Yarmouk University

Introduction

Yarmouk University

Yarmouk University (YU) was founded by a Royal Decree in 1976. As a leading institution in higher education and second largest university in Jordan, YU has been known for its dedication to service, its innovative approach to academic management and human resource development, and its relentless pursuit of excellence in all fields of research and instruction. As of 2016, the university had about 37, 000 students enrolled in the three levels: Bachelor, Master’s, and doctoral. Employing nearly 2,600 faculty and staff members, Yarmouk University has 15 faculties, 7 scientific research centers, and 5 research incubators. It offers high quality 62 Bachelor programs, 64 Master’s, and 18 doctoral. The University is expanding to meet the needs for new high-quality research and teaching facilities and to expand its network of international relations. YU has cooperation agreements with nearly 100 institutions worldwide and has several research grants funded by World Bank, EU, USAID, DFG, and others. 700x450-crop-90-20140318_101533-2 YU has demonstrated excellent and practical experience with current and previous EU funded projects where it participated in a number of EU-funded projects through the Tempus and Erasmus programs and was the first university in Jordan to lead a Tempus project in 2010, entitled: "Industry Oriented Master’s Program-Towards an EU Approach". It is also heavily involved in Erasmus+ ICM exchange program for exchange of students and staff to EU. The university top priority has been to provide quality education to its students in the various fields of specialization and also to provide its programs with an international dimension in order to enhance the outcomes of its graduates. It is highly concerned with engaging its faculty members and students in relevant and quality research programs to effectively contribute to the national economic growth and development, which will be reflected on the human welfare and prosperity at a larger scale.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Arabic (Jordan)

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Bachelor

Bachelor in Anthropology

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Jordan Irbid

This program aims to provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge in the archaeological, biological and social aspects of the study of humans. In addition, it aims to introduce students to different cultures and societies. صممت المساقات التي تدرّس في البرنامج لتزود الطلاب بالخبرات النظرية و العملية في الجوانب الأثرية و البيولوجية و الاجتماعية لهذا التخصص الذي يعنى بدراسة الإنسان و ثقافته. يتبع قسم الأنثروبولوجيا مختبرات متخصصة في دراسة المخلفات العظمية و معالجتها. قام القسم بإنجاز العديد من الدراسات المتعلقة بالمجتمع الأردني و ثقافته، كما أنجز العديد من المشاريع البحثية بالتعاون مع مؤسسات محلية وعربية ودولية [+]

General Information of the Program:

Teaching Language: Arabic Credit Hours: 132 Duration of Study: 4 years

Program Description

This program aims to provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge in the archaeological, biological and social aspects of the study of humans. In addition, it aims to introduce students to different cultures and societies. The courses taught in the program are designed to provide students with theoretical and practical experience in the archaeological, biological and social aspects of the discipline, which is concerned with the study of human and his culture. The department has specialized laboratories for the study and treatment of skeletal remains. It has conducted many studies related to the Jordanian society and its culture and participated in many research projects with national and international institutions.... [-]


Bachelor in Arabic Language

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Jordan Irbid

The program aims to help students develop linguistic and literary skills in Arabic Language, to enable students to appreciate the Arabic Language and the Arab Islamic heritage, and to enable graduates to meet the needs of national market whether in teaching professions or other areas. [+]

General Information of the Program:

Teaching Language: Arabic Credit Hours: 132 Duration of Study: 4 years

Program Description

The program aims to help students develop linguistic and literary skills in Arabic Language, to enable students to appreciate the Arabic Language and the Arab Islamic heritage, and to enable graduates to meet the needs of the national market whether in teaching professions or other areas.

Bachelor Degree Requirements for programs taught in Arabic

Compulsory Requirements: (12 credit hours) as follows

All new students should take the level exam for Arabic language, English language and computer skills. Students who fail to succeed in any of these exams are required to take the following extra pre-requisite course (099):... [-]


Bachelor in Computer Science

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Jordan Irbid

The program provides students with quality education and the needed technical skills in computer sciences to be able to provide the society with the required services, to graduate students according to the needs of Jordan, neighboring countries and other parts of the world including developed countries, to build ties with the local community in order to be able to satisfy their needs, and finally to provide consultation services to the industry sector and local corporations. [+]

General Information of the Program:

Teaching Language: English Credit Hours: 134 Duration of Study: 4 years

Program Description

The program provides students with quality education and the needed technical skills in computer sciences to be able to provide the society with the required services, to graduate students according to the needs of Jordan, neighboring countries and other parts of the world including developed countries, to build ties with the local community in order to be able to satisfy their needs, and finally to provide consultation services to the industry sector and local corporations.

Curriculum

The study plan of computer science is provided by the following departments of Information Technology and Computer Sciences faculty: Computer Science Department Computer Information Systems Department Management Information Systems Department Network and Information Security Department Software Engineering Department The minimum number of credit hours required to award a Bachelor degree in the faculty is (134) credit hours Withheld of the regulations for awarding the Bachelor Degree in Yarmouk Univ. No (2) in 1991 issued in accordance with bylaws for awarding scientific Degrees in Yarmouk Univ. No (118) in 2003 The acceptance of students follows the university regulations and rules in each semester in accordance with bylaws for student acceptance in Yarmouk University. ... [-]

Bachelor in Conservation and Management of Cultural Resources

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Jordan Irbid

This program aims to develop knowledge and skills in cultural heritage and its preservation. Students who study this program are expected to have knowledge in the field of cultural heritage and the different approaches for maintenance and management of cultural resources. يهدف هذا البرنامج إلى تطوير المعرفة والمهارات حول المصادر التراثية وكيفية الحفاظ عليها. يتوقع من الطلبة بعد إتمامهم متطلبات هذا البرنامج بنجاح ان يكونوا قادرين على العمل في المتاحف أو أي غيرها من الشركات المتخصصة في مجالات صيانة وإدارة المصادر التراثية. [+]

General Information of the Program:

Teaching Language: Arabic Credit Hours: 132 Duration of Study: 4 years

Program Description

This program aims to develop knowledge and skills in cultural heritage and its preservation. Students who study this program are expected to have knowledge in the field of cultural heritage and the different approaches for maintenance and management of cultural resources. In addition, students are expected to be able to work in museums or any other organizations that deal with different areas of the maintenance and management of heritage resources.

