Bachelor of Arts in Media and Mass Communication – International Relations

General

Program Description

About

The College of Media and Mass Communication offers an undergraduate degree in International Relations, that is crucial to examining fundamental contemporary issues. The accredited program is of a contemporary standard, with the addition of specific areas of recent innovations in e-disciplines. There is a great emphasis on supporting students throughout their studies. Students are able to access a wide range of resources and benefit from impressive modern teaching techniques including e-learning. The program package is structured to take students gradually from one level to the next in eight semesters.

  • Develop an understanding of the key economic, political, security, cultural & legal features of the globalized world.
  • Acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the world and Middle East history.
  • Develop knowledge in diplomacy, environment, and contemporary issues in the modern world.

Core Courses

13 Courses | 39 Credit hours

  • Introduction to Mass Communication (3)
  • Understanding Public Relations (3)
  • Fundamentals of News (3)
  • Introduction to Social Media (3)
  • Introduction to Multimedia Production (3)
  • Writing for the Mass Media (3)
  • Internship (3)
  • Public Opinion and Propaganda (3)
  • Organizational Communication (3)
  • Mass Communication Theory and Research (3)
  • Photojournalism (3)
  • Editing for the Mass Media (3)
  • Media Law and Ethics (3)

Specialization Courses

5 Courses | 15 Credit hours

  • Introduction to International Relations (3)
  • Introduction to Diplomacy (3)
  • Public International Law (3)
  • Intercultural Communication (3)
  • Capstone-Graduation Project (3)

Program Structure

General Education 12 - Courses 36 - Credit Hours
Liberal Arts Courses 9 - Courses 27 - Credit Hours
Core Courses 13 - Courses 39 - Credit Hours
Specialization Courses 5 - Courses 15 - Credit Hours
Free Elective Courses 3 - Courses 9 - Credit Hours
Total 42 - Courses 126 - Credit Hours

Admission Requirements

  1. Attested high school (grade 12) certificate or its equivalent with a minimum average of 60% | for scientific, literary streams, general, advanced and ADEC. Other streams will require a minimum score average of 70% Equivalency letter will be required for certificate earned outside UAE.
  2. English proficiency PBT 500 | iBT 61 | IELTS Academic. 5.0 | PEARSON 44 | IESOL B1/B2 | CAMBRIDGE 154 | EmSAT English 1100 If the above score has not been achieved yet, the student will be accepted conditionally and enroll in the intensive English classes.
  3. Letter Of Interest & Interview.

Accreditation

The American University in the Emirates is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education.

Last updated Sep 2019

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