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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
Semester 1
[24 Credit]
1. Reading, Writing and Thinking/Storytelling
2. Classics of World Cinema
3. Photography and Filmmaking
4. Visual Communication and Aesthetics
5. Sculpture and Model Making
6. Indian Constitution and Citizenship
7. Digital Literacy
Semester 2
[24 Credit]
8. Introduction to Acting
9. Introduction to Film
10. Introduction to Media
11. Introduction to Animation
12. Indian Constitution and Citizenship
13. Self and Environmental Awareness
Major [All courses are 4 credits unless mentioned otherwise]
Semester 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
Semester 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
Semester 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
Semester 6 13. Communication Theories and Media Research
14. Gender and Media
15. Development Communication
16. Documentary Filmmaking [Creative Output – Documentary, 15-25m]
Semester 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
Semester 8 Internship / Field Project / Dissertation

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