Study in Mauritius

Study in Mauritius
Updated 2019-06-07 15:13

Mauritius offers a high-quality education, which is the reason there are quite a few international students attending Mauritius' tertiary education institutions.

For those interested in pursuing a degree in Mauritius, see below for more information about universities and entry requirements.

Higher education institutions in Mauritius

University of Mauritius

The University of Mauritius follows the British Education System and comprises of six faculties (Agriculture, Engineering, Information Communication and Digital Technologies, Law and Management, Science, Social sciences and Humanities) and four specialised centres (Centre for Information and Technology Systems (CITS), Centre for Innovative Lifelong Learning, Centre for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research, Centre for Research on Slavery and Indenture (CRSI)).

Middlesex University

Officially opened in Mauritius in 2010, Middlesex University has expanded with a new campus in October 2017 in Cascavelle on the west coast of the island. Middlesex offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including Accounting and Finance, Computing, Advertising and Media, Business, Education, Law, Public Relations, Psychology and Counselling, and IT. Some of its programmes even allow for students to study in other Middlesex campuses abroad for one year or more. The Middlesex Mauritius campus provides students with modern facilities and technology, and the new Cascavelle campus features a brand-new sports complex with an Olympic size swimming pool, a gym, football, and a rugby pitch.

Knowledge-based Training Centre

The KBTC is a government project that started in 2008 by the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development (MITD) with the goal to set up an innovative training centre. The KBTC offers a wide range of courses in the engineering, hotel trades, and business administration department. Hairdressing, beauty therapy, and body massage courses are offered, but at the Certificate and Advanced Diploma level. The KBTC is positioned to become one of the biggest Training Centres in the Indian Ocean region.

University of Technology Mauritius (UTM)

The University of Technology Mauritius opened in 2000, providing a second university in Mauritius with a focus on ICT, finance, and management.

Vatel Hotel & Tourism Business School (Mauritius)

Vatel is a reputable institution and has been present in Mauritius since 2013. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses with a focus on international hotel management. It has a high success rate (96%), and with its superb reputation, it guarantees a thriving career in the hospitality industry to its students. Vatel has partnered with prestigious hotels in Mauritius and offers many practical courses in four and five-star hotels in Mauritius.

London College of Accountancy (LCA)

LCA is a professional training college with a focus on ACCA courses, which are offered throughout the year by experienced lecturers. It stands out because of its platinum-approved learning partnership with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), as well as its high pass rate at the international level.

African Leadership College (ALC)

The ALC is the Mauritian inaugural campus of the African Leadership University. The first academic year started in 2015, bringing 173 students who officially registered ' a number that nearly doubled by 2017. The undergraduate degree programmes offered at ALC are actually offered by its academic partner, Glasgow Caledonian University, and have been carefully selected to reflect the upcoming industries in Africa.

Useful links:

Tertiary Education Commission ' List of public institutions
Tertiary Education Commision ' List of private institutions
Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research ' Higher education information portal

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