Universiti Teknologi Brunei

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What are your options?

When it comes to higher education in Brunei, there are a diverse range of possibilities. The system is made up of universities and other institutions that play a crucial role in promoting innovation, driving productivity and giving students the relevant skills they need for future success. In this section, we take a look at the various further educational institutions which are committed to providing Bruneian students with excellent academic and vocational training; and to making sure that they are well-prepared for the world of work.

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About
UTB is an engineering and technology university that specialises in the niche areas of engineering, business and computing. UTB was established as a higher learning institution in 1986 and is currently home to around 2,273 students and 140 faculty members. UTB has produced 4,483 HND graduates and 128 degree graduates.

Mission
“To provide experiential learning with wide opportunities for industrial experience, hence preparing our graduates to meet the demands of the competitive job market and fulfilling the National Vision 2035. To enhance research and innovation capability through strategic collaborations. To foster and sustain strong partnership with relevant stakeholders and the community.”

Undergraduate  Programmes
Prospective students can choose from a wide range of  degrees under the following programme areas: Accounting, Economics, Management (UTB School of Business), Creative Computing, Computing and Information Systems, Computer Network Security (School of Computing and Informatics), Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Petroleum and Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering).

Graduate Programmes
The UTB School of Business offers Masters by Research and PhD Programmes in the following areas: General Management, Technology Management, Banking & Finance, Economics and related issues, Marketing, Accounting, Business Information Systems. The Faculty of Engineering offers Masters by Research and PhD Programmes in Chemical Engineering.

In The News
UTB’s vice-chancellor, Professor Dr Hjh Zohrah, called on students to actively be engaged in community work, which will help them become all-rounded graduates.

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This article was published in the Oct-Dec 2016 issue of Inspire Magazine. Download it here!