1 TEXILA AMERICAN UNIVERSITY GROUP A Rising Sun in International Education
2 ABOUT TEXILA AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LIMITED (TAU-L) & TEXILA AMERICAN UNIVERSITY GUYANA (TAU-G) Texila American University Limited is the Holding Company for few Educational Ventures, including Texila American University Guyana (TAU-G) Quick Facts on TAU-L 1. TAU- L is registered in Hong Kong 2. Owns 100% of TAU- G 3. TAU- L & subsidiaries currently train over 1100 Students from 50+ countries in our programs and is expected to touch around students by the end of Works with University of Central Nicaragua (UCN) to offer Post Graduate Medical Training 5. Works with UCN to offer Online programs in over 40 programs 6. Works with UCN to offer Vocational Training programs in the areas of Allied Health Science, Business & IT, Agriculture and Live Stock Programs. TAU-L is beginning to get centers in Africa & South Asia to deliver these programs 7. Started Online Tuition & Training for Programs offered by the Association of Business Executives (ABE) UK, which run their program in over 250 colleges worldwide and has 50,000 students taking its exams this year 8. Started Online Tuition & Training for Edexcel programs. Edexcel is owned by Pearson learning and delivers 1 million Certificates a year in 150+ countries 9. In collaboration with TAU-G publishes 4 research journals Quick Facts on TAU-G 1. (TAU) is located in Guyana, the only English speaking country in South America. 2. Offers programs in Pre medicine, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Dentistry, Bachelors in Nursing on its campus in Guyana 3. Has applied to offer programs in Pharmacy starting in Has over 300 students from over 30+ Countries on its campus in Guyana 5. Offers Clinical training in USA to prepare students for licensure in the United States. ACCREDITATION & MEMBERSHIPS Registered with the National Accreditation Council, Guyana Listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) Listed in the World Health Organization The AVICENNA Directory Member of International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Member of Global Alliance for Medical Education (GAME) Member of AMEE, an International Association for Medical Education Accredited by Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Professionals for Clinical research program Approved member with the International Association for Distance Learning, United Kingdom TAU- L PROGRAMS AND BUSINESS VERTICALS - TAU- G- On-campus Programs - Post Graduate Medical Education - Distance & Online Programs - Texila Career College (Vocational Programs) - International Foundation & Pathway Program - Texila Online College.
3 ACADEMIC STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS 1. University of Central Nicaragua 2. University of West England continued in Pre-Clinical studies at TAU Campus in Guyana then it s a return to USA for Clinical Rotations in TAU s affiliated hospitals. On campus programs Texila American University offers the following programs in on campus 3. Concordia College - New York College of Medicine University of Central Nicaragua: Texila American University (TAU) and UNESCO- IAU listed Universidad Central de Nicaragua (UCN) (English name: Central University of Nicaragua) have signed an agreement, to collaborate academically, to offer various programs from Vocational to Doctoral level and also works in the areas of scientific research. UCN was founded in 1997 & is fully accredited and recognized by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Nicaragua via the National Council of Universities CNU in official government session No and approved by the Assembly of the Republic Act No according to law. UCN is listed with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) International Association of Universities and the international handbook of recognised universities published by the United Nations. University of West England - UK Texila American University (TAU) and University of West England (UWE) have signed an agreement for a twinning program where Nursing students shall study for the first two years in Guyana at TAU campus and the last two years at UWE. Concordia College - New York Concordia College is 132 years old heritage, was established since 1881 and had recently signed up a Memorandum of Understanding with Texila American University especially for the Doctor of Medicine with US grounded exposure. Students enrol for a 2 year Pre Medical Associate of Bachelor s degree in Concordia College-New York's historic campus which is just a short train ride from Manhattan. The next two years are College of Nursing COLLEGE OF MEDICINE Choosing a medical college is about choosing a place that enables you to reach your goals and ambitions. We have been giving over-achievers a leg up on the competition at Texila. At Texila, you will have a seriously-talented, diverse-campus community behind you. The college of medicine offers the below mentioned programs. A. Doctor of Medicine (4 years) Basically designed