Welcome to the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - the first and foremost comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates. UAEU aspires to become a comprehensive, research-intensive university and currently enrolls approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students.

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As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers accredited, high-quality graduate programs through Humanities and Social Sciences College. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE. UAEU is currently ranked #5 in the Arab World and #350 worldwide.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

Accreditation

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences acknowledges the value of international accreditation as a means of ensuring due recognition of the quality teaching and research that is carried out in the CHSS programs. A College Accreditation Committee has been set up to assist efforts of individual Departments to get their programs accredited, as well as to explore possibilities for institutional accreditation of the CHSS as a whole.

All CHSS programs are currently recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

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At the United Arab Emirates University, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS), offers exciting and varied opportunities and produces graduates who can make a contribution to their local communities and wider society. The CHSS has an outstanding international faculty committed to educating students to the highest standards. They contribute to the generation of knowledge on a global scale and have an influence well beyond the university. Our faculty are also student-centered and enjoy their roles as teachers and mentors, providing both informed instruction and personal guidance to students.

With more than 3,500 students and 150 faculty members, CHSS is the largest of the nine Colleges which make up the University, distinguished by a rich tradition, commitment to heritage and innovation and a dedication to serve our community and the nation.

Master Programs

Masters programs provide a transformational learning experience which can benefit career progression. The ideas, perspectives, knowledge, skills and tools students acquire can have a powerful and lasting impact on their personnel and professional life.

Research Opportunities

The CHSS is a diverse college with various departments that help shape the students various research interests and collaborations. Faculty members and Students CHSS collaborate and participate through research, continuous education, workshops and consultation in different fields such as media, conferences and governmental and private organizations and institutes.

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Programs

The College offers a growing range of graduate programs which includes:

  1. M.Sc. in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  2. MA Governance and Public Policy
  3. M.Sc. Clinical Psychology
  4. Master of Social Work
Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

MSc

United Arab Emirates University College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Master of Science program is designed to provide proper training for Masters level psychologists to work in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, school ... [+]

The Department of Psychology & Counseling offers a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology. The need for qualified clinicians and mental health professionals to serve the community necessitated the establishment of this program. The Master of Science program is designed to provide proper training for Masters level psychologists to work in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, schools, public agencies, and private practice. It also provides a foundation for students interested in pursuing advanced doctoral studies.

The program focuses on the field of clinical psychology. The curriculum is structured to enable students pursue a plan of study to assure increased professional competence and breadth of knowledge in the field of clinical psychology. The Clinical Psychology (MSc) program provides a broad and general approach to psychological disorders and emphasizes assessment, diagnosis and treatment from various perspectives. The program requires the completion of 39 credit hours of work distributed among required core and elective courses and clinical practicum.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
United Arab Emirates University College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems Master of Science Program at UAE University is the first of its kind in the region. It is designed to provide you wi ... [+]

Remote Sensing and GIS

The importance of the spatial dimension in examining issues such as regional development, land use planning and environmental monitoring is widely recognized. In work of this kind, it is necessary to interrelate information derived from various sources such as census, maps, surveys, aerial photographs and satellite imagery, each of which may utilize a variety of methods for spatial referencing. The field of remote sensing deals with the science and technologies used to acquire aerial and satellite imagery, convert them into geographically located digital images and extract from them useful information about the surface including vegetation cover, the extent of urban areas and water bodies. ... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus

Master

United Arab Emirates University College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Master of Governance and Public policy (MGPP) degree aim to impart knowledge, skills and analytic capability about the rational application of methods, practical tool ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Governance and Public Policy (MGPP) degree aims to impart knowledge, skills and analytic capability about the rational application of methods, practical tools and techniques in public governance including the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policy a dynamic and complex era of globalization.

The program combines relevant contemporary theories, professional skills, practical knowledge, high-level research skills and critical thinking to approach the questions of governance and policy management in the new millennium. The MGPP equips students with cutting-edge skills to undertake open, accountable, responsive and inclusive leadership to address the administrative, ethical, financial, organizational and political challenges in delivering superior governmental services and making effectual decisions.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
United Arab Emirates University College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Master of Social Work (MSW) prepares graduates for advanced professional practice in an area of concentration. The MSW program will prepare UAEU graduates to enter the jo ... [+]

Master of Social Work (MSW) prepares graduates for advanced professional practice in an area of concentration. The MSW program will prepare UAEU graduates to enter the job force as specialized practitioners, accepting leadership roles within the areas of health/mental health, criminal justice, applied research, policy analysis, community education, schools and in the planning and provision of social services in other areas.

The Master of Social Work consists of 30 credit hours of specialized course-work and practicum for students with a Bachelor degree in Social Work (BSW). The MSW program also welcomes students with a bachelor degree in disciplines other than social work. However, for these students, the program of study will consist of foundation courses (30 credit hours) in year 1 and specialization courses (30 credit hours) in year 2 for a total of 60 credits hours.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus

UAEU

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Sheik Khalifa Bin Zayed St - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates