Capital Welcomes Coders - Capital University College launches BSc (Hons) Computing
Capital launches this program in line with the 'One Million Arab Coders' initiative by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai as it seeks to train 100,000 coders, establish 1,000 digital companies that will go global, and increase start-up investments from AED1.5 billion to AED4 billion. Supporting this initiative, Capital University College aims to equip aspiring computer specialists with sought-after skills that are relevant, hands-on and has an industry approach to it.
Students graduating from this new program will receive a Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology from Qualifi, UK – Ofqual approved and BSc (Hons) Computing degree from North Wales Business School, Glyndwr University, UK. Students can successfully engage in a wide range of careers and positions in the computing industry, including, Network/database designer, Network/database manager, Web developer, Interactive multimedia roles, IT Support, IT Consultancy, E-commerce.
Commenting on the launch Dr Vikas Nand Kumar Batheja, Co-Founder & Director, Capital University College says, "It's with great pleasure that we launch this program with an aim to equip graduates with solid computing foundations and look forward to helping them make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. We take our inspiration from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's scheme for the budding coders. With a plethora of opportunities offered by this wonderful nation, we are thrilled to include this program under our portfolio and cannot wait to see what lies in store for our students."
With a similar idea, Dr Sanjay Batheja, Co-Founder & Director, Capital University College says, "I believe that a high-quality computing education equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world. Computing has deep links with mathematics, science, design and technology, and we are extremely excited to have young and talented professionals on board. I wish the best to all the incoming students and eager to see many well-equipped coders graduating from our university."
For more information, visit, www.capitalcollege.ae