Published on : Thursday, October 15, 2020
Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has collaborated with UK’s Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), for providing its students with a range of outstanding academic offerings.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the two institutions as part of this collaboration. Both parties signed the MoU virtually, with Dubai College of Tourism represented by General Manager, Essa Bin Hadher and Professor Ian G Campbell, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive from Liverpool John Moores University.
Students can avail of the flexible learning options of DCT across five core specializations – Tourism, Retail Business, Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Events. The MoU would pave the way for DCT students meeting required GPA requirements for completing a three-year programme of studies that commences at the Certificate level leading to a Diploma and eventually a BA (Hons).
This mutual partnership will help DCT become the training provider of LJMU, allowing graduates of DCT’s diploma programmes maintaining the requisite GPA score to obtain a ‘top-up degree’, as a student of LJMU and graduating with a BA (Hons) from a well-known and highly accredited UK institution.
DCT and LJMU will jointly develop the curriculum for degree programmes that allow students to acquire these degrees: BA (Hons) Events Management; BA (Hons) International Tourism Management; BA (Hons) Retail Business Management and BA (Hons) on Culinary Management.
Essa Bin Hadher said: “Dubai College of Tourism is delighted to partner with an educational institution of the calibre of Liverpool John Moores University as we share the same values and principles when it comes to providing higher education for all; that is practical, student centric and focused on real job outcomes.”
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