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M.Sc. in Media Science

Overview

NSHM Department of Media & Design is the first to receive the prestigious affiliation from West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT) to award post graduate degree in convergent media studies in the state. This course offers aspiring candidates a holistic learning opportunity with the best blend of classroom theories and hands-on-training, using state-of-the-art infrastructure under professional mentors.

[College Code Kolkata: NCMTKOL]

Media Science Course Details
Course Level Post Graduation
Duration 2 Years
Eligibility Graduation
Type Degree
Specialisations Media Science & Media

NIMD offers aspiring candidates a holistic learning opportunity with the best blend of classroom theories and hands-on-training, using state-of-the-art infrastructure under professional mentors.


Scope & Career Opportunities

Proving its resilience to the world, the Indian Media industry is on the cusp of a strong phase of growth, backed by rising consumer demand and improving advertising revenues. The industry revenues are likely to exceed US$ 32.7 billion by 2019 from US$ 17.0 billion in 2014, growing at compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.0 per cent between 2015 and 2020.

With a PG degree in Media Studies, students can choose to work as-

  • News Anchor
  • News Reporter
  • News Editor
  • Film critique
  • Internet Marketing
  • Content Writing
  • Feature Writing
  • Image Consultancy
  • Photography
  • SEO Writing, Technical Writing for Web Media
  • Media Planning & Buying
  • Animator, Designer, Illustrator and Artist for across media
  • Cartoonist
  • Cinematographer, Vision mixer, Sound Engineer, Editor
  • Media Researcher for across media

 


NSHM Advantage

  • Academic & Industry seminars and projects backed by intensive classroom teaching session which help the students to gather hands-on experience.
  • Activity clubs like ad club, radio club, debate club and drama & film club instil confidence and encourage skill development among students.
  • Visit by eminent media gurus for knowledge sharing and learning.
  • Social Projects with NGOs as cultivation of CSR programmes.
  • Creative Communication Processes & Personality Enhancement through theatre performance.
  • NSHM Institute of Media & Design has been ranked among the top media schools in India and 1st in the East by Outlook 2016. This has been the second consecutive year, as far as our awards and rankings are concerned.

Few of the proud moments for NSHM Institute of Media & Design (NIMD) are as follows:

  • Ranked ‘The 9th position in Outlook Survey 2015’ for its stellar performance.
  • Ranked ‘The 10th Best Media School in India’ in the category of Academic Excellence.
  • Ranked ‘The 4th Best UG Media School in India’ and ‘The No.1 Media School In Eastern India’ at the Edutainment Awards 2015, the India’s first ever comprehensive Rating, Ranking and Awards for Media, Communication and Design Education.
  • Ranked ‘Top 3 Undergraduate Media Colleges in India’ in the Edutainment Awards 2016.

Curriculum

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Course Details

First Semester

Theory -Mass Media and Communication | Understanding Media in Historical perspective | Socio-Economic Policy and Culture | Indian Constitution, Media Laws and Ethics | Developing communication and writing skills | Environmental Studies and Communication

Practical -Basic Computer Application Lab | Life style Management Skills | Basic Media Software (Lab)

Second Semester 

Theory – Introduction to Journalism | Introduction to Advertising | Film Theory and practice | Photography | New Media

Practical -Writing, Editing practical | Production Techniques | Photography Lab | Internet and web publishing

Third Semester

Print and Cyber Media

Theory – Management Principles and Media Business | Communication Research |  Print Journalism |  Cyber Journalism | Photo journalism and Videography

Practical – Print Practical: Reporting, writing & editing | Writing for blog | Photojournalism practical | Publishing news paper | Summer Internship

Electronic & Entertainment Media (Radio & Television)                                                                                                                                                   Theory –  Management Principles and Media Business |  Communication Research  |  Radio: Theory  | Television Journalism  | Photo journalism and Videography

Practical – Reporting, writing, editing & execution | Radio: Practical | Television News Room Practice | Videography & editing | Summer Internship

Multimedia & Visual Communication: Graphics & Animation

Theory– Management Principles and Media Business | Communication Research  | Graphic Design Principles  |  Typography & Layout | Print Design

Practical – Design Software Lab | Animation Software Lab | Print Design Lab | Video / Composting Lab

Marketing Communication: Advertising, PR & Event

Theory– Management Principles and Media Business | Communication Research | Marketing Fundamentals | Consumer Behaviour | Brand Management

Practical – Design Software | Print advertising | Videography basics | Corporate film making
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Fourth Semester

Print & Cyber Media

Theory – Developmental Communication and Media Research  | Dissertation and Internship | Comparative Media | Content creation on web

Practical Live Project | Dissertation | Viva

Electronic & Entertainment Media (Radio & Television)

Theory – Developmental Communication and Media Research | Dissertation and Internship | Comparative Media | Advanced Reporting & Editing

Practical – Live Project | Dissertation | Viva

Multimedia & Visual Communication: Graphics & Animation

Theory – Developmental Communication and Media Research | Dissertation and Internship | Digital Animation | Broadcast Animation

Practical – Live Project | Dissertation | Viva

Marketing Communication: Advertising, PR & Event

Theory – Developmental Communication and Media Research | Event Management | Corporate Communication

Practical – Live Project | Dissertation | Viva

Course Specializations

Keeping in view the contemporary synergistic convergence in media, a dual specialization programme is being introduced to ensure more confidence and add more value to a budding professional’s employment opportunity in a fast-changing media industry.

Electives offered for any two of the following
Print & Cyber Journalism | Public Relations & Event Management | Electronic & Entertainment Media | Marketing Communication & Advertising | Multimedia & Visual Communication


Eligibility

Graduate in any stream. Final year candidate can also apply.


Duration

2 Years – 4 semesters with dual specializations and 2 industry internships

 


Infrastructure

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There are various labs with state-of-the-art equipment to impart world class knowledge in each course. Some of them are:

• A 3,500 sq. ft. Shoot Floor

• An iMAC Editing Lab – with 35 iMAC and 10 Power Mac editing systems

• Post Production Lab – with four Power Mac G5 and SD & HD VTR

• Audio Recording & Editing Lab – with 16 track digital stereo recording console with Protocols interface

• Graphics & Animation Lab – with 15 powerful IBM computers on windows platform


Placement

                                                                                                                       

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