MCJ – Masters in Communication and Journalism

The Masters Programme in Communication and Journalism is intended to prepare students for professional practice through a curriculum that focuses on a balanced development of technical skills and theoretical understanding. The programme is designed so as to accommodate the rapid changes in technology while maintaining a firm grounding in basic media principles and ethics. The scope of Journalism and Communication Studies has expanded in the recent years and it has found new dimensions with the advent of new media. The MCJ program aims to impart quality education in Print/TV/Online journalism, advertising, Public Relations and other areas of communication, thus moulding professionals needed for the ever expanding media industry. The course structure that blends theory and practical learning and industry interface provides ample space for specializations. Designed to meet global standards, this course fosters creative and responsible communication professionals, who will be the next generation journalists, copy writers, corporate communicators, PR professionals, visualizers and much more.

Syllabus and Curriculum

MA Cinema and Television

The Programme in Cinema and Television at the Master’s level is a professional step towards successful careers in Cinema and Television. The inter-dependability in technologies and the amalgamation in the artistic expressions in the fields of Cinema and Television led to explore the possibilities in training students to gain professional expertise in these areas.The syllabus henceenvisagesto fulfil the requirements of filmmaking and television production. Conceptual understanding and clarity in ideation, pre-production, production, production and aesthetics and ability to demonstrate various filmmaking skills are measured through the graduation projects.

Syllabus and Curriculum

MA Graphic Design

The MA Programme in Graphic Design is intended to prepare students for professional practice through a curriculum that focuses on balanced development of technical skills and theoretical understanding. The programme is designed so as to accommodate the rapid changes in the technological and/or aesthetic innovations in the area of Communication Design while maintaining a firm grounding in basic design principles.Graduates are equipped for a wide range of careers in the industry. The program seeks to develop designers with strong aesthetic and analytic skills capable of solving real-world communication design problems, integrating a command of visual language with imagination, theory and technology.

MA Digital Animation

The MA Digital Animation programme prepares graduates for a wide range of careers in the industry such as Traditional animation, Illustration, CGI and 3D Animation Film making. The students are engaged in all aspects of animation/post production, from concept development and production design to the completion of finished segments throughout the programme. In addition to the mastery of craft at a technical level, students gain professionalism in design, drawing, critical thinking, creativity, daring, collaboration, and a fundamental awareness of theory and history.

BA Mass Communication and Journalism

Mass communication is a discipline that develops at a fast pace in terms of academic innovations, research possibilities and technological advancements. The scope of the B. A. Programme in Mass Communication & Journalism extends to opportunities in various industries such as print, radio, television and online journalism, advertising, public relations and content creation. The curriculum comprises pedagogies that blend theoretical and practical components and gives opportunities for the students to develop skills in news reporting, print, broadcast and online journalism, editing and documentary production along with Interactive Applications.

BA Animation and Visual Effects

The B.A Programme in Animation and Visual Effects is a three-year intensive programme encouraging the students for innovation in 2D, 3D and Visual Effects while stressing on strong technical and presentation skills. The curriculum inspired by the phenomenal world of art and new creative techniques, comprises of pedagogies that emphasize on conceptual understanding and hands-on training. It affirms to give opportunities for the students to develop skills in animations, visual effects compositing, video editing and cinematography along with Interactive Applications.

BA Animation and Graphic Design

The B.A Programme in Animation and Graphic Design is branded for its creative approach and distinctive topics discussed. The curriculum followed is inspired by the stupendous world of art and new creative techniques and the syllabus tries to transmit most essential and updated information to students. The programme gives an opportunity for the students to develop the basic skills in Design, Animation, Multimedia and Publications along with Interactive Applications. Field trips, interactions with leading professionals, internships and engagement in social issues are employed in engaging the curriculum and syllabus.