ULAB University Admission 2022

ULAB University Admission

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is a private liberal arts-based University in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Founded in February 2002, permission to open was received from the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh in November 2003, pursuant to the Private University Act 1992.

ULAB incorporates the values of Liberal Arts and Sustainability into its curricula, through its General Education Department and its Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). ULAB is a research-intensive University, with multiple research opportunities for its faculty members and students.

ULAB University Admission


ULAB Subject List

Undergraduate Programs

Graduation Requirements


Core


26 courses (78 credits)
General Education08 courses (24 credits)
Minor/Optional05 courses (15 credits)
Dissertation/Internship/Project/non-thesis01 course (03 credits)
Total40 courses (120 credits)

Notes: All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise indicated.

Total course requirements for degree program are as follows:

The BBA program inspires students to learn and practice the concepts, principles, and methods of contemporary business to become industry leaders. ULAB’s BBA students are distinguished by their in-depth knowledge of the discipline, cutting edge soft and hard skills, and a wider perspective towards the world that is enabled by our liberal arts Foundation. As 21st century global citizens, they achieve the highest skills in the field of business, while at the same time attain an appreciation of the fundamentals of the social environment within which all business decisions are made.

Total Credit: 120

Graduation Requirements

TypeCoursesCredits
General Education Foundation23×2=6
ULAB Core Courses(UCC)33×3=9
Essential Skills4Non-Credit
General Education(GED)33×3=9
Major Core Courses203×20=6O
Major Elective (Concentration)63×6=18
Minor/Optional Courses53×5=15
Project/Internship13×1=3
TOTAL120

ULAB MSJ department is probably the only media department among private universities in Bangladesh which recruited a head of department from abroad – first from Australia and then from the Philippines. The department as has the highest number of foreign faculty members. MSJ department provides its students with most modern media lab, internet lab and other facilities required for 21st century media education.

Total Credit: 129

Four Year Course Description

Year 1

TermSubject
Term 1MSJ11101 Communication Concepts and Theories
CSE101 Introduction to Computer Applications
ENG101 Basic English and Learning Skills
Term 2MSJ11102 Communication Research
ENG102 Fundamentals of English
IGED100 Bangladesh Studies
Term 3MSJ11103 Figures and Numbers for Communication
Majors
ENG103 Fundamentals of English IIGED101 Bangla Bhasha

Year 2

Term 4MSJ11211 Mass Communication
MSJ11212 Introduction to Journalism
MSJ11213 Principles of Public Relations
GED201 World Civilization
Term 5Term 5 MSJ11214 Convergence Communication 1
MSJ11201 English for Media
MSJ11203 Communication and Technology
GED Elective 1
Term 6MSJ11215 Convergence Communication 2
MSJ11202 Bangla for Media
Major 1
GED Elective 2

Year 3

Term 7Major 2
Major 3
Minor 1
GED Elective 3
Term 8Major 4
Major 5
Minor 2
MSJ11301 Critical Thinking and Logic
Term 9Major 6
Major 7
Minor 3
MSJ Elective 1

Year 4

Term 10Major 8
Minor 4
MSJ Elective 2
MSJ11401 Development Communication
Term 11Major 9
Minor 5
MSJ11411 Media and the Law
MSJ11402 Ethics in Media and Communication
Term 12MSJ11498 Internship or Project
MSJ11499 Internship or Project

Total Credit: 140

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Total Credit: 140

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Graduate Programs

M.A. in English (1 Year)36 Credit
M.A. in English (2 Years)48 Credit

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The MBA program is one of the most demanding and highly accepted Business programs in the region. The program is constantly updated and monitored by a high-power, independent academic council. This program emphasizes discussion, seminar, workshop and project-based methods. It also digs into managerial experience and research, and research-based learning in combination with textbooks.

Program Length

Students will normally complete the requirements for the degree within a maximum of two years from the date of their admission. The time limit may be extended up to seven years. Under certain circumstances, the time limit may be extended upon request to the Advisor of the program.

Course Load

Minimum nine credits (or three courses); maximum fifteen credits (or five courses) per semester. Permission of the MBA program office is required for exceptions.

Credit Transfer and Course Waiver

Both waivers and transfer may be allowed for courses completed in other universities. Waiver Is allowed only for foundation courses and transfer may be allowed for courses which are equivalent to ULAB graduate level courses.

Residency Requirement:

Students must complete a minimum of 28 credits at ULAB to earn MBA degree.