for students who should have a Bachelor s Degree/ Associate degree/ Diploma in relevant science areas (Allied Health Science, Life Sciences etc.). The program is divided into two parts, first 2 years as Pre-clinicals and the next 2 years as Clinicals. B. Doctor of Medicine (BS MD 5.5 years) This program targets the students with 10 to 12 years of education and student with Non-Pre medical College Credits. Students who have earned 90 college level credit hours from undergraduate institutions or concurrently during the completion of secondary school are encouraged to apply to the 4 years MD Medicine Program, where the student will join the program at Pre-Clinical phase since those science based 90 college level credit hours will be considered in the admissions process. This program is divided into 3 parts Pre-Med (16 months), Pre-clinical (2 years) and the Clinical (2 years) COLLEGE OF NURSING TAU prepares graduates to perform basic nursing and restorative care for patients involving safety, personal hygiene, nutrition, mobility, basic mental
4 health, protection of the patient and the patient s rights, observing the patient and reporting to the nurse. The college of nursing offers the below mentioned programs A. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (4 years) This is designed for the students from High School as a 4 year / 12 semester program (3 semesters a year). Students from A levels or Higher Secondary schooling with the last 2 years focusing on subjects in Biology and Chemistry also go for the BSN nursing program with an exemption of 2 semesters B. Advanced Standing Nursing Texila American University has a continuing commitment to assist the registered nurses in attaining the baccalaureate degree. All RN students will have the opportunity to receive advanced placement credit upon completion of specific courses. The duration of the program will be 2 years. RESIDENCY AND POST GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION: Post Graduate medical programs, preparing you for Exams with Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Radiology, Child Health etc. The Regular program is a unique program offered by TAU in Academic Partnership with UCN, whereby students who have completed their under graduate in MBBS can pursue the MD/MS program through Texila American University, prepare and take the Royal college exams leading them to Licensure worldwide including countries like India, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Singapore etc. These students will be undergoing the preparation for the PG examination through TAU affiliated Hospitals for a period of 3 years. SPECIALIZATIONS The various specializations offered are 1. Internal Medicine 2. OB/GYN 3. Dermatology 4. Anesthesia 5. Pediatrics 6. Radiology 7. General Surgery 8. Orthopedics 9. Pathology 10. ENT 11. Psychiatry Training Centres and locations: - Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune - KG Hospital, Coimbatore - Mata Chanan Devi Hospital, Delhi - Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals Group, Bangalore, Kolkatta, Jaipur, Mysore, Raipur, Ahmedabad etc., POST GRADUATE MEDICAL PROGRAM ADVANCED STANDING Texila American University has developed knowledge, competency and research based customized PG Advanced Standing programs in various medical specialties to augment the dearth of specialty doctors in various medical fields. PG Advanced Standing programs are unique programs offered in association with the University of Central Nicaragua where TAU is their Academic Partners. Medical professionals with PG Diplomas or DNB can pursue his/her MD/MS program under TAU. Master of Medical Science (MMSc) These programs are offered in the similar lines as offered by the University of Edinburg UK, University of Dundee UK etc. The main thrust of the program is to gain knowledge and competencies through blended learning which is
5 acquired through an appropriate interplay of course work, clinical work and research. MCH (Magister Chirurgie) These programs are offered in the similar lines as offered by University of Edinburg UK, University of Dundee UK, etc. Texila American University has developed this Knowledge Based Assessment program leading to M.Ch Certification (Magister Chirurgie). The aim and objectives of the M.Ch Certification course is to provide a clinically based Master s Degree, designed to gain super specialty experience in the respective specialization. This program is offered in a Joint Venture with the University of Central Nicaragua. PHD in Medicine by Research PhD is a unique degree in that it is not focused on acquiring more knowledge. A Masters essentially provides more knowledge or more in-depth knowledge in a subject. But doing a PhD is oriented around research. Distance & Online Programs: TAU - UCN Partnership Texila American University (TAU) Distance and Online Program and UNESCO-IAU listed Universidad Central de Nicaragua (UCN) (English name: Central University of Nicaragua) have signed an agreement to collaborate academically and also