallmark of our School of Business, Law & Social Sciences.

“Together we aim to provide an unrivalled student experience for students from around the world studying in the UAE, allowing them to draw on their own backgrounds and experiences to enrich the programmes themselves and the experience of their peers.”

Claire MacEachen, Head of the Accounting, Business & Management Division School of Business, Law & Social Sciences, Abertay University, added: “Our mission is to support the local and wider economies through education.

“The cooperation between us means that students will benefit from skilled educators with both a European and Middle Eastern perspective. In a global marketplace intercultural experience will benefit students who will be working on an international scale.”

Hanil Das, CEO of Westford University College, said: “This partnership enables us to offer a range of affordable and high-quality educational programs to global learning aspirants.

“We currently offer bachelors and masters programs in business with specialisations. Going forward, we will be offering programs on Gaming and Cyber Security.

“We aim to further grow our academic portfolio and play a vital role in shaping the academic and professional lives of our students.”