Financial Information:

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Admission Requirements for Graduate Admission

Minimum GPA of 2.00 (or third class/division) in Bachelor degrees with: Minimum GPA of 2.5 both in SSC and HSC examinations or equivalent,

Or, At least one GPA of 2.00 but aggregate GPA of 6.00 in SSC and HSC,

Or, O’Level in 5 subjects wiht a minimum GPA 2.50 & A’Level in 2 subjects with a minimum GPA 2.00 (A=5,B=4,C=3,D=2,E=1)

Or, Average 450 marks out of 800 in GED with five subjects (bellow 410 in any subject is not allowed)

Or, International Baccalaureate/American High School Diploma.

Or, Sons/daughters of freedom fighters with an aggregate GPA of 5.00 in SSC and HSC.

Basis for Admission

(i) Prior academic achievements; and
(ii) Acceptable admission test scores or a minimum of 550 in TOEFL and 500 in GMAT.

Admission Form:

Admission form is available for Tk. 500.00. Admission form must be filled in properly and submitted to the admission office. Completed admission forms must include copies of marks-sheet, certificates & testimonials of previous examinations (SSC & HSC or “0” & “A” levels, graduate degrees) and four copies of recent passport-size photographs.

Course Summary:

The MBA program consists of foundation courses (7), workshops (3), core courses (5), concentration courses (4) & one capstone course. The details are given below.

Type of CourseCredit
Foundation courses (7)21
Workshops (3)6
Core Courses (5)15
Concentration Courses (4)12
Capstone Courses (1)3
Total57

Capstone Course:

After successful completion of all functional area (Core) courses students integrate the acquired concepts by a process of synthesis accomplished through the course Strategic Management. MBA600 Strategic Management.

Double Majors/Major-Minor:

The students are allowed to do double major or ‘a major & a minor’. Students may take two additional courses from a second area, which will be considered as a minor. Students already graduated may also be allowed to do relevant courses for concentration for which a separate certificate will be issued by the Program Chair.

The Executive MBA (EMBA) program is one of the demanding and highly accepted program in the region. The program is constantly updated and monitored by a high-power, independent academic council. This program emphasizes discussion, seminar, workshop and project based method. It also digs into managerial experience and research, and research based learning in combination with textbooks.

Program Length
Students will normally complete the requirements for the degree within twenty months from the date of admission.
 
Course load 
Minimum six credits (or two courses); maximum twelve credits (or four courses) per semester. Permission of the graduate program office is required for exceptions.
 
Credit Transfer & Course Waivers 
Both waivers and transfer may be allowed for courses completed in other universities. Waiver is allowed only for foundation courses/ workshops and transfer may be allowed for courses which are equivalent to ULAB graduate level courses.
 
Residency Requirement 
Students must complete a minimum of 24 credits at ULAB to earn EMBA degree.
 
Financial Information:
Please Click Here to see our Tuitions.
 
Admission Requirement

  • Successful completion of at least a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • 3 years work experience in an executive position (length may relaxed for otherwise deserving candidates).
  • Passing the admission test and / or interview.

 
Admission Form 
Admission form is available for Tk. 500 Completed admission forms must include copies of mark-sheets, certificates & testimonials of previous examinations (SSC & HSC or “O” & “A” levels, bachelor degree) and four copies of recent passport-size photographs.
 

Course Summary:

TypeNo. of CourseCredit
Foundation courses412
Workshops36
Core Courses412
Open Elective13
Concentration Electives39
Capstone Courses13
Total1645

Capstone Course (3 credits)

After successful completion of all foundation and core courses students integrate the acquired concepts by a process of synthesis accomplished through the course Strategic Management.
 
Double Major/Major-Minor

The students are allowed to do double major or ‘a major & a minor’. Students may take two additional courses from a second area, which will be considered as a minor.
 
Students who already graduated may also be allowed to register in relevant major courses for which a separate certificate will be issued.

The Bachelor of Social Science in Media Studies and Journalism has a cutting-edge curriculum relevant to industry and unmatched by other schools. The highlights of the curriculum are as follows:

LIBERAL ARTS BASED

The curriculum ensures a broad knowledge base. Students take ten general education courses in the fields of English, Bangladesh Studies, Computer Studies. World Civilization_ Social Sciences, Humanities and Physical Sciences. Moreover, students are required to take five minor courses whether from Business, English or Computer Studies.

