DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM AND SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

Brief Profile of the Department

Department of Journalism and Science Communication:
The Department of Journalism and Science Communication was established in the year 1999. It is one of the departments attached to the School of Linguistics and Communication.

Programmes Offered:
1. M.Sc. Communication and Journalism
2. M.Phil. Journalism and Mass Communication
3. Ph.D. Journalism and Mass Communication
3. Ph.D. Journalism and Mass Communication
4. M.A.Journalism and Mass Communication


M.Sc. Communication and Journalism:
This P.G.programme is designed to impart theoretical knowledge on Communication Theories, Development Communication, Science Communication, Media Management, Advertising and Public Relations and practical skills in various aspects of Journalism and Mass Communication with emphasis on producing socially responsible and culture conscious graduates.
Special features:
The programme offers in-depth training in Print and Electronic Journalism, Page Layout and designing, Photo Journalism, Script writing for Radio and Television, Audio/Video Production, Technical Writing, Public Relations and Advertising Copy Writing. This programme offers a plethora of job opportunities in various media organizations. Students can pick and choose their field of career and specialize by acquiring the required skills during the course of study.
Internship:
Another unique feature of this programme is the variety of internship programmes which have been made mandatory for the Course Completion. Altogether, there are four internships, one in a newspaper concern; another in a Television Channel, yet another in an Advertising Agency; and the fourth in Public Relations Consultancy. These internships provide students the opportunity to understand the professional environment, acquire special skills, establish contacts, plan their career and find placements in the chosen fields.
Career Opportunities:
The programme opens up a variety of career opportunities: Reporter/Sub-editor/Photo-journalist in Newspapers and Magazines, Copy-writer/Visualizer in Advertising Agencies, Public Relations Officer, Reporter/Sub-Editor/Visual Co-ordinator /Cameraperson/ Programme Executive in Radio and TV Channels, Anchor/Comperer besides being freelancer and media entrepreneurs. The graduates can also go for Indian Information Service and become top official in the various units of Information and Broadcasting Ministry.
For Admission, Contact: 9445096921, 8056008921

Faculty Members



Dr.S.Jenefa

Professor and Head

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Dr. J.Balasubramaniam

Assistant Professor

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Dr. S.Rajesh Kumar

Assistant Professor

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