in the area of scientific research. ENROLLMENT There are three intakes in a year January, May and September. SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMS School of Clinical Research: M.Sc in Clinical Research PhD Clinical Research School of Public Health: Master s in Public Health PhD Public Health School of Behavioural sciences: Bachelors in: - Applied - Clinical - Counselling Masters in: - Clinical - Counselling - Social Work - Marriage & Family Counselling Doctorate: PhD in Behavioral Science programs School of Nursing: RN-MSN RN-BSN BSN-MSN Specializations available: - MSN - Diabetes Nursing - MSN - Gerontology Nursing - MSN - Nurse Educator - MSN - Nursing Leadership and - MSN - General Nursing - PhD in Nursing School of Business and Management: Bachelors Programs: - B.Sc Health Care - Bachelors in Business - Master's in Business (MBA) - Executive Masters in Business School of Education Master s in - Post Graduate Diploma
6 Education PhD in Education School of Information Technology: Diploma Bachelor s Degree - Computer Application - Computer Science Learning Methodology: OTLP Cycle: - Computer Science - Information Technology Master s Degree - Computer Science - Information Technology Doctoral Degree - PhD in Computer Science / Information Technology Online Teaching Learning Process (OTLP) is a uniquely designed teaching learning activity designed for the Distance Learning Program. OTLP includes course materials uploaded in our exclusive learning platform, video lectures, E- resource, Open source ware, Podcast & Forum discussion. Students also receive constant faculty support throughout the course. Through OTLP students will get: Intense and continuous faculty support. Modular based curriculum, which focuses on the core competency and skills. PPT for every module and sub modules. 24/7 support provided by the student coordinator. Mandatory participation in forum. Continuous and weekly assessment. Easy assessment mechanism and continuous feedback from the faculty members. Completion of the trimester course in 16 weeks. Modular Approach Each subject /course will have 10 modules. Each Module should be learnt within a week. Modules will be rich in context and conceptual understanding. For every module, faculty members will put up the Power Point presentation for the students to review. The PPT's will be enabled every Monday. The student can their queries related to each subject module to the student coordinator on or before the next module starts. The student coordinator will collectively send all queries to the subject experts / faculty for clarification. The faculties will answer the query and it will be uploaded in the forum for other students /future student's reference. Learning Management Center [LMC] for Distance & Online Programs: We explore opportunities to join hands with people & organizations who are visionaries and desire to be a catalyst of educational growth in their country. We want to create quality manpower in the community. Especially, this center is to ramp up the growth for Distance and Online program. Role of LMC: Should be responsible to recruit and enroll students for various programs offered by the university. Arrange seminar for students periodically. Has to act as a local coordinator for TAU students. Currently we have LMC s in countries 1. Nigeria 2. Ghana 3. India 4. Kenya the following 5. Cameroon
7 Many Centres in Different Countries are in pipe line. Academic Strategic Partnership: TAU & ABE-UK Partnership Texila American University has signed MOU with the Association of Business Executives for advanced Management Programs on February 2014 where ABE UK students shall have credit transfer to TAU-UCN's management programs (various specializations) in Bachelor s and Master s Level. Students who have completed ABE diploma at different levels like level 5, level 6 and level 7 can enter into the Bachelor s or Integrated Master s Programs of TAU. Students can choose the appropriate program from a wide variety of specializations like Business Management, Financial Management, Management of Information Systems, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Travel, Tourism and Hospital Management etc. At the end of the program TAU awards the degree through the partnership with Universidad Central de Nicaragua (UCN). Please find below the link and this will help you clarify if you have any questions. &Country=Guyana&submit=Search [TAU listed on ABE UK s website] International Foundation and Pathway Program [IFPP] and partnered universities Texila American University recognizes that today s global economy requires graduates who are both academically and cross-culturally prepared in order to succeed in a diverse and multicultural world. TAU offers excellent academic and co-curricular opportunities to help prepare students for the new challenges of being a global citizen. International Foundation and Pathway Program is a preparatory program for those students who aspire to study bachelor s program in countries like USA, UK, Australia, and