The College stives to keep with the following objectives:
Awareness of the true meaning of servitude to Allah.
Acquiring knowledge of Medicine and Surgery to such an extent that the graduate may pursue the medical profession with ability and distinction.
Shortening the study period through intensive teaching, lengthening the working hours and avoiding wastage of time by curtailing the holidays during the academic year.
Modernizing the methods of teaching so as to realize the objective of self-learning and positivism on the part of the learner.
Singularity of the curriculum by making it, as far as possible, three-dimensional: a dimension for pure knowledge, a dimension for practice and training, and a dimension for application.
Producing singularly proficient lady doctors of high academic excellence, capable of shouldering responsibilities on obtaining the degree of MBBS.
Producing lady doctors possessed of Islamic morals and manners as well as a deep knowledge of Islamic tenets particular to women and those relating to medical profession; doctors that are aware of the relations between a physician and a patient as well as between one physician and another.
Producing qualified Muslim lady doctors for the treatment of women patients in the fast developing society of the U.A.E, which is in real need of women doctors.
Affording the girls of the U.A.E an opportunity to study medicine inside the country without fear of Westernization or exposure to societies following different faiths, habits and traditions.
Giving a chance to expatriate girl students to study medicine in the U.A.E.
Avoiding the system of co-education. That is why admission to the College is limited to girl students only.
Working towards Arabization of medical studies.
Dubai Medical College for Girls was formally inaugurated by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance and Industry of the Government of U.A.E. Medical scientists of different universities as well as officials of the departments of Higher Education from different countries of the world were also invited for the occasion.
The first batch was graduated form the college in 1991.
The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, U.A.E awarded licensed Dubai Medical College for Girls as an institution to work in the field of Higher Education under its Decision No.55 of 1994.
The same Ministry, by its Decision N. 65 of 1996 recognized the Degree of Medicine and Surgery awarded by the Dubai Medical College for Girls as equivalent to the first degree of Medicine and Surgery.
Likewise, the British Medical Council recognized the College Degree in 1995 thus opening up the doors for our graduates to work and register themselves for postgraduate studies in the UK.
And lately, in the March 2000 (7th.) edition of World Directory of Medical Schools the W H O / HQ based in Geneva has included the name of the DUBAI MEDICAL COLLEGE FOR GIRLS as one of the recognized and accredited medical schools after ascertaining its recognition by the Government of United Arab Emirates.
(last updated: 18-July-2004)
The documentation was gathered with the best efforts of researchers and scholars, in neutral and scientific spirit. We welcome all clarifications, corrections and improvements for best services. A Concept Team makes every effort to ensure, but cannot guarantee, the accuracy at all times of this information. Hyperlinks to or from other websites imply neither responsibility for, nor approval of, the information contained in those websites by A Concept. Copyright A Concept mafhoum "the Arab Decision Makers Project"