About the College
Students in the College of Communication and Media Sciences develop strong skills in written and oral communication in Arabic and English. Instruction in the College’s courses is primarily in English. To strengthen Arabic communication skills, students are required to take four additional Arabic courses that include courses in media writing, public speaking and media translation. Courses and co-curricular activities of the College of Communication and Media Sciences emphasize development of leadership skills as well as analytical and technical skills. Students must master the use of leading-edge technologies to communicate creatively and effectively. Each student uses a laptop or other forms of digital devices to access, create, and submit class assignments, to read e-books, to conduct Internet searches, and to communicate with instructors and fellow students. The specialized visual communication and multimedia technology in the College’s computer laboratories and the du Multimedia Labs and television studios are state-ofthe-art. The College of Communication and Media Sciences offers its full curriculum on the Abu Dhabi campus and the Dubai campus. It awards a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication and Media Sciences and with other colleges awards a Bachelor of Science degree in Multimedia Design and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Emirati Studies.