Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Humanities launches Arab world’s first Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Ethics

ByAlyssa R. Elliott

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Dr Khaled Al Dhaheri

Dr Khaled Al Dhaheri, the MBZUH chancellor, stated the new programme embodies the UAE’s commitment to moral and philosophical training, as nicely as the promotion of common rules and values that replicate the typical encounters of humanity.

“The bachelor’s diploma programme is a reflection of the university’s endeavours to develop its tutorial gives and greatly enhance its curriculum to assist pupils purchase competencies that will, in the method, offer considerable assist to the country’s financial diversification in key non-oil sectors these types of as education and learning, and media, among others. It can also catch the attention of talent to Abu Dhabi, making it a main location for able professionals and professionals from all above the earth who can offer products and services at the greatest amounts, thus boosting cultural diversification in the emirate and maximizing conversation, community cohesion, social stability and countrywide identification,” Al Dhaheri said.

The programme supports the university’s strategic advancement aspirations to boost its class offerings. It is also developed to generate fantastic leaders and thinkers who support the university’s eyesight to unfold the legitimate values of Islam, motivate artistic and significant contemplating and tackle the requirements of the UAE’s labour market place.

The analyze program for the Bachelor of Philosophy and Ethics programme involves 120 hours and 13 courses of the normal education and learning curriculum, in addition to classes in investigate and innovation, Islamic philosophy, Islamic civilisation, and artificial intelligence.

The programme will use the two English and Arabic as media of instruction and it has been built after a detailed assessment of related programmes in major universities abroad. It will be intertwined with the university’s other units, such as the Department of Tolerance and Coexistence, Arabic Language, Islamic Experiments, History, Languages and other people, so that graduates can acquire extensive skills that will help them to obtain innovative remedies to current and long term worries.

Armed with a multidisciplinary schooling and teaching, graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Ethics programme are expected to be equipped to practise favourable and correct religious pondering, and actively participate in modern cultural and spiritual philosophical discourses.