Metropolitan College on the British media for expanding partnership with Oxford Brookes University
Metropolitan College expanded its powerful and prestigious academic collaboration with Oxford Brookes University, adding 5 new postgraduate programmes of study in high in demand scientific fields.
This collaboration caught the attention of the British media and was published by pienews.com, a media company providing news, insights and business analysis for Professionals working in International Education.
In this context, Professor Alistair Fitt, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University said: “These new courses meet the demand in Greece for a skilled workforce in areas such as building, real estate and property, and contribute to expanding access to Higher Education in Greece. Our creative writing and genetics courses, for example, offer a unique opportunity to study these subjects at postgraduate level in Greece”. He also mentioned that Oxford Brookes' partnerships enable them to see the world as a connected place and to tackle the challenges of the modern world as a unit. "I’m looking forward to seeing our partnership with Metropolitan College continue to grow.", he added.
Professor Dinos Arcoumanis, Chairman of the Academic Board at Metropolitan College, said: “The strengthening of our partnership with Oxford Brookes University, through the delivery by Metropolitan College of five new postgraduate programmes as part of the ongoing strategic plan between the two institutions, comes at a critical time when there is uncertainty about the extent of the pandemic and its impact on the global and national economies.
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Despite the prevailing difficult atmosphere, a significant number of young Greeks have already enrolled in the new Oxford Brookes programmes encouraged by the very successful launch of the partnership last year, the outstanding reputation of Oxford Brookes University in Greece and the market relevance and subject diversity of the new courses. These five postgraduate programmes will provide the incoming students with the necessary knowledge and tools for a successful professional career in Greece or abroad, confirming Metropolitan College’s position as the leading provider of TNE education in Greece.”
Professor Fitt endorsed all Oxford Brookes' graduates for their achievements and mentioned: “Whether students come to Oxford or choose to study in Greece with our partner Metropolitan College, they become part of our global community for life and many remain closely connected after they graduate through our Greece Alumni Group".
It is worth reminding that Metropolitan College’s partnership with Oxford Brookes launched in 2019 with six undergraduate and postgraduate courses in subjects including accounting, allied health, hospitality and technology. The new postgraduate courses delivered in Greece, by Metropolitan College, include the following fields:
MArch Architecture and Urban Design
MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation
MSc Medical Genetis and Genomics
Real estate investment:
MSc Real Estate Investment Finance
MA Creative Writing