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RAKMHSU: Pursuit of academic excellence

Filed on April 16, 2019
RAKMHSU: Pursuit of academic excellence
Team-based learning and case-based learning is used to facilitate learning in small groups.

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RAKMHSU is committed to preparing graduates with critical skills to join the medical and healthcare fields in the 21st century


RAK Medical & Health Sciences University was established in 2006 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah with the vision to be the leading Medical and Health Sciences University in the UAE.

The university is dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence and committed to preparing graduates with critical skills to join the medical and healthcare fields in the 21st century.

RAKMHSU has four constituent colleges:
-RAK College of Medical Sciences
-RAK College of Dental Sciences
-RAK College of Pharmaceutical Sciences
-RAK College of Nursing

The following study programmes are offered:
-Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
-Bachelor of Dental ?Surgery (BDS)
-Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
-M.S. Clinical Pharmacy
-M.S. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
-M.S. Pharmaceutics
-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
-RN-BSN Bridge Programme (for working nurses holding Diploma to upgrade to BSN)
-Master of Science in Nursing - four Specialties - Adult Health Nursing, Psychiatric - Mental Health Nursing, Paediatric Nursing and Community Health Nursing.

All programmes are accredited by the Ministry of Education, UAE, and the degrees are accepted internationally. RAK College of Medical Sciences (RAK COMS) is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools http://www.wdoms.org/ RAK College of Dental Sciences is listed in WHO directory of Health Professions: http://www.emro.who.int/hped/

The University is the first in the UAE to commence the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programme in September 2011. M.S. in Pharmacy programmes commenced in September 2012. The university provides system-wise, integrated and updated curriculum as well as training in clinical skills from the first year of study.

The latest teaching methodology such as team-based learning and case-based learning is used to facilitate learning in small groups. Clinical training and internships are offered in government hospitals at Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah which are having more than 800 patient beds.

The campus has a well-equipped library and lecture halls. Its multipurpose laboratories help in practising clinical skills. There is a separate English Language Centre for facilitating IELTS tests. The student-teacher ratio of 5: 1 facilitates personalised teaching. A new academic block for Pharmacy and Nursing programmes and a new large sports complex housing gyms and indoor sports facilities has been added to the existing facilities.

Transportation facility to nearby emirates is provided. Hostel and student visa are also provided if required. RAKMHSU has 1,300 plus students enrolled in its programmes belonging to ?45 nationalities. The university offers a co-education campus. RAKMHSU's well-qualified staff and faculty are drawn from ?32 different countries.

RAKMHSU has 1,300+ students enrolled in its programmes belonging to
45 nationalities. The University is the first in the UAE to commence the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programme in September 2011. M.S. in Pharmacy programmes commenced in September 2012.

The next academic session commences in the first week of September 2019 for which students may fill in the online application form at our website from March 2019 onwards and attach a copy of the 12th grade marks, TOEFL/IELTS  and relevant documents.
Students can also enquire regarding admission formalities by e-mailing admissions@rakmhsu.ac.ae.

For more details visit: www.rakmhsu.com





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