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Bachelor of Arts in Arts,Culture and Heritage ManagementBack

  • Mission and Career opportunities

    Program Mission

    The mission of the BA in Arts, Culture and Heritage Management, developed within an international environment facilitated by our association with expertise made available via Edinburgh College of Art, is to :

    • Educate and form a new generation of Emirati and other Gulf nationals and residents about a wide range of cultural practices including theatre, opera, music, dance, visual arts, design, architectural heritage and media and communications.
    • To prepare UAE residents to manage and strengthen the burgeoning arts infrastructure of the UAE in ways that reflect a consciously Arab and Muslim cultural position that is well informed, critical and conversant with other cultures, making Abu Dhabi and the UAE a confident cultural hub for the Middle East and a confident and articulate partner with other cultures.

    The program will be to the benefit of the people of the UAE, the region and also internationally. Abu Dhabi University, which is located just outside Abu Dhabi city, is in an excellent location for this program. Although we have been unable to market test this pioneering program in its embryonic phase, ADU is confident that it can compete for students in the GCC and MENA areas, in South Asia (the Indian sub-continent and Pakistan), in Iran, in nearby Singapore and South East Asia and in Australia and New Zealand

    Career Opportunities

    • Direction and management of cultural resources and infrastructure such as museums, galleries, theatres, concert halls, opera houses, libraries and arts centers at both national and community level
    • Project development and management in programming, curating and promoting for cultural centers, festivals, fairs, exhibitions and the cultural aspects that increasingly complement global sporting events.
    • Arts and cultural journalism, publishing, advertising and PR.
    • Community development opportunities to work with the fostering and support of a range of traditional art practices including indigenous dance, music, poetry and story telling.
    • Encouragement and development of traditional Emirati crafts including textiles, dress and body decoration, food and table arts, domestic and material culture.
    • Institutes that ensure that Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s distinctive contribution.
  • Admission Requirements

    These courses can be chosen from set of courses in the major apart from the above courses (9 credits) and from any other program at the University for which you meet the entry requirements (9 credits). Alternatively, you can choose a Minor (6 courses) in a specialization other than English.

    Requirements Credit Hours
    University Requirements 45 credit hours
    Degree Requirements 39 credit hours
    Major Requirements 36 credit hours
    Total 120 credit hours
  • Curriculum

    TOTAL CREDITS: 120 Credit Hours

    University Requirements: 45 Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    ARL100 (A) Communication Skills in Arabic I No Prerequisite 3
    ARL105 (A) Communication Skills in Arabic II ARL 100 (A) 3
    ENG 100 English I No Prerequisite 3
    ENG 105 English II ENG 100 and UNS 100 3
    ENG201 Business & Technical Communications ENG 105 3
    ISL100 (A) Islamic Culture No Prerequisite 3
    ITE100 Introduction to Information Technology Applications No Prerequisite 3
    MTG100 College Mathematics No Prerequisite 3
    PHI300 Professional Ethics ENG 105 3
    PSY201 General Psychology No Prerequisite 3
    SOC201 UAE & GCC Society No Prerequisite 3
    STT100 General Statistics No Prerequisite 3
    UNS100 University Study Skills No Prerequisite 3
    NSC 201 Natural Sciences No Prerequisite 3
    MTB 101 Mathematics and Calculus for Business Economics MTG 100 + TOEFL 500 3

    Degree Requirements: 39 Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    ASC301 Research Report Writing STT 100 3
    ACC200 Principles of Financial Accounting ENG 105 + MTB 101 3
    MKT 200 Principles of Marketing ENG 105 3
    MGT200 Principles of Management ENG 105 3
    ECO 202 Principles of Macroeconomics ENG 105 + MTB 101 3
    MGT301 Organizational Behavior MGT 200 + PSY 201 3
    MGT314 Entrepreneurship Management MGT 301 3
    HRM313 Human Resource Management MGT 200 + MGT 301 ( Co) 3
    MGT402 International Business Management MGT 200+ECO202 3
    MMC201 Introduction to Mass Communication ENG 105 3
    MAC 201 Intercultural Communication Pre/Co-Req: SOC 201 3
    MAC 316 Communication and Diplomacy MMC 201 3
    MAC 317 Public Speaking MMC 201 3

