Bachelor of Science

Journalism

As the media everywhere face unprecedented change, NU-Q teaches journalism students how to collect, process, and communicate information quickly, accurated and vividly—skills critical to many successful careers.


Program quick facts

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Degree

Bachelor of Science, Journalism

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Major

Journalism

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Program Length

Typically 4 years, full-time

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Course Delivery

Primarily on campus with international travel opportunities

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Language of instruction

English

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Faculty-Student Ratio

1:8

Curriculum

The degree in journalism is offered by the internationally respected Medill School of Journalism. Since 1921, Medill has epitomized excellence in journalism and journalism education in the United States and it is doing the same today in Qatar.


32 Units

The bachelor's degree program is 32 units of coursework, usually completed over four years. Our curriculum ensures that students become skilled not only in writing, reporting, editing, production, and critical thinking, but also in using multiple platforms so that they can create compelling, high-impact stories for interactive audiences. Download more information.

A holistic education

All students receive a comprehensive liberal arts education across many different subjects. Students can choose among various classes offered in history, economics, literature, political science, business, and more.

Small class sizes

Small class sizes at NU-Q offer individualized attention from faculty.

Cross-registration

Beginning sophomore year, student can cross-register for courses at other Education City universities.

Real-world immersion

Our "learn by doing" philosophy extends beyond the classroom. During junior year, students participate in a 10-week internship at a media organization, often outside of Qatar.

Your adviser

Each student works one-on-one with a dedicated academic adviser to determine a course plan.


Residency

A core component of the degree in journalism is a 10-week internship at a media organization during junior year.

Past residencies placements have included:

VICE Media

The Washington Post

National Geographic

Al Jazeera

USA Today

Ogilvy & Mather

The Pulitzer Center

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