Admissions 2018

Academics

Department of Communication offers a one - year postgraduate diploma in journalism to students who aspire to become journalists in newspapers and magazines. The program imparts training to students interested in print journalism. This also provides students an opportunity to make a lateral entry into our M.A. (Communication) program in the second year, in the print specialization stream.

The P. G. D. J. is a one-year postgraduate diploma in print and broadcast journalism. This also provides students an opportunity to make a lateral entry into our M.A. (Communication) program in the second year.

Objectives

Journalism is the program focus. In addition, the program has the following objectives -

  • To familiarize students with the working of the print media.
  • To develop working skills needed for newspapers.
  • To develop an understanding of development and its relationship with media.
  • To develop writing skills for different formats used in print media.
  • To develop aptitude and competence to analyze and interpret the events.

Course Description

Students aspiring to obtain the PG Diploma should acquire 32 credits in total through the study of subjects indicated below.

The P. G. D. J. is a one-year postgraduate diploma in print and broadcast journalism. This also provides students an opportunity to make a lateral entry into our M.A. (Communication) program in the second year.

Course Curriculum

The Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism (P. G. D. J.) is a one year full time programme. The Curricula and Syllabi is similar to that offered in the first year of the MA Communication programme. A provision for lateral entry to the MA Communication Programme is allowed for students who possess PG Diploma in Journalism/ Communication along with a minimum of two years of relevant post PG Diploma experience.

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
15CMJ501 Media and Society 3 0 0 3 A
15CMJ502 Media Laws and Ethics: Issues and Debates 4 0 0 4 B
15CMJ503 Reporting and Editing for Print Media 2 0 6 4 C
15CMJ504 Integrated Marketing Communications 3 1 0 4 D
15CMJ505 Techniques of Graphic Communication and Visual Design 2 1 2 4 E
15CMJ506 Advanced Photography 1 1 2 3 G
15CMJ510 Contemporary Issues I 1 0 0 1 H
15CUL501 Cultural Education 2 0 0 P/F F
  TOTAL   23  
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
15CMJ511 Critical Approach to Communication Theories 4 0 0 4 A
15CMJ512 Communication Research 4 0 0 4 B
15CMJ513 Advanced Skills in Broadcast Journalism 2 0 4 4 C
15CMJ514 Animation and Web Designing 1 0 4 3 D
15CMJ515 New Media and Digital Culture 3 0 0 3 E
15CMJ516 Environment and Social Issues: Global Perspectives 3 0 0 3 G
15CMJ520 Contemporary Issues II 1 0 0 1 H
15AVP501 Amrita Value Program 1 0 0 1 F
  TOTAL   23  

TOTAL : 46

Very Important

Management of AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM reserves the right to change any of the conditions enumerated herein for the purpose of complying with any of the regulations of the University Grants Commission or any other competent authorities.

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Degree: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School: 
Dept. of Communication
Campuses: 
Coimbatore
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