    Major Requirements: 36 Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    CHM 200 Definitions of Culture: Creating a personal Aesthetic Co-requisite: ENG 105 3
    CHM 202 Cultural Heritage of the Gulf and the Muslim World CHM 200 + ISL 100 3
    CHM 204 Islamic Arts and Material Culture CHM 200 + ISL 100 3
    CHM 206 Contemporary culture: Exploring Identity and the Cultural Industries of the Gulf SOC 201 3
    CHM 208 Introduction to Museum Studies CHM 200 + ISL 100 3
    CHM 300 International Arts and Culture in Galleries and Museums CHM 208 + MKT 200 3
    CHM 301 Dialogues: Faith and Culture in Islamic and Western Societies and Religions CHM 204 3
    CHM 303 Heritage Sites: Management and Interpretation PSY 201 + MKT 200 + CHM 300 3
    CHM 305 Cultural Diversity in the 20 and 21st Centuries CHM 300 3
    CHM 307 Performing Arts, Performers and Audiences PSY 201 + MGT 200 + MKT 200 3
    CHM 400 Making & Performing: The Artist's Work 60 Crhs 3
    CHM 499 Cultural Resource Management: Professional Project 80 Chrs + GPA of 2.5 3
    CHM 307 Performing Arts I: Opera, Ballet, Drama CHM 203 3
    CHM 308 Contemporary Arts in the UAE: Contextual & Theoretical analysis & Practice CHM 206 + SOC 201 3
    CHM 401 Performing Arts II: Case Study- Diaghilev & the Ballets Russes CHM 307 3
    CHM 402 Making & Performing: The Artist's Work 48CHM Crhs 3
    CHM 499 Cultural Resource Management: Theory & Case Study 80 Chrs + GPA of 2.5 3

    Degree Concentration (Studio Module):

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    FAD 201 Fine Art and Design Elective 1: Introduction to Studio Art 48CHM Crhs 3
    FAD 202 Fine Art and Design Elective 2: Developing a Personal Vision 48CHM Crhs 3
    FAD 203 Fine Art and Design Elective 3: Advanced Art and Design Practice 48CHM Crhs 3

    Degree Concentration (Cultural Module):

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    HAC 201 Heritage and Culture Elective 1: Introduction to Museums and Galleries - Contents and Function 48CHM Crhs 3
    HAC 202 Performance Elective 2: Introduction to the Performance Repertoire 48CHM Crhs 3
    HAC 203 Cultural Management Elective 3: Festival Culture 48CHM Crhs 3

    Note: Student may choose from either of the two ADU-ECA Degree concentrations (Studio Module or Cultural Module)

