Northwood University, International Program Center (IPC) -Ras Al Khaimah, UAE is a part of the multinational Knowledgucate Group of Institutions, headquartered in UAE. Knowledgucate owns and operates a chain of playschools, K-12 schools, Pre University Colleges, Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree colleges as well as a University in India. It also owns and operates educational institutions in UAE and the United Kingdom besides offering programmes in the Online space.
The Northwood University, International Program Center (IPC) -Ras Al Khaimah is licensed by the Academic Zone, Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ), Government of Ras Al Khaimah and will offer Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programs with four majors offered in Phase 1 which are Finance, Management, Marketing & Hospitality Management. All NU – IPC students will also have the opportunity to complete a minor in Business Analytics. Besides, it will also offer a North American transfer degree program which will allow students to begin and complete up to 2 years of their intended degree program before transferring to a US, Canadian or other institution.
NU – IPC is the first American University to seek & secure an operating license from the RAKEZ which has an established licensing regime including a comprehensive quality assurance process that all academic institutions within the Emirate must work to comply with. Western International College (WINC) is the Non- Academic Infrastructure Provider which has partnered with Northwood University, USA to be granted the license from the RAKEZ
The Northwood University International Program Centre shares space with the University of Bolton, Academic Centre – Ras Al Khaimah at a 42,000 square foot facility houses classrooms, lecture halls, office space, a library and engineering and computing laboratories. In addition our students have access to a variety of curricular & extra-curricular facilities at the campus through the long established and active Student Council. Also available are student residences providing quality accommodation and services at a reasonable price, right on site.