B.A. (Hons.) Journalism & Media Studies

Course Start Date
01 Aug 2020 

Course End Date
31 July 2023

Duration
3 Years

Last Date to Apply

25 July 2020

 Fee (Yearly)

Rs. 3.5 Lacs

Programme Details

Objective

To equip students to make sense of the world around them.

To enhance their abilities to read and write critically and express themselves in various formats.

To acquire skills to think fast, to be accurate and fair and to understand what is important

 

Eligibility: 10+2 And SAT OR JSAT

Candidate should have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent

 

Media Concentrations

The school offers different concentrations: broadcast journalism (radio and television); new media and news journalism. The choice of a spring term in Media Lab will determine the concentration.

 

Signature Courses

Great Books; Religion and Caste; Environment and Climate Change; Media Law; Radio and Voice; Big Political Debates; Gender and Sexuality.

 

Cross Listed Electives

Reporting Conflict and crisis
Reporting the Border
Regional Media in India
In the second year of their study, students can choose from a wide variety of elective courses from across different schools.

 

Course Structure

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Semester 1

Media and Society

History I: India and South Asia

Journalism Skills -Introduction

Reporting the Environment

Writing I

Indian Economy

 

 

Semester 2

Media Law

History II: World

Journalism Skills -Radio 1 & Visual Communication

Understanding Politics

Writing II

Economics for Journalists

Semester 3

Understanding Caste, Community, Religion

Journalism Skills – Radio II

Introduction to Popular Culture/ Great Books I

Writing III

Quantitative Research Methods

Cross-listed elective

Semester 4

Introduction to Investigative reporting

Reporting Gender and Sexuality

Journalism Skills- TV I

Reporting Climate Change

Great Books II & Writing IV

Cross-listed elective

Semester 5

Research Methodology-Ways of Seeing

Covering Legal Issues and Courts

Multimedia & TV II

Writing to Deadlines

Understanding Numbers-Data Journalism

Semester 6

Editorial Voice and Editing

Multimedia Storytelling

Neighbourhood Reporting

Choose any one subject specialization from
your previous semesters and a supervisor to
carry out a field based project /thesis

Post Programme Career

 a) Television reporting

 b) Television Production

 c) Radio broadcast 

 d) Reporting for print media

 e) Writing for magazines and journals  

 d) Writing and reporting for web based news and infotainment

 e) Communication related careers

Students are mentored to apply for graduate schools in India and abroad in areas of their interest.