Royal University for Women launches new cutting-edge programme
TDT | Manama
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The Royal University for Women (RUW), a leading higher education institution in Bahrain dedicated to women’s advancement, is thrilled to announce the launch of a new cutting-edge programme, Bachelor of Science in Digital Media and Interactive Technology.
The programme will commence in September 2022, and admission is now open for the first semester of academic year 2022-2023. The Programme Coordinator, Dr Humam Elagha, expressed his pride in launching this unique programme and one of a kind in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The programme is aligned with Bahrain’s National Development Strategy “Bahrain Vision 2030” to equip students with relevant knowledge and expertise and help them acquire the skills of the future. It is a commitment of the University to develop the skills needed by the market by providing specialists in Digital Media and Interactive Technologies to Bahrain, the GCC, and international markets.
Dr Elagha added that the programme duration is 4 academic years and has 132 credits. The programme aims at preparing graduates to fulfill immediate market needs in interactive multimedia, web design and development, mobile app design, digital video, 2D/3D animation, virtual reality, game design, social media, digital marketing, and user experience and interaction.
This unique interdisciplinary programme incorporates coursework from information technology, creative design, interactive and digital technologies, digital marketing, and mass communication. The programme enables students to make a mark for themselves in the field of the digital world and become competent and confident in their chosen fields through well-structured educational courses taught in an excellent learning environment and with the help of international faculty members and world-class computer labs and studio infrastructure.
Careers that graduates can expect to go into after graduation include Interactive Multimedia Designer, Web Designer and Developer, Content Management System (CMS), User Experience and Interaction Designer (UX/ UI), Game Designer and Developer, e-Publishing Designer, Digital Journalist, Mobile Apps Designer & Developer, 2D / 3D Animator, 2D/3D Virtual Reality Designer, Visual Effects and Motion Graphics Designer, Digital Video Producer, Social Media Specialist, Digital Marketing Specialist, E-Commerce Specialist and more.
Anyone interested in this new and exciting programme is encouraged to visit the University’s website www.ruw.edu.bh and social media accounts. Students who wish to join the University can communicate with the admission and registration staff, who will help and respond to inquiries through the direct messaging on WhatsApp application number (+973) 38898800 or through the live chat service available on the University’s website or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those who register early may be eligible to benefit from partial scholarships that cover a percentage of the tuition fee. Applicants eligible for RUW scholarship must show evidence of having high academic standing in their high school grades.
The Royal University for Women is the first private University in the Kingdom of Bahrain to receive Institutional Accreditation from the Higher Education Council (HEC). It is also recognised and recommended by the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the Bachelor programmes, the State of Kuwait for the College of Business and Financial Sciences Bachelor programmes, and the Ministry of Higher Education in the Sultanate of Oman for all programmes.