Founded in 1988 with four colleges, The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) has grown to be the largest of the higher educational institutions in the UAE, gaining a well-respected reputation for innovative learning.
More than 18,000 students attend 17 modern men's and women's campuses in the cities of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Fujairah and the western region of Madinat Zayed and Ruwais. About 2000 people, from about 60 countries, are employed in the HCT community.
HCT offers more than 90 different, English-taught programs in Applied Communications, Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Health Sciences and Education. These programs are offered at the Diploma, Advanced and Higher Diplomas, Bachelor and Master levels, which are, all relevant to the UAE's fast growing and evolving economic sectors.
Since its inception, HCT has focused on meeting the needs of the local economy and community while at the same time meeting international benchmarks and accreditation standards. In this process, HCT has established active and dynamic links, collaborations and relationships with major companies and organizations in the UAE and with many of the world's leading universities and organizations, such as the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Waterloo, Oxford, Cambridge, MIT, Harvard, Stanford, University College London, IBM, Boeing, Siemens, TERI, University of Melbourne and the Asia Pacific University-Japan.Less...
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates