Abu Dhabi Women's College introduces new programs for second semester 2008
- United Arab Emirates: Thursday, January 31 - 2008 at 10:09
- PRESS RELEASE
Abu Dhabi Women's College of HCT will introduce new programs and a new Higher Diploma concentration area for the second semester of 2008.
"We are constantly striving to meet the needs of the National community," noted Dr. Brad Cook, Director of ADWC. "The introduction of these new programs is a direct result of the meetings we've held with our Program Advisory Committees and business and industry leaders throughout the community, as well as the feedback we've received from student surveys. These new programs will enable young National women to fill currently vacant roles in organizations that are seeking to meet the requirements of Emiratization as established by the government. In addition, these programs will result in graduates who are capable and competent in meeting the needs of the society."
The Diploma in Graphic Design/Interior Design will train students for entry-level positions in the interior design field. Graduates will be qualified to create exhibition and promotional displays, and will have the skills to work on a variety of design settings such as shopping malls, offices, homes, hotels and restaurants. Students will study drawing, color theory, design principles and digital software applications.
The Health Sciences department will offer a Diploma in Health Office Technology. The program provides graduates with the basic knowledge and skills to support administrative and management duties in the healthcare field. Graduates will be able to maintain data management systems in health settings, work effectively as a member of a health management team, and develop databases to support the Master Patient Index and patient scheduling. Students will study health business computing, organizational behavior, and medical terminology and transcription. Graduates of the program will be qualified to work as admissions and registrations clerks and as medical administrative assistants.
In addition to these programs, ADWC will begin offering a Software Engineering Concentration in its Higher Diploma in Information Technology. This new concentration area is designed to help meet the current need for engineers in the UAE. Students will focus on data analysis and design, software testing, and object oriented analysis. Graduates within this concentration area will be qualified to work as information technologists with the adaptability to respond to opportunities in the rapidly evolving field of information and communication technologies.
Abu Dhabi Women's College is part of the Higher Colleges of Technology. All media references to the organization should be noted as the Higher Colleges of Technology's Abu Dhabi Women's College or Abu Dhabi Women's College of HCT.
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