Bachelor Degree Requirements for programs taught in Arabic

Compulsory Requirements: (12 Cr. Hr.) as follows ... [-]

Bachelor in English Language and Literature

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Jordan Irbid

This Program provides courses in language, linguistics, literature, comparative literature, translation, and writing. It aims to achieve distinction in teaching, scientific research and student services through offering high-level graduating skilled generations of students that possess science, knowledge and the ability to cope with modern developments and to compete at the local and regional levels. [+]

General Information about the Program:

Teaching Language: English Credit Hours: 132 Duration of Study: 4 years

Program Description

This Program provides courses in language, linguistics, literature, comparative literature, translation, and writing. It aims to achieve distinction in teaching, scientific research and student services through offering high-level graduating skilled generations of students that possess science, knowledge and the ability to cope with modern developments and to compete at the local and regional levels.

Curriculum

Students are awarded a Bachelor Degree in English Language and Literature upon completion of the following courses:

A. University Requirements (27 Cr. Hr.)... [-]


Bachelor in Journalism

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Jordan Irbid

The program aims to teach students the art of writing press articles and reports and how to produce professional journal articles and reports. The components of the curriculum focus on the needs of the local and regional market. The curriculum contains a practical training component which is implemented through the newspaper of the faculty of Journalism “Sahfat Al Yarmouk, which is issued weekly and functions as a laboratory for students to gain their writing and professional experience. تتمثل رؤية برنامج البكالوريوس في الصحافة بالحفاظ على المكانة العلمية المتميزة في مجال إعداد و تأهيل و تطوير كوادر يتم رفدها لسوق العمل محليا وعربيا وعالميا، والإسهام الفعّال في تنمية المجتمعات. [+]

General Information of the Program:

Teaching Language: Arabic Credit Hours: 132 Duration of Study: 4 years

Program Description

The program aims to teach students the art of writing press articles and reports and how to produce professional journal articles and reports. The components of the curriculum focus on the needs of the local and regional market. The curriculum contains a practical training component which is implemented through the newspaper of the faculty of Journalism “Sahfat Al Yarmouk, which is issued weekly and functions as a laboratory for students to gain their writing and professional experience.

Bachelor Degree Requirements for programs taught in Arabic... [-]


Bachelor in Telecommunication Engineering

Campus Full time 5 years September 2019 Jordan Irbid

This program focuses on both the theoretical and practical aspects of telecommunication engineering. Totaling 167 credit hours, we offer an engineering program that provides skills in the fundamental concepts of electrical engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, in addition to analog and digital communications. [+]

General information of the Program

Teaching Language: English Credit Hours: 167 Duration of Study: 5 years

Program Description

This program focuses on both the theoretical and practical aspects of telecommunication engineering. Totaling 167 credit hours, we offer an engineering program that provides skills in the fundamental concepts of electrical engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, in addition to analog and digital communications. Specialized and advanced topics in telecommunications are also offered such as wireless communications, satellite communications, Microwave, antennas, data communication, computer networks, digital signal programming, etc.The program offers an Engineering degree equipped with the practical experiences necessary for success in the telecommunications industry, government service, or graduate schools.... [-]


Bachelor in Tourism

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Jordan Irbid

This program provides a high standard education for people to work professionally in the travel and tourism industry. It supplies the travel and tourism tourist market with qualified human resources in different levels and encourages students to communicate effectively in multicultural environments. [+]

General Information about the Program:

Teaching Language: English Credit Hours: 132 Duration of Study: 4 years

Program Description

This program provides a high standard education for people to work professionally in the travel and tourism industry. It supplies the travel and tourism tourist market with qualified human resources in different levels and encourages students to communicate effectively in multicultural environments.

Curriculum

Students are awarded a Bachelor Degree in Tourism Management upon completion of the following courses: A. University Requirements (27 Cr. Hr.) B. Faculty Requirements (21 Cr.Hr.)

C. Department Requirements ( 84 Cr. Hr.):... [-]


Bachelor of Archaeology

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Jordan Irbid

This program focuses on the foundations of archeology and its importance in the study of the region's history and ancient civilizations. The offered courses at the department deal with clarifying the development and principles of archaeology and its importance in the study of the region's history and ancient civilizations through material remains. [+]

General Information about the Program:

Teaching Language: Arabic Credit Hours: 132 Duration of Study: 4 years

Program Description

This program focuses on the foundations of archeology and its importance in the study of the region's history and ancient civilizations. The offered courses at the department deal with clarifying the development and principles of archaeology and its importance in the study of the region's history and ancient civilizations through material remains. Students learn to identify the ancient civilizations in the region, the characteristics of their archaeological remains, and the way these remains are dated, analyzed and studied. The faculty members at the department conduct excavations and field projects in archaeological sites, which usually carried out in collaboration with foreign universities and institutions.... [-]


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