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B.A. (HONS.) Media Studies

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B.A. (HONS.) Media Studies

School of Film, Media and Creative Arts

Course Overview

B.A. Media Studies is an undergraduate professional course tailored for aspirants who have a passion towards media learning. The course provides knowledge about the media industry with specialisations in – Print, TV, Radio and Digital media, Photography, Advertising, Public Relations, Event Management and Films. The program meets industry requirements and provides the students with overall global exposure. The program structure has been curated in a way that it gives an easy and clear understanding of all aspects of mass communication. This undergraduate program is an excellent foundation for pursuing a variety of careers in the Media industry as well as continuation for higher studies.

Career Destinations

Post-UG Career Destinations

Media organisations like newspapers, news agencies, television and radio, video and film production, digital media, computer games, content writing and publishing, advertising and PR, marketing, and media research.

Core Courses & Electives

 
Foundations and Instructions
SEM 1 1. Reading, Writing, Thinking and Storytelling
2. Classics of World Cinema
3. Basics of Photography and Filmmaking
4. Media Literacy and Ethics
5. Visual Communication and Aesthetics
6. Environmental Awareness
7. Happiness and Self-Awareness
SEM 2 8. Introduction to Acting
9. Introduction to Film
10. Introduction to Media
11. Introduction to Animation
12. Indian Constitution and Citizenship
 
Major [All courses are 4 credits unless mentioned otherwise]
SEM 3 1. Introduction to Print Media
2. Introduction to Electronic Media (Radio and Television)
3. Advertising – Principles and Practice
4. Computer Applications for Mass Media
SEM 4 5. New Media and Online Journalism
6. Public Relations and Corporate Communication
7. Design and Writing for Multiple Media
8. Media Ethics and Laws
SEM 5 9. Event Management – Case Studies and Practice
10. Reporting Beats and Feature Writing
11. Current Issues in Global Media
12. Digital Storytelling and Mobile Journalism
SEM 6 13. Communication Theories and Media Research
14. Gender and Media
15. Development Communication
16. Documentary Filmmaking [Creative Output – Documentary, 15-25m]
SEM 7 17. Critical Thinking and Media Aesthetics
18. Environment and Media
19. Social Immersion and Community Reporting
20. Food/ Travel/ Lifestyle/ Sports/ Business/ Science/ Health Journalism
SEM 8 Internship / Field Project / Dissertation

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