RELEVANT TO INDUSTRY

The curriculum is designed based on an analysis of demand and supply relating to the manpower requirements of the communication and media industry. From our studies, the department has developed courses in business journalism; digital film and television production; and public relations. In addition, students are required to have an internship in an organization to enable them to appreciate and experience the dynamics of working in a professional setting.

INTERDISCIPLINARY

Communication is the heart of all social intercourse. It is, at its very core, interdisciplinary. Hence, the curriculum combines various fields in the discipline and actively recruits faculty from different academic training and traditions. The result is a dynamic department that discusses and explores social phenomena from many angles.

BALANCED IN TERMS OF THEORY AND PRACTICE

The department believes in a balance of theory and practice. Theories act as guides enabling students to avoid guesswork and seek inspiration from existing bodies of knowledge. Practice is essential in perfecting a skill or craft. Media and journalism professionals learn by doing things over and over again. Students must build a portfolio (consisting of media projects) by the time they graduate.

DEVOTED TO CULTURAL AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES

A uniquely designed programme to expose the students to the study of various cultural aspects – visual art, religion, music, fashion, historical traditions, communities, social relations and conflicts, etc. It focuses on issues such as mass culture, popular culture, visual culture, globalization, gender, sexuality, media power, new communication technologies, normative, legal and ethical issues in media representation.

GEARED TOWARDS KNOWLEDGE GENERATION

The university aspires to be a research university. It is enshrined in its vision. The department strives to follow this vision by setting its research agenda and by establishing a scholastic track record. It has a journal on ICT for development.

EMPHASIZING ON FILM, MEDIA, CREATIVE ART, PUBLIC RELATIONS AND JOURNALISM

The department has strategically decided to focus on certain fields of Communication. The faculty has specializations in film, media, creative art, public relations and journalism. The facilities provide adequate support to enable teaching in these areas.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

A number of courses designed with the focus of skill development. Most of these courses end with creative productions like film, photography, mask, installation or painting. Apprenticeship programmes give the opportunity to increase their professional skills. Industry practitioners directly supervise these programmes.

Total Credit: 54

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UP TO 100% SCHOLARSHIPS IN DIFFERENT CATEGORIES

ULAB University Admission Requirements

A. Undergraduate Programs

General Requirements

1. A Minimum GPA 2.50 both in SSC and HSC examinations or equivalent, or
2. At least one GPA of  2.00 but an aggregate GPA of 6.00 in SSC and HSC, or
3. Sons/daughters of freedom fighters with an aggregate GPA of 5.00 in SSC & HSC, or
O’Levels in 5 subjects with a minimum GPA of 2.50 & A’Level in 2 Subjects with a minimum GPA of 2.00 (scale A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1),or
4. International Baccalaureate/American High School Diploma.
5. Students with a science background in HSC or equivalent Examinations are allowed to get admission in science, technology, and engineering programs.
6. Acceptable score in the ULAB Admission Test.

Note: Admission test is waived for candidates with minimum score of 1100 in SAT(Math + Critical Reading). However, they may have to face an interview.

Transfer of credits from comparable educational institutions may be considered after admission. Rules on credit transfer are available from the Admissions Office.

Application Form

Application forms are available at House 56, Road 4/A (Satmasjid Road), Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209. You can also Apply Online and download the Application Form

Papers need to be submitted (Undergraduate):

1. Two copies of recent colored passport-sized photographs.
2. Photocopies of all Board Mark-sheets and Certificates.
3. Photocopy of NID of the student any one of the parents.
4. Applicants in the Freedom Fighter category are requested to submit relevant documents.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any applicant who gives false information during the application process will be immediately disqualified from the application process or summarily dismissed from the university.

Admission Test

ULAB will call applicants who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for an Admission Test, which will comprise of a written test and, in some cases, a departmental interview. The written test has two parts:

Part 1 contains multiple-choice questions covering English Language and Mathematics, Physics, and Logical Reasoning.
Part 2 is a test of written English where students have to write a short essay.

Download: Undergraduate Admission Form 2022

B. Graduate Programs

General Requirements

1. A minimum CGPA of 2.00 in Bachelor’s degree, plus
2. A minimum GPA of 2.50 both in SSC and HSC examinations or equivalent, or
3. At least one GPA of 2.00 but an aggregate GPA of 6.00 in SSC & HSC, or
4. Sons/daughters of freedom fighters with an aggregate GPA of 5.00 in SSC & HSC, or
5. O’Levels in 5 subjects with a minimum GPA of 2.50 & A’Level in 2 Subjects with a minimum GPA of 2.00 (scale A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1).
6. At least three years of work experience after Graduation in an executive position for EMBA applicants.
7. Acceptable score in the ULAB Admission Test.

