The Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education campus offers an inspiring, relaxed and friendly atmosphere for both teaching and learning. It provides everything students may need during their studies and is conveniently located close to the City Centre and universities; Abertay and Dundee.
Inside the College, our large lecture hall, seminar and common room facilities are of an excellent standard and the College continues to invest in these facilities, to ensure it is providing the best services for its students.
Teaching is through a combination of lectures and tutorials; independent study is also expected. The College has a lecture theatre and seminar rooms that will be used for classes.
You may be assessed through writing essays, class tests, exams, presentations and group work and participation through our Virtual Learning Environment. This all plays a part in continuous assessment and your final grade.
Each member of teaching staff has office hours when they are available to offer academic support to students.
In addition to teaching spaces, there is the Shaikh Hamdan Library, the Shaikh Maktoum Garden, an IT suite, and a Common Room containing a TV, seating, activities and vending machines.
Al-Maktoum College students can access discounted prices at the University of Dundee’s Institute of Sport and Exercise
The Shaikh Hamdan Library, located on the Ground floor the College, impressively houses a large collections of Arabic, Middle Eastern and Islamic readings. Students and visitors alike have access to over 23,000 volumes spread across two rooms:
Mostly reference works on a variety of subjects, all in Arabic.
Lending and reference works related to currently-taught programmes on a variety of subjects, all in English.
The library also has subscriptions for the following journals:
The library also provides study and research space for students, equipped with computers and sufficient desk space.
The Library is open from 9am-6.30pm, Monday – Friday
The following facilities are available:
Access the Library Catalogue here