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BA (Hons) Journalism, Media, and Communication

DURATION: 3 Years
ELIGIBILITY: 10+2 level from any recognized board in India or Overseas

Program Overview

The undergraduate course in Journalism, Media, and Communication at IILMU, is the preferred destination for students looking to immerse themselves in this dynamic and exciting environment. It brings imposing careers to choose from namely broadcast journalism, print media, public relations, advertising, film production, photography, and many more. All modules are designed to provide an academic, practical, and vocational foundation and the opportunity to develop professional skills.
Our liberal education curriculum offers an array of subjects ranging from art &culture to international relations, psychology to world history, broadcast to print journalism, design fundamentals to corporate communication, and advertising to public relations. Our pedagogy is a combination of classroom lectures that are rigorous and highly interactive along with experiential learning. This includes excursions, field trips, working extensively on live projects, simulations, and much more. All this is coupled with several guest sessions where experts from the industry are invited to interact with the students and provide them with an insight into the real world.

Career Prospects

This degree is targeted at a career in the media sector or other creative industries. Students with the degree of journalism and mass communication can pursue careers with advertising agencies, radio and television stations and networks; film and video production companies; cable and satellite operations; newspapers and magazines; other print and online media; and public relations firms. They also work as public information specialists for non- profit agencies, private corporations and within the government. Many graduates seek advanced degrees in law, public administration, strategic communication and the humanities and social sciences.

Curriculum at a Glance*

*This is an indicative list.

Year 1:
Semester –I

    • Philosophy of modern journalism
    • Reporting & writing
    • Journalism in practice
    • The digital journalist
    • Leadership through literature (LE)
    • Election, democracy & governance (LE)

Semester –II

  • Media Design
  • Photojournalism
  • Media laws and ethics
  • Journalism of empathy
  • LE
  • LE
  • LE
  • Summer Internship

Year 2:
Semester –III

  • Journalism research methods
  • Googalization of India
  • Documentary
  • Audio-video journalism
  • LE
  • Minor 1
  • Minor 2

Semester –IV

  • Corporate Communication
  • Principles 7 practices of public relations
  • Copywriting
  • Psychology of emerging media
  • LE
  • LE
  • Minor 3
  • Summer Internship

Year 3:
Semester –V

  • Multimedia Storytelling
  • Journalism in a networked world
  • Journalism residency
  • Smartphone reporting
  • LE
  • Minor 4
  • Minor 5

Semester –VI

  • Capstone (on any industry of students’ choice)
  • International journalism (APAC Region)
  • Introduction to investigative reporting
  • Thesis
  • Minor 6
  • LE
  • LE
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