The Department of Communication and Media Studies of the Bharathiar University, Coimbatore undertakes to delve deeper into the science of communication with a view to shaping professionals for the increasingly progressive media industry and providing the world with the much sought-after leaders whose calling is to address grave issues penetrating the society with the help of the media they are attached to.
What used to be a mere dissemination of information at one point of time has now become a science and an art applied through diverse means-print, radio, television, cinema, and internet. The prowess of the media in making or maiming life around them has been realized by the modern world and their responsibility which is completely dependent on information and knowledge is decisive and inevitable.
The two-year course work in the master's programme in Journalism and Mass Communication is distinct and its leverage lies in the development of skills through rigorous training imparted to exploit the modern media of communications technologies, in consonance with the optimum impetus on the theoretical framework. The successful students can choose their career in accordance with their interests in diverse fields as given hereunder:
Journalism; Advertising and Public Relations; Computer Graphics and Animation; Printing; Content Development/Technical Writing; Web Designing; E-Publishing; Film-making; Documentary/Short Film Production; Photography/Photo journalism; Media Research
Professor & Head,
Department of Communication & Media Studies,
Coimbatore – 641 046.