  • Study Plan

    Study Plan

    First Year (Freshman)
      Code Title Credit Prerequisite(s)
    Fall (Semester 1) ARL 100 Communication Skills in Arabic I 3 No Prerequisite
    ENG 100 English I 3 No Prerequisite
    ISL 100 Islamic Culture 3 No Prerequisite
    MTG 100 College Mathematics 3 No Prerequisite
    STT 100 General Statistics 3 No Prerequisite
    UNS 100 University Study Skills 3 No Prerequisite
    Total Credit Hours 18  
    Spring (Semester 2) ARL 105 Communication Skills in Arabic II 3 ARL 100 (A)
    ENG 105 English II 3 ENG 100 + UNS 100
    ITE 100 Introduction to Information Technology Applications 3 No Prerequisite
    CHM 200 Definitions of Culture: Creating a Personal Aesthetic 3 Co-requisite:ENG 105
    SOC 201 UAE and GCC Society 3 No Prerequisite
    MTB 101 Mathematics and Calculus for Business Economics 3 MTG 100 + TOEFL 500
    Total Credit Hours 18  
    Second Year (Sophomore)
      Code Title Credit Prerequisite(s)
        Fall (Semester 3) NSC 201 Natural Sciences 3 No Prerequisite
    MMC 201 Introduction to Mass Communication 3 ENG 105
    ECO 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 ENG 105 + MTB 101
    ENG 201 Business and Technical Communications 3 ENG 105
    PSY 201 General Psychology 3 No Prerequisite
    CHM 202 Cultural Heritage of the Gulf and the Muslim World 3 CHM 200 + ISL 100
    Total Credit Hours 18  
    Spring (Semester 4) ACC 200 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 ENG 105 + MTB 101
    MKT 200 Principles of Marketing 3 ENG 105
    MGT 200 Principles of Management 3 ENG 105
    CHM 204 Islamic Arts and Material Culture 3 CHM 200 + ISL 100
    CHM 206 Contemporary culture: Exploring Identity and the
    Cultural Industries of the Gulf
    3 SOC 201
    CHM 208 Introduction to Museum Studies 3 CHM 200 + ISL 100
    Total Credit Hours 18  
    Third Year (Junior)
      Code Title Credit Prerequisite(s)
    Fall (Semester 5) ASC 301 Research Report Writing 3 STT 100
    CHM 300 International arts and culture in galleries and museums 3 CHM 208 + MKT 200
    CHM 301 Dialogues: Faith and Culture in Islamic and Western Societies and Religions 3 CHM204
    MAC 201 Intercultural  Communication 3 Pre/Co-req: SOC 201
    MGT 301 Organizational Behavior 3 MGT 200 + PSY 201
    Total Credit Hours 15  
    Spring (Semester 6) CHM 303 Heritage Sites: Management and Interpretation 3 PSY 201 + MKT 200 +
    CHM 300
    CHM 305 Cultural diversity in the 20 and 21st centuries 3 CHM 300
    CHM 307 Performing Arts, Performers and Audiences 3 PSY 201 + MGT 200 +
    MKT 200
    HRM 313 Human Resource Management 3 MGT 200+ MGT 301 Co
    MAC 316 Communication and Diplomacy 3 MMC 201
    Total Credit Hours 15  
    Fourth Year (Senior)
      Code Title Credit Prerequisite(s)
    Fall (Semester 7) MGT402 International Business Management 3 MGT 200 + ECO 202
    PHI 300 Professional Ethics 3 ENG 105
    CHM 400 Making & Performing: the Artist’s Work 3 60 Chrs
    Total Credit Hours 9  
    Spring (Semester 8) MAC 317 Public Speaking 3 MMC 201
    MGT 314 Entrepreneurship Management 3 MGT 301
    CHM 499 Cultural Resource Management: Professional Project 3 80 crhs + GPA of 2.5
    Total Credit Hours 9  
  • Fees

    UNDERGRADUATE TUITION AND FEE RATES
    Academic Year 2017-2018

    TUITION STRUCTUREAED Per Credit Hour for College/Department Requirement
    Arts & Sciences AED 1,440
    Business AED 1,620
    Engineering AED 1,780
    Other Engineering Programs (BSc in Aviation and BSc in Civil Engineering) AED 1,890
    Law AED 1,440
    University College AED 1,440
    FeesAED
    Admission Application Fee (Non-refundable) AED 300
    Registration Fee (Non-refundable; Paid once upon admission) AED 2,850
    Fall/Spring Winter/Summer
    Late Registration/Payment 500 500
    Student Services 350 175
    Healthcare Services 120 60
    Transportation - Door to Door (Optional) 3,700 1,850
    Transportation - Drop-Off Point (Optional) 2,400 1,200
    Institutional TOEFL+ Writeplacer (Optional) 585
    IELTS Exam (Optional) 945
    Accommodation FeesAED
    Fall/Spring Winter/Summer
    Private 12,500 3,800
    Semi-private 9200 2800
    Double 6700 2000
    Double with Shared-bath 5400 1700

    Note:  Abu Dhabi University reserves the right to make changes affecting tuition and other fees during the fiscal year.



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