Note: 1. To be eligible for M.A in English (1 Year) a candidate must have a Four-year Bachelors Degree in English.
          2. Admission test is waived for ULABian graduates with CGPA 3.00 or above.

Transfer of credits from comparable educational institutions may be considered after admission. Rules on credit transfer are available from the Admissions Office.

Application Form

Application forms are available at House 56, Road 4/A (Satmasjid Road), Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209. You can also Apply Online and download the Application Form.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any applicant who gives false information during the application process will be immediately disqualified from the application process or summarily dismissed from the university.

Papers need to be submitted (Graduate):

1. Two copies of recent colored passport-sized photographs.
2. Photocopies of all Board Mark-sheets and Certificates.
3. Photocopy of NID of the student and one of the parents.
4. Minimum 3 year’s work Experience Certificate required for the EMBA Program.
5. Applicants in the Freedom Fighter category are requested to submit relevant documents.

Admission Test

ULAB will call applicants who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for an Admission Test, which will comprise of a written test and, in some cases, a departmental interview. The written test has two parts:

Part 1 contains multiple-choice questions covering the English language, mathematics, and logical reasoning.
Part 2 is a test of written English where students have to write a short essay.

ULAB Undergraduate Credit Transfer

A student may apply for transfer of credits of similar course/degree earned from another university/institution only after having gained admission at ULAB subject to a maximum of half the total credits applicable for the particular course/degree at ULAB. Syllabi and official Transcripts from all previously attended institutions /universities must be submitted at the time of application for credit transfer. Only credits of relevant courses in which s/he earned grade B or better may be transferable to ULAB.

The transfer student must have a minimum CGPA of 2.0 and sit for the admission test. The head of the concerned department/ program or the Admission Committee will determine equivalence of courses. The application may be referred to the Equivalence Committee, If required. Credit transfer decisions are made on a case-by-case basis where the quality and standard of the institution and/or academic program will be taken into account. For Bangladeshi institutions, transfer of credits will be considered if the instruction has been approved by the UGC.


ULAB Graduate Credit Transfer

A student may apply for a transfer of maximum 16(sixteen) credits for E/MBA and 18 (eighteen) credits for Master in Communication earned at previously attended universities toward ULAB degrees in their first term within the date mentioned in the academic calendar. For some reason if someone is not in a position to apply for credit transfer within the given time. s/he must obtain permission for late submission in writing form the respective Dean/ Program Head, else any such application will be void.

For the purposes of transferring credits, Dean/Head of the respective school/department will determine equivalence of courses and may also refer cases to the equivalence Committee, if needed. Transferred credits and grades are not included in calculating the CGPA at ULAB.

Credit transfer decisions are made after admission of the students on a case-by-case basis where the quality and standard of the institution and/or academic program will be taken into account. In addition, respective Program Heads may ask the students applying for credit transfer to appear a test. However, the decision of the ULAB authorities on credit transfer application would be final and binding upon to all for relevant purpose at ULAB.

Documentations Needed for Credit Transfer:

  • Submission of an application in a prescribed form available at the respective program office.
  • Complete official  Transcript  from the respective university/institution
  • Complete syllabus of the subjects that are applied for transfer
  • Any other paper/document necessary by the ULAB authorities at any point in time.

Credit transfer fee: Fess will be charged for the purpose.

For Credit Transfer please contact the following offices –

Office of the Registrar

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
Permanent Campus
Mohammadpur, Dhaka
Room Number – D106
PABX – 113, 114, 115
Mobile: +8801730328697
Email: registrar@ulab.edu.bd


ULAB Campus


ULAB Ranking

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The World University RankingsULAB is Ranked 4th Position among the Universities from Bangladesh according to Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Ranking 2021https://ulab.edu.bd/2021/04/22/ulab-ranked-4th-bangladesh-2021-impact-ranking

ULAB University Admission Circular Spring 2022

ULAB Permanent Campus

688 Beribadh Road
Mohammadpur
Dhaka – 1207, Bangladesh
Phone: +88-02-48118001-6, +88-02-223361301, +88-02-223361255
Fax: +88-02-223360610

Admissions Office

Mobile: 01730-082197, 01713-091936, 01714-161613.
Email: admissions@ulab.edu.bd


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