Welcome to the Department of Media and Communication.
Its primary areas of tutelage being journalism and mass communication, this department has drawn from the best of industry with academic indulgence to pump itself with some professional nourishment. Launched in 2013, this department is now being forged ahead with three faculty members—Assistant Professor and Head of the Department (in-charge) Dr. Francis P. Barclay; Assistant Professor Dr. Nikhil K. Gouda and Assistant Professor Dr. R. Shamala—who are also industry experts in their own rights. This department offers a two-year Master’s course in Mass Communication (M.A., Mass Com), with the core areas being journalism, film studies, television, radio, short film, documentary, community media and new media, apart from communication research.
Looking beyond just scholarly gain and aiming at producing media professionals, this department relies heavily on practical training and regular internships, apart from applicable theoretical knowledge. We are also provided with world-class infrastructure and professional training equipment to match contemporary media needs. We have an exclusive-dedicated media lab and auditorium space for screening movies and studio-recording.
We bring out a students’ magazine—Opus.
Apart from regular training, we also bring industry experts to the department to widen the exposure of media students. Foreign exchange programmes, seminars and workshops are also aimed at heightening knowledge sharing. We are also in the process of building exclusive video-editing and sound-recording facilities, while an in-house community radio is also in the pipeline.
With the rising popularity of media and media-related courses across the nation and top-notch facilities, we are drawing a mixed crowd of students from different states and diverse backgrounds. With high-class professional expertise and research-intensive faculty, we also aim to redefine education in the age of the internet. Come join us to feel the difference!