A career in media science can take you in several directions as it has many different facets. The programme includes study of journalism and mass communication, advertising, public relations, media management, and marketing communication, each of which have their own scope and opportunity for students with the required knack. NSHM is one of the top colleges in India offering B.Sc. degree in Media Science in Kolkata campus.
With the growing importance of the media industry today, the opportunities in this field are numerous and students need to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment. NSHM helps students gather hands-on-experience through academic & industry seminars and projects backed by intensive classroom learning. Activity clubs like ad club, radio club, debate club and drama & film club are aimed at instilling confidence and promote skill development among students. Interactive sessions with eminent Media Gurus, creative communication processes & personality enhancement through theatre & performance – all contribute to overall development of aspirants. At NSHM, there are various labs with state-of-the-art equipment to impart world class knowledge. AV Van, 3,500 sq. ft. Shoot Floor, iMAC Editing Lab, Post Production Lab with Power Mac, Audio Recording & Editing Lab with 16 track digital stereo recording console G5 and SD & HD VTR are some of them.
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.
The media industry has diverse job opportunities in various fields-
Reporting, Writing, Editing, Re-writing, News Compilation, Media Laws & Ethics, Indesign, Quark Express
Reporting, Writing, Editing, Re-writing, Anchoring, News packaging, MultiCam, PCR, Mac Setup, Media Law & Ethics
Still Photo, Composition, Frame, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Angles, Lights, Video Capturing, Video Editing, Photo & Video Journalism
AD planning, Creativity, Copy Writing, Visualisation, Agency Functioning, Client Handling and Relationship Building
Corporate Communication, Crisis Management, Press Release, Organising Press Conference, Arranging Exhibitions
Planning, Organising, Executing and Implementing various internal and external events.
Online Reporting, Writing, Editing, Headline Writing, Online Polls, Cyber Laws, IP Infringement, Hacking, Copyleft, Cyber Crimes, Bullying
Pay per click advertisement, Search Engine Marketing, E-mail marketing, content marketing, offsite content, social media content and analogue & digital aesthetics of visual communication
Theories, World Cinema, National, Regional Cinema
Pre Production, Production, Post Production
Production Planning, Theatrical Logistics, Drama, Acting, Performance
(Semester & One-Time payment modes are also available.)
With the growing importance of the media industry today, the opportunities in this field are numerous and students need to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Even a few decades ago, there were only a handful number of students in Media Science. But today, the growing mass communication jobs in different areas like newspapers, journals, advertising, films, radio, production houses, publication houses and Television are attracting more and more students to pursue this programme. The Media Science programme at NSHM will enable students to advance in media studies with required knowledge and skill to shine in this competitive field.