24 months
726 USD/credit 13068 USD/year
726 USD/credit 13068 USD/year
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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.

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • AED 2,667 - per credit 

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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