The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) are offering all learners throughout the UAE to expand their horizons throughout summer 2017 by enrolling in a wide range of over 1200 courses, which will be offered during two Summer Semesters. The semesters will be as follows:
- Summer Semester I – May 23 to June 22, 2017
- Summer Semester II – July 2 to August 1, 2017
The courses will be conducted in English and will cover the breadth of HCT’s current academic programmes, which are:
- Applied Communications
- Arabic & Emirati Studies
- Computer Information Science
- Engineering Technology & Sciences
- General Education
- Health Sciences
There will also be some courses offered in Arabic language studies and there will be 25 teaching days in each semester. Teaching time for each section will be scheduled in blocks of two (2) hours per teaching day. Each section is expected to receive 50 teaching hours during each summer semesters.
The Summer Semester teaching schedule will be on the basis of two (2) blocks of teaching periods per day as follows:
|Non Ramadan Timing||Ramadan Timing|
|Block 1||10:00 am to 12:00 noon||11:00 am to 1:00 pm|
|Block 2||4:00 pm to 6:00 pm||2:30 pm to 4:30 pm|
The courses being taught are all relevant to the UAE’s fast growing economy and are designed in consultation with business and industry leaders to ensure they are at the cutting edge of industry standards and technological change, and that the skills students learn are job-relevant and to high standards.