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Program Overview

From the academic year 2013 – 2014, Department of Mass Communication offers Ph. D. program in Print Media, Broadcast Media, New Media, Film Studies, Integrated Marketing Communication, Advertising.

We especially focus on inter – disciplinary research. Department of Mass Communication invites applications for the program.

Program Overview

From the academic year 2013 – 2014, Department of Mass Communication offers Ph. D. program in Print Media, Broadcast Media, New Media, Film Studies, Integrated Marketing Communication, Advertising and Health Communication.

We especially focus on inter-disciplinary research. Department of Mass Communication invites applications for the program.

Handbook for the Candidates

Admission
 

Doctoral programs at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham are designed to develop outstanding educational researchers with a wide range of research skills as well as in-depth knowledge and practical understanding and expertise in their chosen field of educational research.

Curriculum

 

S.NO SUBJECT CREDITS DESCRIPTION
1. Fundamentals of Communication Non-credit paper
2. Communication Research Methods 4 Core-paper
3. Media and Culture Theory 4 Core-paper
4 Mass Media Effects Research 4 Core-paper
5. Research Area related Specialization 4 Related to Print Media, Broad cast Media, New Media, Film Studies, Integrated Marketing Communication, Advertising etc.
6 Minor area paper 3 Minor area

Important Note

Last Date for PhD Admissions – August 31,2022
Eligibility

Admission

Eligibility

The applicant should possess a Master’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized University/ Institution.

Applicants should show evidence of strong academic record. Excellent test scores on standardized graduate aptitude tests such as GATE or GRE, and publications in recognized conferences and journals are examples of such evidence.

Overview

Research Areas under the program
  • Print Media
  • Broadcast Media
  • New Media, Film Studies
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Advertising and Health Communication
Achievements

Dr. A. Balasubramanian has completed a funded project entitled ‘Documentation of the lifestyle of the Irula tribe in Gudular, Nilgiri District, Tamil Nadu with an emphasis on socio-economic development of the community’ funded by Department of Science and Technology (DST) under ‘Natural Resources Data Management System’ (NRDMS) with a rant of Rs. 15.95 lakhs. This project is a pursuit to visual document of the Irula tribes’ problems, the resources identification and steps to be taken to develop cultural, economic, and social well-being of the community through proper education. He is also an Associate Editor in International Journal of Instruction, Technology and Social Sciences and served as a Reviewer for Journals, Conferences and Swayam course on Photojournalism.

Dr. Kalyani Suresh was chosen as the Best Professor Teaching Advertising Management by ABP News for the National B-School Awards 2013, and is the recipient of the Indira Parikh 50 Women in Education Leaders award, 2019.

Faculty members from the Department of Mass Communication have published research articles in Scopus and Web of Science indexed journals.

Department of Mass Communication have produced two PhD candidates and more than 12 scholars are pursuing their PhD. PhD Scholar Ms. Neethu Parvathy’s paper “Rituals that Bond and Rituals that Divide: Evidence from a Tribal Society in India‟ has been accepted for publication in the American Sociological Association Conference 2020 . She was awarded an ICSSR fellowship with a grant of Rs 70,000/-

Facilities & Infrastructure

Well equipped Studio catering to industry standards that has provided a fillip to visual documentation for funded projects and research project. Software for analyzing Quantitative and Qualitative data.

Fee Structure

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Faculty

Dr. Balasubramanian A.
Dr. Balasubramanian A.
Assistant Professor

Dr. Kalyani Suresh
Dr. Kalyani Suresh
Vice Chairperson
Associate Professor

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