Sharjah Women’s College

The Higher College of Technology Sharjah Women’s Colleges (SWC) is one of the two HCT colleges based in the city of Sharjah and one of seventeen colleges throughout the United Arab Emirates that comprise the Higher Colleges of Technology. The HCT Sharjah Colleges serve the post-secondary educational needs of Sharjah and the two neighboring emirates of Ajman and Umm Al Quwain. The colleges offer a variety of programmes that integrate both academic and practical experience, based on the Learning by Doing educational philosophy, to ensure that students have a successful and rewarding career path. The Sharjah Women’s College was established in 1997 and is located in Sharjah’s University City. It has an enrollment for the 2014-15 academic year of 2890 students.

Director
Dr Muhadditha Al Hashimi
Year Opened
1997
Enrolments
3016 (Semester 1, 2015)
Credentials Awarded
7623
ProgrammeDegree
Applied Communications
Applied Communications (Applied Media)Bachelor of Applied Science
Applied Communications (Animation)Bachelor of Applied Science
Applied Communications (Video Production)Bachelor of Applied Science
Applied Communications (Graphic Design)Bachelor of Applied Science
Applied Communications (Fashion Design and Merchandising)Bachelor of Applied Science
Business
Business Administration (Finance and Banking)Bachelor of Applied Science
Business Administration (Accounting)Bachelor of Applied Science
Business AdministrationBachelor of Applied Science
RetailingDiploma in Applied Business
Business Administration (International Business Management)Bachelor of Applied Science
Business Administration (Human Resource Management)Bachelor of Applied Science
Computer Information Science
E-Office Support & AdministrationDiploma in Applied Computer & Information Sciences
Information Technology (Networking)Bachelor of Applied Science
Information Technology (Instructional Technology and Training Management)Bachelor of Applied Science
Information Technology (Applications Development)Bachelor of Applied Science
Information Systems (Security and Forensics) Bachelor of Applied Science
Education
Primary EducationBachelor of Education
Educational TechnologyBachelor of Education
Early Childhood EducationBachelor of Education
Engineering Technology & Science
Electronic Engineering TechnologyBachelor of Applied Science
Electrical Engineering TechnologyBachelor of Applied Science
Health Sciences
NursingBachelor of Science
Social WorkBachelor
Veterinary ScienceAssociate Degree
Health Information ManagementBachelor of Science
Medical Laboratory ScienceBachelor
Dental HygieneBachelor

* Subject to review. Please contact the college for more information

  • 450 New Students Attend SWC Orientation Days

    450 New Students Attend SWC Orientation Days

    The HCT-Sharjah Women’s College (SWC) has hosted two Orientation Days on August 15 & 16 for all new students joining the college for the 2016-2017 academic year. The hectic two days were designed to help new students understand the HCT culture ...

  • Sheikha Jawaher Attends SWC Graduation Ceremony

    Sheikha Jawaher Attends SWC Graduation Ceremony

    Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of H.H. Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, was the special guest of honour at the graduation ceremony ...

  • SWC AES Students Raise Donations for Reading Nation Campaign

    SWC AES Students Raise Donations for Reading Nation Campaign

    A group of Arabic & Emirati Studies (AES) students at the HCT-Sharjah Women’s College (SWC) conducted a campus-wide fundraising activity on June 23 to support the Reading Nation Ramadan campaign. The humanitarian campaign, was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin ...

  • A Celebration of Korean Culture at SWC

    A Celebration of Korean Culture at SWC

    The Student Lounge at the HCT-Sharjah Women’s College (SWC) was the venue for a special Korean Culture Day, organised recently by the college’s Korean Club. The event was very well-attended throughout the day, with the many cultural displays and activities piquing ...

  • Sharjah Colleges Host Heart Health Awareness Day

    Sharjah Colleges Host Heart Health Awareness Day

    The HCT-Sharjah Colleges recently hosted a Heart Health Awareness Day to enable students and staff to learn about different risk factors for heart diseases. The event focused on creating awareness about heart health in terms of nutrition, exercise and stress management. Heart ...

  • HCT-Sharjah Childcare Centre Hosts Colourful ‘Moving Up’ Ceremony

    HCT-Sharjah Childcare Centre Hosts Colourful ‘Moving Up’ Ceremony

    Amid a festive atmosphere of happiness, joy and fun, the Childcare Centre at the HCT-Sharjah Colleges held its annual moving-up ceremony on May 30 to celebrate a new group of its young children as they embark on their move up ...

  • SWC Nursing Students Awarded by Emirates Nursing Association

    SWC Nursing Students Awarded by Emirates Nursing Association

    Nursing students at the HCT-Sharjah Women’s College (SWC) have been recognized for their outstanding achievements during their course by the Emirates Nursing Association (ENA) at its  2016 International Nursing Day Celebration on May 28. Fifteen nursing students, from three different levels ...

  • SWC Arabic & Emirati Studies Students Visit Masdar Institute

    SWC Arabic & Emirati Studies Students Visit Masdar Institute

    Ten Arabic & Emirati Studies (AES) students from the HCT-Sharjah Women’s College (SWC) visited Masdar Institute of Science and Technology at Masdar city in Abu Dhabi as part of their course. They were accompanied by AES faculty members Ruqeya Alketbi, Shefa ...

  • Sharjah Colleges Launch First Al Qiyada Business Case Competition

    Sharjah Colleges Launch First Al Qiyada Business Case Competition

    The Business Division at the HCT-Sharjah Colleges launched, with great success, the 2016 Al Qiyada Business Case Competition, which saw Business students from all levels gather to learn, debate and evaluate business cases and recommend best practices before a panel of ...

  • SWC Students Delve into World of Intellectual Property Protection at SCCI

    SWC Students Delve into World of Intellectual Property Protection at SCCI

    Senior Business students at the HCT-Sharjah Women’s College (SWC) learnt about how to protect innovations and ideas when they recently participating in an Intellectual Property Protection workshop hosted by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI). The event, organized by ...

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