Bachelor of Science DegreeCommunication

Bachelor of Science Degree


Explore your creativity through media.

Write, edit, produce films, and animation. Gain an impressive sense of the media and communications industry through courses such as media history, research and theory, as well as hands-on learning in creative media arts such as scriptwriting, cinematography, film production and animation. Communication students also take a broad range of elective courses that prepare them to move quickly into management or creative roles after they graduate.

Learn by doing.


Curriculum and degree requirements

Students receive their degrees from Northwestern's renowned School of Communication. NU-Q communication students major in a course of study called Media Industries and Technology (MIT). Built upon the proven curriculum at Northwestern's home campus, as well as the special resources and talent available at Northwestern's Qatar campus, MIT is a hybrid course of study that has drawn the admiration of educators and media professionals alike.

The curriculum also provides students with a solid liberal arts education designed to broaden and enrich the study and understanding of human expression and interaction.

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Equipment and facilities

NU-Q students have access to the same top-of-the-line media equipment found in film and broadcast studios around the world.

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Careers in communication

Northwestern University in Qatar

The Bachelor of Science degree in communication prepares students for management and creative roles in communication and media industries.

Northwestern communication graduates write for television and work in film studios, radio stations, and talent agencies. They manage digital information and analyze the impact of new media. They pursue careers in creative industries, and advertising and develop communication strategies for corporations, non-profit organizations, cultural associations, and government ministries.

Jobs after graduation

Communication manager

Marketing/PR specialist

Video producer/editor

Social media manager/producer

Web editor

Content producer

Graduate schools that have accepted NU-Q alumni:

Harvard University

Cambridge University

Columbia University

Dartmouth College

King's College, University of London

Loyola Marymount University

McGill University

Northwestern University

New York University

University College London

Study with award-winning professors in small classes.

Northwestern University in Qatar

The faculty at NU-Q demonstrate consistent and strong support to students at every stage in their academic careers.

NU-Q communication faculty members are scholars of film, television, language, rhetoric, debate and acting. They have professional experience as writers, filmmakers, actors, directors and more.

Class sizes at NU-Q are small, meaning that students get individualized attention from teachers.

Your journey starts here.