Zayed University

M.A. On Campus
24 months
726 USD/credit
726 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Communication program from Zayed University prepares students to become professional communicators who can contribute to the nation building efforts of the United Arab Emirates and its important industry sectors. 


Mastering the crafts of written, oral and visual communication, graduate students learn how to effectively take their innovative ideas, strategic insights, and creative solutions to both internal and external audiences.

Key Features 

  • Students in the Master of Arts in Communication program at Zayed University may specialize in one of two professionally-oriented study options: Strategic Public Relations or Tourism and Cultural Communication. 
  • The study option in Strategic Public Relations provides students with the knowledge and understanding of strategic communication and emphasizes how to think strategically in a global context. Overall, students acquire key skills and competencies to effectively manage organizational aspects of communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Communications Studies
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Understanding Consumer Trends
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Social and Digital Media Strategies
  • Event and Festival Planning and Promotion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for graduate program admission,
  • Relevant supporting documents; and,
  • A receipt of payment of the non-refundable application fee of AED 420.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    726 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 726 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    726 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 726 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • AED 2,667 - per credit 


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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