Bachelor of Mass Communication and Media - Journalism

  • Type : Graduate
  • Credit Hours : 123hrs
  • Language :
  • Campuses: Al Ain & Abu Dhabi

Overview

Overview

The Bachelor of Mass Communication in Journalism is designed to develop students' understanding of changes in the field of journalism (both locally and internationally) and to enable them to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to work in the fields of publishing, editing, production, advanced research in journalism, including the impacts of an ever-evolving online space.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Lists the basic principles of journalism and of various types and means of promotion.
  • Uses different curricula in the study issues, such as press releases and press search steps.
  • Applies layout skills and displays the types, levels, components, and requirements
  • Develops the skill of writing newspaper articles and differentiates between the different types of articles.
  • Practices investigative journalist in the light of ethics and obligations.
  • Applies models of specialized press positions of the process.
  • Acquires the necessary skills in writing press releases for the various arts of preparing reports and news.

 

Job Opportunities

  • Practicing journalism in publications, newspapers, and websites

Admission Requirements

  • UAE secondary school certificate (Science or Arts) or its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education, with a minimum average of 60%, or Technical Certificate with a minimum average of 65% approved by the Ministry of Education.
  •  A valid English Language Proficiency Certificate in one of the below certificates or its equivalent, at least as the following:
EmSATTOEFL ITPTOEFL iBTIELTSEsol
950 450 45 4.5 B1-A2

Graduation Requirements

To obtain a Bachelor of Mass Communication in Journalism, a student must successfully complete 123 credit hours, with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2 out of 4.

Study Plan

Course No Course Title CR.H. Prerequisite
First: General University Education (33) CR.H.
(1) Compulsory Courses (27) CR.H.
0102120 Computer Skills 3  
0201111A Science and Life 3  
0401120 English (1) 3  
0401121 English (2) 3 0401120
0405100 Arabic Language 3  
0406110 Islamic Culture 3  
0408100A Introduction to Psychology 3  
0501170A Fund. of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3  
0508203A Scientific Research Methodology 3  
(2) Elective Courses (6) CR.H.
The student is required to choose Only One course from each of the following groups:
(a) Society and Civilization (3) CR.H.
0407224A Ethical Awareness 3  
0407252 Arab Society 3  
0407298 Arabs and Muslims' Contributions to Arts and Science 3  
0407392A Environmental Awareness 3  
0408101A Physical Education & Health 3  
(b) Managerial Skills (3) CR.H.
0407111A Thinking Skills 3  
0407251A Self-Assessment 3  
0501100A Introduction to Time Management 3  
0501150A Leadership and Teamwork 3  
Second: Compulsory College Requirements (48) CR.H.
0102411A Multimedia 3 0102120
0302430 International Organizations 3  
0405312 Literary Criticism 3  
0501200A Principles of Management 3  
0504200A Marketing Management 3  
0506423A Web Design 3 0102120
0509100 Principles of Economics 3  
0601200 Introduction to Journalism 3  
0601201 Mass Communication Law and Ethics 3 0601200
0601202 Mass Media in the UAE 3  
0602200 Introduction to Advertising 3 0509100
0602201 Introduction to Fine Arts 3  
0602202 Digital Photography 3  
0602203 Mass Comm. Research Methods 3  
0603200 Introduction to Public Relations 3  
0603201 Public Opinion 3 0603200
Third: Specialization Courses (39) CR.H.
(1) Compulsory Courses (30) CR.H.
0601310 Broadcast Journalism 3 0601200
0601320 Investigative Journalism 3 0601200
0601330 Journalism Layout and Design 3 0601200
0601340E Photojournalism 3 0601200
0601350 Investigative Reporting 3 0601200
0601360E Electronic Journalism 3 0601200
0601470 Specialized Journalism 3 0601200
0601480 Selected Topics in Journalism 3 90 CR.H.
0601490 Internship 3 90 CR.H.
0601499 Graduation Project 3 90 CR.H.
(2) Elective Courses (9) CR.H.
0601410 Editorial Column Writing 3 0601200
0601460 Social Media Journalism 3 0601200
0601471 Data Journalism 3 0601200
0601481 Journalism Campaigns 3 0601200
0602350 Graphic Art 3 0601200
0603202 The Art of Persuasion 3 0601200
Fourth: Free Elective Courses (3) CR.H.
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Guidance Plan

Course Description

Contact Us

Al Ain University

P.O.Box: 64141
Al Ain - UAE

Phone No: +971 3 7024888
Fax No: +971 3 7024777

E-mail: Communication@aau.ac.ae