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A presidential decision stipulates amending the name of the Faculty of Mass Communication at Nahda University

On Tuesday, September 5, 2023, Nahda University announced the issuance of Presidential Decree No. 271 of 2023, amending some provisions of Presidential Decree No. 253 of 2006 to establish a private university called “Nahda University.”

Based on this decision, the name of the Faculty of Mass communication and Public Relations – Nahda University is amended to become the Faculty of mass communication and Applied Languages, which offers new programs in accordance with modern global trends in teaching media. These programs include:

  • Audio and Visual Communication Program, in sub-specializations: (Sports Media – Documentary Films – Dubbing and subtitling films).
  • Marketing Communication Program, in sub-specializations: (public relations – advertising and promotion – health media).
  • Digital Communication Program, in sub-specializations: (Interactive Communication – Digital Platforms)
  • Media translation.

Prof. Dr. Hossam El-Mellahi, President of Nahda University, stated after the decision that the Faculty of Mass communication and Applied Languages based its modern programs on the programs of the largest media colleges in the world, and that it will also teach courses that develop the digital skills of its students.

For her part, Dr. Heba Al-Samri – Dean of the Faculty of Mass communication and Applied Languages, emphasized the faculty’s keenness, with its new regulations, to prepare its students for the media labor market through internationally accredited academic courses, and to provide compulsory practical training inside media institutions of up to 230 hours over the semester.

In addition to working in the fields of radio and television preparation and presentation, photography and television directing, the new regulations allow college graduates to work in many important and necessary jobs in the local and global labor market, such as: Social Media manager, Graphic Designer – Marketing Director – Art Director – Video Editor – Media Speaker – Sports analyst or commentator – advertising designer and director – translator and film dubber.