Are you a natural storyteller and networker? Do you want to connect your home towns and communities to the world? Would you like to make your mark in narratives representing Central Asia? Do you want to be an agent of change in the region through evolving media technology and discourses? Are you creative, with a passion for languages? If so, UCA's Communications and Media program is for you.
UCA's Communications and Media program offers an integrated approach to journalism, news media, strategic communication, multimedia design, media production, media law, management, ethics, and social responsibility. Intensive language courses ensure graduates have superior fluency in several languages, and access to media labs provides the opportunity to build multimedia skills transferable to different media platforms and careers in the communication and the media industry.
The curriculum is developed in collaboration with the University of Technology Sydney in Australia.
Exposure to local, regional, and international best practices is made possible through national and international faculty with vital academic research and professional industry background. Partnerships with Central Asia based regional and international media and other organizations at governmental, NGO, and community levels provides enriching opportunities for internships that are integral to the learning experience at UCA's communication and media program.
You will acquire the following professional skills:
Develop digital media production skills, and build a portfolio of work to serve as a calling card when seeking employment while working in state of the art UCA Media Studio;
Demonstrate social media management skills;
Enhance photo, video, and audio media production experience;
Apply knowledge and practice of internet and media production.
The program aims to provide a well-rounded and comprehensive media and communications education sensitive to regional and international media contexts.
The program will provide graduates with the theoretical and practical skills to gain meaningful employment upon graduation.
The program seeks to provide an education that addresses the complexity of the Central Asian media landscape and prepares media professionals to address diversity and development issues effectively.