Departments at School of Arts & Sciences, Kochi
Department of Computer Science and I. T.
The Computer Science and I.T. Department of Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi was established with the objective of imparting quality education in the field of Computer Science and I.T. Applications. We aim at carving out graduates with professional knowledge. Many of our Alumni are holding important positions in I.T. industry in India and abroad.
- Ph. D. in Computer Science and IT
- Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A.)
- M.Sc. Computer Science (Systems and Network Administration)
- Integrated B.C.A. - M.C.A.
Cloud Computing, Cryptography, Medical Informatics, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Networking.
Department of Commerce and Management
Department of Commerce and Management has been offering under graduate and post graduate program relevant to the industry requirements in an exemplary manner since its inception. The department is endowed with learned and experienced faculty members and extremely good facilities.
The modern world is full of opportunities beset with challenges. The challenges can be overcome only by possessing the required skill sets. The academic programme M.Com. (Finance and Systems), B.Com. and Bachelor of Business Management (B.B.M.) offered by the department imparts the necessary skills with a solid footage of theory and practice required for the industry, commerce and academia. The curricula defined for the course and the course delivery mechanisms are designed to achieve this objective in an uncompromising stature, meeting international standards.
- Ph.D. in Commerce and Management
- M.Phil. in Commerce and Management
- M. Com. (Finance and Systems)
- Bachelor of Business Administration (B. B. A.)
- Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.)
Supply chain Management, Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Computational Finance, Healthcare Psychology.
Department of Visual Media and Communication
The Department of Visual Media and Communication at Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi has pioneered a uniquely incorporated combination of innovative media theories and practical works, designed to foster the critical understanding and creative use of the audio-visual media.
Department has excellent infrastructure with recording studio, post-production facilities, lighting systems, modern video and still cameras, high end multimedia work stations, more than 500 film classics, books, digital library archive and faculty with professional experience.
Media Department provides an equal blend of practice and theory on our Under-graduate and Post-graduate programme. Over the last seven years we have been able to prepare students for a life time work in a hastily changing field rather than training for the industry of the day.
- Ph.D. in Visual Media and Communication
- M.Phil. in Visual Media and Communication
- Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (M.J.M.C)
- Master of Fine Arts (Visual Media)
- B. Sc. (Visual Media)
Science Communication, Visual Communication, Media Ethics, Visual Arts, Semantic Web.
Department of English and Languages
The department offers a five year Integrated M.A. degree programme in English Language and Literature. A student can also exit with B.A. after successfully completing three years. The programme is framed on the basis of equal priorities given to language and literature. The highlight of the programme includes specializations in contemporary areas like Culture Studies, Applied linguistics, English Language Teaching, Black Literature, Translation Studies and Post Colonial literature. Although the specializations offered in the curriculum may differ in scope and emphasis, the focus of core courses is aimed at the development and enhancement of linguistic skills, research and critical abilities, required by the changing global employment scenario.
The department envisages new approaches and methodologies in the process of teaching, training and guiding research. The department will constantly endeavour to introduce need-based and student-centered learning activities using the latest trends and techniques. The department functions with highly qualified, competent and well- trained faculty members who have expertise in their respective domains. We use modern pedagogical techniques to promote the students’ skills. The department also has a well equipped library with books, journals and interactive e-learning content. The main aim of the department is to equip its aspirants to attain their higher education without compromising quality and professionalism.
- Ph.D. in English and Languages
- M.Phil. in English and Languages
- M.A. in English Language and Literature
Culture Studies and Postcolonial theory.
Department of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics is established as an independent department in 2012. The department serves as a supporting department to all other departments in the campus. The mathematical acumen being the most fundamental to technical expertise, the department should quench the thirst for right aptitude and awareness while molding the young buds of the future. Our mission is to provide the intellectual maturity to understand the laws of nature and translate them into mathematical language. The faculty members provide a strong foundation to sharpen the skills for solving various problems of mankind.
The Department has highly research oriented faculty members. They are pursuing their work towards Ph. D. and engaged in inter disciplinery research.
Department of Library and Information Science
Our library has a large collection of books, journals and magazines. The exhaustive collection of books also include many international editions. Reading area is also provided for facilitating quiet reading and self learning for the students. Visual Media department has a separate media library for Books, Journals and more than 500 World Film classics. This adds fervour and quality to the guided sessions on film appreciation and activities of Media Association at Amrita (MAA).
Library is also equipped with a Digital Library System with an excellent archive of more than 2000 GB information in all subject areas in different formats. Online access to IEEE journals and innumerable international databases.
Department of Corporate and Industry Relations (CIR)
CIR, one of the important centres of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, provides the students of the university with the best career opportunities by closely interacting with many of the corporate giants in India. As a result of the sincere efforts of CIR, on an average about 80 odd potential recruiters from all over India have been consistently visiting our campuses for the last few years for inducting the young talents of this university to their corporate world. CIR has been instrumental in facilitating these recruiters in conducting Pre-Placement Talks, Aptitude & Technical tests, Group Discussion and Interviews.
CIR maintains a close rapport with various industrial firms for organising and coordinating industrial visits, in-plant training, internships and projects for the students.