BA (Hons) Journalism Media & Communication
ELIGIBILITY: 10+2 level from any recognized board in India or Overseas
COURSE START DATE: 25 July 2023
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.
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.
- 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.
|Core||Fixed Electives||Free Electives||AEC/SEC Electives|
|Philosophy of Modern Journalism||How to create a website||Law||Critical Thinking
|News Reporting & Analysis||Health Reporting||Interior Design||Emotional Intelligence
|Media & Cultural Studies||Business Journalism||Psychology||Environmental Studies
|Techniques of Editing - Print, Digital & Page making||Investigative & Data Journalism||International Management||Election, democracy and governance
|History of Journalism||Development Journalism||Entrepreneurship||Leadership strategies
|Photography||Digital Storytelling||Fashion Design and Management||Entrepreneurship
|Films & Documentary||VFX & Animation||Commerce|
|Indian State, Polity & Media Laws||Media Psychology|
|Fake News & Key Challenges to Media||Sports Journalism|
|Advertising & Copywriting||Fiction Writing|
|Responsible Journalism: Minorities, Religion & Gender|
|TV & Video Production|
Experience Avenues of Media at IILM
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
- UMEED – A Drop of Hope
- Vivek Anand Arogya Kendra
- Aashman Foundation
- Digi Tech Media
- Eduindex News
- Turiya Communications LLP
- Universal Media
- Eat My News
- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.