A U.S. Degree with a Unique Edge

A U.S. Degree
with a Unique Edge

What can you study at Northwestern's Qatar campus?

Earn a degree from a top-ranked U.S. university while learning to analyze and communicate a range of experiences from an international environment in the Middle East.

Undergraduate Degrees
Communications

Bachelor of Science, Communication

The NU-Q communication program offers a hands-on learning experience in creative media arts such as script writing, cinematography, film production and animation. Students have access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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Journalism

Bachelor of Science, Journalism

The NU-Q journalism and strategic communication curriculum emphasizes journalism excellence, multimedia storytelling, ethics and professional behavior, audience understanding, research, quantitative literacy, visual literacy, and creativity. Many graduates of the journalism and strategic communication program find rewarding careers in public relations, or in print, broadcast or online journalism directly after graduation.

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Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts

All NU-Q students are provided with a solid liberal arts education designed to broaden and enrich the study and understanding of human expression and interaction. Courses are taught in a variety of disciplines such as Arabic, English, history, religious studies, political science, and economics.

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Minors
Media and Politics

Minor, Media and Politics

The minor in media and politics enables students to better understand how politicians, diplomats and policy-makers influence, and are themselves influenced by, the media in its myriad forms and formats. The minor is offered jointly by Northwestern University in Qatar and Georgetown School of Foreign Service in Qatar.

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Middle East

Minor, Middle East Studies

The Middle East studies minor provides students with a critical understanding of this crucial region’s cultures, histories, societies, politics, intellectual contributions, and mediated representations.

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Certificates
Strategic Communication

Certificate, Strategic Communication

The strategic communication certificate enhances student learning in applied communication and broadens the scope of the major with marketing communications, public relations, advertising, corporate communication, and digital communication skills.

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Pre-College Programs
Northwestern Summer Media Institute

High School Summer Media Program

The two-week summer program gives high school students training and education on a variety of media topics.

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Weekend Workshops

Northwestern Workshops

NU-Q holds periodic workshops for high school students on media topics, including journalism, reporting, and social media.

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Northwestern Semester in Qatar
Northwestern Semester in Qatar

Northwestern Semester in Qatar

Northwestern Evanston students from the School of Communication, the Medill School, and Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences may study at NU-Q during fall semester.

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Learn from award-winning faculty in small classes

NU-Q faculty

Our faculty members come from academia and industry, and they bring with them a wealth of theoretical and practical knowledge. With small class sizes, our professors are able to give individualized guidance and support to students.

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