- The UAE market aims to fill the gap for civil engineers, as the UAE construction sector is expected to reach US$133.53 billion by 2027.
- 2 year program to provide specialization in Infrastructure Engineering and Management
Dubai, UAE: BITS Pilani Dubai Campus, (BPDC), one of the largest institutions dedicated to engineering and technology in the UAE, has launched a 2-year Master’s Program in Civil Engineering with specialization in Infrastructure Engineering and Management from February 2023. has announced. This announcement is starting from February 2023. A background of huge demand for students as well as the UAE’s ever-growing construction sector.
The construction industry is the essence of the UAE’s economy and plays a vital role in the country’s economic growth and development. The industry sees a remarkable return of over 9% in 2021, as the UAE government announced considerable investment in infrastructure projects including housing, tourism and transport networks. The UAE railway program alone will see an investment of US$13.6 million and residential projects worth US$1 billion to be approved, announced in November 2021. 2022-2027 forecast period as per Mordor Intelligence report.
Looking at the pipeline of upcoming projects, it is clear that the UAE construction sector will be in need of qualified civil engineers and the opportunities are immense. The ME Civil Engineering program is designed to produce the next generation of civil engineers and industry leaders who can lead the transformation of the construction sector in the UAE.
Commenting on the ME Civil Engineering programme, Dr. Srinivasan Madapushi, Director, BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus said, “The ME Civil Engineering program at BPDC aims to provide industry and society with highly qualified civil engineers with the expertise and skills required for the sustainable development of the country. Civil engineers play a vital role in the successful implementation and completion of infrastructure projects in any country.” The Department of Civil Engineering at BPDC offers degree programs with modular academic structure and flexibility like electives, hands-on projects, practice school, thesis etc. Creative Lab with 24 x 7 access for structured instruction as well as individual projects Available for. Strong student-led start-up culture supported by relevant curriculum, a dedicated business incubation center, and mentorship from alumni and business experts. It gives me immense pleasure to announce the ME program in Civil Engineering and invites students to pursue a career in the UAE, which is at the forefront of creating modern skylines and smart cities of the future.
,We aim to replicate the success of our BE Civil Engineering program by introducing a Masters. Our batch of 2022 BE Civil Engineering saw 100% placement with UAE based companies. Some of the recognized names in the industry like Sobha Construction, Sobha Realty, AESG Consulting, Ghantoot Group, Savills Middle East, Helix Metal and Building Contractors etc. have hired our students. Fresh graduates looking to expand their knowledge in the field and experienced professionals looking to climb the career ladder can gain advanced knowledge through our master’s program. Students can look forward to building a career in the UAE in various positions such as Project Manager, Construction Manager, Transportation Planner, Structural Engineer, Town Planning Manager, Road Safety Manager, QA/QC Engineer, etc.” Department of Civil Engineering at BPDC.
ME Civil with Specialization in Infrastructure Engineering & Management Program Civil Engineering involves the design, planning, construction, maintenance, finance and management structures of various infrastructures in various sectors. This program develops advanced technical knowledge in infrastructure engineering with an emphasis on environmental and sustainability requirements as well as economic constraints and challenges. The program offers industry relevant courses such as Construction Management, Infrastructure Planning and Management, Project Planning and Management, Construction Project Control. Systems, Financing Infrastructure Projects, Transportation Systems Planning and Management, Environmental Impact Assessment and many more. The curriculum is also planned to be structured and co-delivered with experienced industry professionals to provide practical exposure. Successful completion of the course enables the candidate to build new infrastructure as well as manage existing infrastructure systems.
The program is offered with flexible timings to facilitate fresh graduates and working professionals, starting from Semester II 2022-23.
About BITS Pilani Dubai
BITS Pilani Dubai holds a strong legacy of being an international branch of the most prestigious and recognized Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, India. It is the largest institute in Dubai offering engineering programs. Located in the vibrant Dubai International Academic City, it is home to many aspiring engineers from UAE, other Gulf countries, India Far East, Africa and other countries across the world, with opportunities equally applicable to all students.
For more details visit https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/dubai/.