Westford University College and Abertay University, UK announces their partnership in the UAE offering programs through blended learning, to aspiring students across the globe. Westford will be the transnational educational partner of Abertay University in the UAE. This alliance will benefit students from the region who are seeking to study at the prestigious Abertay University.

Abertay University, formerly the University of Abertay Dundee, is a public university in the city of Dundee, Scotland. Abertay is a modern, friendly university in the heart of Dundee, Scotland, with a strong focus on teaching and preparing its graduates for the world of work, combined with excellence in research and knowledge exchange. With roots going back to 1888, Abertay has always responded to the needs of industry, supplying a pipeline of graduate talent to work, lead and innovate across a wide range of sectors. An ambitious, forward-thinking institution, it offers degree programmes to prepare students for careers in the modern world.

Professor Liz Bacon

Principal Abertay University

Abertay University is strategically committed to delivering our programmes beyond our campus, and to broadening access to the world-class teaching the University provides. 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, whose programmes will be offered at Westford University College. Together we aim to provide an unrivalled student experience for students from across the globe studying in the UAE, allowing them to draw on their backgrounds and experiences to enrich both the programmes themselves and the experience of their peers. We’re very excited to be launching this partnership together, one borne of a shared vision to transform the lives of our students, and shape and enhance the future of our respective institutions”.

Mr. Hanil Das

Co-Founder & CEO, Westford University College

“It gives me great pleasure to announce Westford’s first Scottish university partnership with Abertay University in Dundee. This partnership will enable us to offer a range of affordable and high-quality educational programs to global learning aspirants. We currently offer programs such as BA(Hons) in Business with Analytics and BA(Hons) in Business, MBA in Supply Chain and Logistics, Healthcare Management, Business Analytics and Operations and Project Management. Going forward, we will be offering programs on Gaming and Cyber Security as well. With these programs, we aim to enhance our current portfolio of educational offerings. We are optimistic that soon we will be able to further grow our academic portfolio to greater heights and play a vital role in helping to shape the academic and professional lives of our students”.

Claire MacEachen

Head of the Accounting,
Business & Management Division School of Business,
Law & Social Sciences, Abertay University

“I am delighted with this new partnership with Westford University College. Our mission is to support the local and wider economies through teaching and learning and ensure the next generation of managers are well aligned. This partnership means that students from both institutions will benefit from skilled educators with both a European and Middle Eastern perspective. In a global marketplace, this knowledge of intercultural working will benefit students who wish to move between these areas for work and the businesses they work for in their international trade. We have already developed a friendship between both teams and there is a promise of great things for the future.”

Through our partnership with Abertay University, we will be offering some of the most in-demand, impactful and pertinent higher education programs in the region. These programs include:

Bachelor Programs

In a fast-paced global market where change is constant, and the term ‘Big Data’ has dominated the field of analytics, the future workforce must be equipped with the required skillset that sets them apart from the crowd. Along with offering insight and training into core business processes such as Research, Human Resources, Digital Marketing and Operations, the programme comprises study material that strengthens knowledge of management and analytics.

The students will learn about how businesses work by choosing this fascinating degree designed to give their careers a head start. This degree will provide an insight into how businesses operate through expert guest speakers, projects tackling real-life business problems, work placements and offsite visits.

Master’s Program

Abertay University believes in ‘Creating a workforce for the future, it has always responded to the needs of industry, creating highly employable graduates with the skills to work, lead and innovate across a wide range of sectors.

This partnership opens a world of possibilities and opportunities for our students, with unique and industry-relevant bachelor’s and master’s programs.

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