The College of Arts and Sciences offers a variety of relevant and unique programs in the fields of health, the environment, media, and education, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
CAS 000offers bachelor’s degrees in Mass Communication (in both English and Arabic), as well as advanced degrees in specialized areas of education including a Professional Diploma in Teaching (English), Master of Education in Educational Leadership, and Master of Science in Special Education.
If you are an education practitioner, you can advance your career with a Master of Education in Education Leadership, Master of Science in Special Education, or Professional Diploma in Teaching (PGDip). The PGDip has graduated more than 3000 students. You will study in an environment that combines practical experience with the latest research in teaching and learning strategies.
In addition to your chosen discipline, CAS will equip you with the transferable skills vital in today’s workforce and involve you in the local community in a range of initiatives. We keep our thinking current through a regular suite of guest speakers, all experts in their fields.
Flexible timings will ensure you find a schedule that works for you. Our postgraduate programs provide the option of six different admission points throughout the year, giving you a flexibility unparalleled in any other institution in the region.
Three Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) provide extensive opportunities for external collaboration. Our MoU with East Carolina University, USA, has paved the way for student and faculty exchange, research collaboration, and program partnerships; the MoU signed with the National Media Council provides educational and training opportunities for ADU students, as well as training for media professionals through ADU; our collaboration with the Emirates Autism Society provides a framework for collaboration on activities related to autism spectrum disorders, as well as training and internship opportunities, the creation of new programs, research, seminars, and conferences.
The Academic Success Center (ASC) is home to a variety of free support services that include tutoring, academic coaching, success workshops, and much more for ADU students.