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About AURAK

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a public non-profit, independent, coeducation institution of higher education which delivers an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education with a strong focus on the local indigenous culture.  All of our programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.  The American model of higher education, in addition to developing skills in specific academic fields, also provides a general education curriculum which exposes students to new ideas and new ways of doing things, promoting critical thinking on a wide range of local and global issues. AURAK gives students the opportunity to become fluent in English, as it is the medium of instruction.  By the time of graduation, all of our students have developed a full professional proficiency in English, thus maximizing their prospects in terms of professional careers and further studies. AURAK has handpicked a top class faculty from all over the world, ensuring that students receive the highest possible standard of education, equipping them to become leaders in their field of study, and preparing them to enter the working world as well-rounded, global citizens.

AURAK’s enrollment in 2017-2018 was 1,147 students.

AURAK offers the following undergraduate and graduate degrees.

School Program Degree Total Credit Hours Degree Length * CIP Code **
Arts and Sciences BS in Biotechnology BS  128  4 years 26.1201
Mass Communication BA  120  4 years 09.0100
English BA  120  4 years 23.0101
MEEL MEEL  33  2 years 13.0401
 0
Business Bachelor of Science in Accounting BS  121  4 years 52.0301
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration BS  121  4 years 52.0201
Bachelor of Science in Finance BS  121  4 years 52.0801
Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management BS  121  4 years 52.1001
Bachelor of Science in Marketing BS  121  4 years 52.1908
Master of Business Administration MBA  36  2 years 52.0201
Executive Master of Business Administration EMBA  36  2 years 52.0201
 0
 Engineering Bachelor of Architecture B. Arch  162  5 years 04.0201
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.0701
Bachelor of Science in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.0801
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.0901
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science BS  125  4 years 11.0701
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1001
Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1099
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.3501
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1901
Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.2501
Master of Science in Engineering Project Management MEPM  36  2 years 14.0101

* Based on the study plan.
**The Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) code is the accepted United States federal government taxonomic scheme of instructional program classifications that is used to support accurate tracking, assessment, and reporting of fields of study and program completions activity. For more information on CIP Codes, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistic’s (NCES) Website at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2002165

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a public non-profit, independent, coeducation institution of higher education which delivers an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education with a strong focus on the local indigenous culture.  All of our programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.  The American model of higher education, in addition to developing skills in specific academic fields, also provides a general education curriculum which exposes students to new ideas and new ways of doing things, promoting critical thinking on a wide range of local and global issues. AURAK gives students the opportunity to become fluent in English, as it is the medium of instruction.  By the time of graduation, all of our students have developed a full professional proficiency in English, thus maximizing their prospects in terms of professional careers and further studies. AURAK has handpicked a top class faculty from all over the world, ensuring that students receive the highest possible standard of education, equipping them to become leaders in their field of study, and preparing them to enter the working world as well-rounded, global citizens.

AURAK’s enrollment in 2017-2018 was 1,147 students.

AURAK offers the following undergraduate and graduate degrees.

School Program Degree Total Credit Hours Degree Length * CIP Code **
Arts and Sciences BS in Biotechnology BS  128  4 years 26.1201
Mass Communication BA  120  4 years 09.0100
English BA  120  4 years 23.0101
MEEL MEEL  33  2 years 13.0401
 0
Business Bachelor of Science in Accounting BS  121  4 years 52.0301
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration BS  121  4 years 52.0201
Bachelor of Science in Finance BS  121  4 years 52.0801
Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management BS  121  4 years 52.1001
Bachelor of Science in Marketing BS  121  4 years 52.1908
Master of Business Administration MBA  36  2 years 52.0201
Executive Master of Business Administration EMBA  36  2 years 52.0201
 0
 Engineering Bachelor of Architecture B. Arch  162  5 years 04.0201
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.0701
Bachelor of Science in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.0801
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.0901
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science BS  125  4 years 11.0701
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1001
Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1099
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.3501
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering BS  133  4 years 14.1901
Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering BS  132  4 years 14.2501
Master of Science in Engineering Project Management MEPM  36  2 years 14.0101

* Based on the study plan.
**The Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) code is the accepted United States federal government taxonomic scheme of instructional program classifications that is used to support accurate tracking, assessment, and reporting of fields of study and program completions activity. For more information on CIP Codes, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistic’s (NCES) Website at http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2002165

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American University of
Ras Al Khaimah Road,
Ras al Khaimah, UAE
PO Box: 10021

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Tel. :  + 971 7 2210 900
Fax :  
+ 971 7 2210 300
Mail:  info@aurak.ac.ae

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