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Mass Communications 

Abu Dhabi University

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
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9810 EUR/year
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About

The unique structure of this Mass Communications program from Abu Dhabi University allows you to tailor your interests in media and communication toward a particular career route. You can choose to specialize in Media Production, Broadcasting, or Strategic Communication, which includes both Public Relations and Advertising. 

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Overview

This innovative media-based Mass Communications program from Abu Dhabi University  will provide you with specialist knowledge of the concepts, theories, practices, and methods that characterize contemporary media and communication and will help you thrive in the industry. You will be equipped with essential research and analytical skills, as well as the ability to write media reports and features for print and electronic media. An in-depth study into the role and impact of mass media in the Middle East will enable you to effectively deal with a myriad of on-going communication challenges at a local, regional, and global level.

We have two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) that provide excellent opportunities for you. The MoU with East Carolina University, USA, paves the way for student and faculty exchanges, research collaboration, and program partnerships, and the MoU signed with the National Media Council provides educational and training opportunities.

ADU’s College of Arts and Sciences is excited to announce the launch of a new concentration in Media Production as part of its BA in Mass Communication.

The first of its kind launched in Abu Dhabi, the Media Production concentration will enable you to master essential media production skills. You will gain the skills to become a confident visual storyteller and media maker in a rapidly changing media landscape. It will provide you with advanced tools to explore the ever-evolving world of film, television, and digital media, and facilitate a profound understanding of media processes and practices through a combination of practical and theoretical courses. Through practical classes, you will explore technique and craft in areas such as screenwriting, short film production, digital media and web design, documentary film making, and film aesthetics and techniques.

Media production practitioners are in high demand today, as the industry strives for sustainable growth at the same time as maintaining and improving the quality of services offered. 

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program have gone on to work as specialized practitioners in a diverse range of media and communication organizations. Media institutions, governmental bodies, educational institutions, and private companies are always looking for well-qualified communication professionals.

Organizations include Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, UAE Armed Forces, Injazat, Petroleum Institute, Sakher Media, twoFour54, Etihad Airways, Weber Shandwick, M&C Saatchi, White Label PR, MBC network, Abu Dhabi Media, and Sky News Arabia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Report Writing
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • Media Research Methods
  • Public Speaking
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Photojournalism
  • Current Media Issues in GCC

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
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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).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

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.
61
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).
5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Indian Senior Secondary Certificates (CBSE), or State Board Examinations, or Indian School Certificates awarded by ICSE: Achieving the minimum average of 43% on completing grade 12
    • British System (IGCSE & GCE): Completing a total of 7 subjects from either IGCSE level or AS/A2 levels, in at least 4 of the following fields: Mathematics, Languages, Sciences, Social Studies and Humanities, Art and Design; with a minimum required grade of C for the IGCSE level subjects, D for the AS Levels, and E for A2 subjects. Successfully provide evidence / certificate of completing at least 11 years of schooling.
    • Canadian & American High School Diplomas: Achieving the minimum average of 70% on completing grade 12 or its equivalent of overall average C+ grade or 2.0/ 4.0
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Successfully completing 6 subjects, with at least 2 at the higher level (HL) and a minimum total of 24 points.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9810 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39242 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9810 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39242 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • Abu Dhabi and Dubai: 172,800 AED
  • Al Ain: 138,000 AED

Funding

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