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BA (Hons) Journalism Media & Communication

DURATION: 3 Years
ELIGIBILITY: 10+2 level from any recognized board in India or Overseas

Introduction:

BA in Journalism, Media and Communication at IILM University is a three-year degree programme. We have developed this course with your future in mind. We aim to equip you as a multi-skilled media professional with new technologies that is revolutionising the industry. In addition to studying the core modules of journalism and mass communication, you will study elective modules from multiple disciplines that will add depth to your professional skills and broaden your options for employment.

Course Overview:

Students will study under the guidance of senior academicians and industry experts. Our purpose is to align the curriculum and prepare students to become the torchbearers of truth, fairness and objectivity. Some of the core subjects that we provide in our course are – News Reporting and Analysis, Techniques of Editing, Media and Cultural Studies, Photography, Films and Documentary, Indian State, Polity and Media Laws.

Objectives:

  • Gaining exposure to theoretical and practical knowledge in journalism, media and communication.
  • To maintain neutrality in fact-based news reporting from multiple perspectives.
  • Ability to write engaging pieces in simple and crisp language for the target audience.
CoreFixed ElectivesFree Electives AEC/SEC Electives
Philosophy of Modern JournalismHow to create a websiteLawCritical Thinking
News Reporting & AnalysisHealth ReportingInterior DesignEmotional Intelligence
Media & Cultural StudiesBusiness JournalismPsychologyEnvironmental Studies
Techniques of Editing - Print, Digital & Page makingInvestigative & Data JournalismInternational ManagementElection, democracy and governance
History of JournalismDevelopment JournalismEntrepreneurshipLeadership strategies
PhotographyDigital StorytellingFashion Design and ManagementEntrepreneurship
Films & DocumentaryVFX & AnimationCommerce
Indian State, Polity & Media LawsMedia Psychology
Fake News & Key Challenges to MediaSports Journalism
Advertising & Copywriting Fiction Writing
Development Communication
Media Management
Responsible Journalism: Minorities, Religion & Gender
Research Methods
Long-form Writing
TV & Video Production

Experience Avenues of Media at IILM

IILM University is located at the knowledge park II, Greater Noida that is a sanctuary for more than hundreds of media houses. This provides the students with numerous possibilities to connect and work with some of the industry’s best.

Our Program

Our curriculum at IILM has been framed by understanding the media industry standards that will enable a student to adapt instantly. It provides a chance to cut through the common noise and learn about the pertinent practices and trends in the field of journalism.

An infusion based approach is applied for most of the subjects in this course which will allow students to incorporate thinking skills that will enable active learning. Some of the subjects that allow this exploratory learning process is:

  • Digital Storytelling
  • Audio Video Production
  • Social Media Journalism
  • Anchoring & News Presentation
  • News Reporting & Analysis

Art of Learning First-hand

With the various workshops and masterclasses that we offer at IILM University, the students experience different platforms of media that allows them to be prepared for a career that includes all features of news and communication. Students are also given the opportunity to interact with media experts and experience film festivals as part of their course as this enables them to familiarise with the field of journalism.

Faculty

The Department of Journalism have some of the industry’s best experts as its faculty to groom students. The department facilitates its students to make their three years count by inviting industry experts from various media firms to showcase the diverse features of the newsrooms.

Internships

The course ensures that students have completed their internships in their first and second year as this allows them to have an realistic learning during their time at the college. Following are some of the media houses or NGO’s in which our students were able to complete their internship:

NGO

  • UMEED – A Drop of Hope
  • Vivek Anand Arogya Kendra
  • SHAPE
  • Aashman Foundation

Media Houses

  • Digi Tech Media
  • Eduindex News
  • Turiya Communications LLP
  • PritizaBarua
  • Universal Media
  • UnFOldMart.com
  • Eat My News
  • Celebmantra.com
  • The Right PR

Journalism and mass communication at IILM University has helped me develop technical skills, including researching, reporting, & investigation. It also helped me overcome my shyness and communicate in public. In addition, IILM’s industry connections supported me getting hands-on experience in the industry despite the Covid-19 barrier.

Medha Batra (2019 Batch)

I had considered enrolling in IILM for my bachelor’s degree because I had heard excellent things about the journalism programme. After being acquainted with the university and professors, I realised that studying journalism at IILM would be extremely beneficial to me.

Mehul Chopra (2020 Batch)

I chose IILM University because I believe that, this institution brings the best out of me and helps me to explore the world of media and to achieve my dream. IILM definitely provides an opportunity to the students to excel in their respective field and become more confident and guides them in every step of their college life.

Diya Pant (2021 Batch)

It’s a fantastic life at IILM University, and I’m grateful to be a part of it. IILM University is one of India’s best universities, offering a wide range of courses. The IILM culture is incredibly inviting and accepting, which was one of the reasons I picked it.

Kaushal Nassa (2019 Batch)

When I first entered college, I felt I was at the right place and I actually belonged somewhere. Studying Journalism at IILM has made me realise what my skills are and how I can enhance them even more.

Saisha Bali (2021 Batch)

IILM offers an in depth research course in journalism which has been proved very beneficial for upcoming Journalists and this institution has also helped me build my own network.

Achal Sachdeva (2020 Batch)
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