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Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

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The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a vibrant and innovative educational experience for students interested in English, Economics, Political Science & International Relations, and Mass Communication.

International staff and students contribute towards creating a global context in learning. The Faculty’s approach to teaching reflects universal academic culture, discipline, and quality in the provision of education in order to foster academic excellence, moral leadership, professional responsibility, and social awareness to produce articulate, sharp, and confident graduates endowed with potentials to overcome the vast challenges in the dynamic and ever changing face of business around the globe. We distinguish ourselves by taking an active interdisciplinary approach to problem solving, expanding our global initiatives, and promoting scholarly engagement in current and emerging social issues.

Programs

BSc, PGD, MSc, Mphil and PhD Economics

The world economy today is constantly evolving by taking a new shape, becoming complex in design. Understanding the dynamics of the modern world economy has been one of the key objectives of the economics department at Nile University.

The course covers the fundamentals of how economies operate around the world and enables you to make sense of the numbers behind the markets.
You’ll have the opportunity to develop your analytical skills through the study of econometrics and deepen your understanding of the global economy.

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BA and MA English Language & Communication Studies

All languages are important and essential to communicate with the other members of the society. However, English has a unique place among all other languages because it is one of the most spoken languages in the world.

English is the language of …

· International communication

· International politics

· Academia

· Online, printed and written media

· International business and commerce

· Hollywood and entertainment

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BSc Political Science & International Relations

Political Science and International Relations as a course of study is highly relevant in contemporary globalised new world order.

Political Science is the study of ‘power’ and power relations among men within the state and International system while International Relations is useful for understanding of relations among States and International Organisations, their interdependence and mutual co-existence.

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BSc of Mass Communication

Welcome to the Department of Mass Communication. If you are here because you are aspiring to study mass communication, you are at the very right place, if you have just got admitted to study mass communication at this great University, you made the very right decision and you are in for pleasant surprises, and if you are a returning student, then you are a witness to the fulfilling experiences of being a member of the family of Mass Communication Department.

Down the road, all of you will discover that Mass Communication is a hopelessly dynamic area of study that produces professionals in various communicational walks of life; journalism, broadcasting, public relations and advertising are a few examples. The study of mass communication has never been as interesting as it becomes in today’s world.

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BSc Sociology

Sociology examines society and our experience of it as individuals, working professionals, families, communities and organisations. Ideally suited to those with an inquisitive mind, sociology encourages you to look at the world in different ways, questioning conventional wisdom and social structures

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BSc Criminology & Security Studies

This course is ideal if you are interested in a career in the criminal justice sector, in professions such as policing, community safety.

Our degree programme aims to equip you with a critical perspective on a wide variety of phenomena associated with crime, victimisation, punishment and criminal justice, with a focus on its causes and the various means by which society and social groups attempt to deal with it.

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BSc Psychology

However, the concept and ideas concerning human behaviour have always been in existence as a branch of philosophy during the ancient civilisation of Greece and Egypt. Today, psychology has permeated every aspect of our lives so much so that psychologists are found in every sector of the economy and in almost every conceivable establishment. Hence, taking a degree in psychology is considered a worthwhile investment. The Department of Psychology, Nile University, is anticipated to open its doors to students in September 2020.

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PGD, MSc and PhD International Relations & Diplomacy

The main philosophy of the program is to produce knowledgeable individuals who have a firm understanding of the theories and concepts in International Relations which they can apply to proffer solutions to global and national issues, problems or challenges.

Objectives:

  1. To produce a crop of scientifically minded individuals with vast knowledge of International Relations theories to distinguish themselves in areas of diplomacy and in the practice of foreign policy.
  2. To develop the student ability for objective and critical judgment to observe, understand and analyze political problems using diplomatic methods and techniques.
  3. To produce the requisite manpower with the necessary skills and knowledge that can help in resolving international problems, conflict, and diplomatic challenges.
  4. To produce individuals who can contribute their quota to national development through knowledge of International Relations and Diplomacy

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PGD, MSc and PhD Political Science

With opportunities to develop critically reflective peace-making practices in a friendly and supportive learning environment, the programme promotes breadth and depth of intellectual enquiry and is underpinned with a concern for integrity and courage.

You will also develop a valuable range of transferable key skills and personal attributes for a wide variety of careers in related field such as international development, in charities and policy settings.

Objectives

  1. To develop in the graduates a sense of public responsibility and spirit of self-reliance.
  2. To develop the values of hard work, probity, nationalism, discipline and patriotism in the students.

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MFE Financial Economics

The Master of Financial Economics is designed to prepare students to be scholars, to develop the students’ capacities to understand issues and problems at the frontiers of knowledge and to make significant contributions to knowledge. The program’s overall educational goals are to provide advanced training in Financial Economics Research, to develop new knowledge in science, and to disseminate the knowledge gained through the appropriate channel.

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PGD, MSc, MPhil, and PhD Peace, Conflict and Strategic Studies

With opportunities to develop critically reflective peace-making practices in a friendly and supportive learning environment, the programme promotes breadth and depth of intellectual enquiry and is underpinned with a concern for integrity and courage.

You will also develop a valuable range of transferable key skills and personal attributes for a wide variety of careers in related field such as international development, in charities and policy settings.

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MIR International Relations

To analyze and study classical and contemporary thought in relations amongst states in light of growing global interdependence. The Masters in International Relations is designed specifically for individuals seeking to advance a career in non-academic related field of International Relations.

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