PG DIPLOMA IN CONVERGENCE JOURNALISM

A comprehensive course in print, electronic and web journalism. Specialization could be chosen in one elective course. The course aims to train students in a vast array of skills including research, news writing, reporting, video production, editing and anchoring. Students will get hands-on experience in all aspects of journalism meeting professional standards of the industry.

Duration : 12 Months

Intake : 25

Nature : Full Time

Eligibility : Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Admission Criteria : Portfolio, Written Test and Interview

Course Module

  • Introduction to the History of Communication: Evolution & Revolutions
  • Models of Communication
  • Communication Theories
  • News and News Values
  • Newspaper analysis
  • Science Communication
  • Development Communication
  • Environmental Communication
  • Art & Cultural Communication
  • Print Journalism
  • Television Journalism
  • New Media & Web Journalism
  • Media Laws and Ethics
  • Basic Computer Application
  • India, Kerala – Post Independent Political history
  • Language Skills
  • Film Appreciation and Visual Language
  • Photography
  • Introduction to Digital Electronics and Video Technology
  • Videography
  • Non-Linear Video Editing
  • Audio and Music Appreciation
  • Documentary Production
  • News Bulletin Production
  • Soft Skill Development
  • Final project

After the first three months of basic courses in print, television and web journalism, the students will get one month inhouse training at MediaOne TV or Madhyamam Daily in a specialized area identified by the students. After the training programme, advanced workshops will be conducted on various fields of journalism and intense training will be provided in specialized areas which they have chosen. During the course students will get one month grassroots social work exposure in internationally renowned organizations. The course will culminate with diploma documentary film production and one month internship in a reputed media house.

Being a sister organization of MediaOne TV channel, MBL Media School provides a unique opportunity to students to utilize all technical facilities available at the channel for their training. These include state-of-the-art news studios, editing suites, shooting floors, production control room, master control room etc.

Experienced and renowned media practitioners from the media industry take regular workshops for the students. During the course the students get opportunity to take part in production activities of the channel such as news programmes, talk shows, etc. By the end of the course the students will not be just freshers but experienced professionals with all the competence required for the media industry.

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