The Department of Media Studies at Christ University is one of the most vibrant and academically rigorous centres of media higher education in India with the passion of honing students’ skills, knowledge and attitude for effective leadership in varied local, national and global media platforms. Since its inception in 1991, the department has always strived to optimize the theoretical rigour and practical exposure of its students, through a constantly evolving curriculum, a plethora of activities and workshops, and exposure to key experts from the various fields of communication. The CEP (The Communication and Media, English, Psychology) UG programme offers an electic mix – Introduction to Mass Communication, Critical Thinking, Print, Broadcast, Photography, Audio and Video Production, Event Management, Advertising, Public Relations, Software for Media, Strategic Storytelling, Introduction to Media Research, Reading Cinema, Media Culture and Ethics, Media Laws and Rights – as part of its syllabus, to facilitate a multi-faceted profile for the student and deal with an ever-changing media context. The JPEng (Journalism, Psychology and English) UG programme offers a plethora of journalistic exposures – Introduction to Communication and Journalism, Contemporary India: Politics, Economics and Society, Reporting and Editing, Developmental Journalism, Magazine Journalism, Documentary Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Software for Multimedia Journalism, Media Laws and Ethics, Media Research, and Environmental Journalism – setting an ideal platform for launching the student into a competitive journalistic career. Internships, workshops, guest lectures etc. are built into the curriculum to promote diverse platforms of learning. In 2004, the postgraduate programme of the Department of Media Studies – MA in Media and Communication Studies – MAMCS was introduced, enabling the students to get a deep disciplinary knowledge, advanced media skills, and career-ready orientation. The programme empowers students with plentiful opportunities and support to tackle real-life communication issues, deploy communication skills, gain socio-cultural sensitivity and build a strong base in the domain. With an innovative and contemporary curriculum, insistence on academic discipline, and guidance by qualified and experienced academicians, executives from the corporate sector, and experts from abroad to train the students, the programme ensures that it is one of the best in Asia. With a fine blend of academically rich courses – Communication Research Methodology, Communication and Media Theories, Dissertation, Digital Media and Society, Film Studies, Global Communication and Media Criticism- and experientially exciting courses like Photojournalism, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Communication and Public Relations, Computer Graphics and Web Designing, Print Journalism, Designing Principles and Visual Culture, Introduction to Theatre and Performing Arts, Advertising, Digital Video Production and Digital Audio Production, the programme propels the students prospects in both the higher education and professional domains. Developmental Journalism is one of the key courses, readily lending itself for a Service Learning opportunity in the mandatory NGO internship. The three mandatory internships of the programme, outbound training, industrial visits, conferences, etc. are there to provide a conducive atmosphere for the student to optimize her/his learning.
COURSES FOR UNDERGRADUATE-
- BA CEP-Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Communication and Media, English and Psychology
- BA JPEng-Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism, Psychology, English
- Duration- 3 Year
- Fee structure- Rs.1.67 lakh/year
COURSES FOR POST GRADUATE-
- Master of Arts (MA) in Media and Communication Studies
- Duration- 2 years
- Fee structure-Rs 2.23 lakh/year
COURSES FOR M.PHIL
- Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Media Studies
- Duration-1 year 6 months
- Fee structure-Rs 1.23 lakh/year
COURSES UNDER DOCTORAL(PHD)-
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Media Studies
- Duration-5 years
- Fee Structure-Rs.1 lakh/ year
Candidates will be intimated about the Selection status (Selected / Wait Listed / Not Selected) through the “Application Status” link on the University website. The Selection results will be declared as mentioned in the important dates link.
Note: Candidates must note that if selected, admission is provisional and subject to University rules.
Details on how to process admission will be available on Offer of Admission through ‘Application Status’ link on the University website.
Candidates are required to choose the preferred date and time from available options to facilitate smooth admission process. Admission must be processed at the campus where the programme is offered.
As per UGC guidelines, fee payment has to be made through online mode. Payment options and details will be provided to selected candidates through ‘Offer of Admission’ on ‘Application status’ on the University website. Fees for first year including Admission Registration fee must be paid in full as part of the admission process.
Admission will not be processed without the presence of the candidate and the mandatory ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS and one set of photocopies mentioned below;
1. Class 10 Marks Statement (Mandatory).
2. Class 12 Marks Statement, if candidate has appeared and passed the examination (Mandatory).
3. Photocopy of Degree Marks Card (if result awaited, marks card available currently) (Mandatory).
4. Photocopy of Provisional degree certificate / Convocation certificate, if candidate has completed / graduated from the qualifying programme(Mandatory).
5. Transfer Certificate (TC) of undergraduate degree from the last qualified institution (Mandatory).
6. Migration Certificate of undergraduate degree from qualifying University (applicable for all candidates except those studying in Karnataka) (Mandatory).
7. One Stamp size and One passport size photograph formal dress with white background (Mandatory).
8. Two Copies of the Online Payment Receipt (Mandatory).
9. Copy of valid ID proof (Aadhar Card / Aadhar Enrolment Receipt).
10. Candidates falling under any of these categories (NRI / PIO / OCI / SAARC / AFRICA / ASEAN / OTHER FOREIGN NATIONALS) have to submit:
a] Copy of Passport and Visa Details (Mandatory).
b] PIO / OCI have to produce the copy of PIO / OCI card whichever is applicable (Mandatory).
c] Medical Fitness Certificate (MFC) from any recognized medical practitioner certified by the Medical Council of India and
d] Resident Permit (RP) (If available while applying)
All mandatory documents must be submitted for verification during the admission process. An undertaking for pending original documents unavailable currently [applicable only for candidates writing / passing their exam in March – June 2018], must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. These documents must be submitted on or before August 20, 2018. Failure to submit the pending documents will be treated as unsuccessful in the qualifying examination or considered “Not Eligible” and admission will be terminated from Christ University without any claim.
All admitted students must open an account at South Indian Bank, Christ University Branch as part of the admission process and must carry relevant ID proof (Aadhar Card and Pan Card). The University ID card is a smart card, which is both an ID cum ATM card with a chip containing the student personal details. All transactions within the University campus after commencement of classes, including fee payment will be processed only through this card. It is also an access card for Library and other restricted places.
Selected candidates who fall under International student category (ISC) should register with the Foreigner Regional Registration Officer (FRRO / FRO) of the Local Police in Bengaluru, India within 14 working days from the date of admission or arriving in Bengaluru.
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