Welcome to the Academic Support Department (ASD) at Abu Dhabi Polytechnic. Our department was founded to provide integrated general education curriculum and variety of academic support services.
ASD is committed to support students and faculty to achieve institutional and educational goals to become a life-long-learners through offering variety of academic services, tutoring and eLearning resources. The ASD offers the general education curriculum in six main clusters: natural sciences (physics and chemistry), mathematics (precalculus, calculus and advance mathematics courses), fundamentals in engineering technology, humanities, English language and communication skills. It also helps students to expand their knowledge and perception of Arabic language, Islamic culture and emirates national identity. In addition, the ASD offers the opportunity for students to develop interpersonal and lifelong skills through attending diversity of courses and participating in scholarly and social events. The curriculum at ASD has been developed based on specialized programs’ needs offered at Abu Dhabi Polytechnic and to meet the accreditation bodies such as Academic Accreditation Commission (CAA)/Ministry of Education, ABET, EASA, and GCAA. The general education curriculum was benched marked to national and international polytechnic and applied higher education institutions curricula. AD Poly implements the curriculum through offering variety of courses based on credit hours system. These courses are divided into college general requirements and program-based courses. The ASD curriculum is not limited for the first year, but it extends and integrated into the different programs’ study plans.
I hope you will enjoy visiting our website and get the contact information to establish collaboration either between departments or institutions on national and international levels. We hope to foster research and innovation within our scope of work and create opportunities for collaboration in pure and applied research.