The bachelor of veterinary medicine program is the only one of its kind in the UAE. The program is five year long, after which, graduates will be qualified veterinarians. The student will receive veterinary basic sciences education and intensive clinical training sorted by animal species and specialized discipline.
The horticultural sector is experiencing a remarkable growth in the UAE and other Gulf countries. New modern production sites emerged in many places, and formerly empty urban areas were transformed into vivid green landscapes. Experts able to develop resource-saving plant production concepts, and to properly evaluate prospects and risks pertaining to biotechnological and chemical innovations in the horticultural sector are highly demanded. The Bachelor in Horticulture offers a diverse curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge with intensive practical training in cutting edge research laboratories, on experimental farms, and through off-campus internship experiences. The program encourages students to develop their talents and special interests, and supports them on their way to become creative experts in various fields of horticultural sciences, such as organic farming, plant protection, greenhouse and nursery management, landscaping, applied biotechnology, and several more.
Food Science is concerned with the application of science and technology to the manufacturing, production, processing, packaging and distribution of safe and high quality nutritious food. The Food Science Bachelor Program is accredited by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), USA. Students joining this program will undergo a professional training in the five core disciplines of Food Science: Food Chemistry & Analysis, Food Safety & Microbiology, Food Processing & Engineering, Applied Food Science, and Success Skills. Graduates from this program are able to perform physicochemical analyses of foods, describe the quality and safety characteristics, and apply different processing technologies to produce and ensure safe and high quality food.
The Coordinated Program in Dietetics offered by the Nutrition and Health Department (NHD), College of Food and Agriculture aims to prepare graduates who are competent entry-level dietitians. The program mission is to prepare competent graduates who are highly qualified entry-level dietitians, to improve the nutritional well-being and health of the UAE population. The program goals are (1) to prepare graduates to be competent, entry-level dietitians and (2) to prepare graduates who demonstrate leadership and a commitment to community service. The Coordinated Program in Dietetics at UAEU is accredited as a Foreign Dietitian Education Programs (FDE) by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 1(312) 899-0040 ext. 5400; Website: http://www.eatright.org/ACEND/. Outcome data measuring achievement of program objectives are available on request.
Nutritional Science aims at understanding the relationships between nutrition, health and disease. The Nutritional Science program provides students with a solid understanding of the key role that a healthy nutrition plays in the prevention, development and treatment of most major diseases. The program also emphasizes the basic sciences and human nutrition for students planning further studies in health-related professions such as medicine, dentistry, nursing, or physical therapy.
The Bachelor’s Degree program in Agribusiness emphasizes the application of both business and economic principles to the issues confronting agribusiness firms. Students will have an opportunity to pursue a rigorous program of study in both agricultural sciences and business courses leading to a wide range of employment opportunities within agricultural related enterprises. The students are provided skills to examine domestic and global consumer interests and their impact on demand for food and agriculture products. Students will gain a basic foundation in business, marketing, finance, and accounting. They will specialize in marketing intelligence for agribusiness by supplementing coursework with market research that applies quantitative and qualitative research methods. Students will learn economic principles and strategies for both marketing and management of agribusiness by examining the efficient allocation of the country’s scarce resources and profit maximization for producers.
The consumption of animal products is strongly increasing worldwide. Young, creative experts in animal production sciences are in great demand to support the intensification of animal production while maintaining high product quality, public health and environmental sustainability. The Bachelor program in Marine Fisheries and Animal Science encourages students to excel in a wide range of animal science specializations that are highly relevant to food security in arid lands. Students are provided with up-to-date theoretical information, and receive intensive practical training in well-equipped laboratories, on our experimental stations, and through internship opportunities. Graduates of this program are ready to build their careers in, e.g. aquaculture, fisheries management, poultry and domestic livestock production, or in the sport animal business.
In 1981, UAEU graduated its first cohort of 472 students. The alumni body has now grown to more than 63,000, many of whom occupy key positions in governmental and non-governmental organizations across the country and beyond. We are proud of their achievements and aspire to build a strong connection with all our alumni. Our aim is to ensure that our alumni have a platform to stay connected with each other and with the University.Read More