This unique and innovative master’s degree is the first of its kind in the region and explores what cities are, and what they can be. It goes beyond the concept of a smart city to also cover important technological, social and sustainability issues to ensure a comprehensive and holistic approach to the cities of today and tomorrow. As a world leader in smart cities and urban development, Dubai is the ideal place to study such a program and see digitalization in effect.
The graduate degree will help you build and develop efficient, sustainable and community-based cities and cultivate awareness of the interdisciplinary history of modern cities, urban economics, city development and planning theory, urban ecology, demography, and applied problem-solving and research methods.
Providing an all-encompassing view of the development of the city, the program also addresses key subjects such as water, food, waste, transport, education and energy systems, taking into account complex interactions between each of the elements. City Sciences is an emerging interdisciplinary plan of action that includes the designer, the technologist and the humanist all working together. It prepares you for smart cities that can talk, giving live status updates through networks on traffic patterns, pollution, parking, water and energy and other vital information.[/vc_column_text]
Established in 2008, RIT Dubai is a not-for-profit global campus of the esteemed Rochester Institute of Technology in New York, one of the world’s leading technological-focused universities with a storied 185 year history.
RIT Dubai offers highly valued Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in business and leadership, engineering, and computing. The curriculum provides students with relevant work experience through an innovative cooperative education program that helps students stand out in today’s highly completive job market.
RIT Dubai offers American degrees, and all of RIT’s programs are UAE accredited. Students of RIT Dubai also have the unique opportunity to choose to study abroad at the main campus in New York or at one of its other global campuses
Excellence in education is RIT Dubai’s highest priority, with a competitive and selective admission process to ensure an engaged and diverse student body. The faculty consists of outstanding professors from the United States, the Middle East, and around the world.
RIT Dubai is located in Dubai Silicon Oasis, a technology park with over 900 companies such as SAP, Henkel, Schneider Electric, Fujitsu, and Axiom.Read More