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Mass Communication

American University of Sharjah (AUS)

48 months
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21841 EUR/year
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About

The Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication at American University of Sharjah (AUS) aims to prepare a new generation of communicators who combine talent and technical digital knowledge to create and manage content relevant to corporate and non-profit sectors. 

Overview

Communication is highly integral to our living experience. It is through communication that we share ideas and meanings that help us define our identity and sense of community. At the professional level, communication is a full-fledged industry that harnesses both talent and technology to enhance engagement with our world in social, economic, cultural and political domains. From analog press and broadcast outlets to digital web-based media, communication has experienced dramatic transitions that continue to shape our physical and virtual world.   

The Department of Mass Communication’s two concentrations in Journalism and Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) seek to engage students with the latest media industry trends through both on-campus and field learning and training. Our program’s focal areas in digital storytelling, multiplatform communications, multimedia journalism, social media, infographics and social analytics are meant to create full alignment with fast-changing markets.

Program Mission

The Mass Communication at American University of Sharjah (AUS) seeks to provide students with a balanced foundation of professional competencies involving digital storytelling, social media, integrated communications and academic knowledge of the discipline of mass communication in general and the department’s specific professional concentrations: Journalism and Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) in particular.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mass Communication Studies
  • Theories of Mass Communication
  • Writing for Mass Communication
  • Mass Communication Research Methods
  • Mass Communication Law and Ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must be awarded the full IB Diploma with six subjects (excluding Islamic Education) with at least three in the higher level, and attain a minimum score of 24 points 
  • Applicants who were not awarded the IB Diploma but received the IB certificate can apply and will be assessed based on the provided high school credentials. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21841 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21841 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21841 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21841 EUR per year during 48 months.

AED 96,140 per year

Living costs for Sharjah

3400 - 5200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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