other countries. Acceptance of International Foundation and Pathway Program: The International Foundation and Pathway Program is a university preparation program that provides students with the academic knowledge, independent learning skills, English language skills and confidence to enter and successfully complete the bachelor s degree. Successful completion of International Foundation and Pathway Program gives entry into many universities in Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, East African countries, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and Philippines. Currently TAU has signed articulation with the following universities for IFPP program. University UBIS University-University of Business and International Studies APU -Asia Pacific University Bay State College Swiss School of Management Pembrokeshire College Country Switzerland Malaysia USA Rome UK TAU is also in the process of appointing study centres in various countries for its IFPP Programs. Students will study IFPP program (first one year) in their local country and join with international universities for Bachelor s degree directly which saves lots of money for students from developing countries. Currently TAU has appointed study centres in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya for IFPP program. Pre Medical Programs & Study centre: Premedical pathway programs are specially designed for the students to enrich their career in Health Sciences and Life Sciences. Premedical programs of TAU will create a unique path to the students that leads to explore their gratitude in the fields of Medicine, Nursing and other related
8 Health Science boundaries to the countries like USA, UK, etc. UNIVERSITIES WHICH SIGNED ARTICULATION WITH TAU: Hungary:( Through Local Partner) - Semmelweis University - University of Szeged - University of Pecs Medical School - SzentIstvan University - University of Debrecen China: - Hebei Medical University Czech Rebulic: - Charles University Poland: - Zamosc University PREMEDICAL CENTRES ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING IN - Nigeria - Zimbabwe - India More centres are being set up in different countries. TEXILA CAREER COLLEGE: Vocational courses or Para medical courses are those which makes the healthcare sector more effective and easy. A professional who completes this course gives emergency care and first aid by making right choice at the hour of need. We have a dynamic curriculum which we continue updating according to the requirement of the healthcare sector. Our students will have handson training with renowned hospitals and institutions which are affiliated with TAU. These courses are specially developed for the people who are working in hospitals and in healthcare industry. Currently TAU is in the process of appointing centers or affiliation hospitals worldwide and currently we have in India and Ghana. Texila Online College TOC is relatively a baby in the Arm of the Texila Group. TOC focuses on providing online tuition to international learners spread in over 150 countries and enrolled in certain programs of ABE- UK and EDEXCEL UK. TOC would also focus on training corporates who are interested in their staff getting trained for certifications from ABE and EDEXCEL Regional Offices & International Presence Texila University Limited has its Registered and Holding office in Hong Kong. The Global Processing office of TAU- L is in India. - The location houses the Online Delivery center - Global learning technology platform is run from here (Learning management systems, Enterprise Resource Platform, Customer relation Management system) - It is also the Global Centralized admission office of TAU-L. University campus and Marketing office for the Caribbean- Guyana - For on campus programs - Markets programs in the Caribbean region. The Middle East office of TAU-L is located in Sharjah with presence in Dubai. - Caters to students from the Middle East and North Africa ( MENA). - Shall be the processing office for the Middle East. The USA office is located in New Jersey - Marketing TAU programs in USA. - Managing clinical rotations in USA.
9 TAU has regional partner offices in - South Africa - Nigeria - Ghana Texila has Direct Presence and has Direct Face to Face Marketing Campaigns & Agents in the following Countries: - Middle East : UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait (we are exploring Saudi Arabia). - South Asia : India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka. - Africa : South Africa, Mauritius, Kenya, Zambia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana. Texila has recruitment agents & country Representatives in Turkey, Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Pakistan, Malaysia, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Tanzania. The associates recruit students for our on campus & online programs. They also identify potential LMC s, TCC and other partners for our further business development in that country.
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