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BPDC introduces diverse streams to align with industry needs

DUBAI, May 3, 2024

BITS Pilani Dubai Campus (BPDC) has announced the addition of seven new undergraduate degree programmes, approved by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). 
 
Tailored to meet the diverse career demands and needs of the modern world, each of these programmes equips students with specialised skills and knowledge for success.
 
With the addition of these seven programmes, BPDC now offers a total of 15 programmes, effectively doubling its undergraduate course offerings. All these four-year undergraduate degree programmes are meticulously crafted to cater to the needs of high school students, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen fields.
 
Newly introduced programmes
BE Mathematics and Computing
BE Architectural and Urban Engineering
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)
BE Chemical with Specialisation in Energy, Environment, and Sustainability
BE Mechanical with Specialisation in Aerospace
BE Biotechnology with Specialisation in Applied Molecular Biology
M. Sc. Physics with specialisation in Space Science and Technology
 
The Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) welcomes students from all academic backgrounds, while the other new programmes are specifically designed for students who have completed high school with a background in Physics and Maths (Science Stream).
 
Quality education
Dr Srinivasan Madapusi, Director of BPDC, said: "The introduction of these new programmes underscores our commitment to providing quality education that is aligned with industry needs. We believe that these programmes will equip our students with the skills and knowledge required to thrive in today's competitive job market."
 
The new programmes at BPDC meet evolving student and industry needs in our fast-changing world. From BE Mathematics and Computing, catering to digital and mathematical proficiency, to BE Architectural and Urban Engineering, rooted in Architecture as the fundamental core, each program equips students with vital skills. 
 
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) focuses on emerging areas of digital transformation, business analytics, financial analytics, data driven decision and more preparing students for the digitised economy, while BE Chemical with Specialisation in Energy, Environment, and Sustainability tackles environmental challenges while emphasising the relevance of Energy and Sustainability. 
 
BE Mechanical with Specialisation in Aerospace prepares for the aerospace industry and BE Biotechnology with Specialisation in Applied Molecular Biology fosters innovation in healthcare, agriculture, and the environment. Lastly, M Sc Physics with specialisation in Space Science and Technology reflects BPDC's commitment to space exploration. These programmes showcase BPDC's dedication to holistic education for success in today's interconnected world.
 
Thriving career
Nahid Afshan, Head of Admission, said: “This expansion opens doors for high school students from Commerce and Humanities backgrounds also providing them with an amazing possibility to apply and embark on a journey towards a thriving career in business. High School students would not want to miss out on this wonderful opportunity to explore their potential and study at a 5-star rated Institution.” 
 
Additionally, BPDC offers Minor Programmes, allowing students to specialise in areas of their interest such as Data Science, Aeronautics, Robotics and Automation, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Materials Science and Engineering, Philosophy, Economics, Politics, and Computing. Students can enroll in these minor programmes at the end of their first year, enhancing their educational experience and skill set.
 
BPDC also offers flexibility in its undergraduate programmes, allowing students to earn two degrees within an extended timeframe. This opportunity, based on students' performance during the first year of study, provides a competitive edge in their chosen fields, opening up a world of possibilities for their future.--TradeArabia News Service
 



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